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Barrier refers to obstacle to fulfilling some desire, aspiration or need.

Barriers refer to environmental, communication, organisational or attitudinal practices, structures, policies or beliefs that prevent disabled people from accessing or participating i

BARS is the abbreviations of Behaviorally anchored rating scales, a method of performance Appraisal involving the placement of benchmark behaviors next to each point on a graphic rat

BAS is the abbreviations of Behavioral Activation System that refers to trefers to a subsystem of the brain that activates Behavior in response to cues of reward or nonpunishment.

Basal refers to the level at which a minimum criterion number of correct responses is obtained.

Basal Body Temperature (BBT) refers to the body’s resting temperature used to calculate ovulation in the sympto-thermal method of contraception.

Basal forebrain refers to the structure of the telencephalon, surrounding the inferior tip of the frontal horn strongly interconnects with limbic structures includes various structures such as the amygdale and the septum. It is the forebrain area anterior and dorsal to the hypothalamus that includes cell clusters that promote wakefulness and other cell clusters that promote sleep

Basal ganglia also called the Basal nuclei (deep nuclei of the telencephalon) refers to set of subcortical forebrain structures lateral to the hypothalamus. The Structures include the caudate nucleus, putamen, globus pallidus, substantia nigra, and subthalamic nuclei. Important relay stations in motor behavior, for example, the striato-pallidothalamic loop. Coordinate stereotyped postural and reflexive motor activity; forebrain structures important for motor control.