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WADA TEST

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a presurgical and diagnostic method for deciding hemispheric operations, commonly memory and linguistics, by injecting a minor dosage of a barbiturate into an interior carotid artery. While each hemisphere is independently anesthetized, many mental jobs are delivered; disabilities on these jobs suggest that these operations are presented within the anesthetized hemisphere. This is commonly utilized before temporal lobectomy in serious epilepsy. Commonly referred to as intracarotid amobarbital procedure.

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WEIGHTED APPLICATION BLANK (WAB)

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with regard to personnel selection, a scored application type utilized to attain and assess biographical information. The applicant's reaction to each query on the form is rated in conjunction with both (i) the answer chosen and (ii) the relative significance of the query as a manner of distinguishing between appropriate and inappropriate candidates.

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WELL-BEING

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noun. a state of happiness, being pleased and content, low degrees of anguish, generally positive physical and cognitive health and attitude, or good quality of life.

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WITHIN-GROUP VARIANCE

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the variance among identically remedied people in the same group or populace. Commonly referred to as intraclass variance.

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