Glossary W

Widow-to-Widow programs refer to mutual help programs in which those who have previously been bereaved (peers) assist newly bereaved persons on a one-to-one basis
Widowhood refers to the period of time between loss of spouse and remarriage.

Wifty an adjective which means eccentric, silly, scatterbrained.

Wiki refers to a collection of web pages in which users can create web pages on a topic and readers can freely edit those pages.
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 is 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.

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