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Психология Binet-Simon scale
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Binaural comparison



Behavioural intention

Behaviour setting

Basilar membrane

Base rates

Basal ganglia





Autonomic nervous system

a self-governing system within the peripheral nervous system which helps regulate the internal environment of the body, receiving information from and sending commands to the heart, intestines and other organs in order to regulate vital bodily functions.

one of three types of heuristic, according to which the probability of an event, or of an item having a property, is judged by the ease with which instances can be brought to mind - their availability from memory. See also representativeness, anchoring and adjustment.

a prominent, branched fibre attached to the cell body.


the first stage in the infant's progress towards speech production, highlighted by the playful production of universally recognizable single-consonant and vowel-like sounds and repetitive syllable strings.

firing rate most neurones are not 'silent', but respond spontaneously with a background, or resting, rate of action potentials, even when not directly stimulated.

a collective name for a set of structures located around the thalamus, also known as the putamen and globus pallidus, that are part of the motor control mechanism of the brain.

those rates of occurrence of a phenomenon which need to be taken into account in order to determine the diagnosticity of evidence.

the part of the cochlea of the inner ear responsible for breaking down incoming sound waveforms into their harmonic components.

in environmental psychology, those aspects of a sociophysical environment with which the individual interacts, such as other people and inanimate objects.

in the explanation of social attitudes, the tendency to act towards the entity in a particular way.

in the explanation of social attitudes, the cognitive component of the person's overall evaluation of an entity.

in the consideration of arguments, an inability to allow all possible arguments about an issue, thus considering mainly or only the arguments on one side of a particular case.

comparison of the responses in the two ears, which is particularly important in location the direction of sound sources.

in intelligence testing, a system of 30 tests in a scale of increasing difficulty as a way of measuring the child's scholastic performance in comparison with expected levels of performance of other children of the same age.