JACKKNIFE By N., Sam M.S. - 0 a procedure of taking repeated subsamples from a data source. This procedure empowers the estimating of standard errors and confidence intervals. JACKKNIFE: "Jackknife is an estimation procedure based on taking repeated sub-samples." Related Psychology Terms Discrimination and Mental Illness in the LGBT Population A Comparison of Maternal and Paternal Filicide APRAXIA (literally, “inability to act or do”) LEGAL PSYCHOLOGY (Forensic Psychology) DIAGNOSTIC TESTS IN EDUCATION AUDITORY SPACE PERCEPTIO Evaluation of a Quantitative Study SUBITIZING READING DISABILITY (Paralexia, Dyslexia) FILLED-SPACE ILLUSION Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "JACKKNIFE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/jackknife/ (accessed October 6, 2022).