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neu·ro·lin·guis·tics

(nū'rō-ling-gwis'tiks),
The branch of medical science concerned with the neurogenic basis of speech and its disorders.
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neurolinguistic programming

Alternative psychology
A behaviour modification technique developed in 1975 by Richard Bandler and John Grinder, which is based on a reciprocal relationship said to exist between a person’s behaviour and the external manifestations of his or her personality, including vocal tone, posture, eye movements and physiology.
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neu·ro·lin·guis·tics

(nūr'ō-ling-gwis'tiks)
Clinical science centered on human brain mechanisms underlying the comprehension, production, and abstract knowledge of language.
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