WHIPPING

hitting an individual with a rod, lash, or like tool.

WHOLE-CHANNEL

designating or associated with an approach to teaching wherein data is presented utilizing techniques which due all the possible senses.

WILL TO MEANING

the need to locate an appropriate connotation and reason for one's life. Will to meaning is the premise and basic drive of logotherapy, a...

WITHDRAWAL REACTION

an extreme type of social withdrawal which , at times, takes place in serious cases of major depressive episode. 2. a re-emergence or worsening...

WOMEN'S LIBERATION MOVEMENT (WLM) 1

a social movement, taken from formative women's' social activism, which came into presence within the late 1960's and lobbied for a significant array of...

WORD-SPAN TEST

an examination of one

WORKING HYPOTHESIS

a conditional hypothesis readily exposed to revising upon additional experimentation.

WORLD WIDE WEB (WWW)

a universal system of warehouses of data about people and establishments which can be entered upon by computer users via the Internet. Commonly referred...

WYATT V STICKNEY DECISION

a 1972 Alabama District Court judgment mandating that the state couldn't retain people against their will in hospital facilities without proper standards. These principles...

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...

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