Glossary G

- g (Spearman's g, General intelligence) : g is the term introduced by Charles Spearman to describe his concept of a general intelligence. It is Spearman’s abbreviation for Neogenesis, which means one’s ability to understand relations or general mental ability. In Psychometric theory, it is the idea that intelligence can be expressed in terms of a single factor, general intelligence or g, first formulated by Spearman in the early 1900s.

G protein refers to he link between the hormone-receptor interaction on the surface of the membrane and the subsequent events inside the cell.

g-factor is defined as a general ability factor or core of general intellectual ability that involves reasoning, problem-solving ability, knowledge, memory, and successful adaptation to one's surroundings.

G-protein is a protein coupled to GTP (guanosine triphosphate), an energy-storing molecule

Deutsch: Gräfenberg-Zone (G-Punkt) / Español: Punto G / Português: Ponto G / Français: Point G / Italiano: Punto G

The G-spot also called Gräfenberg spot refers to a controversial structure that is said to lie on the anterior (front) wall of the vagina and is reputed to be a seat of sexual pleasure when stimulated.

GABA is short for Gamma-Aminobutyric Acid which is the most abundant inhibitory neurotransmitter in the brain.

GABAA receptor complex is defined as the structure that includes a site that binds GABA (Gamma amino butyric acid), as well as sites that bind other chemicals that modify the sensitivity of the GABA site

The GAF is the abbreviations of Global Assessment of Functioning which refers to the score provided on Axis V that serves as an index of the person's overall level of functioning.