Glossary L

L-data refers to life-record ratings of behaviors observed in real-life situations, such as the classroom or office.
L-dopa is chemical precursor of Dopamine and other catecholamines ; chemical precursor of Dopamine used in the treatment of Parkinson’s disease
La belle indifference refers to the lack of concern by some people with a conversion disorder over what might otherwise be construed as very disturbing physical problems. Also, La belle indifference is a term which is used to describe an unrealistic degree of indifference or apathy in the face of one’s own symptoms as seen in the Conversion reaction.

La-di-da means affectedly refined; pretentious.
Labeled magnitude scale refers to a ratio psychophysical scale that pairs numbers bounded by 0 and 100 with verbal labels that range from "nothing" to "the strongest sensation imaginable".
Labeled-line principle refers to a concept that each receptor responds to a limited range of stimuli and has a direct line to the brain.

Labeling means applying a name to a phenomenon or a pattern of behavior. The label may acquire negative connotations or be applied erroneously to the person rather than that person’s behaviors.

- Labeling technique : Labeling technique refers to influence technique based on consistency, in which one assigns a label to an individual and then requests a favor that is consistent with the label