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...

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,...

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...

WERNICKE'S AREA

an area within the posterior temporal gyrus of the left hemisphere of the brain's cerebrum, consisting of nerve tissue correlated to the perception of...

WORD FLUENCY (WF)

the capacity to list terms swiftly in specific classifications. The capacity is correlated to a portion of the brain anterior to Broca's region inside...

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...

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...

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...

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