WAREHOUSING

noun. the practice of restraining people with cognitive disorders to large facilities for prolonged, frequently lifelong, custodial care. This colloquial terminology indicates absence of...

WET-GLOBE BULB TEMPERATURE

a gauge to account for impacts of temperature and humidity and to supervise distress in effort to inhibit heat-related damages or diseases.

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...

WORD SPURT

the swift escalation in word acquisition which takes place at about one and a half years of age, whenever most nouns are acquired.

WITHDRAWAL REACTION

an extreme type of social withdrawal which , at times, takes place in serious cases of major depressive episode. 2. a re-emergence or worsening...

WEIGHTED LEAST SQUARES

a variation on the ordinary least squares processes utilized within the general linear design wherein the variants are weighted by constants of proportionality. Weighted...

WOBBLE SWITCH

an interface between a tool and the utilizer which is alike to a joystick. The switch is activated whenever the stick is pushed off-center...

WORD-RECOGNITION THRESHOLD

with regard to analyses involving word recognition, the smallest quantity of time which a term must be shown for an individual to recognize and...

WILD BOY OF AVEYRON

an alleged feral child, unsocialized and unable to read or write, found dwelling in the woods near Aveyron around 1800 and analyzed by French...

WILDERVANCK'S SYNDROME

a genetic disorder correlated to klippel-feil syndrome and marked by deafness and paralysis of the abducens nerve. Cranial asymmetry and cognitive retardation might additionally...

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