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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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Some children may also exhibit stereotypic behaviors during group instruction (LeBlanc & Ruggles, 1982).
Children who are visually impaired (that is, those who are blind or have low vision) commonly engage in stereotypic behaviors such as rocking and repetitive hand movements to gain sensory stimulation produced by the behavior (Gourgey, 1998; Rapp, 2004; Warren, 1984).
2005) The use of an antecedent-based intervention to decrease stereotypic behavior in a general education classroom: A case study.
The Aberrant Behavior Checklist (ABC) is a caregiver-rated assessment tool that has five subscales: Irritability, Social Withdrawal/Lethargy, Stereotypic Behavior, Hyperactivity/Non-compliance and Inappropriate Speech.
Parents evaluated the program by completing surveys pre- and post-treatment that assessed children's social cognition, social communication, and social motivation as well as maladaptive behaviors such as irritability, lethargy, withdrawal, stereotypic behavior, inappropriate speech, conduct problems, insecurity, anxiety, and feelings of over sensitivity.
On many occasions Kevin would engage in stereotypic behavior, like hand flapping, and would ignore teacher prompts for transitions.
His stereotypic behavior was treated with habit reversal training (HRT), and the treatment's effects were assessed using direct observation procedures.
Extended reductions in stereotypic behavior of students with autism through a self-management treatment package.
provide a demonstration of a collaboration between a university-based clinic and a public school to evaluate and treat the stereotypic behavior of a 13-year-old girl who had lived in a Romanian orphanage for 10 years.
Results of the interview revealed that Pauline engaged in high levels of stereotypic behavior throughout the school day.