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nondirective

(nŏn′dĭ-rĕk′tĭv, -dī-)
adj.
Of, relating to, or being a psychotherapeutic or counseling technique in which the therapist takes an unobtrusive role in order to encourage free expression and problem resolution by the client or patient.
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011 Nondirectional analysis Partic- [chi square] DF p- ipant value value Isan- 2.
In this model, "individuals" is a random factor (a - 1 df where a = the number of mice) that assesses variation in size or shape among individual mice, "sides" (1 df) is a fixed factor that assesses DA, the individuals x sides interaction (a - 1 df) assesses nondirectional asymmetry (typically FA), and the error assesses variation in replicate measurements (Leamy 1984; Palmer 1994).
Several researchers have suggested that direct interlocks are more influential than nondirectional interlocks (Palmer, 1983; Mintz and Schwartz, 1985; Stearns and Mizruchi, 1987; but see Palmer, Jennings, and Zhou, 1993 for an exception).
Once these hypotheses have been formulated, a corresponding set of statistical contrasts can be identified and appropriate directional or nondirectional hypotheses set forth.
A nondirectional t test conducted on the age variable was significant (t = 4.
Further, whether or not otherwise specified, the nondirectional version of the null hypothesis was used for all tests.
Thus, incubation is typically an intuitive, nondirectional style of considering various possibilities or options.
We thus postulate the following nondirectional hypothesis predicting a significant influence of the use of information intermediaries on the overall extent of information searches and leave the nature (i.
In 2003, Interface introduced the new i2[TM] collection of flooring that offers creative design options and flexibility and is designed for nondirectional installation without concern for pattern or dye lot.
21 (b) Unlike speeds, which are nondirectional scalar values, net vertical movement is a vector with negative values indicating movement towards the bottom.
For our argument against the underspecification analysis to go through, this implies that we have to make sure that the nominalizations that we are discussing are derived nominals in the sense above rather than gerunds, because DM proposes a nondirectional underspecification analysis only for the former.