BehaviorSee also: Whale surfacing behaviour
Dolphins are often regarded as one of Earth's most intelligent animals, though it is hard to say just how intelligent. Comparing species' relative intelligence is complicated by differences in sensory apparatus, response modes, and nature of cognition. Furthermore, the difficulty and expense of experimental work with large aquatic animals has so far prevented some tests and limited sample size and rigor in others. Compared to many other species, however, dolphin behavior has been studied extensively, both in captivity and in the wild. See cetacean intelligence for more details.
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... "Office politics" is management behavior which a manager knows is counter to the best interest of the company, but is in his personal best interest ... This type of behavior only makes sense in a company with multiple levels of management ... there are, the more opportunity for this behavior ...
... retaliation for remarks, and prevents negative or taboo behavior or discussion from tarnishing the reputation of the speaker ... forums often provide a soapbox for disruptive conversational behavior ... important factor in crowd psychology, and behavior in situations such as a riot ...
... testing is a field characterized by the use of samples of behavior in order to assess psychological construct(s), such as cognitive and emotional functioning, about a given ... By samples of behavior, one means observations of an individual performing tasks that have usually been prescribed beforehand, which often means scores on a test ... are often compiled into statistical tables that allow the evaluator to compare the behavior of the individual being tested to the responses of a norm group ...
... Anyone not used to cockatoo behavior may find this cuddling behavior odd, as most parrots do not cuddle like the Umbrella cockatoo ... and this combined with their long life and often misunderstood behaviors can lead to behavior issues. ... can be (but not limited to) runny eyes, sluggish behavior, unusually colored droppings (esp indicating blood in the digestive tract), sleeping more than normal ...
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“The fact that behavior is normal, or consistent with childhood development, does not necessarily make it desirable or acceptable...Undesirable impulses do not have to be embraces as something good in order to be accepted as normal. Neither does childrens behavior that is unacceptable have to be condemned as bad, in order to bring it under control.”
—Elaine Heffner (20th century)
“I like to think of my behavior in the sixties as a learning experience. Then again, I like to think of anything stupid Ive done as a learning experience. It makes me feel less stupid.”
—P.J. (Patrick Jake)
“Gaining a better understanding of how childrens minds work at different ages will allow you to make more sense of their behaviors. With this understanding come decreased stress and increased pleasure from being a parent. It lessens the frustrations that come from expecting things that a child simply cannot do or from incorrectly interpreting a childs behavior in adult terms.”
—Lawrence Kutner (20th century)