Glossary V

Variability refers to the degree of change in a phenomenon over time.

Deutsch: Variable / Español: Variable / Português: Variável / Français: Variable / Italiano: Variabile /

Variable refers to a dimension along which people, things, or events differ.

A variable-resistance is an exercise strength training in which the resistance varies throughout the range of motion.

Deutsch: Varianz / Español: Varianza / Português: Variância / Français: Variance / Italiano: Varianza

The variance is the average squared deviation around the mean; the standard deviation squared.

A measure of the dispersion of a frequency distribution in which each score is subtracted from the mean, squared, and summed. The sum is then divided by the number of scores.

In psychology, variance refers to the measure of the spread between numbers in a data set, indicating how much the numbers differ from each other and from the mean. It is a statistical concept used to describe the degree of diversity or variability in variables, such as scores, traits, or behaviors within a group of people.

Deutsch: Variation / Español: Variación / Português: Variação / Français: Variation / Italiano: Variazione /

The term "variation" refers to the natural differences and diversity that exist among individuals in terms of their thoughts, behaviors, emotions, and other psychological attributes. Variation is a fundamental aspect of human nature and is influenced by a combination of genetic, environmental, cultural, and developmental factors. Understanding variation is essential in psychology as it helps researchers and practitioners appreciate the range of human experiences and behaviors.

Deutsch: Varietät

The term "variety" refers to the range or diversity of something. This can refer to a variety of different concepts or phenomena within psychology, such as the range of emotions or behaviors that an individual experiences, the diversity of cultural or social experiences that shape an individual's development, or the variety of treatment options or interventions that are available to address a particular problem or challenge.

Vascular dementia refers to a form of Dementia resulting from a vascular disease that causes deprivation of the blood supply to the brain. It is a progressive brain disorder involving loss of cognitive functioning caused by blockage of blood flow to the brain, that appears concurrently with other neurological signs and symptoms.
Vascular system refers to the blood supply system of arteries and veins.