Social Sciences: Disciplines concerned with the interrelationships of individuals in a social environment including social organizations and institutions. Includes Sociology and Anthropology.Social Behavior: Any behavior caused by or affecting another individual, usually of the same species.Social Support: Support systems that provide assistance and encouragement to individuals with physical or emotional disabilities in order that they may better cope. Informal social support is usually provided by friends, relatives, or peers, while formal assistance is provided by churches, groups, etc.Social Environment: The aggregate of social and cultural institutions, forms, patterns, and processes that influence the life of an individual or community.Social Isolation: The separation of individuals or groups resulting in the lack of or minimizing of social contact and/or communication. This separation may be accomplished by physical separation, by social barriers and by psychological mechanisms. In the latter, there may be interaction but no real communication.Social Perception: The perceiving of attributes, characteristics, and behaviors of one's associates or social groups.Social Class: A stratum of people with similar position and prestige; includes social stratification. Social class is measured by criteria such as education, occupation, and income.Social Adjustment: Adaptation of the person to the social environment. Adjustment may take place by adapting the self to the environment or by changing the environment. (From Campbell, Psychiatric Dictionary, 1996)Social Dominance: Social structure of a group as it relates to the relative social rank of dominance status of its members. (APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 8th ed.)Social Media: Platforms that provide the ability and tools to create and publish information accessed via the INTERNET. Generally these platforms have three characteristics with content user generated, high degree of interaction between creator and viewer, and easily integrated with other sites.Social Work: The use of community resources, individual case work, or group work to promote the adaptive capacities of individuals in relation to their social and economic environments. It includes social service agencies.Hierarchy, Social: Social rank-order established by certain behavioral patterns.Social Change: Social process whereby the values, attitudes, or institutions of society, such as education, family, religion, and industry become modified. It includes both the natural process and action programs initiated by members of the community.Social Distance: The degree of closeness or acceptance an individual or group feels toward another individual or group.Social Values: Abstract standards or empirical variables in social life which are believed to be important and/or desirable.Social Conditions: The state of society as it exists or in flux. While it usually refers to society as a whole in a specified geographical or political region, it is applicable also to restricted strata of a society.Social Problems: Situations affecting a significant number of people, that are believed to be sources of difficulty or threaten the stability of the community, and that require programs of amelioration.Social Behavior Disorders: Behaviors which are at variance with the expected social norm and which affect other individuals.Social Security: Government sponsored social insurance programs.Social Justice: An interactive process whereby members of a community are concerned for the equality and rights of all.Personal Autonomy: Self-directing freedom and especially moral independence. An ethical principle holds that the autonomy of persons ought to be respected. (Bioethics Thesaurus)Child Advocacy: Promotion and protection of the rights of children; frequently through a legal process.Human Rights: The rights of the individual to cultural, social, economic, and educational opportunities as provided by society, e.g., right to work, right to education, and right to social security.Bioethics: A branch of applied ethics that studies the value implications of practices and developments in life sciences, medicine, and health care.Family Planning Policy: A course or method of action selected, usually by a government, to guide and determine present and future decisions on population control by limiting the number of children or controlling fertility, notably through family planning and contraception within the nuclear family.Schools: Educational institutions.Charities: Social welfare organizations with programs designed to assist individuals in need.Social Welfare: Organized institutions which provide services to ameliorate conditions of need or social pathology in the community.Directories as Topic: Lists of persons or organizations, systematically arranged, usually in alphabetic or classed order, giving address, affiliations, etc., for individuals, and giving address, officers, functions, and similar data for organizations. (ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, 1983)Uncompensated Care: Medical services for which no payment is received. Uncompensated care includes charity care and bad debts.Tax Exemption: Status not subject to taxation; as the income of a philanthropic organization. Tax-exempt organizations may also qualify to receive tax-deductible donations if they are considered to be nonprofit