avoidance behaviour


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avoidance behaviour

behaviour directed toward the avoidance of an undesirable outcome.
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Whereas people of inferior status were once avoided, today behaviour that betrays feelings of superiority and inferiority is avoided: avoidance behaviour has been internalized, tensions between people have become tensions within people.
Payday and small amount lenders can expect ASIC to take action where they engage in this type of avoidance behaviour , Mr Kell said.
This knowledge about the effects of testosterone in adolescence and adulthood suggests that it is related to influencing the balance between approach and avoidance behaviour.
We set 16 rules, which constitute the initial base rules, to implement the obstacles avoidance behaviour.
The researchers found that "a handshake preceding social interaction enhanced the positive impact of approach and diminished the negative impact of avoidance behaviour on the evaluation of social interaction.
What happens between the receptors and the parts of the brain that trigger that avoidance behaviour remains a mystery, one with direct medical relevance.
And now scientists are trying to know what exactly goes on in the brain that triggers such avoidance behaviour in a study on fruit flies.
Taken together, say the researchers, the results of the three studies confirm a right ear/left hemisphere advantage for verbal communication and distinctive specialization of the two halves of the brain for approach and avoidance behaviour.
Free-operant avoidance behaviour by rats after reinforcer revaluation using opioid agonists and D amphetamine.
The study also included western university professors who had good vitamin D levels because they go biking and spend time outdoors so the sun avoidance behaviour was not prevalent," she said.
Washington, July 9 ( ANI ): Moths are capable of using both their hearing and their avoidance behaviour to communicate about sex, a new research has suggested.
Overall the high avoidance behaviour towards achievement and the lower associated OEQ noticeably become the matter of concern.