WATERFALL ILLUSION

the most widely recognized instance of a movement aftereffect, generated by observing a waterfall for a time and then switching one's stare to still...

WHITTEN EFFECT

the impact of chemical correspondence in eliciting ovulation. With regard to some rodent species, females ovulate whenever exposed to scents or odors from adult...

WORD-LENGTH EFFECT

with regard to an examination of memory range, the fact that one generally recalling a larger amount of shorter words than their longer counterparts....

WATSON, JOHN BROADUS

an American psychologist. Watson attained his PhD from the University of Chicago, where he studied biology and neurophysiology, in addition to philosophy and psychology....

WAVELENGTH THRESHOLDS

the minimal and maximal light or noise wavelengths which can be interpreted. In the human visual system, differ slightly with severity but are usually...

WHOOPING COUGH

a very contagious bacterial infection which impacts the respiratory tract spanning from the nasopharynx to the bronchioles. It is marked by spasmodic coughing which...

WORK-REST CYCLE

any permanent or repeating series wherein time used performing jobs is interspersed with intermittent breaks.

WEAPONS EFFECT

escalated hostility or an elevated propensity toward aggression generated by just the sight of a weapon. If provoked, people who have formerly been exposed...

WILL TO SURVIVE

the determination to live regardless of an adverse scenario or extreme situations. Commonly referred to as will to live.

WPPSI

abbreviated form: Wechsler preschool and primary scale of intelligence.

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