Trigger-Action Plan, as opposed to Trigger-Action Pattern means the mental algorithm was voluntarily implemented.

Social TAP means the trigger originates from a social interaction. For example "starting a discussion" is a social trigger, whereas "opening a door" is a physical one and "confusion" is a cognitive one.

For more info on TAPs, see: What are Trigger-Action Plans (TAPs)?

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Main motivation for asking: To document my TAPs

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Trigger: Think of a social problem Action: Think if a local social norm could fix this; if so, explicitly propose the social norms to the local group

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Trigger: Someone tells me something

Action: Acknowledge what they're saying, then respond

Trigger: Someone does something Not Allowed

Action: say "In my culture..."