Glossary K

Kitchener’s moral model a model that describes the role of five (5) moral principles in the making of ethical decisions which include autonomy , beneficence, non-maleficence, justice, and fidelity.

Kitsch refers to art or artwork characterized by sentimental, usually pretentious bad taste. The aesthetic or mentality in which such art is conceived or appreciated. Kitsch also refers to culture or civilization in a degraded state of sentimentality and vulgarity.

Kleptocracy refers to a government characterized by rampant greed and corruption.

Kleptomania refers to recurrent failure to resist urges to steal things not needed for personal use or their monetary value.


Other definition

Kleptomania is defined as an Impulse-control Disorder that involves the persistent urge to steal; recurrent failure to resist urges to steal things not needed for personal use or their monetary value.

Klinefelter syndrome is defined as a chromosomal disorder found among males that is caused by an extra X sex chromosome and that is characterized by infertility and mild mental retardation. Moreover, Klinefelter syndrome is a genetic disorder in men in which there are three (3) sex chromosomes , XXY, instead of two (2) which is characterized by small testes, low sperm production, breast enlargement, and absence of facial and body hair.

Klüver-Bucy syndrome is a condition in which monkeys with damaged temporal lobes fail to display normal fears and anxieties

Knock Off or Copycat Goods means counterfeited products

Knowledge is defined as a body of information needed to perform a task; any information that the perceiver brings to a situation. Please see also Top-down processing .

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