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.
Through a wide variety of activities provided by therapists, physical, cognitive, and affective behaviors are all being exercised.
This task, designed to measure the engagement of affective and cognitive brain regions in response to a visual stimulus, was chosen because previous research in animals had linked changes in gut flora to changes in affective behaviors.
It is to them that academic programs entrust the formation of the psychomotor skills and affective behaviors that will characterize the next generation of practitioners.
Children with autism consistently show difficulty displaying appropriate affective behaviors (Koegel & Koegel, 1995; Schreibman, 1988).
Such a work environment entails not only affective behaviors, or specific personality traits of organizational and department leaders, but also more concrete strategies.
The number of noncontingent stimulation game trials needed to elicit 100 social affective behavior, for all three children combined, was 1,126 (Range = 852 to 10,700), whereas the number of response-contingent stimulation game trials needed to produce the same number of affective behaviors at the end of the study was 280 (Range = 273 to 287).
Cognitive, physical, and affective behaviors on fact-based search tasks.
Autoradiographic studies in monkey and human brains have shown a high expression of NK1 receptors in regions important for the regulation of affective behaviors and the neurochemical response to stress.
Parents rated their children on the ABSD, an instrument that focuses on affective behaviors and covers the areas of social, communication, domestic responsibility, independence, self-esteem, and recreation interest.
A comparative study by Silberman found that the transient sensory, cognitive and affective behaviors which constitute the basis of the DSM III-R diagnosis code for affective disorders occur more frequently in the individual with complex partial seizures.
However, a third approach, direct observation and rating of affective behaviors over substantial time periods might, alone or in combination with the other techniques, enhance our ability to reliably capture a dimension of affective disorder not previously measured.