Behavior

Behavior or behaviour (see American and British spelling differences) is the range of actions and mannerisms made by organisms, systems, or artificial entities in conjunction with their environment, which includes the other systems or organisms around as well as the physical environment. It is the response of the system or organism to various stimuli or inputs, whether internal or external, conscious or subconscious, overt or covert, and voluntary or involuntary.

Read more about Behavior:  Biology, Psychology

Other articles related to "behavior, behaviors":

Psychological Testing
... testing is a field characterized by the use of samples of behavior in order to assess psychological construct(s), such as cognitive and emotional functioning ... By samples of behavior, one means observations of an individual performing tasks that have usually been prescribed beforehand, which often means scores on a test ... are often compiled into statistical tables that allow the evaluator to compare the behavior of the individual being tested to the responses of a norm group ...
Anonymity and Social Situations
... for remarks, and prevents negative or taboo behavior or discussion from tarnishing the reputation of the speaker ... or semi-anonymous forums often provide a soapbox for disruptive conversational behavior ... anonymity is an important factor in crowd psychology, and behavior in situations such as a riot ...
Factors Influencing Foraging Behavior - Genetics
... Foraging behavior can also be influenced by genetics ... The genes associated with foraging behavior have been widely studied in honeybees with reference to the following onset of foraging behavior, task division between foragers and workers, and bias in foraging for ...
Diseconomies Of Scale - Causes - Office Politics
... "Office politics" is management behavior which a manager knows is counter to the best interest of the company, but is in his personal best interest ... This type of behavior only makes sense in a company with multiple levels of management ... there are, the more opportunity for this behavior ...
White Cockatoo - Aviculture
... Anyone not used to cockatoo behavior may find this cuddling behavior odd, as most parrots do not cuddle like the Umbrella cockatoo ... with their long life and often misunderstood behaviors can lead to behavior issues. ... Signs of a sick bird can be (but not limited to) runny eyes, sluggish behavior, unusually colored droppings (esp indicating blood in the digestive tract), sleeping more than normal, droopy wings, tail bobbing ...

Famous quotes containing the word behavior:

    School success is not predicted by a child’s fund of facts or a precocious ability to read as much as by emotional and social measures; being self-assured and interested: knowing what kind of behavior is expected and how to rein in the impulse to misbehave; being able to wait, to follow directions, and to turn to teachers for help; and expressing needs while getting along with other children.
    Daniel Goleman (20th century)

    If parents award freedom regardless of whether their children have demonstrated an ability to handle it, children never learn to see a clear link between responsible behavior and adult privileges.
    Melinda M. Marshall (20th century)

    One cannot demand of a scholar that he show himself a scholar everywhere in society, but the whole tenor of his behavior must none the less betray the thinker, he must always be instructive, his way of judging a thing must even in the smallest matters be such that people can see what it will amount to when, quietly and self-collected, he puts this power to scholarly use.
    —G.C. (Georg Christoph)