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JARGONAPHASIA

Unintelligible speech in which correct words are intermingled with words that are completely out of context; the use of words

JOINT COMMISSION ON MENTAL ILLNESS AND HEALTH

In 1955, Congress passed the Mental Health Study Act, which directed the Joint Commission on Mental Illness and Health to

JUNG, CARL GUSTAV (1875-1961)

Born in Kesswil, Switzerland, Jung came from a long line of physicians and theologians. Before concentrating on the study of

JUST NOTICEABLE DIFFERENCE (JND; Differential or Difference Threshold)

The smallest difference between two stimuli that can be reliably detected.The external world comes to us in the form of

JUVENILE PARESIS

A brain disorder caused by congenital syphilis.In the juvenile form of paresis the spirochete infection is transmitted from mother to

JAMES, WILLIAM (1842-1910)

James, probably America’s most influential psychologist, was born of an eminent family in New York City and studied in Switzerland

JANET, PIERRE MARIE FELIX (1859-1947)

Janet, one of the first systematic students of neurosis, was bom and raised in Paris, and studied at the University

JAMES, WILLIAM

He was the the most influential psychologist of his time he taught many students who contributed to the development of

JIRYAN

a syndrome related to culture, found mainly in India with symptoms similar to those of shen-k'eui.

JOB PREVIEW

Information provided to people applying for a position

JOINT ATTENTION

two or more people's attention focused on an object or action.

JUNK SCIENCE

It is a cause of concern because judges, attorneys and juries often lack the scientific training to identify unsound research,

JAMES-LANGE THEORY

This theory hypothesizes that there are many psychological responses as there are different intra-psychic feelings and that each of these

JND (JNDI

Just noticeable difference.

JOB REDESIGN

Major approaches to include methods analysis, which focuses on the development of efficient work methods, human factors engineering, which is

JOINT COMMISSION ON ACCREDITATION OF HEALTH

It is a non profit organization that is also private and national, it encourages the attainment of uniformly high standards

JUNKIE

a drug addict, especially on heroin.

JANET'S TEST

tactile-sensibility test in which participants respond affirmatively or negatively when asked if they feel the touch of the examiner's fingers.

JOB ANALYSIS

Important classes of job information include the behaviours, tools, working conditions and skills involved in the job. Data is obtained

JOB REQUIREMENTS

The personal skill that are necessary for performing work tasks effectively. You will find that these are normally identified in