corporations under Section 501(c)3 of the United States Internal Revenue Code.Fund Raising: Usually organized community efforts to raise money to promote financial programs of institutions. The funds may include individual gifts.LouisianaInsurance, Health: Insurance providing coverage of medical, surgical, or hospital care in general or for which there is no specific heading.Netherlands: Country located in EUROPE. It is bordered by the NORTH SEA, BELGIUM, and GERMANY. Constituent areas are Aruba, Curacao, Sint Maarten, formerly included in the NETHERLANDS ANTILLES.Insurance Coverage: Generally refers to the amount of protection available and the kind of loss which would be paid for under an insurance contract with an insurer. (Slee & Slee, Health Care Terms, 2d ed)Insurance Pools: An organization of insurers or reinsurers through which particular types of risk are shared or pooled. The risk of high loss by a particular insurance company is transferred to the group as a whole (the insurance pool) with premiums, losses, and expenses shared in agreed amounts.Insurance Carriers: Organizations which assume the financial responsibility for the risks of policyholders.Insurance Selection Bias: Adverse or favorable selection bias exhibited by insurers or enrollees resulting in disproportionate enrollment of certain groups of people.Retirement: The state of being retired from one's position or occupation.Cognitive Science: The study of the precise nature of different mental tasks and the operations of the brain that enable them to be performed, engaging branches of psychology, computer science, philosophy, and linguistics. (Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)Philosophy: A love or pursuit of wisdom. A search for the underlying causes and principles of reality. (Webster, 3d ed)Philosophy, MedicalConvulsive Therapy: Convulsions induced in order to treat MENTAL DISORDERS. It is used primarily in the treatment of severe affective disorders and SCHIZOPHRENIA.Research: Critical and exhaustive investigation or experimentation, having for its aim the discovery of new facts and their correct interpretation, the revision of accepted conclusions, theories, or laws in the light of newly discovered facts, or the practical application of such new or revised conclusions, theories, or laws. (Webster, 3d ed)Acetylesterase: An enzyme that catalyzes the conversion of acetate esters and water to alcohols and acetate. EC 3.1.1.6.Bayes Theorem: A theorem in probability theory named for Thomas Bayes (1702-1761). In epidemiology, it is used to obtain the probability of disease in a group of people with some characteristic on the basis of the overall rate of that disease and of the likelihood of that characteristic in healthy and diseased individuals. The most familiar application is in clinical decision analysis where it is used for estimating the probability of a particular diagnosis given the appearance of some symptoms or test result.HumanitiesUnified Medical Language System: A research and development program initiated by the NATIONAL LIBRARY OF MEDICINE to build knowledge sources for the purpose of aiding the development of systems that help health professionals retrieve and integrate biomedical information. The knowledge sources can be used to link disparate information systems to overcome retrieval problems caused by differences in terminology and the scattering of relevant information across many databases. The three knowledge sources are the Metathesaurus, the Semantic Network, and the Specialist Lexicon.Knowledge Bases: Collections of facts, assumptions, beliefs, and heuristics that are used in combination with databases to achieve desired results, such as a diagnosis, an interpretation, or a solution to a problem (From McGraw Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed).National Library of Medicine (U.S.): An agency of the NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH concerned with overall planning, promoting, and administering programs pertaining to advancement of medical and related sciences. Major activities of this institute include the collection, dissemination, and exchange of information important to the progress of medicine and health, research in medical informatics and support for medical library development.Natural Language Processing: Computer processing of a language with rules that reflect and describe current usage rather than prescribed usage.Vocabulary, Controlled: A specified list of terms with a fixed and unalterable meaning, and from which a selection is made when CATALOGING; ABSTRACTING AND INDEXING; or searching BOOKS; JOURNALS AS TOPIC; and other documents. The control is intended to avoid the scattering of related subjects under different headings (SUBJECT HEADINGS). The list may be altered or extended only by the publisher or issuing agency. (From Harrod's Librarians' Glossary, 7th ed, p163)
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  • We want people to live fulfilled lives and aim to help them achieve this by providing services which work closely alongside primary care (eg GPs) to meet people's health and social care needs, support their recovery and improve their health and wellbeing. (www.nhs.uk)
  • This vast amount of geolocation data offer us, in new ways, people's preferences and interests through their activity location choices for a large number of users over multiple months/years unimaginable before. (frontiersin.org)
