WAB 1

abbreviation for: weighted application blank.2. abbreviation for: western aphasia battery.

WALTER REED ARMY INSTITUTE OF RESEARCH

a United States Army research institute which performs a multitude of applied-research programs.

WATERFALL ILLUSION

the most widely recognized instance of a movement aftereffect, generated by observing a waterfall for a time and then switching one's stare to still...

WEAPONS EFFECT

escalated hostility or an elevated propensity toward aggression generated by just the sight of a weapon. If provoked, people who have formerly been exposed...

WEIGHT DISCRIMINATION

the capacity to differentiate variations in weight among stimulants.

WELTANSCHAUUNG

noun. any basic comprehension of the universe, and of humankind's orientation within it, kept by a person, a society, or a subculture. This worldview...

WHEELCHAIR

noun. a chair that has wheels modeled to accelerate the mobility of people not capable of walking without help. One of the oldest assistive...

WHITTEN EFFECT

the impact of chemical correspondence in eliciting ovulation. With regard to some rodent species, females ovulate whenever exposed to scents or odors from adult...

WILDERVANCK'S SYNDROME

a genetic disorder correlated to klippel-feil syndrome and marked by deafness and paralysis of the abducens nerve. Cranial asymmetry and cognitive retardation might additionally...

WIN-STAY, LOSE-SHIFT STRATEGY

with regard to discrimination learning, a cognitive or behavioral method wherein a living being persists to render the same reaction as long as it...

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