SELF-DETERMINATION THEORY

Emphasises the importance of autonomy and intrinsic motivation to produce a healthy adjustment. This theory emphasize on how a person is actually motivated intrinsically...

SELF-EXTENSION

an investment in ego where things are brought from outside the self that a person feels an affinity with. the extension of ego outside...

SELF-IDEAL Q SORT

a technique that is designed to measure the difference between a person's self-concept and their self-ideal. The self-ideal Q sort looks at how we...

SELF-MARKING TEST

a test that automatically scores a person's results as right or wrong.

SELF-REFERENCING

used in advertising and marketing by making people think about how a product relates to them and past experiences.

SELF-STATEMENT

See self-instructional training; training.

SEMANTIC DEMENTIA

a selective and progressive impairment of our semantic memory that ends up in difficulties in naming words and comprehending words. not age related. Any...

SEMANTICITY

1. The property of a language that allows it to represent events, ideas, objects and actions and to communicate meaning.2. The meanings of vocalisations...

SEMIOTICS

the study of non-verbal and verbal signs and how we communicate meaning in sign systems. As an academic discipline, it was developed within the...

SENSATE FOCUS THERAPY

an approach to sexual dysfunction where people are trained to focus attention on their natural and biological sensual cues to overcome their problems. Sensate...

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