  • Cruwys, Bevelander, and Hermans (2015) in their review of social modeling demonstrated that people's food intake is strongly influenced by social influence and modeling. (kon.org)
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  • At CSCW 2018, we presented a research study based on an analysis of online discussion boards (The full paper can be found here , and the blog summarising the research can be found here ) in which we explored the introduction of HIV status information into these sex-social apps. (medium.com)
  • The Social Networks Forecast 2019 is based on a survey of more than 3,000 Hootsuite business users, from large enterprises to small agencies, conducted in Q3 2018 for our annual Social Media Trends report. (hootsuite.com)
  • In Module 4 , we learned about the importance of social norms to solving collective action problems. (psu.edu)
  • Simply put, different communities have different norms for food choice. (psu.edu)
  • Describe a situation from your personal experience in which food choice was influenced by social norms. (psu.edu)
  • To post your Learning Activity response, go to the Module 6 Learning Activity: Food Choice & Social Norms Forum in Canvas. (psu.edu)
  • Free contraceptives are available in most communities in Ethiopia, but many girls lack social access because of conservative cultural and religious norms. (abovewhispers.com)
  • These fears, combined with a lack of access to reliable sexual and reproductive health information, low education rates and the pervasive social norms linking adolescent marriage and early childbirth, are all driving high adolescent fertility rates. (abovewhispers.com)
  • Social choice theory dates from Condorcet's formulation of the voting paradox. (wikipedia.org)
  • Kenneth Arrow's Social Choice and Individual Values (1951) and Arrow's impossibility theorem in it are generally acknowledged as the basis of the modern social choice theory. (wikipedia.org)
  • In addition to Arrow's theorem and the voting paradox, the Gibbard-Satterthwaite theorem, the Condorcet jury theorem, the median voter theorem, and May's theorem are among the more well known results from social choice theory. (wikipedia.org)
  • Social choice blends elements of welfare economics and voting theory. (wikipedia.org)
  • Social choice and public choice theory may overlap but are disjoint if narrowly construed. (wikipedia.org)
  • Social choice theory depends upon the ability to aggregate, or sum up, individual preferences into a combined social welfare function. (wikipedia.org)
  • Lionel Robbins questioned whether mental states, and the utilities they reflect, can be measured and, a fortiori, interpersonal comparisons of utility as well as the social choice theory on which it is based. (wikipedia.org)
  • Harsanyi and Sen thus argue that at least partial comparability of utility is possible, and social choice theory proceeds under that assumption. (wikipedia.org)
  • Under Sen's theory of informational broadening, even complete interpersonal comparison of utility would lead to socially suboptimal choices because mental states are malleable. (wikipedia.org)
  • Social choice theorists have long considered ways to circumvent this issue, such as the proposition by Bartholdi, Tovey, and Trick in 1989 based on computational complexity theory. (wikipedia.org)
  • Restricted preference domains, such as single-peaked or single-crossing preferences, are an important area of study in social choice theory, since preferences from these domains avoid the Condorcet paradox and thus can circumvent impossibility results like Arrow's theorem and the Gibbard-Satterthwaite theorem. (wikipedia.org)
  • This book discusses collective decision making from the perspective of social choice and game theory. (springer.com)
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  • Differences based on gender, social setting, and the interaction between gender and social setting were analyzed by three 2 x 3 factorial ANOVAs (SPSS version 23). (kon.org)
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  • It became clear to me that I was energized by social interaction and direct services. (sc.edu)
  • Conspecific distribution across differing microhabitats may arise due to individual differences in resource requirements, vulnerability to predation, environmental tolerances, and as a direct result of social interaction. (umich.edu)
  • For our study, we used a virtual social interaction model to manipulate the emotional display of an interaction partner and to register the actor's responses to these manipulations. (sciencetrends.com)
  • In particular, computational social choice is concerned with the efficient computation of outcomes of voting rules, with the computational complexity of various forms of manipulation, and issues arising from the problem of representing and eliciting preferences in combinatorial settings. (wikipedia.org)
  • Many tournament solutions have been proposed, and computational social choice theorists have studied the complexity of the associated winner determination problems. (wikipedia.org)
  • Work in computational social choice has focused on defining such voting rules, understanding their properties, and studying the complexity of the associated winner determination problems. (wikipedia.org)
