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.

JUST-WORLD PHENOMENON

To believe that events proceed rationally and not by chance, such an attitude may result in the belief that the victim of an accident...

JUNGIAN PSYCHOLOGY

It is the approach to psychotherapy of Carl Jung and also the psychoanalytical theory. See analytic psychology

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...

JACKSON'S LAW

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

JOB EVALUATION

Methods of job analysis for determining the pay structure in an organization. These evaluation methods comprise of ranking jobs on the basis of a...

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...

JUST-WORLD HYPOTHESIS,

It was postulated by Canadian psychologist Melvin J Lerner 1929

JOB DESCRIPTIVE INDEX (JI)I)

a 72-item instrument measuring employees' attitudes in areas such as work, pay, supervision, promotions and coworkers.

JOB-CHARACTERISTICS MODEL

A model that tries to characterize the basic parametres of a job.

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