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affiliation

Overview page. Subjects: Media Studies.

See also extraversion.

1. (social psychology) Liking, or the degree to which one individual likes another. According to Argyle, this is the most important...

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arousal

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

1 The transition from the sleeping to the waking state.

2 An increase in the responsiveness of an animal to sensory stimuli.

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autism

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health — Psychology.

1 A pathological self-absorption and preoccupation with the self to the exclusion of the outside world, characteristic of some forms of autistic disorder and schizophrenia.

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civil inattention

Overview page. Subjects: Media Studies.

In social interaction, the practice of giving some minimal acknowledgement of the presence of a stranger (e.g. a slight, fleeting smile) followed by an avoidance of further eye contact...

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codes of looking

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Culturally variable social norms, conventions, and taboos regarding those at whom we may look and the nature and duration of that look (see gaze; glance), including whether or not we may...

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compensatory movement

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology.

A normally involuntary smooth eye movement that occurs in response to a movement of the head to keep the gaze fixated on the same point in the visual field.

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Continental Aesthetics

Overview page. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art.

For examples of essays characteristic of Continental Aesthetics (derived from nineteenth- and twentieth-century European philosophy of the Continent, exclusive of Great Britain), which is...

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Donders' law

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology.

The proposition that for any head position and any direction of gaze the eye always assumes the same position, resulting in the fixation point being focused on the fovea. [Named after the...

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dynamic labyrinth

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology.

The semicircular canals and their cristae, operating the vestibulo-ocular reflex to keep gaze fixated on target when the head is moved.

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eye

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health — Literary Studies (Early and Medieval).

n. the organ of sight: a three-layered roughly spherical structure specialized for receiving and responding to light. The outer fibrous coat consists of the sclera and the...

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