  • C ) Region of IPL exhibiting both stronger functional connectivity with vmPFC during empathic choices and a correlation with the difference preference measure. (nih.gov)
  • The social preference studied in the paper is distaste for relative deprivation, measured in a cardinal manner. (iza.org)
  • Each chapter includes a condensed overview of the topic, an outline of chapter topics, key vocabulary, practice questions, and exercises in multiple-choice, true/false, and matching format. (wiley.com)
  • Chapter 1: Nutrition: Choices for Health. (wiley.com)
  • More precisely, I measured, in a large-scale breeding design, the fitness consequences of free mate choice for compatibility while experimentally controlling for effects of overall quality (Chapter 3). (uni-muenchen.de)
  • I therefore expected social mate choice for genetic and/or behavioural compatibility to optimise embryo and offspring survival (Chapter 3). (uni-muenchen.de)
  • Specifically, I tested whether female extra-pair mating evolved as a counter strategy when females experience low hatching success with their social partner, that is to say whether female extra-pair mate choice targets fertility benefits and/or compatible genes benefits (Chapter 1). (uni-muenchen.de)
  • Finally, allowing free social mate choice did enhance pair fitness due to direct compatibility benefits (Chapter 3). (uni-muenchen.de)
  • I began first in school social work at Richland Two School District and later became the intern for the South Carolina chapter of the NASW. (sc.edu)
  • This study suggests we may be influenced by our social peers more than we realize when choosing certain foods," said study co-leader Lily Hawkins, a doctoral student in health psychology at Aston University in Birmingham, England. (webmd.com)
  • Using panel variation in exposure to peers we find strong within firm, location and family impacts on choice quality. (lse.ac.uk)
  • The presence of these peers may influence food choices both through the gender of the individual, and the social setting (Allen-O'Donnell et al. (kon.org)
  • And as she gets older, and spends more time around her peers, the questions, stares, and social stigmatization and isolation of disability will only get worse. (rebootsocial.com)
  • We show that a classical liberal principle of justice together with a limited principle of social rationality imply that the social objective should be to maximise the chance that everybody in society succeeds. (lse.ac.uk)
  • I have always known that I had a passion for social justice, mental health and the human condition. (sc.edu)
  • There exist complex relationships between a demand side manifested by the heterogeneity of human activity and mobility choices and a supply side manifested by the significant variations in network characteristics. (frontiersin.org)
  • MONDAY, Feb. 10, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- For better or worse, your social media friends might be influencing your eating habits, British researchers report. (webmd.com)
  • MONDAY, Feb. ten, 2020 (HealthDay News) - For better or worse, your social media friends may be influencing your having routines, British scientists report. (sluiz-ibiza.com)
  • This means that you will not need to remember your user name and password in the future and you will be able to login with the account you choose to sync, with the click of a button. (frontiersin.org)
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  • An interdisciplinary topic, food choice comprises psychological and sociological aspects (including food politics and phenomena such as vegetarianism or religious dietary laws ), economic issues (for instance, how food prices or marketing campaigns influence choice) and sensory aspects (such as the study of the organoleptic qualities of food). (wikipedia.org)
  • I took part in a workshop celebrating the publication of a new book on Social Choice by Shmuel Nitzan which took place at the Open University. (wordpress.com)
  • Those participants who believed their social media buddies ate the recommended five daily portions of fruits and vegetables in turn ate one extra serving. (webmd.com)
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  • While additional research needs to be conducted, community-based intervention intended to improve diet quality of frail older adults must carefully consider individual food choice values as well as social network types. (eurekamag.com)
  • Participants in the Supernova conference give insight into the social dynamics around the use of online social networking services, Weblogs and wikis. (eweek.com)
  • While the answer may be elusive, panelists at the Supernova 2004 conference here agreed that the social dynamics around the use of burgeoning collaboration tools such as online social networking services, Weblogs and wikis are often as important as, if not more important than, the technologies themselves. (eweek.com)
  • MediaCitizen: Google+ vs. Facebook: Should Human Rights Factor in Your Choice of Social Network? (blogspot.com)
  • This came up after reading Christopher Luna's analysis of Google+ as an alternative to Facebook, Zuckerberg's social networking colossus that boasts 750 million users globally. (blogspot.com)
  • For Luna, the choice is obvious: "I'd like to see Google win this war [with Facebook], and I know who's side I'm on here. (blogspot.com)
