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Sexophobia

Sexophobia is the fear of sexual organs or sexual activities and, in a larger sense, the fear of sexuality. As such, it can be applied to the attitude of a person based on his or her educational background, personal experience, and psyche, or to ...

Sexual Attitude Reassessment

A Sexual Attitude Reassessment, sometimes Sexual Attitude Restructuring, seminar is a process-oriented, structured group experience to promote participants awareness of their attitudes and values related to sexuality, and to assist them in unders ...

Sexual capital

Sexual capital or erotic capital is the social value an individual or group accrues as a result of their sexual attractiveness. As with other forms of capital, sexual capital is convertible, and may be useful in acquiring other forms of capital, ...

Sexual dysfunction

Sexual dysfunction is difficulty experienced by an individual or a couple during any stage of a normal sexual activity, including physical pleasure, desire, preference, arousal or orgasm. According to the DSM-5, sexual dysfunction requires a pers ...

Sexual identity therapy

Sexual identity therapy is a framework to "aid mental health practitioners in helping people arrive at a healthy and personally acceptable resolution of sexual identity and value conflicts." It was invented by Warren Throckmorton and Mark Yarhous ...

Sexual intercourse

Sexual intercourse is sexual activity typically involving the insertion and thrusting of the penis into the vagina for sexual pleasure, reproduction, or both. This is also known as vaginal intercourse or vaginal sex. Other forms of penetrative se ...

Sexual repression

Sexual repression is a state in which a person is prevented from expressing their own sexuality. Sexual repression is often associated with feelings of guilt or shame, being associated with sexual impulses. What constitutes sexual repression is s ...

Sexual stimulation

Sexual stimulation is any stimulus that leads to, enhances and maintains sexual arousal, and may lead to orgasm. Although sexual arousal may arise without physical stimulation, achieving orgasm usually requires physical sexual stimulation. The te ...

Sociosexual orientation

Sociosexual orientation, or sociosexuality, is the individual difference in the willingness to engage in sexual activity outside of a committed relationship. Individuals with a more restricted sociosexual orientation are less willing to engage in ...

Spectatoring

Spectatoring is a process suggested by Masters and Johnson that involves a person focusing on him or herself "from a third person perspective during sexual activity, rather than focusing on ones sensations and sexual partner, can increase perform ...

Sticky: A (Self) Love Story

Sticky: A Love Story is a 2016 documentary and comedy film by Nicholas Tana that attempts to explain why most people are afraid to discuss masturbation. The movie is one of the first documentaries to address the myths and social taboos around mas ...

Tanner scale

The Tanner scale) is a scale of physical development in children, adolescents and adults. The scale defines physical measurements of development based on external primary and secondary sex characteristics, such as the size of the breasts, genital ...

Taoist sexual practices

Taoist sexual practices are the ways Taoists may practice sexual activity. These practices are also known as "Joining Energy" or "The Joining of the Essences". Practitioners believe that by performing these sexual arts, one can stay in good healt ...

Top, bottom and versatile

In human sexuality, top, bottom, and versatile are sex positions or roles during sexual activity, especially between two men. A top is usually a person who penetrates, a bottom is usually one who receives penetration, and someone who is versatile ...

Vaginal photoplethysmograph

Vaginal photoplethysmography is a technique using light to measure the amount of blood in the walls of the vagina. The device that is used is called a vaginal photometer.

Outline of social science

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to social science: Social science – branch of science concerned with society and human behaviors.

Administrative history

Administrative history is a historiographic field which looks at the history of state administrations and bureaucracies. Originally considered a sub-field of Administrative Sciences that was intended to improve contemporary governance, administra ...

Ascribed characteristics

Ascribed characteristics, as used in the social sciences, refers to properties of an individual attained at birth, by inheritance, or through the aging process. The individual has very little, if any, control over these characteristics. Typical e ...

Bioculture

Bioculture is the combination of biological and cultural factors that affect human behavior. Bioculture is an area of study bounded by the medical sciences, social sciences, landscape ecology, cultural anthropology, biotechnology, disability stud ...

C. Wright Mills Award

The C. Wright Mills Award is a distinction awarded annually by the Society for the Study of Social Problems to the author of the book that "best exemplifies outstanding social science research and a great understanding the individual and society ...

Computational social science

Computational social science refers to the academic sub-disciplines concerned with computational approaches to the social sciences. This means that computers are used to model, simulate, and analyze social phenomena. Fields include computational ...

Cultural studies

Cultural studies is a field of theoretically, politically, and empirically engaged cultural analysis that concentrates upon the political dynamics of contemporary culture, its historical foundations, defining traits, conflicts, and contingencies. ...

Doctor of Social Science

The Doctor of Social Science degree is the highest degree offered by some universities in the field of social sciences, for which other universities confer a Ph.D. Like the PhD, it is recognized as a terminal research degree that requires a subst ...

Force-field analysis

Force-field analysis is a development in social science. It provides a framework for looking at the factors that influence a situation, originally social situations. It looks at forces that are either driving movement toward a goal or blocking mo ...

IASSIST

The International Association for Social Science Information Services and Technology is an international organisation that provides professional development, communication and conferences for data librarians, archivists, and social science aligne ...

