OBJECT CONSTANCY

the propensity for an item to be comprehended more or less unaltered in spite of variations in the conditions of viewing.

OBJECTIVE COMPETITIVE SITUATION

a scenario wherein at least one person analyzes the behavior of a person or group of people by comparing it either with the behavior...

OBJECT-ORIENTED PLAY

the voluntary changing of items, like clanging or throwing them, within the framework of play.

OBSERVER BIAS

an experimental bias comprised of errors by a viewer in one direction. Such a bias is frequently correlated with the viewer's assumptions, beliefs, or...

OCCASIONALISM

noun. the philosophical doctrine which postulates that occurrences aren't specifically a result of the antecedent occurrences which seem to generate them, and specifically that...

OCCUPATIONAL INHIBITION, OCCUPATIONAL NORM

the common or average score attained from examinations of a specific capacity, attribute, or interest among members of a specific occupation.

OCULAR DOMINANCE COLUMN

a vertical slab of straite cortex wherein the neurons are favorably reactive to arousal by way of one of the two eyes. It is...

ODD-EVEN RELIABILITY

a way of examining the dependability of an examination by relating scores on the odd- numbered objects with scores on the even-numbered objects. It...

OFFSPRING

noun. any of the present-forth descendants of a plant, animal, or person.

OLFACTORIUM

noun. an examination chamber designed for concise and accurate gauging of olfactory operations, particularly odor sensitivity. The very controlled odor surroundings introduce pure air...

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