LEARNING DIFFICULTIES

defined as either mental retardation or having a learning disability.

LIFE STRESS

the feeling of stress and sometimes hopelessness caused by critical life events which individuals typically have little control over.

LOSER EFFECT

is a theory which implies an individual is less likely to take part in an activity if they have repeatedly lost or been highlighted...

LATERAL GYRUS

A major portion of the brain found within the parietal lobe located above the external ear and is responsible for auditory function.

LEAST RESTRICTIVE ALTERNATIVE

an understanding that where possible, medical treatment will not over-compensate for the situation causing undue stress and potential harm to the patient concerned -...

LOGIC

a reason based argument from which you can only have one true valid conclusion which can be successfully deduced from the information...

LEONARDO'S PARADOX

an observed phenomenon where straight elements at the margins of a wide angle appear curved.

LONELINESS

a sometimes long lasting feeling of having no alternative to turn to in times of distress and depression. Generally classed as a period of...

LOKIAN PERSONALITY

a characteristic of an individual whom enjoys causing distress to others. This type of personality can also give rise to deceitfulness and manipulative behaviour.

LISTENING STRATEGY

an observation which implies listeners tend to pay more attention towards the end of speech and at the start than midway.

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