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*  Leech
Exploratory behavior includes head movements and body waving. Some leech species prey on small invertebrates, which they ... Play media Leeches are able to display a variety of behaviors that allow them to explore their environments and feed on their ...
*  Curiosity
This type of exploratory behavior is common in many species. Take the example of a human toddler who, if bored in his current ... By exhibiting curious and exploratory behavior, one is able to gain knowledge of the unfamiliar and thus reduce the state of ... In contrast, if the environment is boring and lacks excitement, exploratory behavior will be engaged until something optimally ... However, cortisol may also be associated with curious or exploratory behavior. Findings in recent studies suggesting the role ...
*  Claustrum
"Interhemispheric claustral circuits coordinate sensory and motor cortical areas that regulate exploratory behaviors". Frontiers ... Behavior. 37: 32-35. doi:10.1016/j.yebeh.2014.05.027. PMID 24967698. Goll, Y; Atlan, G; Citri, A (August 2015). "Attention: the ... Behavior. 37: 32-35. doi:10.1016/j.yebeh.2014.05.027. PMID 24967698. Smith, Jared B.; Liang, Zhifeng; Watson, Glenn D. R.; ...
*  Hole-board test
... another animal model that measures anxiety and exploratory behavior. Exploratory behavior requires a choice to be made to ... These three behaviors are exploratory and the more they occur, the less anxious the animal is. On the other hand, if the animal ... These tests can also have objects in the area to promote exploratory behaviors. Animals in areas with objects showed increased ... To observe neophilia and learning behavior, the test is typically done multiple times. As the tests go on, the number of head ...
*  DNA damage theory of aging
"Prolonged lifespan with enhanced exploratory behavior in mice overexpressing the oxidized nucleoside triphosphatase hMTH1". ...
*  NUDT1
"Prolonged lifespan with enhanced exploratory behavior in mice overexpressing the oxidized nucleoside triphosphatase hMTH1". ...
*  Kenneth Kidd
He also helped discover the DRD4-7R gene that has been linked to exploratory behavior. Jr, Harold M. Schmeck (1989-11-07). " ...
*  Eshkol-Wachman movement notation
Eilam, D.; Golani, G. The ontology of exploratory behavior in the house (Rattus Rattus): The mobility gradient. Developmental ... Aggressive Behavior. 27: 323-337; 2001. Whishaw, I. Q.; Gorny, B., Foroud, A., Kleim, J. A. Long-Evans and Sprague-Dawley rats ... Aggressive Behavior. 23: 197-214; 1997. Field, E. F.; Whishaw, I. Q., Pellis, S. M. A kinematic analysis of sex-typical ... Animal Behavior. 29:1146-1165; 1981. Pellis, S. M. A description of social play by the Australian magpie gymnorhina tibicen ...
*  Toxoplasmosis
Similarly, infected mice show alterations in patterns of locomotion and exploratory behavior during experimental tests. These ... Infection with T. gondii has been shown to alter the behavior of mice and rats in ways thought to increase the rodents' chances ... The authors view the study results as objective confirmation that T. gondii presence can change a human host's behaviors. ... Some evidence suggests latent infection may subtly influence a range of human behaviors and tendencies, and infection may alter ...
*  Hans van Abeelen
"Genetic control of hippocampal cholinergic and dynorphinergic mechanisms regulating novelty-induced exploratory behavior in ... He was a founding member of the Behavior Genetics Association and served on the editorial board of its journal, Behavior ...
*  Niau kingfisher
"Translocation of Tuamotu kingfishers, post-release exploratory behavior and harvest effects on the donor population." Pacific ...
*  Maternal sensitivity
Observation of the use of the mother as a secure base, who fosters exploratory behavior and independence. A stranger enters the ... Negative-Intrusive Behavior: (e.g., mocks or teases infant) Withdrawing Behavior: (e.g., fails to initiate interaction, does ... contingency on the infant's behavior, and quality of maternal behaviors. Maternal sensitivity is dynamic, elastic and can ... Observation of reunion behavior. The parent leaves and the child once more; separation anxiety is tested for. The stranger ...
*  Vomeronasal organ
The study showed that the exploratory behavior of the rats with extirpated VNO's were significantly different from both control ... Kudjakova, T. I.; Sarycheva, N. Y.; Kamensky, A. A. (2007). "Characteristics of Exploratory Behavior and the Level of ... Flehmen behavior is associated with "anatomical specialization", and animals that present flehmen behavior have incisive ... "Vomeronasal organ removal before sexual experience impairs male hamster mating behavior". Physiology & Behavior. 36 (4): 737- ...
*  Malnutrition in children
... in children causes direct structural damage to the brain and impairs infant motor development and exploratory behavior. ...
*  Attachment in children
Their exploratory behavior is limited throughout the SS and their interactive behaviors are relatively lacking in active ... Attachment theory has become the dominant theory used today in the study of infant and toddler behavior and in the fields of ... The C1 subtype is coded when: "...resistant behavior is particularly conspicuous. The mixture of seeking and yet resisting ... Lyons-Ruth, for example, found that 'for each additional withdrawing behavior displayed by mothers in relation to their ...
