absolute judgment

absolute judgment

n
(Psychology) psychol any judgment about a single stimulus, e.g. about the value of one of its properties or about whether it is present or absent. Compare comparative judgment
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Although we selected a seemingly shocking title for this article, which may convince the readership to bear in mind that we will conclude with an absolute judgment of whether Yemeni people deserve this political leadership or not, we don't intend to review what we believe is necessary to appeal to the minds of people.
We will reserve absolute judgment until we drive the 120hp car but the omens are very, very good indeed.
In some trials, they judged whether the lines were the same length, regardless of the surrounding squares (an absolute judgment of individual objects independent of context).
In previous behavioral studies of similar tasks, Americans were more accurate on absolute judgments, East Asians on relative judgments.
The paradox is always somehow involved in dialectic: challenging some orthodoxy, the paradox is an oblique criticism of absolute judgment or absolute convention" (10).
You hear of the odious things some Westlake High wrestlers purportedly did to teammates in the name of hazing and it makes you wary of passing absolute judgment on a quiet kid you don't know, lest the next kid who wanders into a dark place has a face that's heartbreakingly familiar.
Ferrero is a writer of merit and a novelist of humble and subdued human stories, sometimes unfolded in the margins of History, which in all modesty he does not seek to impose on the reader from the height of an absolute judgment.
Because both have been transformed into a religion with a sort of glory of sanctity, you will hear absolute judgments from both groups which you would only hear otherwise from a religious person.
Our thoughts, as ever, are with the Japanese people struggling to cope -- beyond that, it is too soon to form broad and absolute judgments on relative risks.
We're not so good at making absolute judgments of how good or bad something is, but we can see changes.