SATYRIASIS

Extreme and unquenchable desire to achieve sexual gratification in a male. Generally presenting as an inability to be satisfied by one partner and...

SCALE VALUE

Numerical value which characterizes the importance of a factor on a scale.

SCENARIO ANALYSIS

Important in fields as far ranging as politics and accident prevention, a practice wherein supervisors conceptualize an array of possible, rationally appropriate scenarios which...

SCHEME

Intellectual structure which may develop at virtually any period of life, starting when babies and youngsters figure out how to modify their conduct to...

SCHIZOPHRENIFORM DISORDER

Mental disorder with the signs and symptoms of schizophrenia but of less than six months' duration, according to DSM-IV-TR. Impairment of social or...

SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY

Discipline that employs concepts of clinical psychology and academic psychology to the analysis and therapy for childrens' and adolescents' behavioral and educational issues. Campus...

SCIENTIFIC EXPLANATION

Reckoning of an event with regards to a recognized group of scientific concepts, details, and assumptions. Standard types of explanation are reductionistic, analyzing phenomena...

SCOLIOSIS

Side-to-side curving of the spine, usually combined with a rotation of the vertebrae.

SCREE PLOT

Plot, in descending order of magnitude, of the eigenvalues of a correlation matrix. In the context of factor analysis or principal components analysis a...

SEARCH IMAGE

Apparatus to describe the perseverance of predators in searching for one or a handful of varieties of prey even with the existence of various...

Latest news