WINDMILL ILLUSION

an illusion of movement of rotating items.

WILL TO POWER 1

with regard to the individual psychology of Alfred Adler, the commitment to aim for superiority and dominance, which he argued was especially magnitudinous in...

WOLF CHILDREN

two girls who were rumored to be reared by wolves in India and who took on all the significant lupine life trends, howling in...

WORRY

a state of cognitive distress or worry because of concern over an impending or expected occurrence, risk, or threat.

WHIRL SENSATION

the feeling of spinning, which is innervated by the vestibular system.

WEIGHT WATCHERS

a largely accessible weight loss and management program which is inclusive of practices of both support and self-help groups.

WUNDT, WILHELM MAX

A German psychologist and physiologist. Wundt earned his medical degree and his second doctorate studying under Johannes Muller. He then worked as Hermann Von...

WALDEN TWO

the title of a 1948 novel by B. F. Skinner which depicts an experimental community based upon psychological standards. The terminology stems from Walden,...

WORKING BACKWARD

a problem-resolution method wherein the solver starts at the objective state and tries to discover a passage back to the problem

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...

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