FOREGROUND-BACKGROUND

used in our perception and is the distinction between the object of attention, which is the foreground and details in the background, which are...

FUNCTIONAL LIMITATION

a term given to the restriction or lack of ability in performing an action or activity.

FITTS LAW

a principle of motor control where activities done quicker can be less accurate than those activities done slower. It is a speed accuracy trade-off.

FATIGUE STUDIES

is an umbrella term which is used to describe any study or experiment which looks at the effects of fatigue on a specific event...

FORENSIC PSYCHIATRY

Psychiatry. Deals with abnormal behaviour and mental disorders that relate to legal issues like trials and hearings. It mainly deals with sanity pleas. Also...

FUNCTION ALLOCATION

a systematic process of applying knowledge and ergonomics to determine the function of a system for human operators and those needing automation. See adaptive...

FACIES

is a term which can be applied to a range of situations and hence varies in the actual content of the definition. In terms...

FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION

a procedure performed on the genitals of prepubescent or pubescent girls in some African and Asian cultures. Female genital mutilation ensures that the girl...

FACTOR LOADING

is a term used primarily within the process of factor analysis; it is the correlational relationship between the manifest and latent variables in the...

FEEDBACK

1. the process where any element of an interaction sustains, amplifies, or modifies the interaction. 2. the process of receiving visual input or afferent...

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