WOLMAN'S DISEASE

a hereditary metabolic disorder marked by an insufficiency of acid lipase, an enzyme required to synthesize lipid molecules. The adrenal glands come to be...

WORD-FREQUENCY STUDY

a examination wherein the frequency of to-be-recalled words is manipulated to explore the impact of this variant on later memory. Commonly, in analyses of...

WORK-FLOW INTEGRATION

the creation of work jobs to supply a more capable integration of activities between and across workers engaged in codependent acts.

WORLD DESIGN

with regard to existential psychology, a person

WUNDT CURVE

an illusion wherein straight lines which seem to be arched whenever observed through a prism and seem to arch in the converse direction whenever...

WADA TEST

a presurgical and diagnostic method for deciding hemispheric operations, commonly memory and linguistics, by injecting a minor dosage of a barbiturate into an interior...

WANDERING ATTENTION

an attention disruption wherein the person seems completely alert but is distracted by nearly any exterior stimulant. The condition might stem from disorders of...

WATER-JAR PROBLEMS,

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

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...

WEIGHT EXPERIMENT

a psychophysical experiment wherein involved parties lift weights and their sensitivity to slight variations in weight is assessed.

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