WESTERMARCK EFFECT

the postulation that individuals who are reared nearby or in the same home do not find each other sexually appealing when they're older. It...

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...

WHOLE METHOD OF LEARNING

a learning method wherein the complete block of material is memorized, in contract to learning the material in portions.

WORK THERAPY

the utilization of paid or unpaid work tasks as a therapeutic agent for people with cognitive or physical disorders.

WITHDRAWAL

A defensive reaction consisting of retreat from threatening situations and, in its pathological form, retreat from reality as a whole.There are many types and...

WORD APPROXIMATION

a speech disruption wherein traditional words are utilized in untraditional or improper manners as in metonymy, or new but comprehensible words are compiled out...

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...

WRITING TEST

any examination modeled to sample and gauge writing abilities, that can are inclusive of the motor function of writing, grammar, content, and spelling.

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...

WELL-BEING

noun. a state of happiness, being pleased and content, low degrees of anguish, generally positive physical and cognitive health and attitude, or good quality...

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