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the manner in which one behaves

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

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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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Caring behaviors inventory: a reduction of the 42-item instrument.
Role-playing is powerful in helping nurses explore their attitudes and behaviors (Fowler, 2012).To make a more caring environment, we need good role models who demonstrate caring behaviors, and we must expose nurses to caring in simulation that can be transferred to the unit level.
Students learn caring behaviors through faculty modeling and values in the traditional classroom setting (Watson); however, these behaviors are difficult to portray in the online environment (Gallagher-Lepak, Reilly, & Killion, 2009).
Culturally diverse students desire teachers who exhibit these caring behaviors, not out of obligation, but out of a true desire to help students succeed.
In the surveys, consultants consistently mentioned that making clients feel more comfortable, maintaining an open mind, and offering encouragement were caring behaviors that they showed in their consultations.
For example, similar numbers of Caucasian students mentioned aspects of academic support (n = 21) and the teacher's personality (n = 22) as caring behaviors. However, for Latino students, academic support (n = 50) was mentioned nearly twice as many times as the teacher's personality (n = 26).
These basic concepts or caring behaviors include establishing a presence, use of touch, expression of concern, comforting, honesty, empathy, and more.
Although the highly interactive and active nature of physical education provides inherent opportunities for caring behaviors (Larson, 1999), we cannot expect physical education teachers to naturally enact caring behaviors without being taught in teacher education program.
This has come about largely through the efforts of feminist social policy scholars who have stressed the way most people's well-being is shaped by nurturing and caring behaviors within families.
"A lot of researchers, including me, have been guilty of jumping to conclusions from fossil evidence about ancient caring behaviors," he says.
The purpose of service-learning for students with behavioral disorders is to develop empathy, generosity, and caring behaviors through service to others.
We ask you to join thousands of other campers across America in a festival of light to illuminate the importance of modeling caring behaviors and interactive relationships.
If we are leaders of a health care system, we must exhibit caring behaviors. These are built on a foundation of trust, honesty, and credibility with collaborative, interdependent relationships.
As children mature, families can continue to promote caring behaviors by example.
Think of an RN's daily duties on any medical-surgical unit in the nation: the physical endurance and quick responses required, dealing with difficult personalities, exposure to unpleasant sights and odors--yet caring behaviors prevail.