JOB ENRICHMENT

employees' interest enhancement in work tasks by improving the "quality of life" on the job, see quality of work life.

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...

JET LAG

a maladjustment of circadian rhythms, which requires several days for adjusting rest, work, eating, body temperature and adrenocortical secretion cycles to local time.

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 of Paris. There he...

JOB PREVIEW

Information provided to people applying for a position

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.

JUNG, CARL GUSTAV

He studied natural science and medicine and then moved to Zurich to work and specialize in schizophrenic disorders. He constructed a theory of analytic...

JENKINS ACTIVITY SURVEY (JAS)

a self-administered survey with multiple-choice questions, which duplicates the clinical test for a behaviour patterns. It measures characteristics of this behaviour pattern such as...

JARGON

1. special words or language forms used in a particular profession of given activity.

JUVENILE PERIOD

In non human mammals this constitutes the time between the cessation of weaning and the onset of sexual activity. And the period when an...

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