Behaviors



manner of behaving or acting.
Psychology, Animal Behavior.

observable activity in a human or animal.
the aggregate of responses to internal and external stimuli.
a stereotyped, species-specific activity, as a courtship dance or startle reflex.

Often, behaviors. a behavior pattern.
the action or reaction of any material under given circumstances:
the behavior of tin under heat.
Contemporary Examples

Hoarding Made a Hit TV Show. Now It’s Becoming a Sickness in the DSM. Casey Schwartz May 8, 2012
What David Brooks Doesn’t Understand About the Marijuana Prohibition Jamelle Bouie January 2, 2014
Tiger’s Digital Sex Trap Douglas Rushkoff December 1, 2009
Jack Griffin Out: Inside Time’s CEO Debacle Howard Kurtz February 17, 2011
An Autism Epidemic? Barbara Kantrowitz October 6, 2009
A Look Back at ‘Gigli,’ the Infamous Bennifer-Starring Film, on Its 10th Anniversary Marlow Stern July 31, 2013
Should Pregnant Women Ditch SSRIs, Microwaves and Cellphones? Anneli Rufus November 18, 2011
The One Simple Behavioral Secret Will Help You Meet Your Life Goals in 2014 Dave Asprey January 10, 2014
Purim Perils: His View Is His Own Rabbi Daniel Landes February 17, 2013

Historical Examples

Nina Balatka Anthony Trollope

n.

be·hav’ior·al adj.
behavior
(bĭ-hāv’yər)

see: on one’s best behavior

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