Methodological nationalism

Not to be confused with Methodological naturalism In social science, Methodological Nationalism is an intellectual orientation and pattern in scholarly research that conceives of the nation-state as the sole unit of analysis or as a container for ...

Mobilities

Mobilities is a contemporary paradigm in the social sciences that explores the movement of people, ideas and things, as well as the broader social implications of those movements. Mobility can also be thought as the movement of people through soc ...

Models of teaching social science

A model of teaching is a plan or pattern that can be used to shape curriculums,to design instructional materials and to guide instruction in the classroom.

Modern Studies

Modern studies is a subject unique to the Scottish secondary school curriculum. The focus of Modern Studies is to develop learners knowledge and understanding of contemporary political and social issues in local, Scottish, United Kingdom and inte ...

Normative

Normative generally means relating to an evaluative standard. Normativity is the phenomenon in human societies of designating some actions or outcomes as good or desirable or permissible and others as bad or undesirable or impermissible. A norm i ...

Occupational science

Occupational science is a discipline in the social and behavioral sciences dedicated to the study of humans as "doers" or "occupational beings". As used here, the term "occupation" refers to the intentional or goal-directed activities that charac ...

Paedology

Paedology is the study of childrens behavior and development. Pedology is not commonly recognized as a distinct field of study; therefore, many people who would be described as pedologists are instead described as pedagogues, psychologists, pedia ...

Performance science

Performance science is the multidisciplinary study of human performance. It draws together methodologies across numerous scientific disciplines, including those of biomechanics, economics, physiology, psychology, and sociology, to understand the ...

Quantum social science

Quantum social science is an emerging field of interdisciplinary research which draws parallels between quantum physics and the social sciences. Although there is no settled consensus on a single approach, a unifying theme is that, while the soci ...

SAFE13 study

The Survey of Academic Field Experiences study, also known as the SAFE13 study, was a survey conducted between February and May 2013 in order to characterize experiences of scientists working at field sites as they relate to sexual harassment and ...

Social simulation

Social simulation is a research field that applies computational methods to study issues in the social sciences. The issues explored include problems in computational law, psychology, organizational behavior, sociology, political science, economi ...

Standard social science model

The term standard social science model was first introduced by John Tooby and Leda Cosmides in the 1992 edited volume The Adapted Mind. They used SSSM as a reference to social science philosophies related to the blank slate, relativism, social co ...

Subject Network for Sociology, Anthropology, Politics

The Subject Network for Sociology, Anthropology, Politics of the Higher Education Academy of the United Kingdom was established in 2000 to support and enhance learning and teaching in performing arts higher education across the UK. It is based at ...

Youth studies

Youth studies is an interdisciplinary academic field devoted to the study of the development, history, culture, psychology, and politics of youth. The field studies not only specific cultures of young people, but also their relationships, roles a ...

Zemiology

Zemiology is the study of social harms. Zemiology gets its name from the Greek word ζημία zēmia, meaning "harm". It originated as a critique of criminology and the notion of crime. In contrast with "individual-based harms" such as theft, the noti ...

African Centre for Technology Studies

African Centre for Technology Studies is an intergovernmental non-profit organization, founded in 1988 by Calestous Juma in Nairobi, Kenya, promoting policy-oriented research on science and technology in development that is sustainable in terms o ...

Agriculture and Rural Development Day

Between 2009 and 2012, Agriculture and Rural Development Day was an annual event co-organized by the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research, Earth System Science Partnership, Food and Agriculture Organization, Global Forum on A ...

Basque Declaration

The Basque Declaration is a formal document outlining 15 pathways for the development of more sustainable cities in Europe. The Declaration was acclaimed at the 8th European Conference on Sustainable Cities & Towns from 27–29 April 2016 in Basque ...

Centre for Appropriate Rural Technology

The Centre for Appropriate Rural Technology is a community-driven sustainable development project located in the Eastern Cape of South Africa. It functions as a life skills centre in the heart of Sicambeni Village, a rural village near Port St Johns.

Choice editing

Choice editing refers to the active process of controlling or limiting the choices available to consumers so as to drive to an end goal, specifically by banning things or imposing punitive taxation. The term has gained currency in discussions abo ...

Circles of Sustainability

Circles of Sustainability is a method for understanding and assessing sustainability, and for managing projects directed towards socially sustainable outcomes. It is intended to handle seemingly intractable problems such as outlined in sustainabl ...

Clean growth

Clean growth is goal 7 of the UNs sustainability goals, first published in 2009. Clean growth refers to economic growth that is energy efficient, uses sustainable agricultural practices, and uses renewable energy technologies according to the Pol ...

Climate change education (CCE)

Climate change education is education that aims to address and develop effective responses to climate change. It helps learners understand the causes and consequences of climate change, prepares them to live with the impacts of climate change and ...

Climate-friendly school

A climate-friendly school is a school that uses education for sustainable development to promote a culture of sustainability in which students, staff and families hold shared values and beliefs about the importance of taking action for a more sus ...

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Pino - logical board game which is based on tactics and strategy. In general this is a remix of chess, checkers and corners. The game develops imagination, concentration, teaches how to solve tasks, plan their own actions and of course to think logically. It does not matter how much pieces you have, the main thing is how they are placement!

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