WEIGHTED LEAST SQUARES

a variation on the ordinary least squares processes utilized within the general linear design wherein the variants are weighted by constants of proportionality. Weighted...

WERNICKE'S THEORY

a theory which incorporates the assistance of Wernicke

WHITE COMMISSURE

a group of myelinated fibers, both motor and sensory, which passes from one side of the spinal cord to the other side, connecting the...

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...

WILL-DO FACTORS

aspects adding to a worker's performance on a task which are creditable to their willingness instead of to their insight or capacity.

WITHERSPOON EXCLUDABLES

prospective jurors who are so against the death penalty that they're not willing to consider it as an choice for sentencing and can therefore...

WORD APPROXIMATION

a speech disruption wherein traditional words are utilized in untraditional or improper manners as in metonymy, or new but comprehensible words are compiled out...

WORK ETHIC

an importance or overstressing placed on the significance of work or other types of effortful activity as a social, psychological, and moral good. ...

WORKING MOTHER

a mother who is employed somewhere other than the home, specifically one with young or school-aged kids.

WPPSI

abbreviated form: Wechsler preschool and primary scale of intelligence.

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