SOCIAL INFLUENCE

an influence by a group in a social situation that has an influence on a person's behaviour. Social influence is that what makes us...

STILLING COLOR VISION TEST

A test designed for checking the degree of colour weakness in an individual. The test consists of psu-doisochromatic charts. These charts have dots of...

SYMBOLIC DISPLACEMENT

mechanism of moving answer, usually emotional one, from its primary source to the one that is presented by it. To represent another stimulus...

SOCIAL INHIBITION

a restraint on person's feelings and expressions in the belief that others may disapprove of their behaviour. See audience effect.

SPATIAL ORIENTATION

Being able to change location in space in relation to objects we can see. See spatial ability.

SUCCESSIVE DISCRIMINATION

Used in conditioning behaviour this is a discrimination between stimuli presented one after the other.

SECONDARY COPING

Refers to the process by which people adjust some aspect of the self and accept circumstances as they are. Also known as: secondary...

SUPERIOR FUNCTION

psychological category which presents higher functions one among the four regular basic functions: ability to see, think, have intuition and feel. One of these...

SOCIAL CLOCK

this is the set of norms that govern the ages at which certain events happen, like starting school, getting married, retiring etc.

SOCIAL TRAP

a social dilemma where a person maximises their goals over the goal of the community or society as a whole. If too many people...

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