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nonsocial

(ˌnɒnˈsəʊʃəl)
adj
(Biology) biology (of animals and plants) not social, not living communally; solitary
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Adj.1.nonsocial - of plants and animals; not growing or living in groups or colonies; "solitary bees"
ungregarious - (of animals) not gregarious
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According to the method set out by Dandeneau and Baldwin (2004) when using a dot-probe task, we selected social rejection and nonsocial negative words to represent social threat and nonsocial negative cues.
The pens with the mirror and view of the other pig were in the social category, and the control and rubber-mat enclosures were in the nonsocial category.
This questionnaire led by Matson includes 56 questions and five elements of suitable social skills, nonsocial behaviors, aggression and vibrating behaviors, power-seeking behavior and relation with co-ages established in five LIKERT Scales.
The gender of the applicant and the behavior (depressed or non-depressed) functioned as the independent variables, with the dependent variables being the participants' total scores on the Hireability of Applicant measure, the total appropriateness score for the three nonsocial tasks, and the total appropriateness score for the three social tasks.
Finally, factor analyses conducted in several studies using the QABF items have revealed 5 factors representing distinct functional categories: (1) Attention, (2) Escape, (3) Nonsocial, (4) Tangible, and (5) Physical (Nicholson, Konstantinidi, & Furniss, 2006; Paclawskyj, Matson, Rush, Smalls, & Vollmer, 2000; Singh et al.
I publish in a variety of different disciplinary journals, and I often coauthor projects with nonsocial work academics and practitioners.
In this textbook designed to introduce research to lower division criminal justice and criminology students, editor D'Argenio (criminal justice, Mohawk Valley Community College) presents many cases on topics of interest to students, such as sexting, risky sexual behavior, and nonsocial reinforcement on Facebook.
Motivating this nonsocial behavior is the fact that one's own comfort level is the rider's key concern, rather than the backgrounds of fellow passengers.
Motivating this nonsocial behaviour is the fact that one's own comfort level is the rider's key concern, rather than the backgrounds of fellow passengers," Kim said.
Continuing this line of reasoning, since shopping can have hedonic qualities and is a form of recreation or leisure for some consumers (Guiry, Magi, & Lutz, 2006; Lehtonen & Maenpaa, 1997; Prus & Dawson, 1991), the present study will examine how the leisure and social dimensions of shopping influence consumers' perception of shopping as a leisure experience, and compare the leisure perceptions of four types of shoppers: 1) social recreational shoppers, 2) nonsocial recreational shoppers, 3) social nonrecreational shoppers, and 4) nonsocial nonrecreational shoppers.
They reminded the IRS that such organizations must lose their tax exemptions if they engage in "more than an insubstantial amount of any nonsocial welfare activity.