Glossary W

Wilder Penfield refers to the famous Neuro Surgeon who made advancements in the understanding of the relation between brain anatomy and behavior.
Wilhelm Wundt (1832 -1920) , a German who established the first psychology laboratory in 1879, where concentrated almost exclusively on psychological research, particularly on the study of human sensory experience, a research that had previously belonged to the realm of physiology and philosophy .

Wilkinson addition test refers to a performance test in which the subjects add numbers for one hour.

Will id defined as the determination to exercise free choice and self-control. Will, according to Erikson, refers to a young child’s understanding that he or she can act on the world intentionally; this occurs when autonomy, shame, and doubt are in balance. According to Wundt, Will is that aspect of humans that allows them to direct their attention anywhere they wish. Because of his emphasis on Will, Wundt's version of Psychology was called Voluntarism.

Will to power is a term which according to Nietzsche refers to the basic human need to become stronger, more complete, more superior. While satisfying the "Will to power", a person continually becomes something other than he or she was.
Will to survive is a term which according to Schopenhauer refers to the powerful need to perpetuate one's life by satisfying one's biological needs.
Will West Case refers to the identification case that placed fingerprint technology above that of anthropometrics
William Glasser refers to the founder of Reality therapy and spoke to the importance of the relationship in counseling.

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