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...

FREE WILL

Name used to describe the capacity that a person has for making their own decisions and directions in life. We need it for moral...

FUNCTIONAL DISTANCE

the degree to which an arrangement of residential faculties will influence the probability of any unplanned social interactions by the residents. Physical distance, position...

GENETICS

The branch of biology concerning the mechanisms and phenomena of heredity and the laws that determine inherited traits. See behavior genetics; biogenesis; political genetics;...

GROUP TEST

the term that is applied to the test administered to several individuals simultaneously. Compare individual test.

INTERPERSONAL SKILL

The aptitude enabling a person to be able to carry on effective relationships with others such as an ability to cooperate, communicate thought and...

INTROSPECTION

Attempting to access one's own internal psychological processes directly, perceptions, judgements or states. Introspective ailj

KNOWLEDGE FUNCTION OF AN ATTITUDE

A positive attitude toward a friend may assist in attributing that person's negative behaviour to situational factors rather that personal characteristics, and the role...

FACIAL FEEDBACK HYPOTHESIS

was first proposed by U.S. psychologists Sylvan S. Tomkins (1911 - 1991) and Carroll F. Izard (1923 - ) as a hypothesis where afferent...

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