LANGERHANS CELLS

German anatomist Paul Langerhans 1847

LANGUAGE UNIVERSAL

1. Linguistic features that are common to all languages, such as words and sentence structure or pronouns or color words. Substantive universals are based...

LATENT NEED

Needs that do not truly exist but are presented in a manner that need a person can believe they have to fulfill it

LAW OF EFFECT

The theory that the consequences of a behavior modify the future probability that the behavior will occur again in the future because of the...

LABIODENTAL

A speech sound also called a labial dental, also a denoting speech sound made with the lower lip touching or near the upper teeth....

LAISSEZ-FAIRE GROUP

When little or no control is exerted over members activities decisions or interests

LANGUAGE

Any comparable non-verbal means of communication such as sign or the languages used in the computer programming, the communicative system used by a particular...

LANGUAGE-EXPERIENCE APPROACH TO READING

The theory that using materials that relate to a child's experiences as an aide of teaching reading and other language skills.

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...

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