• psychology
  • Social Psychology Studies Adjustment Behavior' American Journal of Sociology, Vol. 38, (1932): 1-9. (brocku.ca)
  • The behavioristic viewpoint in social psychology is simply that of the application of a naturalistic or scientific technique to the study of the processes of the adjustment of individuals to their environment in a social situation. (brocku.ca)
  • Criticisms of the behaviorists working in sociology and social psychology have come from those who prefer a traditional to a naturalistic and experimental validation of knowledge, from those who do not prefer traditional validation of knowledge as a procedure but who resent the upset of tradition and custom by experimental analysis, and by other minor groups as indicated. (brocku.ca)
  • It merely seeks humbly to present the point of view in social psychology now commonly called 'behaviorism,' especially by those who have, or imagine they have, some quarrel with this orientation. (brocku.ca)
  • PhD, education in private clinical practice) by states, degrees and certifications are offered in fields such as psychiatric rehabilitation (MS, PhD), BA psychology (liberal arts, experimental/clinical/existential/community)to MA licensing is now more popular, BA (to PhD) mid-level program management, qualified civil service professionals, and social workers remain the mainstay of community admissions procedures (licensed by state, often generic training) in the US. (wikipedia.org)
  • This is evidence that there are two main forms of personal popularity that social psychology recognizes, sociometric popularity and perceived popularity. (wikipedia.org)
  • peers
  • When extremely gifted students who had been rejected by age-peers were removed from the inappropriate grade-placement and were permitted to work and play with intellectual peers, the loneliness and social isolation disappeared and the child became accepted as a valued classmate and friend (Hollingworth, 1942). (davidsongifted.org)
  • This presentation, however, centers on the social adjustment of the students and particularly on the extreme difficulties they experience in forming congenial relationships with age-peers of average ability. (davidsongifted.org)
  • The results demonstrated that boys with conduct disorders are distinctive from their control peers on several aspects of social adjustment and academic competence, even at the first stages of their academic experience. (ed.gov)
  • The findings indicate that social support, especially the support of peers, is important to adolescents with visual impairments. (afb.org)
  • Critics of unschooling see it as an extreme educational philosophy, with concerns that unschooled children will lack the social skills, structure, and motivation of their schooled peers, while proponents of unschooling say exactly the opposite is true: self-directed education in a natural environment better equips a child to handle the "real world. (wikipedia.org)
  • Scale
  • Some 70% were responders, but 50% were rated on the lowest point of social functioning on a relative's scale. (biomedsearch.com)
  • The purpose of this revision was to standardize the test, account for sex differences in performance, achieve correlations with the Binet-Simon scale and the US Army test and estimate social capability and industrial aptitude. (wikipedia.org)
  • exclusion
  • It is hypothesized that people with lower self-esteem, as compared with people with higher self-esteem, tended to overgeneralize their immediate experience of exclusion and to show more negative attitudes toward future social interactions with any persons, those who has excluded them, strangers or their partners. (nii.ac.jp)
  • adolescents
  • This article presents research derived from a nationwide study conducted at the University of Amsterdam into the psychosocial adjustment and the meaning of social support for Dutch adolescents with visual impairments. (afb.org)
  • More subtle determinant of group membership, such as shared interests and values, take precedence as adolescents develop more sophisticated, abstract cognitive functions (more here), which allow them to categorize individuals in more subtle ways and better interpret social interactions. (wikipedia.org)
  • reactions
  • Negative social reactions or advice may be taken less notice of, and a person may be more caught up in their own thoughts and interpretations, often along a theme of feeling criticised. (wikipedia.org)
  • poverty
  • Lesions of the putative neural circuit underlying social affiliation and social behavioral cues in nonhuman primates and other mammals cause behavioral impairments in animals that model the diminished social drive, poverty of speech, and blunted affect of the deficit syndrome. (biomedsearch.com)
  • adolescence
  • During late adolescence, the organized clique structure typically dissolves into associated sets of couples, which then remain the primary social unit into and throughout adulthood. (wikipedia.org)
