Adaptive behavior

Adaptive behavior is a type of behavior that is used to adjust to another type of behavior or situation. This is often characterized as a kind of behavior that allows an individual to change an unconstructive or disruptive behavior to something more constructive. These behaviors are most often social or personal behaviors. For example a constant r...
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Adaptive behavior

[ecology] In behavioral ecology an adaptive behavior is a behavior which contributes directly or indirectly to an individual`s survival or reproductive success and is thus subject to the forces of natural selection. Examples include favoring kin in altruistic behaviors, female selection of the most fit male, and defending a territory or har...
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adaptive behavior

the skills people learn to take care of themselves and act appropriately in social settings. This includes things like dressing, cleaning, making friends, following school rules, social skills, and personal responsibility.
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adaptive behavior

Type: Term Definitions: 1. any behavior that enables an organism to adjust to a particular situation or environment.
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