WAITING-LIST PHENOMENON

with regard to psychotherapy and counseling, the uncommon event of a "cure

WARM SPOT

any point on the exterior of the skin which is especially sensitive to stimulants generating the feeling of warmth.

WATSON-GLASER CRITICAL THINKING APPRAISAL

a gauge of critical thinking wherein involved parties are requested to read and assess many statements.

WEBSITE

noun. a site on the internet which supplies data, generally about a specific individual or establishment or about a professional or commercial service. The...

WEIGHTED KAPPA

a variant on the kappa statistic for interrater agreement wherein the strength of differences between classifications are part of the examination. Thereby, if two...

WERNICKE'S ENCEPHALOPATHY

a neurological disorder elicited by a deficiency of vitamin B. The principal indicators are confusion, occulomotor irregularities, and ataxia. The disorder is most often...

WHISKER BARREL

a barrel-shaped line of neurons within the somatosensory region of some animals which are recipient to data from a specific whisker.

WHOLE-WORD METHOD

a largely utilized technique of language and reading direction based upon the concept that students ought to grasp the connotation of full words at...

WILL TO SURVIVE

the determination to live regardless of an adverse scenario or extreme situations. Commonly referred to as will to live.

WITHDRAWING RESPONSE

with regard to behavioral psychology, any actions modeled to stop contact with a noxious stimulant.

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