JUVENILISM

To be attracted sexually to children or adolescents. See ephebophilia, pedophilia

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...

JUDGMENT SAMPLING

It is sampling based on personnel opinion of what is representative of the population under study. It may be useful in pilot studies but...

JACKSONIAN MARCH

An older name for clonic motor movements in one region or side of the body that start in one muscle group and then move...

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...

JUVENILE TRANSFER HEARING

When a court decides whether a minor should be transferred to an adult court for adjudication

JIGSAW METHOD

a technique, initially created to alleviate prejudice and hostility among students in descgregrated schools; it fosters cooperation and team-work.

JABBERWOCKY

It is from a nonsense poem in Through the Looking Glass (by British writer Lewis Carroll 1832

JUNCTURE

a set of phonological features that signals the boundary between two words or word element,s so that, an ice cream win can be distinguished...

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...

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