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  • prevalence
  • YRBSS also measures the prevalence of obesity and asthma and other health-related behaviors plus sexual identity and sex of sexual contacts. (cdc.gov)
  • canine
  • Among those is canine compulsive disorder (CCD), the counterpart to human obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)," says the study's first and corresponding author Nicholas Dodman, BVMS, DACVA, DACVB, professor in clinical sciences and section head and program director of animal behavior at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University. (tufts.edu)
  • OCD is often characterized by distressing thoughts and time-consuming, repetitive behaviors, while canine compulsions may include repetitive tail chasing, excessive grooming and flank and blanket sucking. (tufts.edu)
  • Iowa State University Press Robert M Miller, Understanding the Ancient Secrets of the Horse's Mind (1999) John Paul Scott and John L Fuller, Genetics and the Social Behavior of the Dog: The Classic Study (1965) Linda P Case, Canine and Feline Behavior and Training: A Complete Guide to Understanding Our Two best Friends (2010) Detrain, C., Deneubourg, J.-L. and Pasteels, J. (1999). (wikipedia.org)
  • Stresses
  • Stresses the importance of the study of different metal ratios and their association with behavior in an effort to identify those with increased risk. (hriptc.org)
  • social
  • Allelomimetic behavior is sometimes called contagious behavior and has strong components of social facilitation, imitation, and group coordination. (wikipedia.org)
  • These are examples of allelomimetic behavior Other examples in nature include collective decisions in social insects, such as pheromone-based path selection in ants, where the choice of only one path drives all the workers towards the same food source, or the choice of a single aggregation site by cockroaches. (wikipedia.org)
  • Additionally, social influence and peer effects, as originating from family and friends, also play an important role in elections and voting behavior. (wikipedia.org)
  • Research in political science has traditionally ignored non-rational considerations in its theories of mass political behavior, but the incorporation of social psychology has become increasingly common. (wikipedia.org)
  • However, the exact nature of ceratopsid social behavior has historically been controversial. (wikipedia.org)
  • He suggested that behaviors or "social facts" which are present in the majority of cases are normal, and exceptions to that behavior indicate pathology. (wikipedia.org)
  • often
  • Thus, while sniffing is often considered a critical part of olfaction, its link with motivated and reward behaviors suggests it plays a role in other behaviors. (wikipedia.org)
  • Automatic behavior, from the Greek automatos or self-acting, is the spontaneous production of often purposeless verbal or motor behavior without conscious self-control or self-censorship. (wikipedia.org)
  • Because management is often a component of conservation strategies, incorporating knowledge of animal behavior into wildlife management has potential for improving the outcomes of conservation projects. (wikipedia.org)
  • focuses
  • The Massachusetts YRBS (MYRBS) focuses on the major risk behaviors that threaten the health and safety of young people. (mass.edu)
  • Researchers
  • Researchers have found that vitamin and mineral tests can be a good indicator of violent behavior. (hriptc.org)
  • In exploring the benefits of affect on voting, researchers have argued that affective states such as anxiety and enthusiasm encourage the evaluation of new political information and thus benefit political behavior by leading to more considered choices. (wikipedia.org)
  • physical
  • Doctor Lars Perner of the University of Southern California claims that there are also physical factors that influence consumer behavior, for example if a consumer is hungry, then this physical feeling of hunger will influence them so that they go and purchase a sandwich to satisfy the hunger (Perner, 2008). (wikipedia.org)
  • Dinosaur behavior is difficult for paleontologists to study since much of paleontology is dependent solely on the physical remains of ancient life. (wikipedia.org)
  • commonly
  • It is most commonly believed that complexity in the behavior of an organism is correlated to the complexity of its nervous system. (wikipedia.org)
  • among
  • However, there is general agreement that some behaviors which are common in crocodiles and birds, dinosaurs' closest living relatives, were also common among dinosaurs. (wikipedia.org)
  • Trackways have also confirmed parental behavior among ornithopods from the Isle of Skye in northwestern Scotland. (wikipedia.org)
  • organisms
  • A broader definition of behavior, applicable to plants and other organisms, is similar to the concept of phenotypic plasticity . (wikipedia.org)
  • Generally, organisms with more complex nervous systems have a greater capacity to learn new responses and thus adjust their behavior. (wikipedia.org)
  • emotional
  • Rational behavior does not necessarily always involve receiving the most monetary or material benefit because the satisfaction received could be purely emotional. (investopedia.com)
  • Review
  • Based on the above review, it is hypothesized that if a subject observes a confederate's response, then the subject will be more likely to imitate the behavior of the confederate when later asked to volunteer. (earthlink.net)
  • Andrew Unterberger of PopCrush gave it a more negative review, saying "Worst Behavior" is definitely a low end for Nothing Was the Same, and like "Own It," it might have been a lot more effective coming later in the album, but coming where it does, it just sounds kinda brutal and unnecessary. (wikipedia.org)
  • Evidence
  • Subserving sniffing behaviors, evidence for an "olfactomotor" circuit in the brain exists, wherein perception or expectation of an odor can trigger brain respiratory center to allow for the modulation of sniffing frequency and amplitude and thus acquisition of odor information. (wikipedia.org)
  • This paper also provided early evidence that the rhythm of sniffing was coupled with other sensory behaviors, such as whisking, or the movement of the whiskers. (wikipedia.org)
  • The first potential evidence of herding behavior was the 1878 discovery of 31 Iguanodon dinosaurs which were then thought to have perished together in Bernissart, Belgium, after they fell into a deep, flooded sinkhole and drowned. (wikipedia.org)
  • help
  • It is a type of prosocial behavior (voluntary action intended to help or benefit another individual or group of individuals, such as sharing, comforting, rescuing and helping). (wikipedia.org)
  • result
  • The report from this institute states that dietetic factors can play a significant role in the origin of ADHD and that magnesium deficiency can result in disruptive behaviors. (hriptc.org)
  • It describes behavior as a response to an event or environment change during the course of the lifetime of an individual, differing from other physiological or biochemical changes that occur more rapidly, and excluding changes that are result of development ( ontogeny ). (wikipedia.org)
  • A rational behavior decision-making process is based on making choices that result in the most optimal level of benefit or utility for the individual. (investopedia.com)
  • Main
  • The main problem with this definition however is that psychologists cannot agree on the boundaries that define what is 'functioning' and what is 'adequately', as some behaviors that can cause 'failure to function' are not seen as bad, for example firemen risking their lives to save people in a blazing fire. (wikipedia.org)
  • System
  • The Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) is part of an epidemiological surveillance system that was established in 1990 by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) . (alaska.gov)
  • Human behavior is believed to be influenced by the endocrine system and the nervous system . (wikipedia.org)
  • thus
  • Durkheim's model of normality further explained that the most frequent or general behaviors, and thus the most normal behaviors, will persist through transition periods in society. (wikipedia.org)
  • Elementary
  • The Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (Department) - in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) - conducts the Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) in randomly selected public high schools in every odd-numbered year. (mass.edu)