FACEWORK

has a multitude of potential definintions depending on the application. For example, in social interactions, facework refers to strategic social movements where the individual...

FIRST IMPRESSION

the term applied to the initial impression we have of another person when we meet them for the first time. It contains positive and...

FREQUENCY DISTRIBUTION

the plot of the frequency of occurrence of scores of various sizes that have been arranged from lowest to highest score.

FUNCTIONAL FAMILY THERAPY

a form of family therapy that focuses on both family interaction patterns and on the benefits family members may derive from problem behaviour. Uses...

GESTURE

1. this is a movement that can indicate a meaning or attitude. A wave is an example. See non-verbal behaviour. See emblem; iconic gesture....

INTERDEPENDENCE THEORY

theory applied to the approach to analysing social interactions and relationships that focuses on how each person's outcomes depend on the actions of others....

INTRAGROUP CONFLICT

Confrontation or disagreement between two or more members of a single group. Compare intfrgroup conflict

KINESTHETIC FEEDBACK

Provided by stretch receptors in the muscle spindles and tendons as well as by receptors in the joints. Information about the movement, position tension...

FACTOR METHOD

is a basic and simple term which is used to describe the method during which factors which are extracted from a specific experiment are...

FIRST-ORDER FACTOR

Used in factor analysis. Any factors that are derived from the correlation among the manifest variables, as opposed to second- order factors, which are...

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