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Locus

[Latin, Place; place where a thing is performed or done.]

For example, the locus delicti is the place where an accident or crime occurred.

locus

(low-cuss) n. Latin for "place," it means "place which" this or that occurred.

locus

noun bailiwick, demesne, emplacement, ground, locale, locality, location, place, position, region, site, situs, territory
Foreign phrases: Locus crontractus, locus criminis.The place of the crime. Locus delecti. The place of the offense. Locus partitus. A place divided. Locus reisitae. A place where something is situated.
See also: address, circuit, locality, location, position, post, purview, region, scene, scope, section, situation, situs, space, vicinity

locus

‘place’ or ‘area’.

LOCUS. The place where a thing is done.

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As we were not able to find means for financial behavior, financial knowledge, and locus of control of high school and university students in Canada from previous studies in order to decide the sample size needed for the current study, we were not able to make an a priori use of the power analysis.
An examination of the relationships among career decision-making self-efficacy, career salience, locus of control, and vocational indecision.
Scores on each of the three dimensions of locus of control (internality, externality-O and externality-L) is totalled, this ranges from 0 to 40 for each.
In Step 1, the main effect of locus of control and each of the cultural values were controlled by entering them in the initial step of a series of five regressions.
Table 2 shows mean and standard deviation of locus of control in 2 groups.
Locus of control perceptions of women entrepreneurs correlated significantly with age of the entrepreneur (r = 0.
According to Gale Encyclopedia of Psychology, people with an internal locus of control are inclined to take responsibility for their actions, are not easily influenced by the opinion of others, and tend to do better at tasks when they can work at their own pace.
This has led to a hypothesis regarding pro-activeness and locus of control.
This exploratory study used two questionnaires to collect data: the Multidimensional Health Locus of Control Scale and the AIDS Attitude Scale.
Nonetheless, nothing leads us to think that there would be a significant relationship between previous levels of exposure to unsafe environments and the three primary factors of conscientiousness, locus of control and impulsivity that drove the recommendations on the predictor side.
Closely related to locus of control, mind-set is the theory that some students reach their potential and others do not because of different personal beliefs about ability and intelligence.
Although our review of the sports marketing literature did not uncover investigations of locus of control dimensions, such as self-controlling superstition affecting sport consumption, it is plausible to suggest that these factors play a significant role in sport-related exchanges (Mowen & Carlson, 2003).