behaviors : Common Errors in English

About behaviors

“Behavior” has always referred to patterns of action, including multiple actions, and did not have a separate plural form until social scientists created it. Unless you are writing in psychology, sociology, anthropology, or a related field, it is better to avoid the use of “behaviors” in your writing.See also .

behaviors in News

  1. To my daughter on Father’s Day: Sorry I used to be a sexist

    I was the guy who didn’t even notice all of society’s subtle sexist behaviors -- until I had a girl
    on June 16, 2013 Source: Salon.com

  2. Live Life Fully: Need to detour from the high road.

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- I dont like going against my core instincts. None of us do. Lately, though, it seems that challenges that can affect our behaviors are popping up everywhere. Crises we hear about every day in the news. Disruptions in the planetary ...
    on June 16, 2013 Source: The Charleston Gazette

  3. Live chat: Toddler Sleep & Behaviors, Potty Training, and Car Seat Safety

    Got questions about toddler sleep and behaviors, potty training or car seat safety? (Really, what mom of young kids doesn’t wonder about these things?) On Friday, June 14, 2013 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m., the Children’s Hospital ...The post Live chat: Toddler Sleep & Behaviors, Potty Training, and Car Seat Safety appeared first on Mile High Mamas.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Denver Post

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