behavior behavior  /bɪ ˈheɪv jər/


  1. (n) manner of acting or controlling yourself
  2. (n) the action or reaction of something (as a machine or substance) under specified circumstances
  3. (n) (behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward other people
  4. (n) (psychology) the aggregate of the responses or reactions or movements made by an organism in any situation


  1. Exclusive: Airport screeners plan to shift tactics, focusing less on scissors and more on passenger behavior.
  2. The other major concern among mental-health specialists is that publicizing the behavior could exacerbate the problem.


  1. Fayetteville police alerting residents about bizarre behavior due to illegal drug

    Two incidents in the past week involving bizarre behavior as the result of an illegal drug have prompted Fayetteville police to issue an alert to residents.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Fayetteville Observer

  2. Amanda Bynes claims her behavior is all an act for attention, says 'I know what I am doing'

    Amanda Bynes is either in deep denial or a very talented actress because she told her close friend, Jonathan Jaxson, that her bizarre behavior is all a clever ploy to gain attention and Twitter follow read more
    on June 14, 2013     Source:

  3. Animal Behavior College Hosts First Dog Trainer Classroom Program Graduation Ceremony

    Animal Behavior College will host its first Dog Trainer Classroom Program commencement ceremony on Monday, June 17, 2003 at 10:00 am at the company's corporate headquarters in Santa Clarita, California. (PRWeb June 11, 2013) Read the full story at
    on June 12, 2013     Source: PRWeb


  1. "I am dealing with my behavior and personal failings behind closed doors with my family," Woods said in a statement earlier this week.
    on Dec 4, 2009 By: Tiger Wood Source: AFP

  2. "We will not go back to the days of reckless behavior and unchecked excess that was at the heart of this crisis, where too many were motivated only by the appetite for quick kills and bloated bonuses," Obama said in remarks at historic Federal...
    on Sep 14, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Los Angeles Times

  3. "We have to remain calm and not get provoked and I hope the referee will be very alert. You could see their behavior at halftime of the game against Mexico," he added of a pushing and shoving incident during the second-round match. "When you...
    on Jun 30, 2010 By: Bastian Schweinsteiger Source: The Associated Press

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