VENTILATION CONDITIONS

Atmospheric conditions—primarily temperature, humidity, and air flow—constitute an important problem in industrial psychology and human engineering, since they have considerable influence on productivity, accident...

VIGOTSKY TEST

A test of conceptual thinking in which the subject classifies blocks according to different characteristicsdeveloped by the Soviet psychologist L. Vigotsky and introduced in...

VISIBILITY CURVE

A graph representing the sensitivity of the eye to different wavelengths of light. Two types of curves are usually constructed, one for daylight vision...

VISIBLE SPECTRUM

The range of electromagnetic waves visible to the human eye.Our sense of vision is activated by radiant energy emitted or reflected from objects. This...

VISUAL DEFECTS

Common visual defects so often affect behavior and adjustment that they are usually included in the field of psychology. Most of them are due...

VOLUNTEER WORKERS

In recent years mental health clinics and mental hospitals have been using more and more volunteersnot only because of the shortage of personnel but...

VALIDITY

noun. the trait of being founded on honesty, correctness, fact, or law. 2. the level to which an examination or gauge correctly gauges or...

VANDENBERGH EFFECT

the impacts of chemical correspondence regarding influencing age of pubescence in rodent populaces. Adult males generate a scent which can escalate pubescence in young...

VARIED MAPPING

during a search task, a condition wherein target and distractor stimulus alter roles at random during the course of an experiment, so that a...

VASOPRESSIN

noun. a peptide hormone which is synthesized in the hypothalamus and dispersed by nerve terminals housed in the posterior pituitary gland. It takes on...

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