Some articles on behaviour, behaviours:
... This behaviour is unusual for terns, which generally nest on the ground, and even the related tree-nesting Black Noddy constructs a nest ...
... Because sunlight is a common trigger, avoiding excessive exposure to sun is widely recommended ... Some people with rosacea benefit from daily use of a sunscreen others opt for wearing hats with broad brims ...
... Building on the earlier work of Jones and Nisbett, which suggests people describe the behaviour of others in terms of fixed dispositions while ... higher intensities (with regard to particular traits) than the behaviour of others ...
... theory of operant conditioning claims that the frequency of a given behaviour is directly linked to whether it is rewarded or punished ... If a behaviour is rewarded, it is more likely to be repeated ... that the best way to optimize the desired behaviour in the subject is to hand out rewards for correct behaviour, and then adjust the number of times the subject is required ...
... Ecological Psychology" (1968) he argued that human behaviour was radically situated in other words, you couldn't make predictions about human behaviour unless you know what ... For example, there are certain behaviours appropriate to being in church, attending a lecture, working in a factory etc ... and the behaviour of people in these environments is more similar than the behaviour of an individual person in different environments ...
More definitions of "behaviour":
- (noun): The action or reaction of something (as a machine or substance) under specified circumstances.
- (noun): (psychology) the aggregate of the responses or reactions or movements made by an organism in any situation.
Famous quotes containing the word behaviour:
“I look on it as no trifling effort of female strength to withstand the artful and ardent solicitations of a man that is thoroughly master of our hearts. Should we in the conflict come off victorious, it hardly pays us for the pain we suffer from the experiment ... and I still persist in it that such a behaviour in any man I love would rob me of that most pleasing thought, namely, the obligation I have to him for not making such a trial.”
—Sarah Fielding (17101768)
“The quality of moral behaviour varies in inverse ratio to the number of human beings involved.”
—Aldous Huxley (18941963)
“I cannot be much pleased without an appearance of truth; at least of possibilityI wish the history to be natural though the sentiments are refined; and the characters to be probable, though their behaviour is excelling.”
—Frances Burney (17521840)