WADA TEST

a presurgical and diagnostic method for deciding hemispheric operations, commonly memory and linguistics, by injecting a minor dosage of a barbiturate into an interior...

WANDERING ATTENTION

an attention disruption wherein the person seems completely alert but is distracted by nearly any exterior stimulant. The condition might stem from disorders of...

WATER-JAR PROBLEMS,

planned by Abraham S. Luchins, an American psychologist, and Edith H. Luchins, and American psychologist and mathematician.

WEAR-AND-TEAR THEORY OF AGING

a theory of biological aging proposing that aging stems from a build-up of trauma to cells, tissues, and organs inside the body elicited by...

WEIGHT EXPERIMENT

a psychophysical experiment wherein involved parties lift weights and their sensitivity to slight variations in weight is assessed.

WERNER'S DISEASE

a rare genetic disorder affecting both males and females and marked by signs of premature aging prior to the age of 20. The patients...

WHEELCHAIR SPORT

a form of recreational or rehabilitative activity wherein people with physical incapacities compete in individual and team sports with the utilization of a wheelchair....

WHO (10) WELL-BEING INDEX

a 10-object survey, established by the World Health Organization, which is inclusive of bad and good aspects of health and welfare in a sole...

WILKS'S LAMBDA

a statistic based upon the difference in mean vectors across K samples utilized to test hypotheses about group mean vector differences in multivariate testing...

WISCONSIN CARD SORTING TEST (WCST)

a test which necessitates that involved parties deduce from feedback how to organize a sequence of cards depicting many different geometric shapes in varying...

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