Also found in: Dictionary, Wikipedia.


Herbert T., 20th-century U.S. pediatrician. See: Abelson murine leukemia virus.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
References in periodicals archive ?
Abelson (1988) defines commitment as "the emotional product of a powerful and inexplicable experience in which a sudden rush of conviction occurs when a congenial idea arises in an exciting setting." If this occurs before cognitive elaboration, there is a danger that the cognitive processes will be distorted, which results in prejudged conclusions (1988).
Koshland and Abelson regularly bash environmentalists as panderers to a naive public desire to be protected from risk, and as advocates of "illogical alternatives" driven by "emotionalism and indignation." They are not alone.
Abelson contends that Victorian Americans found no easy answers to such questions.
Moreover, in driving home how preposterous some of the past thought and practice about shoplifting have been, Abelson effectively intimates that today's prevailing wisdom may eventually be shown equally absurd.
MILLIE Judge Michael Abelson gave Cook a three-month prison sentence, suspended for two years, and banned her from keeping animals for ten years.
From 2010-to-2014, Abelson served as CEO of Park Nicollet where he led the merger between Park Nicollet and HealthPartners, a leading health care system serving the Upper Midwest.
Judge Abelson said: "This was an assault with a weapon on a defenceless young woman."
Handler Real Estate Organization has launched a new Third Party Management division, and that industry veteran Ken Abelson will lead those efforts.
Here come the girs: Soap stars Preeya Kalidas, Michelle Keegan, Bronagh Waugh, Sammy Winward and Sophie Abelson.
Contact: John Angelo Abelson Group for MCN +1-623-792-8239 john@abelsongroup.com Michelle Jerrier Abelson Group for MCN
Marc and team-mates Michael Abelson, John Jones and Ian Smith, who have all been previously selected to play nationally, are now part of the squad in training for the big competition.