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behavioral science

n.
A scientific discipline, such as sociology, anthropology, or psychology, in which the actions and reactions of humans and animals are studied through observational and experimental methods.

behavioral scientist n.

behavioral science

any of the various interrelated disciplines, such as psychiatry, psychology, sociology, and anthropology, that observe and study human activity, including psychological and emotional development, interpersonal relationships, values, and mores.

behavioral science

The science concerned with all aspects of behavior.
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