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...

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...

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,...

WITZELSUCHT

noun. a form of joking mania, marked by a morbid drive to tell bad jokes and stories lacking meaning, which can be indicative of...

WECHSLER-BELLEVUE INTELLIGENCE SCALE (WBIS)

a personalized intelligence scale for adults and older kids consisting of 6 verbal and 5 performance subtests which produce independent verbal and performance IQ's...

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...

WOODCOCK-JOHNSON PSYCHOEDUCATIONAL BATTERY

an evaluation, now in its third edition, which gauges mental capacity and educational achievement in kids, youths, or adults. The tests of mental capacity...

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...

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