QUOTIENT HYPOTHESIS

The hypothesis that suggests quotients or ratios of two consecutive difference thresholds in a given series are equal. It is an adaption of...

QUALITY ASSURANCE

A system of evaluating health care services with the goal of improving their quality. It involves findings for effectiveness, adequacy of diagnostic evaluation,...

QUADRANOPIA

A defect in the field of vision characterized by the loss of one-fourth or one quadrant of the visual field is lost.

QUICK TEST (QT)

U.S. psychologists Bruce and Carol Ammons developed the quick test for screening and testing individuals with severe disabilities. Responses to test questions are...

QUERULENT

Having a quarrelsome, argumentative and suspicious nature. Those who fit this adjective are also seen as being more litigious than average.

QUANTITATIVE DATA

Quantitative data is data that can be expressed and analyzed numerically.

QUARTIMAX ROTATION

As used in factor analysis, a perpendicular rotation maximizing the variance across the rows of the matrix.

QUANTITATIVE ELECTROENCEPHALOGRAPH (QEEG)

An electroencephalograph that gives numerical results that can be analyzed.

QUANTITATIVE EVALUATION

An evaluation method that yields numerical assessments garnered from formal methods of data collection. It provides answers to already designed objectives.

QUASI-CONTROL SUBJECTS

Participants in a research project who are asked for their view regarding the context of the conduct of the research and to give their...

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