VENN DIAGRAM

a visual symbolization of components and associations in set algebra. It is a figure wherein circles symbolize the set's components, and the union and...

VENTROMEDIAL HYPOTHALAMIC SYNDROME

a group of indicators elicited by experimental lesions inside the ven tromedial nucleus of the hypothalamus inside the brain. The syndrome consists of two...

VERBAL INTELLIGENCE

the capacity to utilize words and mixtures of words well in correspondence and problem solving.

VERIDICAL

adjective. 1. honest. 2. of cognitive phenomena, like memories or beliefs, related to exterior reality. 3. of dreams or visions, allegedly affirmed by later...

VESTED INTEREST

the degree to which an outlook item is viewed as being associated with an individual's material self-interest. It is presumed to be a determinant...

VESTIBULOSPINAL TRACT

a trace which transmits impulses to the spinal cord from the vestibular nuclei. It is separated into medial and lateral departments and operations to...

VICARIOUS ENJOYMENT

the satisfaction one gets as an outcome of another's gains or other positive encounters, frequently due to an identification with this other person. Commonly...

VINELAND SOCIAL MATURITY SCALE,

presently consists of objects for ages from infancy to 90 years old. Information is collected via a scoring form or semistructured interview with the...

VISCERAL BRAIN

the region of the brain which is engaged in the neurophysiological management of emotion-based actions and experience. Its significant structures are the septal region,...

VISUAL ANGLE

the angle subtended by a visual objective at the nodal point of the eye. The girth of an adult thumb at arm's length subtends...

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