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...

FAMILY RESEMBLANCE

with respect to studies looking at categorisation, family resemblance is the tendency for children or members within a collective family unit to resemble each...

FETAL STAGE

the final stage of human prenatal development, from the 8th or 9th week after fertilisation to the time of birth. It is preceded by...

FIXATION REFLEX

the term that is given to a reflex that orients the eyes onto a fixed target. It uses cortical and the subcortical areas of...

FREQUENCY DISTRIBUTION

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

FUNCTIONAL GRAMMAR

an approach to grammar using categories that reflect nonlinguistic factors, such as intention and social context, rather than categories based solely on formal linguistic...

GENDER DIFFERENCES

the term applied to the typical differences between men and women that is often specific to a particular culture where domains as careers, communication,...

GENERALIZATION

1. Deriving a concept or theory from a number of specific cases, applying it widely. 2. Judgement derived and applied this way. 3. Conditioning...

GERMINAL STAGE

1. Humans. The first 2 weeks of prenatal life after fertilisation where the egg moves to the uterus and is implanted. 2. Plants. The...

GROUP

1. Collection of people. 2. Social psychology. 2 or more people influencing each other. Also called social group. 3. organised collection of animals. 4....

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