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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For example, there was a significant positive correlation between positive affective behavior and emotional stability (i.e., low levels of neuroticism), which is in line with the findings reported in earlier studies (Pincus et al., 1998; Trapnell & Wiggins, 1990).
This theoretical paper suggests that a comparative field or laboratory intervention with two distinct groups: (1) an inspirational intervention group (where the facilitator actively creates an inspirational context with motivational prose and affective behavior faithful to Osborn's (1963) original suggestions), and (2) an instructional intervention group (where the facilitator shares typical brainstorming guidelines to brainstorm participants).
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.
ERIC Descriptors: Transformational Leadership; Models; Disadvantaged Youth; Public Schools; Economically Disadvantaged; Affective Behavior; Leadership Styles; Transformative Learning; Teacher Student Relationship; Emotional Intelligence; Grade 8; Reading Instruction; Minority Group Students; Individual Development; Theories; Empathy; High Stakes Tests; Scores; Teaching Methods; Cooperation; Middle School Students; Middle School Teachers; Student Behavior
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.
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.