*  Leading activity
... of a link between emotional interactions with caregivers and the development of object manipulation and exploratory behavior. ... doi:10.1111/1467-9507.00167 Luria, A. R. (1961). The role of speech in the regulation of normal and abnormal behavior. The role ... dramatic role play encourages children to use language to regulate their own behavior and those of other children (to make sure ... and relations in analyzing the behavior of their peers. As they test, master, internalize, and perhaps challenge these social ...
*  Cannabinoid receptor type 1
A CB1 receptor knock-out mouse study examined the effect that these receptors play on exploratory behavior in novel situations ... As a consequence, CB1 receptor antagonists can reduce drug seeking behavior in some addicts. The CB1 receptor is expressed by a ... These opposing effects reveal the importance of the endocannabinoid system in regulating anxiety-dependent behavior. ... Sidhpura N, Parsons LH (December 2011). "Endocannabinoid-mediated synaptic plasticity and addiction-related behavior". ...
*  Habenular nuclei
"Acute nicotine induces anxiety and disrupts temporal pattern organization of rat exploratory behavior in hole-board: a ... LHb is especially important in understanding the reward and motivation relationship as it relates to addictive behaviors. The ... in recent years many scientists have begun to examine the habenular nuclei's role in motivation and behavior as it relates to ... where research suggests they may play a key role in addiction and withdrawal behaviors. Velasquez, Kenia Marisela; Molfese, ...
*  Visual search
Janiszewski, C. (1998). "The influence of display characteristics on visual exploratory search behavior". Journal of Consumer ... "The Influence of Display Characteristics on Visual Exploratory Search Behavior". Journal of Consumer Research. 25 (3): 290-301 ... The second is exploratory search. This occurs when the consumer has minimal previous knowledge about how to choose a product. ... It was found that for exploratory search, individuals would pay less attention to products that were placed in visually ...
*  Exploratory search
... attempts to develop a process model of exploratory search behavior, especially in social information system (e.g., see models ... giving study participants a well specified task could immediately prevent them from exhibiting exploratory behavior.[citation ... Evaluating Exploratory Search at SIGIR06 and Exploratory Search and HCI at CHI07 (in order to meet with the experts in human- ... Exploratory search is a topic that has grown from the fields of information retrieval and information seeking but has become ...
*  Attachment measures
... nearly 100 items intended to cover the spectrum of attachment related behaviors including secure base and exploratory behaviors ... Ainsworth's strange situation has been adapted to measure the attachment and exploratory behavior of children between the ages ... One asks about a person's feelings and behaviors in the context of romantic or other close relationships; the other is used to ... Infant Behavior and Development, 13, 469-485. Fraley, C. R., & Spieker, S. J. (2003). Are Infant Attachment Patterns ...
*  Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
... increased impulsivity and exploratory behavior. In certain situations, ADHD traits may have been beneficial to society as a ... It promotes the "cognitive control" of behavior: the selection and successful monitoring of behavior to facilitate attainment ... immature behavior; destructive behaviors may also be present. ADHD, combined type is a combination of the first two subtypes. ... better academic and classroom behavior, and improved social behavior. Exercising while on stimulant medication augments the ...
*  Fear processing in the brain
After four days of stressor exposure, both exploratory behavior and social interaction were tested on day 5 in either the same ... However, because fear responses involve many behaviors, it is important to see which behaviors are exhibited when the ... behavior in a repeated stress paradigm. Behavioral changes that are commonly referred to as depressive-like behaviors resulted ... Pathways from central nucleus of the amygdala to downstream areas then control defensive behavior (freezing) and autonomic and ...
*  Russell H. Fazio
An exploratory behavior refers to a novel response when a learner tries to discover which actions produce which outcomes in ... In 1986, Fazio and his colleagues proposed a model of the attitude-to-behavior process. In this model, behaviors stem from ... Fazio, R. H. & Williams, C. J. (1986). Attitude accessibility as a moderator of the attitude-perception and attitude-behavior ... Fazio, R. H., Chen, J., McDonel, E. C., & Sherman, S. J. (1982). Attitude accessibility, attitude-behavior consistency and the ...
*  Synaptophysin
... that elimination of synaptophysin in mice creates behavioral changes such as increased exploratory behavior, impaired object ...
*  Job interview
Poor latency can influence the understanding of verbal and nonverbal behaviors, as small differences in the timing of behaviors ... Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 81(4), 589-605 Jones, D. B., & Pinkney, J. W. (1989). An Exploratory ... However, despite any shared information between content and nonverbal behavior, it is clear that nonverbal behaviors do predict ... Rasmussen, Jr., K. G. (1984) Nonverbal behavior, verbal behavior, résumé credentials, and selection interview outcomes. Journal ...