RESERVE CAPACITY

Discrepancy between a subject's maximal ability to perform a given psychological exercise and the actual performance of that exercise.

INTROSPECTION

Attempting to access one's own internal psychological processes directly, perceptions, judgements or states. Introspective ailj

UTILIZATION REVIEW (UR)

an official review of the need and quality of services rendered inside a hospital or clinic or via an individual care provider. Conducted by...

COUNTERIDENTIFICATION

noun. With regard to psychoanalysis, a type of countertransference wherein the psychoanalyst sympathizes and aligns with the client.

ERROR OF OMISSION

A type of humanerror where a person leaves out an important action resulting in a function failing. Compare error of commission.

DIRECTIONALITY PROBLEM

A problem with 2 variables where the cause and effect is not known.

PERSON-NEEDS ANALYSIS

with regard to industrial and organizational environments, an element of needs assessment wherein information is collected to determine if workers require training, if workers...

FOOD FADDISM

the dietary practice based on exaggerated and often incorrect beliefs about the effects of food or nutrition on health, particularly for the prevention or...

DEDUCTIVE REASONING

Logical reasoning where the conclusion follows a set of premises. See logic- top-down analysis.

ABSENT-MINDEDNESS

a position of unawareness when a person's thought processes are overwhelming enough to distract them from their surrounding environment.

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