N-AFF

is an abbreviation for need for affiliation.

NOOLOGY

noun. the science of the human mind.

NEXUS

describes a bond or connection which is perceived hypothetically by members of a group or series.

NEUROTIC TREND

was first described by U.S. psychoanalyst Karen Horney (1885 - 1952) in one of her wider theories. Neurotic trends were one of three basic...

NONCOMMUNICATING HYDROCEPHALUS

hydrocephalus correlated with blockage of the ventricular system, that impedes normal flow and reabsorption of cerebrospinal fluid. It is commonly a result of a...

NONREACTIVE OBSERVATION

any observation which doesn't influence what is being viewed.

NATURALISM

was first proposed definitively by French writers Emile Zola (1840 - 1902), Alphonse Daudet (1840 - 1897), and Guy de Maupassant (1850 - 1893),...

NONVERBAL LEARNING DISORDER (NLD)

an acquisition incapability which is marked by limited skills in critical thinking and impediments in processing non-verbal data. This impacts a youth's academic...

NEUROBLASTOMA

is a group of nerve cells which clump together forming a tumour. These cells are normally quite small, with large nuclei and arranged structurally...

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.

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