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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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From the literature discussed in the introduction, the following hypotheses were formulated: (1) cumulative trauma, consisting of being abused over a long period, affects the thinking processes such as styles of attribution and, therefore, in older children a more external locus of control should be observed; (2) cumulative trauma leads to increased insecure type attachment working models, specifically of disorganized type, in older children; (3) age, and therefore multiple trauma, has a greater impact compared to attachment on the locus of control.
Neither locus of control nor family connectedness predicted NSSI lifetime engagement.
Internal-external control of reinforcement, or locus of control, is a well-defined personality trait that refers to personal belief about whether the outcomes of one's life events are largely determined by internal or external factors.
Those who believe in the external locus of control assume that factors including physicians chance or fate influence their health outcome while those who believe in the internal locus of control assume that their health outcome is due to their own behaviour and performance.
Internal locus of control signals a lower HIV risk, whereas an external locus of control points to a higher HIV infection risk.
Statistically significant differences in mean locus of control scores were found across a number of different sections of society in Northern Ireland; most prominently in relation to deprivation, employment status, religion and health.
Based on entrepreneurial behavior and self-determination theory, this study examined the influence of individual factors of micro-entrepreneurs' (risk taking behaviour, locus of control, perceived barrier, and self-efficacy) in predicting their intrinsic entrepreneurial success.
Consumers having internal locus of control are more in self-control have more positive serviceable attitudes and are more likeable to come back to restaurants or repurchasing abilities than consumers with external locus of control (Konan, 2013).
Furthermore, since reactions to uncertainty (ambiguity) have been implicated in mediating the effects of locus of control (e.
Locus of control can be divided into two types: internal and external (Gershaw, 1989).