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circular this definition is circular in meaning. However, I don't see a warning. Additionally, should "however" be in the causal language detector?
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bigterm that is new one
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after_affect new definition
widget A unit
random_test_term this is a test
tree The definition of a tree is any object that resembles the woody plants with trunks.
pineapple The definition of a pineapple is a tropical fruit with a tough outer shell that looks like a pine cone with edible yellow fruit inside.
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apple a fruit that comes from a tree and can be green, red, or yellow.
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test term just a test
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term_2 def 2
bob_segal Bob segal is a name that live by the beach and does not know where his dinner will come from this sentence should be triggering the warnner for an excessively long text
computer vision make computer see the world by machine learning technology
embedded_proposition as a result of and because this leads to a consequentially butfore
blast blast this definition is circular.
blast this term is circular. (version 2)
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self-affirmation an act that manifests one’s adequacy and thus affirms one’s sense of global self-integrity
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test9 Common output string for testing/learning new programming languages. -cwest
helloworld Common output string for testing/learning new programming languages. -cwest
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this_is_a_test_term_1 this needs this_is_a_test_term_0
this_is_a_test_term_0 a long test term
test_term_three this term uses test_term_1 and test_term_4
test_term_five this is going to use test_term_5, which has not been created yet
this is a test definitions that will not be very parsimonious based on our tool that is meant to measure parsimony in one way and alert users when things get out of hand.
test_term_5 this is a test term
test_term_4 this term uses test_term_2
test_term_2 this term uses test_term_1
test_term_3 in this term is test term 2
test_term_1 test term, also do not use
fake_def1 This is a fake term used to test the website.
fake_def2 Another fake definition.
test_definition This is a test. I enterred this two-word term with no underscore.
multiple_word term I used no underscores when entering this term.
test_term 4 another test term, do not use
test_term 3 testing terms
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test_term four testing _ on test terms
test_term test still testing
power_test the possession of power test
victim the individual target who is motivated to avoid being harmed
aggressive behavior behavior enacted toward the proximal goal of inflicting harm on a victim
perpetrator the individual exhibiting aggressive behavior
normative referring to the experience of the typical person under typical circumstances
urge-readiness the readiness to respond with aggressive behavior in a particular situation
instigation the exposure to discrete social dynamics with the potential victim that normatively cause an individual to experience urge-readiness
impellance the dispositional or situational factors that psychologically prepare the individual to experience strong urge-readiness when encountering an instigation
inhibition the dispositional or situational factors that increase the chance an individual will override his/her urge-readiness
status social position and/or authority over subordinates and organizational resources
decision-maker the individual who ultimately chooses to hire or promote a potential employee
job ladder a clustering or organizing of jobs similar in function and technology into successive levels linked by increasing skill gradients and clear patterns of promotion
sex intergrated describing the sex composition of a group, one in which women and men are equally represented
work uncertainty lesser predictability of issue and problems calling for decision making based on ambiguous information and depending more heavily on cooperation from peers and subordinates
historical predominance of a sex the more frequent employment and promotion of one sex over another in an organization's past
general competence the ability of an individual to perform a task or job properly
incumbent one occupying a particular position or place
schema a mental model, prototype, or framework centering on a desired ideal
in-group the social group to which the individual feels as though he/she belongs
in-group favoritism a positive bias towards members of one's in-group
increasing-disadvantage describing the pattern of confronting increasing obstacles at higher levels of organizations
salient something of which an actor is aware, and to which s/he attaches some degree of importance.
social impact Any psychological or behavior change in an actor with respect to an issue that results from the real or imagined presence or behavior of other actors.
psychological or behavior change in an actor
source Actors generating social impact.
target actor on which social impact operates.
number (n) The number of sources in a situation.
strength (s) The salience, power, importance, intensity, or status of a source.
immediacy (i) The closeness in space or time or source to a actor.
impediment Any condition that inhibits or blocks the action or N, S, and/or I.
category prototypes accentuate similarities among people within a category and differences between people in different categories and prescribe how one should behave as a category member
religiosity an adherence to one's ideological position
coping style an effort to prevent or diminish threat, harm, and loss or to reduce associated distress
cognitive conflict the detection of inconsistency during information processing
entitative group A group that is well structured with clear boundaries and in which members interact and share group attributes and goals and have a common fate
uncertainty The experience of conflict between one’s perception of the environment and their mental representation
is the unreliability of predictive relationships within the environment
meaning the perceived coherence between beliefs, salient goals, and perceptions of the environment
entity person or object
signed positive or negative
attitude signed evaluation of an entity
sentiment tie attitude toward an entity
unit tie signed association (+) or dissociation (-) of two entities
situation all entities and ties
balance zero or even number of negative unit ties or sentiment ties
imbalance odd number of negative unit ties or sentiment ties
change alter unit ties or sentiment ties
alter unit ties or change
coping to deal with something
depression sadness for a long time
emotional strong feeling
experience something that happens
feeling a sense
important event experience that causes reaction
mastery determine one's choices
pain upsetting feeling
participation actively engaging
self-esteem view of oneself
sadness emotional pain
social support help from people
strong to handle something
stress a response of great worry
stressful experience participation in a thing of great worry
affect emotions and evalutions
well-being A state of good or satisfactory condition
ingroup Groups of people who recognize themselves as a group
outgroup Groups of people who are not included in the ingroup
ingroup identification individual’s perception of their identity as closely connected to the ingroup
group inequality Level of a group’s advantage over another group
prejudice Negative affect associated with an outgroup often based on inaccurate information
threat Fear of perceived negative outcomes
realistic threat Threat to the well-being or existence of an ingroup
symbolic threat Threat to the views of an ingroup
intergroup anxiety Threat to an individual ingroup member
negative stereotyping Perception of negative expectations of a group
intergroup conflict Negative confrontation between two groups
race A socially constructed category to distinguish people based on physical appearance (i.e. skin color) or cultural differences.
