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Scatology refers to the chemical analysis of excrement for medical diagnosis or for paleontological purposes. Scatology is also defined as: 1. an obsession with excrement or excretory functions and the psychiatric study of such an obsession. 2. obscene language or literature, especially that dealing pruriently or humorously with excrement and excretory functions.

Scatolophilia refers to sexual Arousal from making obscene telephone calls.

Scatophagia refers to the ingestion of feces, often as a sign of submission.

Scatter diagram refers to a picture of the relationship between two (2) variables. For each individual, a pair of observations is obtained, and the Values are plotted in a two-dimens

Scatter plot refers to a graph that shows the data from a correlational study. The two (2) scores for each individual appear as a single point in the graph with the vertical position

Scatterplot refers to a visual representation of the relationship between two (2) variables. The scatterplot consists of an X-axis (labeled to reflect one variable), a Y-axis (labele

Scenario writing refers to a technique intended to predict future outcomes, and which builds upon environmental scanning by attempting to assess the likelihood of a variety of possib

Schachter-Singer Theory (1962) which is also known as Arousal-Interpretation Theory refers to one of the best-known approaches to emotions which can be said to have started the modern

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