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Synonyms for behavior

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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Do we want attitudinally loyal members, or behaviorally loyal members?
Behaviorally infected teens had five times the number of pregnancies compared to their HIV-negative counterparts and were more prone to premature births and spontaneous abortions than their HIV-negative peers.
Soon we'll be able to sell behaviorally targeted advertising on our own pages, as well, using Yahoo's APT ad serving and management system.
Most important, they wanted a linguistically oriented database, as well as a behaviorally oriented one.
It is not uncommon for those who hold these values to convey a certain invulnerability that often translates behaviorally as lack of respect, under-appreciating multiple perspectives, objectivity polarized against emotion and intuition, failure to seek win-win solutions, or as insularity and lack of openness.
He emphasizes that it is important to confirm this relationship, "because whatever risk is conferred by sunlight is, in principle, behaviorally avoidable.
While the on campus delivery of courses is the preferred format for behaviorally oriented classes, the author utilized WebCT to deliver a very experientially based, required course in the MBA program.
Among the differentiations discussed are effort versus ability as causes of achievement performance, moral versus outcome evaluation, biologically versus behaviorally based stigmas, stigma onset versus stigma offset, reward for compliance versus threat of punishment for noncompliance, pro- versus antisocial behavior, and retributive versus utilitarian punishment goals.
So rather than mixing behaviorally incompatible animals, Yeager recommends that governments release captives to forested areas where no wild orangutans exist.
Each of the nine chapters in these sections includes a precise clinical description of the disorder, a discussion of how to evaluate it behaviorally and psychiatrically, presentation of behavioral treatments and their frequent integration with psychopharmacologic approaches, case illustrations, and a discussion of specific problem areas.
The trend presently is to write behaviorally stated objectives.
Provides useable methods for creating behaviorally modified investment portfolios, which may help investors to reach their long term financial goals
The results indicate a brain mechanism that automatically encodes certain visual features into memory at behaviorally relevant points in time, regardless of the spatial focus of attention.