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Hebbian synapse refers to a Synapse that increases in effectiveness because of simultaneous activity in the presynaptic Axon and the postsynaptic neuron.

Hebephrenia refers to a silly and immature emotionality, a characteristic of some types of schizophrenia.

Hebetudinous a term which means dull or lethargic, especially relating to the mind. Hebetudinous is from Late Latin word hebetudo which means dullness and from Latin word hebes which means dull
Hedge word refers to a way of speaking in which the speaker renounces or denies the validity of what he or she is saying by using certain words to decrease his or her perceived assertiveness.
Hedonic adaptation refers to the phenomenon that occurs when the mental scale that people use to judge the pleasantness and unpleasantness of their experiences shifts so that their ne

Hedonic treadmill refers to a Theory proposing that people stay at about the same level of happiness regardless of what hap

Hedonism: refers to the idea held by the classical school, that people only act according to what they find pleasurable and in their self -interest.

Hedonism REBT refers to a philosophical term referring to the concept of seeking pleasure and avoiding pain. In REBT, responsible Hedonism refers to maintaining pleasure over the long-term by avoiding short-term pleasures that may lead to pain, such as alcohol or cocaine.