DEGREES OF FREEDOM By N., Sam M.S. - 15 1. Number of elements free to vary in a statistical calculation. See chi-square distribution. 2. Motor control. The joints and muscles that move to produce a movement. DEGREES OF FREEDOM: "Joe had a degree of freedom with his movements." Related Psychology Terms Developing a Case Study FREUD, SIGMUND (1856-1939) FROMM, ERICH (1900—) Hitler and Conformity ADOLESCENCE (Theories) APRAXIA (literally, “inability to act or do”) OBSESSRVE-COMPULSIVE REACTION READING DISABILITY (Paralexia, Dyslexia) Diagnosis and Treatment Planning SCHIZOID PERSONALITY (Schizo- thymic Personality) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "DEGREES OF FREEDOM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/degrees-of-freedom/ (accessed June 30, 2022).