Glossary J

Journal is defined as a written collection of articles describing the methods and results of new research.

- JRA (Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis) : JRA is the acronym of Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis that refers to a form of arthritis in children ages 16 or younger that causes inflammation and stiffness of the joints.
Judgmental heuristics refer to mental shortcuts people use to make judgments quickly and efficiently

Judgmental sampling is defined as sampling of opinionated people. Please see also Purposive sampling.

Judgmental task refers to a project, problem, or other type of task with results that cannot be evaluated objectively because there are no clear criteria to judge them against.

Judicial bypass option refers to abortion legislation that allows for a judge to bypass parental consent or notification for a minor to acquire an abortion.
Judicial Notice is defined as "facts which do not need to be proven, facts accepted by the judge"

- Julien de la Mettrie (1709 - 1751) : Julien de la Mettrie believed humans were machines that differed from other animals only in complexity. La Mettrie believed that so-called mental experiences are nothing but movements of particles in the brain. He also believed that accepting materialism would result in a better, more humane world.