JIGGLE CAGE

A spring-mounted box that records small oscillations caused by enclosed animals.

JANIS-FEYERABEND HYPOTHESIS

the belief that persuasive discourse is truly effective in case an individual refutes positive arguments on the other side of a question before answering...

JOB ROTATION

an employment practice in which workers are required to perform different duties on a regularly scheduled basis.

JIGSAW METHOD

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

JOB ENRICHMENT

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

JACKKNIFE

a procedure of taking repeated subsamples from a data source. This procedure empowers the estimating of standard errors and confidence intervals.

JCAHO

Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.

JUVENILE JUSTICE SYSTEM

The courts and other government entities involved in the adjudication of cases involving minors.

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...

JAMES-LANGE THEORY

This theory hypothesizes that there are many psychological responses as there are different intra-psychic feelings and that each of these responses precedes rather than...

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