JACTITATION

restlessness expressed in tossing about . Also called jactation

JIMSONWEED

a very poisonous weed, grown annually, which contains different anticholinergic agents such as alkaloids, scopolamine and atropine. It can be taken in small doses...

JOB PERFORMANCE

Quantity or quality of output, or against multiple criterion dimensions. See employee evaluation, job criterion, performance review. Effectiveness of job related behaviour as measured...

JOIE DE VIVRE

French: joy of living, it is the pleasure or sense of enjoyment in life.

JUNGIAN TYPOLOGY

a theory of personality that puts individuals into separate categories according to attitudes and dominant functions of the psyche.

JAMES, WILLIAM

He was the the most influential psychologist of his time he taught many students who contributed to the development of American psychology and helped...

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, the research is invalid...

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