VIERORDT

the standard positing that the two-point threshold for a stimulant is lesser in moving body parts than in body parts which are not as...

VISUAL FIELD DEFECT

a lessening in the typical extension of the visual field, marked by part or complete blindness. This is elicited by a disruption in the...

VULNERABILITY FACTOR

a variant which, if encountered or elicited, impacts the likelihood that a person will cultivate a condition, disorder, or illness,

VIVISECTION

A dissection carried out on a living animal for research or experimental reasons. Numerous scientists and researchers are against this practice, questioning its scientific...

VON RESTORFF EFFECT

a memory-procedure theory postulating that an object which is different from others within a sequence will be recalled more than the objects of uniqueness....

VARIANCE STABILIZING TRANSFORMATION

any of a category of transformations whose purpose is to terminate the union between the cell mean and the variance of the observations inside...

VACUUM ACTIVITY

the event occurring of a fixed-action pattern during the absence of the usual exterior stimulant which elicits the pattern. This is thought to be...

VIRTUE

1. a trait or quality which has positive meanings within a specific culture and which is thought to be advantageous to psychological wellbeing. 2....

VENTROMEDIAL NUCLEUS

an region of the hypothalamus inside the brain which is recipient to incoming data from the amygdala and is associated especially with ingesting food...

VOLUNTEER

noun. a person who adds their services via personal selection and in lieu of compensation.

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