WATER-JAR PROBLEMS,

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

WHOLE METHOD OF LEARNING

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

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...

WORK FUNCTION SCALE

with regard to functional job analysis, any of the facets on which tasks are scored to ascertain the level of complexity of handling people,...

WET NURSE

a lactating female who nurses an infant who is not biologically hers.

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....

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...

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...

WERNICKE-KORSAKOFF SYNDROME

a syndrome stemming from persistent alcoholism or nutritional deficiencies, correlated to deficiency of vitamin B. The syndrome is marked by a minor ataxia, confusional...

WINDMILL ILLUSION

an illusion of movement of rotating items.

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