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 research proposes the analysis of nonverbal interaction to identify affective behavior during the accomplishment of collaborative tasks, which can be extended to verbal content.
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.
This way, this study aims: (a) to investigate patterns of smiles' display, and possible changes in these patterns comparing these three moments in early development; (b) to analyze patterns of association between babies' smiles and their mothers' affective behaviors, and (c) to assess whether babies smile contingently in response to maternal affective behavior, and whether we can identify patterns of responses based on the type of babies' smiles.
The effects of acute tryptophan depletion on affective behavior and cognition in Brown Norway and Sprague Dawley rats.
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.
Symptoms of this psychological disorder typically include varying levels of impairment in interpersonal skills, emotional or affective behavior, and intellectual functioning.
The affective behavior is that the person is afraid that someone will see his personal files.
Sloman's approach over the decades has been primarily one of proposing architectures that would give rise to cognitive and affective behavior, which contrasts with my recent focus on designing and building systems that can recognize and respond intelligently to human emotions.
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.