FREEBASE

1. The highly concentrated and chemically changed form of cocaine made by treating it with ether. 2. To smoke this form of cocaine.

FALSE DETECTION

typically lead to the raising of a false alarm, where an individual has incorrectly detected a signal in the presence of an unfamiliar noise...

FACIAL ANGLE

are a set of angles which allow the quantification of facial protrusion and movements using an established and normally standardized set of craniometric reference...

FEEDBACK LOOP

In cybernetic theory, this is a self-regulatory model that determines whether the current operation of a system is acceptable and, if not, attempts to...

FOCAL PSYCHOTHERAPY

the term for a short-term therapy aimed at the relief of a single symptom, such as a phobic anxiety or feelings of guilt. It...

FORMATIVE EVALUATION

the name of the process that is concerned with helping to improve or guide the development of a program through the use of qualitative...

FIGHT-FLIGHT REACTION

the emotional response a person has to an emergency that is designed to allow us to stand and fight or to run away from...

FAIL-SAFE

are mechanisms which are typically intrinsically embedded into pieces of machinary which, when operated with result in the automatic shutdown of the appliance or...

FACTOR

as a noun is used in a range of applications, by as a general rule of thumb, a factor is anything which actively contributes...

FUNNEL SEQUENCE

the term applied to a method for structuring the order of questions in surveys and interviews that starts with general items and gradually narrows...

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