JENSENISM

Largely unsuccessful environmental interventions to raise IQ and the theory that is controversial that racial differences in IQ are at least partly heritable. Arthur...

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.

JOINT PROBABILITY

the probability for two events occurring simultaneously.

JIGGLE CAGE

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

JUST-WORLD HYPOTHESIS,

It was postulated by Canadian psychologist Melvin J Lerner 1929

JET LAG

a maladjustment of circadian rhythms, which requires several days for adjusting rest, work, eating, body temperature and adrenocortical secretion cycles to local time.

JCAHO

Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.

JOINT COMMISSION ON MENTAL ILLNESS AND HEALTH

In 1955, Congress passed the Mental Health Study Act, which directed the Joint Commission on Mental Illness and Health to determine the mental health...

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...

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...

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