approach behaviour

approach behaviour

behaviour directed toward the attainment of a desired outcome.
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Affiliation approach behaviour and OEQ had significant variation across age groups.
Therefore the managers may learn to manage and alter their temperaments towards having approach behaviour for achievements and increasing their extension motive.
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One approach behaviour that has only briefly been noted in the research, however, is that of the sexually overt behaviour as a "pickup" technique.
Among the women in the university survey, almost one-half said they had initiated at least one type of sexually overt approach behaviour, while more than 80% had been approached with at least one type of such behaviour.
It should be noted that the sexually overt approach behaviours found in this study are contrary to the traditional sexual script, which does not include sexual touching in the initial stages of courtship or approach behaviour.
The results showed "increased sensitivity to approach than to avoidance behaviour in amygdala and superior temporal sulcus, which were linked to a positive evaluation of approach behaviour and a positive impact of handshake.
In general, the researchers said, women tend to show demanding behaviour more frequently, while men tend to withdraw: "In our study, oxytocin might have driven quiescence in women and social salience and approach behaviour in men.
For instance, threats evoke fear and avoidance behaviours; versely, rewards induce reward-states and approach behaviours.
It is known, for example, that the BNST provides input to a variety of hypothalamic and brain-stem sites (see 'd') implicated in general approach behaviours, such as maternal behaviour, sex, and feeding [see 6 and 14 for a discussion].
His research, the first of its kind to look at North American kids, examined four- and five year olds' avoidance or approach behaviours to food and their relationship with body weight.
It does appear that children, not surprisingly, who are demonstrating approach behaviours to food (eating when upset, or eating when bored, for example) are going to be more overweight whereas children who are demonstrating avoidance behaviours (such as fussy or slow eating) are more likely to be underweight.