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...

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...

JEALOUSY

a negative emotion of an individual's resentment towards a third party likely to steal away a loved one's affections. Romantic relationships are the prototypic...

JIRYAN

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

JOST'S LAW

the principle that the newer of two associations of equal strength will show more loss over time than will the older association.

JACKSON'S LAW

the principle stating that when mental deterioration results from brain disease, the higher and recently developed functions are lost first.

JOB INVOLVEMENT

the degree to which a person identifies with their job. Job accomplishments lead to a strong sense of pride and self esteem, whereas failures...

JUVENILE PARESIS

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

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...

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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