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.

SENSITIVITY

1. The capacity to detect and discriminate. 2. The probability that a test gives a positive diagnosis given that a person actually has a...

PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY

The study of drugs used in psychology. Especially looking at their effect regarding mental, emotional and behavioral factors. These drugs generally work...

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,...

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,...

POVERTY OF CONTENT OF SPEECH

speech which is sufficient in amount but too general, recurrent, and absent of content to be qualitatively sufficient. It is often viewed in schizophrenia...

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