behavioral sciences



Psychology, sociology, social anthropology, ethology, and other disciplines that study the behavior of animals and humans. Behavioral sciences generally disregard the existence of mind, and concentrate on the patterns of response to external stimuli. See also behaviorism.

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  • The investigator used his extensive knowledge of behavioral sciences to predict the convicts next move, eventually leading to the successful apprehension of said convict.

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