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Woodchuck refers to a hibernating animal

- Woodworth, Robert Sessions (1869-1962) : Woodworth, Robert Sessions refers to an influential functionalist at Columbia University who emphasized the role of motivation in behavior .
Word is defined as a unit of language, consisting of one or more spoken sounds or their written representation, that functions as a principal carrier of meaning. Moreover, Word is sound sequence that symbolizes meaning and can stand alone.
Word association refers to a simple enabling exercise where research participants suggest words they can associate in any way with something relevant to the research, such as a brand or activity. They are asked to do this quickly, without thinking too hard and without analysing or censoring their responses. These associations often become the subject of further discussion. Neuro-psychology suggests that concepts may be stored in the brain in associative clusters; it is possible that this simple technique may enjoy a resurgence in popularity as we learn more about how information is processed, stored and retrieved from the brain

word association test refers to a projective technique in which a person responds to a stimulus word with whatever word comes to mind. word association test is a test in which a person is presented with a word and asked to respond with the first word that comes to mind.

Word attack skills refers to the ability to analyze unfamiliar words visually and phonetically
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Word attack skills refer to the ability to analyze unfamiliar words visually and phonetically.

Word deafness occurs in the most extreme form of Wernicke’s Aphasia , when a person cannot recognize words, even though the ability to hear pure tones remains intact.

Word extension refers to the range of exemplars to which a word refers.

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