TABOO (TABU)

A social, spiritual, moral or ethical restriction that makes a man to restraint from a particular behaviour, person or an object. There are many...

SELF-ASSERTION

the act of putting forward your own opinions or to express your needs, rights and wishes. In this way person represents his own demands...

SELF-INJURIOUS BEHAVIOR

the intention to harm you.

SELF-UNDERSTANDING

Attain the insight into your attitudes, motives, defences, reactions, weaknesses and strengths. Also called self-awareness.

SINGLE BLIND

an experiment procedure where the people involved don't know of the treatment, manipulation or type drug administered. Compare double blind; triple blind. You can...

SOCIAL COMPETENCE

a skill a person has in interpersonal relationships with the ability to handle different situations.

SOCIAL MALADJUSTMENT

1. The inability to develop a satisfying relationship. 2. A lack of social finesse and tact. 3. A breakdown in maintaining constructive social relationships.

SOCIAL STATISTICS

the application of statistical methods to understanding social problems and issues. See demography.

SPONTANEOUS RECOVERY

the reappearance of a conditioned response after an operant has been taken away. See extinction.

STIMULUS

Any external or internal situation, event or agent that arise a response from animal or human. Stimulus can be of many types. Conditioned stimulus...

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