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Functional Job Analysis is defined as a job analysis method developed by Fine that rates the extent to which a job incumbent is involved with functions in the categories of data, people, and things.

Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging refers to a variant of the traditional MRI, which makes it possible to construct a picture of activity in the brain.

- Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) : Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) refers to a variant of the traditional MRI, which makes it possible to construct a picture of activity in the brain. It is a neuroimaging technique that uses magnetic fields to construct a detailed representation in three dimensions of levels of activity in various parts of the brain at a given moment

Functional model refers to a theory that integrates the localization-of-function and equipotentiality perspectives. This theory holds that any behavior is due to the interaction of several brain systems and that the nature of a behavioral deficit will depend on which functional system is affected as well as the localization of damage within that functional system.

- Functional MRI (fMRI) : Functional MRI also known as fMRI refers to functional magnetic resonance imaging that records brain activity.
Functional Play a term which is also for relational play which can be seen between 9-24 months , denoting use of objects in play for the purposes for which they were intended, e.g., using simple objects correctly, combining related objects (a female doll in a beauty parlor), and making objects do what they are made to do.

Functional relations refer to relations among words that indicate what can be done with the referent of a word. For example, words such as sitting, rest, and rocking indicate what can be done with a chair.
Functional relationship refers to the relationship between changes in an independent variable and changes in a dependent variable ; a cause-and-effect relationship .

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