NASPSPA

an abbreviation used for North American Society for IIIF Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity.

NELSON-DENNY READING TEST

is now in its 5th edition of being published and was first created by M. J. Nelson (1894 - 1970) and E. C. Denny...

NORMATIVE COMPLIANCE

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

NEUROMUSCULAR JUNCTION

is the physical gap between a motor neuron and the muscle fibre which it stimulates. Once a stimulus arrives at a neuron synapse, neurotransmitters...

NEURAL PLATE

is a region of tissue found in the ectoderm layer on the dorsal surface of an embryo. This neural plate will later develop into...

NEOTENY

in the context of evolution is the is the continuation of juvenile characteristics into the adulthood period of an ancestral species.

NUCLEAR WARFARE

the utilization of nuclear weapons in combat, that inflicts huge amounts of damage with possibly both physical and psychological impacts on the survivors of...

NECROMANIA

is a desire for preoccupation with corpses (the bodies of the dead) which typically involves a sexual desire for those dead bodies.

NEGATION

in the context of Jean Piaget's theory of cognitive development, negation is the process where an individual realises a process can always be negated,...

NEPHROGENIC DIABETES INSIPIDUS

is the resulting condition when the kidneys are incapable of producing the concentration of urea in the nephrons due to an insensitivity to vasopressin...

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