WAKING DREAM

1. a metaphor for a vision. 2. a dream-like occurrence happening within the ganzfeild. 3. a dream process in the psychoanalytic theory of Wilfred...

WARM-UP

noun. 1. the utilization of a physical routine to ready the body physiologically for physical performance. 2. the utilization of a physical regimen to...

WAVELENGTH

noun. the measured space between consecutive peaks in a wave movement. The is equivalent to the velocity of propagation of the wave movement divided...

WECHSLER MEMORY SCALE (WMS)

a group of memory tests, initially printed in 1945, which evaluates verbal and non-verbal memory in elder adolescents and adults by methods of recall...

WEIGHTING

noun. the procedure of multiplying test queries, subtests, presumptions which are a part of a test battery, or other gauges which are elements of...

WERTHER SYNDROME

cluster suicides elicited by the suicide of a widely-recognized or popular figure whose demise is supplied with significant media coverage. The phenomenon is termed...

WHITE MATTER

portions of the nervous system made up of nerve fibers which are encaged in a myelin sheath, that renders a white coloration to an...

WIDEBAND PROCEDURES

testing and gauging methods which are fairly more subjective in nature. Wideband processes commonly produce a broader span of data than fairly more objective...

WILLIE M CLASS ACTION

a 1979 class action lawsuit in North Carolina, settled out of court, which mandated a special category of kids of age 18 years old...

WITHIN-GROUP VARIANCE

the variance among identically remedied people in the same group or populace. Commonly referred to as intraclass variance.

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