METABOLIC EQUIVALENT

a unit of measurement of energy, or heat, generated by the body. 1 MET = 50 kcal/h/nr bodily exterior. MET units are utilized to...

MACHIAVELLI

(1469-1527), Italian political theorist]

MACROPSIA

otherwise known as megalopsia is a visual phenomena which makes object images appear larger than they really are.

MAGIC

involve rituals, incantations and spells recited by individuals attempting to manipulate natural or supernatural forces. Magic was important in most societies before scientific enlightenment,...

MAINSTREAMING

the theory that by placing children with either (sometimes both) physical and cognitive conditions which impair their ability to learn normally will allow them...

MALAPROPISM

Is an error in the linguistic sense whereby a word is substituted for a word which sounds remarkably similar to the original work, often...

MALINGERING

The process of purposefully feigning a mental illness in order to avoid a harsh punishment during a trial for example or even obtaining financial...

MANAGEMENT DEVELOPMENT

is the improvement of those in executive or managerial positions within companies or groups evaluating their performance and then improving on their effectiveness in...

MANIPULANDUM

An object or item which has been specifically designed to be manipulated during an experiment.

MANUALISM

is a process of instructing those with a severe hearing impairment relying on hand gestures and sign language.

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