OLFACTORY HALLUCINATION

a false comprehension of odors, that are generally not desirable or disgusting, like toxic gas or decomposing flesh.

OLIVARY NUCLEUS

an mass of gray matter, in the form of an olive, within the medulla oblongata, consisting of the cell bodies of neurons which join...

ONE-GROUP PRE-POST DESIGN

a model operated prior to experiements, wherein the responses of only one set of participants are gauged prior to and following exposure to the...

OPD SYNDROME

otopalatoi/igital syndrome: a congenital disease impacting men or women, thought to be X- linked, and characterized by short height, mild cognitive impairment, bone anomalies,...

OPEN-BOOK EXAM

an analysis insde a specific subject region wherein the instructor permits pupils to utilize reference books, textbooks, or notes in effort to...

OPERANT CONDITIONING

initially explained by B.F. Skinner, the procedure wherein behavioral alterations take place as an act of the consequences of behavior. Commonly referred to as...

OPHIDIOPHILIA

noun. an irregular adoration for or amazement with snakes.

OPIOID ABUSE

in the DSM-IV-TR, a trend of opioid usage created by repetitive substantial negative consequences correlated with the recurrent taking of an opioid. This diagnosis...

OPPONENT PROCESS THEORY OF EMOTION OPPONENT PROCESS THEORY OF MOTIVATION

postulated by American psychologist Richard Lester Solomon.

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