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STATUS DIFFERENTIATION

Status differentiation is the gradual rise to positions of greater authority by some people within a group, accompanied by decreases

STEM-COMPLETION TASK

Stem completion task is word completing task where a person is asked to finish the word from the first few

STEREOSCOPIC ACUITY

visual acuity used in depth perception. Also called stereo-acuity.

STERNBERG TRIARCHIC ABILITIES TEST (STAT)

This test is used for research purposes. It is a group test and is available in MCQ, essay and figural

STILLER'S SIGN

The tenth floating rib described by Berthold Stiller.

STIMULUS EQUIVALENCE

Is the situation when there are two stimuli which both elicit the same response. Stimuli meet the mathematical definition of

STIMULUS SUBSTITUTION

Is when one stimulus takes the place of another stimulus and response is similar in both. In Pavlov

STORAGE CAPACITY

the amount of information a memory can retain. Short term memory has a limited capacity and long term memory has

STRATEGIC HUMAN-RESOURCC MANAGEMENT (SHRM)

the planned and systematic efforts to help organisations improve their competitive performance and achieve their goals by effectively utilising human

STRESS IMMUNITY 1

To bear the stress with one's high capability is referred as stress immunity 1.

STRETCH REFLEX

is a muscular contraction in response to some muscular stretch in the same muscle. Read also about extensor's thrust.

STROOP EFFECT

Is used to ascertain the time limit that is taken to tell the colour of ink which represents the name

STRUCTURED CLINICAL INTERVIEW FOR DSM-IV AXIS PERSONALITY DISORDERS (SCID-LL)

clinical method used to get relevant and standard diagnosis in cases of 10 clinical DSM-IV personality (Axis II) disorders, including

STURGE-WEBER SYNDROME

In this disorder, meningeal blood vessels are malformed and pigmentation can be seen on two side of the facial skin.

SUBCULTURE

it is just like a community having the main characteristics of one specific culture and some other beliefs and ideas

SUBJECTIVE ASSESSMENT OF PERFORMANCE

To analyse the level of achievement of some task on particular grounds or on one's own observation.

SUBJECTIVISM

In ethics it is said that the good or bad is all about the personal judgement instead of independent reality.

SUBNORMAL PERIOD OF NEURON

a time which is measured into the milliseconds when the neuron excitability is under what it is considered normal. It

SUBSTANCE-INDUCED PERSISTING AMNESTIC DISORDER

Substantial memory problems due to prolonged abuse of substance. Possibility to learn anything new or to remember already learned knowledge

SUBTHERAPEUTIC DOSE

Dosage of the medicine that will not provide desired result. sometimes done in order to get contrary result. basically not