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Behavior genetics refers to a branch of psychology that examines the genetic base of behavior and personality differences among people.

Behavior Lens Principle refers to principle which states that child psychopathology reflects a mixture of actual child Behavior and the lens through which it is viewed by others in a

Behavior management refers to the deliberate and systematic application of psychological principles in attempts to change behavior. Behavior management programs are most often based largely on behavioristic principles. (see Behavior modification , Behavior therapy.)

Behavior modeling refers to a training technique in which employees observe correct behavior, practice that behavior, and then receive Feedback about their performance.

Behavior modification refers to the application of learning principles to change human behavior, especially maladaptive behavior . It is a systematic approach to changing behavior through the application of the principles of conditioning. Moreover, Behavior modification is a therapy based on operant conditioning and classical conditioning principles which is used to change individual's behaviors.
Behavior rehearsal refers to a general technique for expanding the patient's repertoire of coping behaviors. Successful Behavioral rehearsal involves explaining to the patient the necessity of acquiring the new behaviors, selecting the target situations, conducting the rehearsal and providing feedback , and having the patient apply the newly acquired skills in real-life situations.

Behavior setting is a term used and defined by Roger Barker in his theory of Ecological psychology that refers to a physically and temporally bounded social situation that determines the actions of the individuals in the setting.
Behavior systems theory refers to a theory proposing that an animal’s behavior is organized into various motivational systems and each of these systems encompasses a set of relevant responses, each of which, in turn, can be activated by particular cues.

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