approach behaviour

approach behaviour

behaviour directed toward the attainment of a desired outcome.
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The main research aim is to experimentally test the effects of mental imagery of approach behaviour on activity levels, mood and depressive symptoms in mildly depressed individuals.
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Affiliation approach behaviour and OEQ had significant variation across age groups.
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.
The likelihood of approach behaviour is directly linked to the two dimensions of pleasure and arousal, with a seemingly stimulating and pleasing environment being most likely to attract custom.
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.
Other self-reported measures assessed creativity, anxiety sensitivity, depressive symptoms, aggression and the behavioral approach system (BAS), which regulates approach behaviours and desires, and the behavioral inhibition system (BIS), which regulates avoidant behaviours and desires.
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].
For instance, threats evoke fear and avoidance behaviours; versely, rewards induce reward-states and approach behaviours.
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.