PATTERN VISION

the capacity to distinguish between forms, sizes, and other aspects of items in one's surroundings by visual trends. Pattern vision is lost following a...

PEABODY PICTURE VOCABULARY TEST (PPVT)

a test wherein groups of four black-and-white images are shown to the test-taker, who chooses the one which correlates to a term spoken by...

PEDOMORPHISM

noun. the crediting of child-like behavior traits to adults.

PELLET

noun. a tiny piece of food utilized in analyses with rats and other animals. Pellets are accessible in common weights and sizes with common...

PEOPLE-FIRST LANGUAGE

linguistics which place an individual before their handicap by depicting what an individual has rather than equating the person with the handicap.

PERCEPTION

noun. the procedure or outcome of becoming conscious of items, unions, and events by way of the senses, that comprises activities like acknowledging, viewing,...

PERCEPTUAL EXPANSION 1

the growth of the capacity to identify, perceive, and order intellectual, sensory, and emotional information in a meaningful manner. 2. the enriched perception of...

PERCEPTUAL SYNTHESIS

1. the compilation of experience from all the senses to establish insight of the exterior world and one's encounters with it. This comprises the...

PERFORMANCE ENHANCEMENT

the behavior or procedure of taking performance to a greater level of success.

PERIOD

noun. 1. the period of time between the same point in successive cycles, like sunset to sunset. 2. Reference: menstruation.

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