NATIONAL CHARACTER

is a group of characteristics or behavioural traits which are afforded to the entire or majority population of a whole nation. These characters primarily...

NORMATIVE COMPLIANCE

changes in a person's actions stemming from normative influence.

NURTURE

noun. the entirity of climate-related aspects which impact the growth and actions of an individual. Psychologists have displayed specific interest in sociosocial and ecological...

NOMADISM

is the pathological (becoming unhealthy) desire to wander between two places, sometimes aimlessly repeatedly changing ones residence and occupation which normally gives rise to...

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...

NEGATIVE OEDIPUS COMPLEX

In the context of psychoanalytic theory, the negative Oedipus complex is the inverse of the Oedipus complex in which young boys will desire their...

NEUROTRANSMITTER

such as gamma-aminobutyric acid, glutamate and glycine are all members of the family of chemical substances which are secreted by neurons to facilitate the...

NIHILISM (Nihilistic Delusion)

In psychiatry, the delusion of nonexistence. The patient believes he no longer exists, that his mind or a part of his body is missing,...

NEURAL PATHWAY

describes any route which is followed by a nerve impulse which travels through either the central or peripheral nerve fibres of the central nervous...

NULL FINDING

the outcome of an experiment implying that there is no union, or no relevant or great union, between variants. Commonly referred to as null...

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