SENESCENCE

1. The biological process of being old. 2. The condition of being old.

PREOPERATIONAL STAGE

with regard to Jean Piaget's theory, the second major occurrence of mental growth, approximately between 2 and 7 years old, whenever the kid comes...

PATHWAY

noun. a path or circuit along which something progresses. Commonly referred to as path.

PROXIMODISTAL DEVELOPMENT

Proximodistal development is the progression of motor development radiating from the center of an organism to the periphery. The classic example is a child...

POSITIVE EMOTION

an emotional response modeled to dictate a positive affect.

SENSATION LEVEL

The perceived intensity of a sensation.

PAUSE

noun. with regard to language, a rest or delay in speech. Short pauses are utilized to mark the crossing between linguistic units, like syllables,...

PSYCHOSOCIAL FACTORS

Social, cultural and environmental influences that affect an individual's or group's mental health and behavior. These may include social situations, relationships, health care and...

PROJECTIVE TECHNIQUE

Also known as the projective method, projective technique is any personality assessment process that uses a fixed series of random stimuli in the hopes...

POTENCY

1. the capacity of a male to perform carnal intercourse, that being, to keep an erection and reach ejaculation. 2. with regard to pharmacology,...

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