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...

WIDEBAND PROCEDURES

testing and gauging methods which are fairly more subjective in nature. Wideband processes commonly produce a broader span of data than fairly more objective...

WATER-JAR PROBLEMS,

planned by Abraham S. Luchins, an American psychologist, and Edith H. Luchins, and American psychologist and mathematician.

WAB 1

abbreviation for: weighted application blank.2. abbreviation for: western aphasia battery.

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...

WHOLE METHOD OF LEARNING

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

WANDERING BEHAVIOR

a disruption of motor activity which consists of directionless, disoriented motion. These actions commonly take place in people with dementia, extreme distress, neurological...

WEAPON-FOCUS EFFECT

the propensity for eyewitnesses to concentrate their attention on any weapon present at the setting where a crime has taken place, therefore hindering their...

WISCONSIN CARD SORTING TEST (WCST)

a test which necessitates that involved parties deduce from feedback how to organize a sequence of cards depicting many different geometric shapes in varying...

WORKAHOLIC

noun. an informal term for a person who has a continual drive to work, works to an extreme level, and has difficulty not working....

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