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  • n. Plural form of behaviour.

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Examples

  • That is why he and Zuk prefer to use the more objective term "same-sex sexual behaviour", which they define as behaviours found in two animals of the same sex that you would find in opposite-sex pairs during courtship, copulation or parenting.

    New Scientist - Online News

  • There is a correlation between IQ and certain behaviours even if causation is uncertain.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » The “Racist” Charge

  • We are also the only creatures who assign certain behaviours to the realm of the private, and certain to the realm of the public.

    ProWomanProLife » The cult of multisexualism

  • The idea is that we are being quietly discouraged, all over the place, from certain behaviours and habits.

    Plod « We Don't Count Your Own Visits To Your Blog

  • Some others are not attempting to contain behaviours, true, but the ear-shattered screeches came from a toddler whose mother was on him, stopping him right away, until the next unpredictable outburst.

    The Screaming of the Lambs

  • This sounds to me less like a "natural state", and more like a weaker form of the depressive's low-self-esteem, engendering all sorts of socially-maladjusted behaviours from a need for validation (positive and negative).

    The Stain of Sin

  • Given that (so far as we know) all animals have to sleep, the diversity of sleep behaviours is interesting, and many animals do things that we might not predict.

    Archive 2006-02-01

  • This refers to the behaviours needed to handle to cross-cultural situations, so look for cues on the basic manners expected in a culture and try to adapt.

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • The solution to the problems we face involves the promotion of savings, a reinterpretation of fiduciary duty to elicit and legitimise longer term behaviours within financial markets, the encouragement of "responsible asset management" by the investment industry and,, of course the facilitation of better ownership and engagement by end asset owners.

    The Independent - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • People may still dislike certain behaviours of certain people, but that alone, can’t be called racism.

    Global Voices in English » China: Considering Han chauvinism

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