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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

The science concerned with all aspects of behavior.
See also: science
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In this somewhat more favorable environment, a new generation of behavioral science teachers have confronted the same conflicts in medicine and society that constrained previous attempts.
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While ethics has long been a topic of importance in the field of behavioral science and is interwoven amongst a variety of texts, it is rare to find an entire chapter in a textbook of this kind dedicated to the topic of ethics.
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In their aforementioned article, DeVine and Gilson chronicled a leading North American health insurer's experience testing the return on investment of creating a customer service environment based on behavioral science. This inspired Inktel Direct to conduct a study examining the effects of implementing behavioral science in the contact center environment.
This issue of Systems Research and Behavioral Science contains a set of papers that demonstrates very well the great variety in areas in which systems ideas can be applied.
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