UATION OR TRIGGER

interpreted to have occurred without warning.

UMWELT

With regard to the thought of Martin Heidegger, a German philosopher, the factor of casein which is constituted by someone's engagement with the world...

UNCONDITIONED RESPONSE (UCR UR)

the unlearned reaction to a stimulant: any initial reaction which takes place organically and in the absence of conditioning. The unconditioned reaction functions as...

UNCOVERING

noun. With regard to psychotherapy, the procedure of slowly removing a person

UNDIFFERENTIATED SOMATOFORM DISORDER

in the DSM- IV-TR, a somatoform disorder wherein at least one physical complaint continues for at least six months, and cannot be explained by...

UNIFORMLY MOST POWERFUL TEST (UMP TEST)

the test from across a group of competing tests, each with alike operational importance levels, which has the greatest power against all optional hypotheses.

UNIT OF ANALYSIS

with regard to experimental research and design, the group of things, individuals, or beings which are being explored or analyzed.

UNIVERSALS

noun. With regard to philosophy, general traits, like "moroseness" or "bravery," in contrast to the specifics which instantiate them. The status of such, and...

UNWEIGHTED MEANS ANALYSIS

with regard to the analysis of variance, an analytic approach wherein the length and girth of the singular cells of the model are not...

URBAN LEGEND

an extraordinary or fascinating story, frequently comprised of a combination of horror and humor, which is very much repeated as if authentic, but can...

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