NUCLEUS

noun. 1. a big membrane-bound space, observed in the cells of nonacterial living beings, which consists of the bulk of the cell

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...

NERVE

is a term used to describe a collection of fibres which are found outside the central nervous system, typically sheathed in an insulating material,...

NONMANIPULATED VARIABLE

a variable seen in analysis, but not manipulated within experimental contexts.

NEUROEFFECTOR TRANSMISSION

is the physical transmission of impulses from nerves through neuroeffector junctions to either muscles or glands.

NUMBER

noun. with regard to language, a grammatical categorization of nouns, pronouns, and any words in agreement with such depending upon whether or not they're...

NEW-LOOK THEORY OF COGNITIVE DISSONANCE

was first proposed by U.S. psychologists Joel Cooper and Russel H. Fazio who suggested a version of the already established cognitive dissonance theory which...

NETWORK ANALYSIS

is the study and analysis of the relationships between sampling units, such as individuals within a specific network, such as a friendship network and...

NATURAL CATEGORY 1

defines a category which contains items which would only be observed or found in the real world.

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