Glossary N

Nativist refers to anyone who believes that important human attributes such as intelligence are largely inherited.
Natural that which pertains to nature; produced or effected by nature, or by the laws of growth, formation or motion impressed on bodies or beings by divine power. Natural is opposed to artificial or acquired, in this sense
Natural (or Quasi) experiment is defined as a study in which the investigator measures the impact of some naturally occurring event that is assumed to affect people’s lives

Natural (prepared) childbirth is defined as a a delivery in which physical and psychological preparations for the birth are stressed and medical assistance is minimized. Moreover, Natural childbirth is defined as a method of childbirth in which women use no Anesthesia and are educated about childbirth and strategies for coping with discomfort.

Natural categories are groupings that occur naturally in the world

Natural consequences refer to the effects that naturally tend to follow a particular behavior

Natural death legislation refers to legislation authorizing living wills or durable powers of attorney in health care matters
Natural design refers to human factors engineering that makes use of naturally understood perceptual signals.

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