flexion refers to a posture where the hand and the wrist are curved downward. Wrist flexion creates friction and tendon stress , leading to fatigue and injury.
Certiorari refers to writ issued by a higher court directing a lower court to prepare the record of a case and send it to the higher court for review.
language comprises all facets of written expression, e.g., handwriting, capitalization, punctuation, spelling, format, ability to express one's thoughts in sentences and paragraphs, etc.
Wunderkind refers to a child prodigy; a person of remarkable talent or ability who achieves great success or acclaim at an early age. Wunderkind is a German word which literally means wonder child or a child progidy from the words Wunder (wonder, prodigy) and Kind (child) Tiger Woods is a Wunderkind
Experimental Psychology as a separate discipline and of the School of Voluntarism.
Würzburg school refers to a group of psychologists under the influence of Oswald Külpe at the University of Würzburg. Among other things, this group found that some thoughts occur without a specific referent (that is, they are imageless), the higher mental processes could be studied experimentally, and problems have motivational properties that persist until the problem is solved.
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Aerophobia refers to the fear of flying or fear of air. It is an abnormal fear of air and gases (particularly . . . Read More
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Arachnophobia refers to an abnormal and persistent fear of spiders. Sufferers from arachnophobia experience . . . Read More
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Specific phobia refers to a marked irrational, unabating and persistent Fear of clearly discernible, . . . Read More
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Acrophobia refers to an abnormally excessive and persistent Fear of heights. - In this kind of phobia, . . . Read More
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Agoraphobia refers to the fear of public places or open spaces; agoraphobics try to avoid being in situations . . . Read More
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Situational phobia: situational phobia refers to anxiety involving enclosed places (for example, Claustrophobia) . . . Read More
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Autistic disorder refers to a severe childhood disorder characterized by qualitative impairment in social . . . Read More
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Culture-Bound Syndromes refer to recurrent patterns of maladaptive behaviors and/or troubling experiences . . . Read More