For instance, participants' assumptions about causes of problem behavior
, variations in learning style, or differences in interpretation of the instructions may contribute to our findings.
Females' odds of reporting any risk behavior
and each behavior
except substance use at last sex increased by 2% with each one-point increase in their depressive symptoms score.
Somewhere in between--in the case of the experimental ants, at a colony size of 700 members--the colony's behavior
Kids who like to hurt others won't change by discipline alone, because they haven't learned skills to think about their behavior
from an empathetic self- regulating response.
Beyond this experimental data, the importance of rewarding effective communication behavior
is apparent in several well-known companies.
In summary, scientific evidence suggests that interventions targeting parents and families can exert powerful influence and are cost-effective in reducing or eliminating health risk behaviors
among adolescent children.
Victims of bullying behavior
are significantly distressed by this behavior
and exhibit signs of social withdrawal, school avoidance, stress-related problems, decline in academic performance, depression, and sometimes suicide (Austin & Joseph, 1996; Bond, Carlin, Thomas, Rubin, & Patton, 2002; Craig, 1998; Crick & Bigbee, 1998; Crick & Grotpeter, 1996; Hawker & Boulton, 2000; Rigby, 1996).
It could well be that the CEO, in demanding the 10 percent budget cuts, is simply creating discomfort in the present to encourage the innovative thinking that will move his people beyond being bogged down in old assumptions and behaviors
In talking with patients about making health-related personal behavior
changes, many practitioners find the widely used model of the psychological change process underlying it to be very useful.
While training the dogs, my partner and I (many students chose to train the dogs in groups of two) discussed the principles of operant learning we were using to elicit positive behaviors
from the dogs.
The moderating factors that will be discussed here are barriers to enacting meaningful behaviors
within fatherhood identity, the length of prison sentence, the prison ideology of fatherhood, and the commitment and salience of fatherhood identity before incarceration (see Burke, 1991).
Cognitive, physical, and afflictive behaviors
on fact-based search tasks.