Affective Behavior


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Affective Behavior

Any activity or other behavior intended to produce a desired effect. For example, a government may cut taxes to encourage people to spend more. Engaging in an affective behavior in no way guarantees the desired effect will actually occur.
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The intervention principles were to improve the communication partners' competence in: (a) recognizing affective behaviors, (b) attuning to interactive behaviors, (c) sharing meaning for better understanding, (d) sharing emotions and evaluating the adequacy of their own affective behavior during interaction and communication, and (e) adapting the context to promote affective involvement.
Modifying the affective behavior of preschoolers with autism using in-vivo or video modeling and reinforcement contingencies.
A sampling of topics: an interface between the situation calculus and logic programming, machine learning tools to time series forecasting, cellular mathematical morphology, a linguistically-based approach to detect causality relations in unrestricted text, uncertain reasoning in multi-agent ontology mapping on the semantic web, a comparative study of three metaheuristics applied to the traveling salesman problem, nonlinear servo adaptive fuzzy tracking, intelligent tutoring system with affective behavior, and a bio-inspired method for friction estimation.
Data from three children (2 females, 1 male) with multiple disabilities and delays were analyzed to determine how many child contingency, visual attention, and social affective behavior would be produced per 100 learning opportunities under contrasting stimulus conditions (contingent vs.
These ratings yielded two subscores: Affective behavior (eg, acknowledging patient distress, showing interest in patient as a person, warmth) and communication behavior (eg, using lay language, speaking to patient as an adult without condescension).
Symptoms of this psychological disorder typically include varying levels of impairment in interpersonal skills, emotional or affective behavior, and intellectual functioning.
The first phase of the project, conducted in Oregon during 1993 and 1994, refined and further validated the following instruments: Affective Behavior Scale for the Disabled, Outdoor Skills Inventory, and Outdoor Case Study Method.
classroom, free time, mealtime, social activities) regarding patients' affective behavior.
Certainly there are references to colonialism and warfare, but more to Solomoukha's point is how toys can function for children as art does for adults: as models for cognitive and affective behavior.
The intervention is focused on improving the competencies of communication partners in (a) recognizing affective behaviors of the person with congenital deafblindness, (b) attuning to interactive behaviors, (c) sharing meaning for better understanding, (d) sharing emotions and evaluating the adequacy of their own affective behavior during interaction and communication, and (e) adapting the context to promote affective involvement.
His topics include assessing the affects of environmental agents on the newborn, kicking coordination and its indicators for white matter disorder, reaching parameters for children exposed to cocaine in utero, the role of culture in brain organization, multiple caretakers, infant-child interactions in various cultures, emotional communication in infants, the transfer of affect between mothers and infants, the primacy of social skills in infancy, infants' response to mothers' affective behavior, maternal psychiatric illness, infant depressive symptoms, implicit relational knowing, models of infant mood states and formation of dyadic states of consciousness.
Through a wide variety of activities provided by therapists, physical, cognitive, and affective behaviors are all being exercised.