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the manner in which one behaves

the way in which a machine or other thing performs or functions

Synonyms for behavior

the action or reaction of something (as a machine or substance) under specified circumstances

(psychology) the aggregate of the responses or reactions or movements made by an organism in any situation

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The use of a CB model, a corner AB model and some known change in averting expenditures allows the analyst to use theoretical connections between actual and contingent behavior to evaluate the welfare measures on which policy recommendations are made.
17) In other applications, such as those with nonmarginal changes in a homogeneously dispersed public amenity, linking actual behavior and contingent behavior may not prove as difficult.
While the procedure outlined in Section V does not eliminate the need to employ contingent behavior models, researchers might now empirically exploit the theoretical connection with models of actual behavior.
The presence of contingent behaviors between the baby and the mother was more intense in the groups of babies with two and five months of life, which seems to indicate the development of social, cognitive and emotional skills not previously available.
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