appetitive behavior


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ap·pet·i·tive be·hav·ior

movement of an organism toward a certain type of stimulus, such as food. Compare: aversive behavior.
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Patton, Stanford, & Barratt, 1995), appears to be more strongly associated with deficits in response inhibition (or behavioral disinhibition) than to trait impulsivity linked to appetitive behavior (Friedman & Miyake, 2004).
When in doubt as to the legitimacy of a proactive aggressor's observed achievement, school counselors are advised to further examine the source of their concern and eliminate the doubt before unwittingly reinforcing appetitive behavior in the presence of those who may have been victim to it.
Evidence for such compensation would indicate that exposure to inescapable shock does not suppress appetitive behavior in deprived rats and would suggest that drive conditions at the time of the shuttlebox test in Experiment 3a were the same for deprived and nondeprived animals.
The initial behavior emitted in the presence of appeals is the incipient portion of an action; this concept appears close to the appetitive behavior of Craig (1918) and Lorenz.
Furthermore, it mentions reports of patients who have all four problems, three of which involve appetitive behaviors.
In conjunction with dopamine, the serotonin system been shown to play a distinctive role in modulating appetitive behaviors (Blundell 1984).
Although ICD is the generally accepted term for these behaviors, they have also been referred to as appetitive behaviors or behavioral addictions.
Novel odors evoke risk assessment and suppress appetitive behaviors in mice.