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behaviour

(bĭ-hāv′yər)
n. Chiefly British
Variant of behavior.

behaviour

Conduct, bearing, demeanor, manner.
 
Lab medicine
The changes in properties of a substance in response to environmental factors.

Psychology
Manner of behaving (e.g., good or bad); mode of conduct; comportment.

be·hav·ior

(bē-hāv'yŏr)
1. Any response emitted by or elicited from an organism.
2. Any mental or motor act or activity.
3. Parts of a total response pattern.
Synonym(s): behaviour.
[M.E., fr. O. Fr. avoir, to have]

behaviour

  1. the total activities of a living organism (usually an animal) ranging from simple movement to complex patterns involved with courtship, threat, camouflage, etc.
  2. the observable response of an organism to stimuli from the environment. See INSTINCT, LEARNING.

be·hav·ior

(bē-hāv'yŏr)
1. Any response emit-ted by or elicited from an organism.
2. Any mental or motor act or activity.
3. Specifically, parts of a total response pattern.
Synonym(s): behaviour.
[M.E., fr. O. Fr. avoir, to have]
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There were also three reports of anti-social behaviour taking place on or near Mill Walk, close to Nuneaton Town Hall.
Anti-social behaviour has been climbing since the start of the year in Nuneaton South, which covers Bermuda, parts of Attleborough and parts of Whitestone.
In June, there were nine reports of antisocial behaviour on or near Bull Street, seven reports of anti-social behaviour on or near the Tesco Express on Croft Road, six reports of anti-social behaviour on or near Kem Street, five reports of antisocial behaviour on or near Arbury Road, near to Stockingford Recreation Ground and The Nuneaton Academy.
Anti-social behaviour is at its highest level in Nuneaton North, which includes Camp Hill, Galley Common, Tuttle Hill and the south of Chapel End, so far this year.
Anti-social behaviour is almost at the highest point it has been at this year in Nuneaton Central, which includes the area around Queen's Road up to the railway line, parts of Riversley Park and King Edward VI College.
Nuneaton, of the seen their dramatically since reports of anti-social behaviour have doubled in June compared to January 2018 in Nuneaton East, which covers Weddington, Horeston Grange, parts of Whitestone and parts of Attleborough.
It is known that the environment and behaviour affect not only the character of the person, but the physical development of the brain.
(1) ) Torston Weisel, President of Rockefeller University, "Genetics and Behaviour," Science, p.
Downey et al., "Sex Hormones and Lesbian and Heterosexual Women," Hormones and Behaviour 21 (1987), pp.