Glossary T

Temperament refers to genetically influenced behavioral type; similar to a trait, but more suited to a categorical approach and more explicitly biological.

Temple prostitutes refer to women in ancient cultures who would have sex with worshippers at pagan temples to provide money for the temple or as a form of worshipping the gods.

Temporal coding refers to the connection between the frequency of a sound stimulus and the timing of the auditory nerve fiber firing.

Temporal conditioning refers to a form of classical conditioning in which the CS is the passage of time.

Temporal contiguity refers to the extent to which events occur close together in time.

Temporal lobe epilepsy refers to a form of seizure originating from the temporal lobe; emotional symptoms often present such as changes in mood . Temporal lobe epilepsy is also known as Psychomotor epilepsy.

Temporal stability refers to the consistency of test scores across time.

Temporal summation refers to cumulative effect as a result of repeated synaptic stimulation within a brief time. Temporal summation also refers to a change in the membrane potential produced by the addition of two (2) or more inputs, occurring at different times, that is, inputs are added together to produce a potential change that is greater than that caused by a single input.

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