  • study
  • An added complication, however, is that the majority of the 31 "non-accelerants" (so termed because this study has shown that acceleration by only one year makes little or no difference to extremely gifted students either academically or socially) also choose to underachieve deliberately in an attempt to gain social acceptance by their classmates. (davidsongifted.org)
  • Since man appears on the scene at birth as an organism already integrated on a biological level, but with an adjustment to his new environment yet in the main to be established, the behaviorist begins with the study of the technique of this postnatal adjustment process. (brocku.ca)
  • He sees evidence of it everywhere and has recently begun to study it and classify it in order the better to study the adjustment of the organism to it. (brocku.ca)
  • The purpose of this study is to measure and compare the degree of personal and social adjustment which high school girls exhibited during a 'split semester' and a 'continuous semester. (unt.edu)
  • primary
  • His concern with the response of the organism to food, pain, temperature, sex, danger, or any other simple primary or complex derivative types of stimuli is always relative to social functioning. (brocku.ca)
  • individuals
  • The course of neurocognition and social functioning in individuals at ultra high risk for psychosis. (biomedsearch.com)
  • There are also indications that individuals may hold certain beliefs about themselves, their internal states, and their social world (including striving to meet high standards despite it causing distress) that may make them vulnerable during changing mood states in the face of relevant life events. (wikipedia.org)
  • physical
  • Only physical functioning independently affected social adjustment. (e-chnr.org)
  • Theorists have differentiated types and levels of integration in special education as physical, functional, social, community and organizational. (wikipedia.org)
  • Bengt Nirje and the late Wolf Wolfensberger of the US are internationally known for their concept of normalization and social role valorization, with a particular emphasis on physical and social integration. (wikipedia.org)
  • Anders Gustavsson (ca. 1990) of Sweden has indicated that physical integration best describes the common use of the term "integration", with social integration the struggle for "equality and quality in life. (wikipedia.org)
  • skills
  • Community integration in this context (schools) refers to opportunities "to learn practical social and community living skills (and job training) in a wide variety of community settings" (p. 13). (wikipedia.org)
  • role
  • On average, 50% demonstrated improvement in social and role functioning over the follow-up period, while the other half showed either stability or decline in functioning. (biomedsearch.com)
  • level
  • Hollingworth (1926) defined the IQ range 125-155 as "socially optimal intelligence" and claimed that above the level of IQ 160 the difference between the exceptionally gifted child and his or her age-mates is so great that it leads to special problems of development which are correlated with social isolation. (davidsongifted.org)
  • RESULTS: The level of social adjustment of childhood cancer survivors was 83.5 out of a possible 155. (e-chnr.org)
  • Family structure (how the family is organized) historically has been influenced by social-level forces, many of them economic. (wikipedia.org)
  • integration
  • It assumes that the chief business of man is to secure and maintain a functionally effective integration of his personality, on the one hand, and to secure and maintain an adequate and successful adjustment of his personality or organism to his environment, on the other hand. (brocku.ca)
  • He finds that the integration of his personality depends primarily upon the success of his adjustment to his environment, and also that the success of this adjustment is in no small degree dependent upon an effective integration of his personality. (brocku.ca)
  • control
  • As Scarr & Weinberg (1976) note, transracial adoption studies only control for family environment, not social environment. (wikipedia.org)
  • controls
  • Thirteen physically abused six-year-olds were assessed in school for language development, educational attainments, and social adjustment, and compared with controls. (ed.gov)
  • groups
  • The major difference is that these reputation-based groups do not necessarily interact with each other, whereas members of a clique do interact with one another and have frequent social interactions. (wikipedia.org)
  • While popularity is a trait often ascribed to an individual, it is an inherently social phenomenon and thus can only be understood in the context of groups of people. (wikipedia.org)