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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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In the numerous classes I observed Bill, there were many instances where he effectively used behavioral techniques to change the conduct of an individual or group of his students.
Behavioral history builds directly on social history's range of topics, but it does require some analytical adjustments in standard historical practice.
This includes research that seeks to develop new therapeutic approaches, or refine or modify existing behavioral or psychosocial therapeutic approaches (e.
Pierre Durand - whose Health Care Agency oversees the Behavioral Health Department - applauded Mikels' request for a gag order.
Behavioral and social sciences research is important to understanding how to better treat some of the clinically challenging symptoms that are experienced by fibromyalgia patients.
What's needed is someone to translate three-to-five-year speak into yearly, quarterly, monthly and daily behavioral communication.
Human behavioral genetics use family, adoption and twins studies to estimate the importance of genes and environment to individual development.
Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004; Elementary and Secondary Education Act--No Child Left Behind legislation, 2002) underscores the need to implement positive behavioral interventions and supports, conduct effective functional behavioral assessments, monitor progress, report progress to parents, and make adjustments to intervention to address any unexpected lack of progress.
In contrast, only a few studies have reported the effects of perinatal NP exposure on the behavioral traits of the offspring of experimental animals.
Most behavioral researchers accept the biological hypothesis, but they attempt to treat autism by manipulating the child's environment with the parents' help.
However, even mild brain injuries with good physical recovery will result in many persons experiencing serious difficulty in resuming their day to day activities due to cognitive and behavioral deficits (Long, Gouvier & Cole, 1984).

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