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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.
See also: science
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Behavioral Scientist Stanley Coren's new book, “Do Dogs Dream” answers the age-old question and explains that dogs actually do dream.
The second is the recurrent recommendation that a behavioral scientist be present for all group visits.
surgeon general's 2009 "Call to Action to Promote Healthy Homes," said coeditor Karin Mack, PhD, a senior behavioral scientist in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Injury Prevention and Control and an APHA member.
As a behavioral scientist working with environmental health (EH) programs on restaurant food safety projects, I am occasionally asked what behavioral science has to do with food safety.
Foreign Policy," an illustrated lecture by Jack Dresser, a Springfield behavioral scientist.
Internationally noted behavioral scientist George Dudley and Associate Dean of Baylor University's Hankamer School of Business present The Hard Truth About Soft-Selling: Restoring Pride & Purpose to the Sales Profession, a discussion of the latest trend in "soft-selling", and how modern salespeople are often told they must present themselves as "advisors" or "consultants" while remaining accountable for closed sales same as always.
DeLaet, Gender and Immigration (New York, 1999); Silvia Pedraza "Women and Migration: The Social Consequences of Gender," Annual Review of Sociology 17 (1991): 303-325; Patricia Pessar, "Engendering Migration Studies: The Case of New Immigrants to the United States," American Behavioral Scientist 42 (1999): 577-600; Patricia Pessar, "The Role of Gender, Households and Social Networks in the Migration Process: A Review and Appraisal," in Charles Hirschman, Philip Kasinitz and Josh DeWind, eds.
However, behind her little-girl smile is the ever-clicking mind of an Air Force behavioral scientist.
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a behavioral scientist at the center, said that the research will focus on the prevalence and treated prevalence of ADHD in children, the existence of comorbid and secondary conditions in children with ADHD, the types and rates of health risk behaviors and current and previous treatment patterns for children with ADHD.
We've made some inroads in raising awareness about skin cancer, and particularly in the time between getting a sunburn and being at risk for skin cancer,'' said Cynthia Jorgensen, a behavioral scientist with the CDC.
Just how much the risk increases is the focus of an online sex survey being conducted by Sheana Salyers Bull, a behavioral scientist at the Denver Public Health Department.

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