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...

VAGOTOMY

noun. surgical lacerating or disruption of the vagus nerve, that has sensory, physiological, and motor operatives.

VALUES CLARIFICATION

1. any procedure aimed to advocate for a person's awareness and comprehension of their moral standards and ethical priorities and their correlation to actions....

VARIANCE-COVARIANCE MATRIX

with regard to multivariate statistics, a matrix whose diagonal components are the variances of variants and whose non-diagonal components are the covariances in such.

VASO- (VAS-)

combining form: 1. blood vessel . 2. the vas deferens.

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