Whitaker Index of Schizophrenic Thinking

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Whitaker Index of Schizophrenic Thinking

((h)wit′ă-kĕr),

WIST

A test of impairments in logic and logical thinking in individuals over the age of 16. The test has two parts: a section that measures logical responses to emotionally neutral concepts and a section that measures responses to stressful or emotionally charged concepts. In each the subject is asked to choose words that are closely paired or similar, to suggest the likely products of new inventions. The test is timed.
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In the eleven-year time frame of this study the Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre (QTAC) advise that 241 applicants accepted an offer to other Queensland universities where STEPS, WIST or LIFT results from CQUniversity formed the basis of their Tertiary Entrance Ranking (TER).
Where Wist argues that the film team merely recorded what they were ordered to, the amateur footage attests to a troubling personal fascination with capturing such motifs as starving children
168: "Then all the knights of the Table Round marvelled greatly of Sir Galahad, that he durst sit there in that Siege Perilous, and was so tender of age; and wist not from whence he came but all only by God; and said: This is he by whom the Sangreal shall be achieved, for there sat never none but he, but he were mischieved.
He sought for comfort, with courage saying: 'Quickly will I come from the courts of Thingol; long ere manhood I will lead to Morwin great tale of treasure, and true comrades'-- for he wist not the weird woven by Bauglir, nor the sundering sorrow that swept between.
The WIST group looked at issues such as working conditions for women in industrial research,amaking recommendations on how to integrate diversity in industrial research management and proposing strategies for increasing the numbers of women involved in business research.
Biochemical and morphological studies on production and regression of experimental liver cirrhosis induced by thioacetamide in Uje: WIST rats.
The trees are mine, These hoary-headed masters;--and I glide, Humbled, beneath their unpresuming pride, And wist not much what blossoms bud or shine.
Through WIST, the province assists unemployed and low-income women by providing pre-apprenticeship training in a variety of trades, with the government providing funding to cover tuition fees and other costs related to the program.
The perceived location of a stimulus can indeed be influenced by the presence of other objects nearby (Foley, 1985; Gogel, 1965; Gogel & Tietz, 1977; Wist & Summons, 1976; see also Chamizo, 2003).
In the approximate center of the gallery stands Wist and Sea for Wika Wee (all works 2003), a boxlike shelter that looks like one of Wilhelm Reich's orgone accumulators assembled by a team of interior decorators.
Her latest book, Wist, casts its nets further afield, with sisters Romany and Kate journeying from Birmingham to much further flung places to escape the dark secrets of their family's past.