WAIST-TO-HIPS RATIO

the circumference of the waist divided by the circumference of the hips. This ratio is frequently utilized in cross-cultural analyses of attractiveness of an...

WAR PSYCHOLOGY

the employment of psychological standards and techniques to military situations and operatives during wartime. It encompasses human operations in a multitude of distressful...

WATERSHED ZONE

a zone which resides between the vascular distribution regions of two arteries. Even though the cerebral cortex is sufficiently supplied by arteries with...

WEBER'S EXPERIMENT

an experiment where it was shown that discrimination of weight was a constant fraction of 1/40 between two weights.

WEIGHTED APPLICATION BLANK (WAB)

with regard to personnel selection, a scored application type utilized to attain and assess biographical information. The applicant's reaction to each query on the...

WERNICKE'S APHASIA

a loss of the capacity to understand noises or speech , specifically to comprehend or repeat spoken language and to identify items or traits...

WHIPSAWING

1. escalating productivity by joining two or more people or groups on a paired job, frequently with a competitive nature. 2. undermining the...

WHOLE-CHANNEL

designating or associated with an approach to teaching wherein data is presented utilizing techniques which due all the possible senses.

WILL TO MEANING

the need to locate an appropriate connotation and reason for one's life. Will to meaning is the premise and basic drive of logotherapy, a...

WITHDRAWAL REACTION

an extreme type of social withdrawal which , at times, takes place in serious cases of major depressive episode. 2. a re-emergence or worsening...

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