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behavior

noun actions, air, bearing, beliefs, carriage, character, comportment, conduct, consuetude, course, course of conduct, course of life, decorum, demeanor, habituation, habitude, inveteracy, line of conduct, manner, manner of life, manners, matter of course, mien, mode of action, mores, personal bearing, presence, propriety, ritual, ritualism, routine, way of acting, way of life
Associated concepts: bad behavior, contemptuous behavior, good behavior, indecent behavior
Foreign phrases: Ad vitam aut culpam.For life, or until guilty of misbehavior. De bono gestu. For or during good behavior.
See also: conduct, custom, demeanor, deportment, manner, modus operandi, practice, presence, procedure, protocol, way
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2013) paper proposes an abnormal behavior recognition method of trajectory characteristics and regional optical flow based on the characteristics of the two kinds.
EU has initiated some behavior detection research projects such as INDECT (Intelligent information system supporting observation, searching and detection for security of citizens in urban environments), ADABTS (Automatic Detection of Abnormal Behavior and Threats in crowded Spaces), SAMURAI (Suspicious and abnormal behaviour monitoring using network cameras for situation awareness enhancement) etc.
Major Finding: The prevalence of any abnormal behavior was not significantly different for children conceived with IVF versus those conceived without IVF.
Management obsessing over performance and controlling functions outside normal duties are examples of abnormal behavior, which is detected through interviews, observation and reviews of board minutes.
Topics include the brain and behavior, research methods, learning, consciousness, motivation, emotion, human growth and development, personality, abnormal behavior and psychotherapy, social cognition and understanding.
Housing environments have been modified to help prevent aggression, but these methods have had limited success and provide no guarantee in preventing abnormal behavior in birds.
Mansour Al-Turki confirmed to Arab News that "the suspect who attacked the Canadian national in Eastern Province is in custody and is currently undergoing medical examination as the investigating agencies wish to verify the mental condition of the suspect, who has shown signs of abnormal behavior.
Corey and the rest of the Foundation team were getting their energy from an unearthly place that week, because it was definitely abnormal behavior for some of them.
People with mental illness have many normal moments, maybe as many as they have when they're engaged in abnormal behavior.
With chapters on encouraging natural speech, literacy, adjusting abnormal behavior, facilitating classroom participation and helping them establish bonds, Pat Mirenda & Teresa Iacono give a manual that is a necessity for educators dealing with these special needs people.
Until now, scientists had mainly worried that exposure to BPA in the womb and in childhood raises the risk of cancer or abnormal behavior because the chemical mimics estrogen in the body.
The addition reflects postmarketing reports of delirium and abnormal behavior in patients with influenza taking neuraminidase inhibitors, including zanamivir (Relenza, Glaxo-SmithKline).