WOMB FANTASY

with regard to psychoanalytic theory, the fallacy of going back into the womb or living within the womb, generally shown in symbolic style, like...

WORKING MEMORY

a multi-component design of short-term or active memory which has a phonological loop to preserve verbal data, a visuospatial scratchpad to control visual data,...

WECHSLER INTELLIGENCE SCALE FOR CHILDREN (WISC)

an intelligence test cultivated originally in 1949 and generalized for kids from 6 years old to 16 years 11 months. It presently utilizes 10...

WHITE COMMISSURE

a group of myelinated fibers, both motor and sensory, which passes from one side of the spinal cord to the other side, connecting the...

WORD-ASSOCIATION TEST

a projective examination wherein the involved party reacts to a stimulant term with the initial term which comes to mind. The method was founded...

WAVELENGTH THRESHOLDS

the minimal and maximal light or noise wavelengths which can be interpreted. In the human visual system, differ slightly with severity but are usually...

WHOOPING COUGH

a very contagious bacterial infection which impacts the respiratory tract spanning from the nasopharynx to the bronchioles. It is marked by spasmodic coughing which...

WORK-REST CYCLE

any permanent or repeating series wherein time used performing jobs is interspersed with intermittent breaks.

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...

WILL TO SURVIVE

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

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