NAIVE HEDONISM

is the second stage, in the preconvention level of Kohlberg's Theory of Moral Development where children begin to make their own moral decisions which...

NATIVISM

is the philosophical position that the mind or brain has certain innate structures present which play a role in the creation of knowledge. Equally,...

NEGATIVE STEREOTYPE

is a stereotype (widely held belief) about an individual or group which displays them in a poor light and is normally entirely unrepresentative of...

NEOLOGISM

is a word which has been entirely made up by an individuals which are normally nonsensical and unrecognizable. Typically associated with aphasia and SZ.

NONREGULATORY DRIVE

a drive which serves acts which are not related to maintaining physiological homeostasis and hence not essential for the tangible survival of the individual...

NARCOMANIA

is the pathological (becoming unhealthy) desire for narcotic based drugs to relieve pain.

NEGATIVE REFERENCE GROUP

is a group which an individual does not wish to be referenced to.

NEURAL INTEGRATION

is the algebraic representation and summation of any excitatory or inhibitory postsynaptic potentials which govern the potential for firing in the postsynaptic neuron.

NEUROPSYCHOLOGICAL TEST

such as Halstead-Reitan Neuropsychological Battery and the Luria-Nebraska Neuropsychological Battery. These tests aim to examine the participants cognitive impairment which affects their memory, language,...

NEGATIVE TRANSFERENCE

is the transference, in psychotherapy of angry and distended emotions from childhood, to the therapist from the client.

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