Glossary B

Burden of proof refers to the obligation to establish the truth of an assertion in a court of law. In the case of the insanity plea, the Burden of proof is often on the defense.
Bureaucracy is a theory in industrial and organizational psychology that was developed by Max Weber who believed that organizations need to be structured around five (5) main principles with strict rules and regulations.

Burglary refers to a common law felony , the nighttime breaking and entering of the dwelling house of another, with the intention to commit a crime (felony or larceny ) therein.

Burial (In-ground burial) refers to disposition of the body or of its ashes from creamation by placing it first in a casket/urn and then in the ground , usually in a cemetery and usually within a vault or grave liner designed to protect the casket and prevent settling of land

Burned refers to the act of being observed by the person being surveilled
Burnout refers to the psychological state of being overwhelmed with stress ; a depletion of a person’s energy and motivation, the loss of occupational idealism, and the feeling that one is being exploited; the feeling that results when the pace and the pressure of one’s occupation becomes more than one can bear, depleting a person’s energy and motivation. Moreover, it refers to a job-related condition of mental, physical, and emotional exhaustion. It is also a condition in which a helper has given so much to others that the helper becomes used up, overwhelmed, exhausted, and unable to function effectively to assist others
Burns Depression/Anxiety checklists refers to pencil and paper tests where subject is asked to rate themselves on different symptoms, thoughts, and feelings . Ratings then yield score

Burrhus Frederic Skinner

It was clear from childhood that B.F. Skinner (1904-1990) had unusually broad interests. As a boy, he invented a steam cannon and pursued the Theory that Franci

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