METHOD OF ADJUSTMENT

is an experimental technique where a participant is able to adjust a variable stimulus to match a requested standard or constant.

METHOD OF SUCCESSIVE APPROXIMATIONS

is a method used primarily in operant conditioning whereby behaviours which are desired are reinforced. Initially, approximate behaviours are reinforced, however, later into the...

METONYMY

is a disturbance during which imprecise and/or (sometimes both) inappropriate words and phrases replace either other.

MICROGLOSSIA

describes the formation of an abnormally small tongue.

MICROSPLANCHNIC TYPE

can occur during the prenatal stage of development and result in muffled sounds.

MIDPARENT

describes an average measure concerning both parents with respect to their height, intelligence and other characteristics.

MILD MENTAL RETARDATION

is a classification category which applies to those with an IQ between the range of 50 and 69, which is application of roughly 80%...

MILLENARIANISM

is the belief that following the end of humanity, a one thousand year period will follow.

MINDBLINDNESS

is a condition which is likened to autism, which is characterized as being unable to understand the behaviours or others, or read their emotions...

MINIMAL BRAIN DYSFUNCTION (MBD) 1

is a mild impairment of the brain function which is assumed to account for learning difficulties and behavioural disabilities in some individuals.

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