  • But new reports suggest that Facebook could overtake Mixi by the end of the year , thanks to The Social Network and a model that promotes more sharing of information. (adweek.com)
  • Facebook also gained a huge popularity boost with The Social Network , which spent two weeks in January 2011 as the top movie in Japan. (adweek.com)
  • Readers: Do you think Facebook will overtake Mixi as Japan's social network of choice by the end of the year? (adweek.com)
  • Social decisions should accordingly be based on immalleable factors. (wikipedia.org)
  • A ) Areas of IPL exhibiting stronger connectivity with the vmPFC valuation region during empathic choices than during self-oriented decisions. (nih.gov)
  • We expanded the range of tasks to include individual choice tasks in which the subjects' decisions only influenced their own outcomes. (ssrn.com)
  • The analysis also suggests that while the tenure distribution of the population is in large part a reflection of these first tenure decisions, it is also affected to an important degree by subsequent movement, particularly from social housing to owner- occupation. (essex.ac.uk)
  • Even in good times, deciding when to apply for Social Security benefits is one of the most important decisions facing anyone over the age of 62. (consumeraffairs.com)
  • Findings from surveys with residents of inner-urban high density dwellings in Brisbane, Australia, suggest that solo car travel accounts for the greatest modal share of typical work journeys and attitudes toward dwelling and neighbourhood transport-related features, residential sorting factors and socio-demographics, alongside land use such as public transport availability, are significantly associated with work travel mode choice. (environmental-expert.com)
  • The findings are an important step toward improving doctors' ability to choose the right treatment for psychiatric disorders, says Greg Siegle, an associate professor of psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh. (medicalxpress.com)
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  • Companies like Yahoo and Microsoft have encountered similar problems in China, while social media firms like Twitter have avoided the Chinese market because of these issues. (igi-global.com)
  • We first collect user check-ins and their social network information by linking two social media systems (Twitter and Foursquare) and analyze the structure of the underlying social network. (frontiersin.org)
  • Most importantly, field education gives students a realistic view of the intricacies of the social work profession and allows them to really parse out where their interests are and what work they feel inclined to do. (sc.edu)
  • For example, a number of participants reported seeing, or being messaged by, colleagues through their sex-social app whilst at work. (medium.com)
  • Our analysis of the direction of mediation effects showed that in agreeable participants, the mediation of a reactive response is mostly driven by a tendency to respond to happy faces with friendly choices. (sciencetrends.com)
  • Drawing on content from this module , connect the food choice from paragraph 1 to one or two societal issues. (psu.edu)
  • Please note the difference between social norm and societal issue(s). (psu.edu)
  • Compose a systems diagram that shows linkages between the social norm, the food choice, and the societal issue(s) discussed in paragraphs 1 and 2. (psu.edu)
  • In this thesis, I investigated whether female zebra finches choose genetically and/or behaviourally compatible social mates (Chapters 2 and 3). (uni-muenchen.de)
  • We found that empathic choices engage the same regions of ventromedial prefrontal cortex that are known to compute stimulus values, and that these value signals were modulated by activity from a region of inferior parietal lobule (IPL) known to play a critical role in social processes such as empathy. (nih.gov)
  • A mixed methods paper by Alberti et al looks to ascertain comments from trainees about their career choices at number seven, finding that negative comments towards general practice as a career do exist within clinical settings and are having a potential impact on poor recruitment rates to GP training. (bmj.com)
  • Draw strength and encouragement by meeting up with like-minded members in your church, community, region, workplace, specialty or via social media. (cmf.org.uk)
  • Jiwei Ci, author of Democracy in China: The Coming Crisis , wrote at Foreign Affairs about the implications for the fragile U.S.-China relationship of an increasingly democratic "social state" in China quietly gaining strength under the radar of its authoritarian government . (harvard.edu)
  • This is the accessible text file for GAO report number GAO-06-804 entitled 'Social Security Reform: Implications od Different Indexing Choices' which was released on September 15, 2006. (gao.gov)
  • A social work education would be incomplete without a comprehensive exposure to what everything we learn looks like in practice. (sc.edu)
  • Associated scientific questions are the effects of economic, social, career and household factors on choosing a mode of transport. (archives-ouvertes.fr)
  • Currently doctors might choose a treatment based on factors such as ease of taking pills versus going to therapy, the possibility of drug side effects, or what the patient's insurance will cover. (medicalxpress.com)