WOMB FANTASY

with regard to psychoanalytic theory, the fallacy of going back into the womb or living within the womb, generally shown in symbolic style, like...

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...

WORKING FORWARD

a problem-resolution method wherein the solver persists from the preliminary circumstances to locate a passage to the favored objective state.

WORLD REGIONS

with regard to the thought of Martin Heidegger, a German philosopher, three separate facets of an individual's lived encounter marked as three worlds inhabited...

WURZBURG SCHOOL

a school of psychology cultivated at the end of the nineteenth century by Oswald Kiilpe, a German psychologist, and his collaborative associates, in Wurzburg,...

WAIST-TO-HIPS RATIO

the circumference of the waist divided by the circumference of the hips. This ratio is frequently utilized in cross-cultural analyses of attractiveness of an...

WAR PSYCHOLOGY

the employment of psychological standards and techniques to military situations and operatives during wartime. It encompasses human operations in a multitude of distressful...

WATERSHED ZONE

a zone which resides between the vascular distribution regions of two arteries. Even though the cerebral cortex is sufficiently supplied by arteries with...

WEBER'S EXPERIMENT

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

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...

Latest news