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...

JUVENILE JUSTICE SYSTEM

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

JUNGIAN TYPOLOGY

a theory of personality that puts individuals into separate categories according to attitudes and dominant functions of the psyche.

JUNG, CARL GUSTAV (1875-1961)

Born in Kesswil, Switzerland, Jung came from a long line of physicians and theologians. Before concentrating on the study of medicine at the University...

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...

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...

JOCASTA COMPLEX

It is when a mother has an abnormally close or incestuous attachment to her son. It is named after Jocasta the mother and wife...

JOHN HENRY EFFECT

an effect in which competitiveness between a control group and an experiment group to rivalry efforts that disturb the experiment.

JACKSON'S LAW

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

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...

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