LEVELS OF INTELLIGENCE

some theories believe that intelligence can be graduated in a hierarchal structure, these are the levels of intelligence. The top level involves general ability...

LEXICAL DECISION

the process whereby an individual is presented with a string of letters and asked to identify whether that string could form a word. The...

LIE SCALE

a test apart of the larger Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory test which aims to highlight the truthfulness of responses given.

LIFE-CHANGE UNIT (LCU)

a unit of measurement which is found on the life-events rating scale. The life-events rating scale assigns values to potential events in an individuals...

LIGHT THERAPY

therapy which involves the use of light to treat a variety of conditions such as sleep disorders.

LIMITED COMPETENCY

the opinion of a court of law which rules whether an individual is competent in some but not necessarily all activities.

LINEAR TYPE

a classification of body shape with the following typical characteristics: slender, narrow chested, long necked and long nosed physique.

LINGUISTICS

the study of the physical, structural, functional, psychological and social characteristics of the varying human languages.

LISTENING STRATEGY

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

LOBECTOMY

a surgical procedure where either the entire or a portion of the anterior temporal lobe is removed from the brain.

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