ULTRASOUND

noun. noise whose frequency goes beyond the wide range of audibility of human beings, which is, beyond 20 kHz. With regard to medicine, is...

UNCERTAINTY PRINCIPLE

a standard which it is impossible to gauge correctly on both the placement and the momentum of a particle at a particular point in...

UNCONSCIOUS PROCESS

1. With regard to psychoanalytic theory, a psychical procedure which occurs within the unconscious. 2. With regard to cognitive psychology, a cognitive procedure which...

UNDERLOAD

noun. the scenario wherein a low degree of task demand cultivates distress in such forms as tiredness and being bored.

UNIFIED POSITIVISM

an approach to the dilemma of the fragmentation of psychology which desires and attempts to unify the field by stressing scientific work which incorporates...

UNIPOLAR MANIA

a bipolar disorder wherein just manic episodes have taken place. With the exception of some rare cases, manic episodes have a tendency to, at...

UNIVERSAL DESIGN

a quality of an item or developed surroundings so conceived as to make it maximally usable and comfortable for individuals of all ages and...

UNSPECIFIED MENTAL RETARDATION

the diagnosis rendered whenever a person is assumed to have cognitive retardation but is too seriously handicapped or uncooperative to be assessed by average...

UPWARD MOBILITY

the motion of an individual or group onto a higher social class. Upward mobility has a tendency to be an aspect of fairly relaxed...

URO- (UR-)

combining form: urine or the urinary system.

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