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 ever-changing sensations, and we...

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 medicine at the University...

JOB DIMENSIONS

1. the overall categories that define the nature of a given job like clerical or receptionist duties. 2. main competence areas, personality traits or...

JUDGMENT

In psychophysics the ability to determine the presence or relative magnitude of stimuli, or the capacity to recognize relationships, draw conclusions from evidence and...

JURY NULLIFICATION

It can occur when the members of the jury believe that to find the defendant guilty would be unfair or unjust or would...

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 and Germany. On his...

JUSTIFICATION

In epistemology, it is a concept of intellectual responsibility regarding the norms of belief about ideas, actions, emotions, claims, theories and so forth. In...

JOB CONTEXT

significant aspects of the work situation different from the work itself. It is the physical environment of the work - co-workers, supervisors and technology.

JOB CRITERION

The standard criteria used for evaluating employees' performance on a specific job; it consists of supervisor's ratings of employees' performance, together with objective measures,...

JUST-WORLD HYPOTHESIS,

It was postulated by Canadian psychologist Melvin J Lerner 1929

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