WORD SALAD

an extreme type of thought disorder, shown in seriously disordered and virtually unintelligible talking or penmanship, marked by serious loosening of correlations quite suggestive...

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...

WAKEFULNESS

noun. a condition of consciousness of one

WEBER'S EXPERIMENT

an experiment where it was shown that discrimination of weight was a constant fraction of 1/40 between two weights.

WORK-REST CYCLE

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

WEBER'S LAW

the law postulating that the strength and intensity required to identify modifications within a stimulant is correlated to the absolute magnitude of the stimulant....

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...

WELLNESS CONCEPT

the idea that health care programs ought to be actively engaged in the support of wellness, seen as a dynamic state of physical, cognitive,...

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...

WEBER FRACTION

the ratio of the just noticeable variation to the severity of a stimulant. Escalations in the severity of a stimulant which are just...

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