STALKING LAW

the law that makes it a crime to continually follow a person, harass or threaten them and give them a reason to fear you....

STANDARDIZED INSTRUCTIONS

a list of instructions for all participants that is the same for all people.

STARVATION REACTIONS

These are the psychological and physical effects of a situation of chronic undernourishment. Common physical effects which include: general weakness or asthenia, hunger pangs,...

STATIC RESPONSE

The postural reflex to orient us against a force such as gravity. Also called static reflex.

STATUS GENERALIZATION

This occurs when a person of authority and respect in one context will enjoy a similar level of status in other contexts. Have a...

STENOSIS

an abnormal narrowing of a passage such as an artery such as the carotid artery or the aorta. It is the abnormal narrowing of...

STEREOTACTIC INSTRUMENT

device used to allow experiments to be made on the brains of animals without damaging nearby tissue. This device holds the animal

STEROID HORMONE

a particular category of hormones with a molecular structure based on 4 inter connected rings of carbon atoms. Sex hormones and corticosteroids are the...

STILTED SPECCH

formal and pompous speech that is affected and can be associated with certain disorders. This speech problem can be seen in the patients suffering...

STIMULUS EVALUATION CHECKS (SECS)

When a person judges the impacts of a situation, these assessments are made and consequently the individual

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