LATENT TRAIT THEORY

A model for the design of instruments used in observing traits or testing unobservable traits. The preferred method of developing tests and scoring for...

LAW OF FILIAL REGRESSION

The principle that inherited traits such as tallness may revert to the mean of the population meaning offspring would be tall but closer to...

LABOR

From the dilation of the cervix until the infants head begins to emerge into the birth canal, see delivery it is the first stage...

LAISSEZ-FAIRE LEADER

The type of leader who provides little guidance from group activities and only interacts minimally with the group members and provides input only when...

LANGUAGE ACQUISITION

The term is preferred by those who emphasize the active role of the child as a learner with considerable innate linguistic knowledge, although often...

LANGUISHING

A condition of ones mental health characterized by lack of interest, apathy, and listlessness usually caused by boredom.

LATERAL GYRUS

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

LAW OF FREQUENCY

The theory that learning increases with the repetition of a process. Also known as the law of repetition.

LABOR MANAGEMENT RELATIONS ACT

The act identified and prohibited certain unfair labour practices of both unions and employers, created the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service to aid in...

LALIA

Disordered speech or abnormal, and it is the suffix of it

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