SOCIOTROPY

a person's tendency to place an inordinate value on relationships over personal independence that will leave them vulnerable to depression in the response to...

SHINKEISHITSU

a culture bound syndrome seen in Japan that features obsessions, perfectionism, ambivalence, social withdrawal and hypochondria. It is also seen in China. Shoma Morita,...

SELF PSYCHOLOGY

Any specific method of psychology preoccupied with the self. School of psychoanalytical philosophy which emphasizes the significance of an individual's associations with other...

SEXUAL APATHY

showing a lack of interest in sexual activity. See hypoactive sexual desire disorder.

SLEEP

a state featuring relaxation, reduced metabolism and relative insensitivity to stimulation. We have unique brain wave patterns for sleeping and different stages. See dream...

SACCADE

Rapid intermittent eye movement, as that which occurs when the eyes fix on one point after another in the visual field. Course cannot...

SOCIAL ATTITUDE 1

1. A person's outlook on social issues and responsibilities. 2. A person's general disposition towards others. 3. An opinion shared by a social group.

SUBTHALAMUS

part of brain located among the thalamus and hypothalamus. It is responsible for the regulation of skeletal muscular motion. This part of brain contains...

SOCIAL CHANGE

a process where the general structure of a society is changed. The Industrial revolution is a good example of this. It can be the...

SITUATED COGNITION

cognition that is inextricable from its context and that intelligence can't be separated from its application. You can also read street intelligence for more...

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