law Social institution; formal rules and regulations set forth by a governing authority over its populace.
social narrative A social "story" of sorts; a tool for people to recognize and construct certain social processes, objects, or events.
racialization The process by which a people is distinguished as being a separate race.
racial power A power hierarchy of certain races over others; can manifest itself in different ways through a variety of social institutions (i.e. Western understandings of white supremacy).
white supremacy The idea that "whiteness" is both the "normal" race and the superior one, as compared to other races.
moral rebel Someone who morally rebels
uninvolved observer Third party onlooker not taking part in the problematic situation
obedient other Someone who does not morally rebel
liking Uninvolved observer accepts moral rebel
rejection Obedient other's dislike of moral rebel
imagined rejection Obedient other's assumption of future rejection by moral rebel
moral rebellion refusing to take part in a problematic situation
problematic situation a situation which favors the opposite side of a morally charged topic that an actor favors
morally charged topic a value laden topic which has two opposing sides
self-worth self-perceived sense of moral adequacy
flexible attributes Characteristics of the target character and his circumstances that can be controlled by the subject
interactivity The ability of a subject to either directly control a character or take on a role represented in the game world
self-concept The characteristics that a subject associates with his/herself
identification A merger of subjects’ self-concept with perceived characteristics of the target character
fixed attributes Characteristics of the target character and his circumstances that cannot be controlled by the subject
important choices choice in which the actor values the outcome
social value orientation actor's motivations in a group giving situation
self-focus cognitive desire to maximize own welfare with no concern of that of the other
hyper-choice stressful situation where an actor has multiple options from which they must choose one
conscious choice choice in which there is awareness of options and decision-making process
time-sensitive choices choice in which there is pressure to select options quickly
pro-social behavior behavioral action directed at maximizing other's welfare with no concern of that of the self
second order free-riding abstaining from punishing the free-riders
norm social rule which requires behavior costly to an individual but beneficial to the group
sanctioning punishment of free-riders
public good members of a group contribute to this resource pool shared by all
(first order) free-riding benefiting from a public good without contributing to it
social order a stable pattern of interactions
conformity the act of following and enforcing norms
autonomy the perceived ability to self-direct and pursue self-interests
authoritarianism an attitude which favors enforcement of social order through the use of norms
deviation the ac of not following norms
this deviation is awesome.
norm stability the degrees that norms are applied to across the situations with consistency
justice perception what individuals think about the situation whether it is just or not
over reward condition in which actor gets more than expectation
legitimacy the belief that someone's position and the system incorporating it are right and proper
under reward condition in which actor gets less than expectation
global justice perception actors macro level justice perception the situation, which they cannot experience directly in the group
power differences in position that advantage certain actors when negotiating for resources
distributional justice the normative rules to the allocation of a particular benefits or burdens among group member
solidarity the strength and durability of a person to group and person to person relation
frame abstract principles that organize experiences to generate coherent meaning
associative network of memory the assumed structure how cognitive notions are structured in memory
activation elevate the excitement level of a certain idea in mind
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cultural shock organized set of beliefs, codes, values, and norms that are shared in the memory of a group or a society
framed text media texts that contain manifest linguistic features, which point to a central idea
accessibility the ease with which a certain notion could be recalled in memory
attribution the psychological process how individuals make inferences about the cause of an issue or event
counter-role a role associated with a social position which is defined in relation to another social position
role performance behavior enacted when fulfilling a role
salience the psychological prominence or conspicuousness of a concept
role expectation expectations for role performance
negative evaluations unsupportive responses to behavior
positive evaluations supportive responses to behavior
identity perception of oneself as an occupant of a role
commitment the extent to which P's relationships require P to perform a role
network of relationships a set of actors whose ties render them reachable by one another
values beliefs about what is important
social position any socially recognized category of actors
related identities identities which are based on the same role or on a counter-role
role a cluster of duties, rights, and obligations associated with a particular social position
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innovation social norm or value that differs from those of the dominant culture
solution method through which a problem is resolved
mutual conversation specific process within the main theory wherein subcultural norms and values are developed
subculture a group of individuals who share norms and/or values that differ from the dominant culture
problem perception of a scenario that creates a tension, disequilibrium, or a challenge to the individual
position social and geographic location of the individual
exploratory gestures social cue suggesting an innovation
survival persistence through time
organizational form properties shared by members of a set of organizations
resources material requirements for optimal functioning
variability the existence of different structure or function
environment aspects of an organization's surroundings that can provide or extract its resources
fitness the conformity of an organization's needs to the resources obtainable in its environment, and/or the conformity of its defenses against forces that would extract its resources
reproduce generate new organizations of a similar form
frequency distribution a summary of the incidences of particular types in comparison to other related types
political power Ability of individuals to have the ability to effect outcomes in the political system
political system The institutions related to governing the state and its populace
inequality the level to which one group in a society has advantages over other groups