adaptive behavior


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adaptive behavior

[ə′dap·tiv bə′hāv·yər]
(psychology)
Any behavior that helps the organism adjust to its environment.
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3) There is a negative relationship between the age of care taking training and adaptive behavior of female students.
H3b: The greater the nonmediated power use by an actor in a dyad, the higher the supply chain partner's adaptive behavior.
Measures used in the current study included AAAASs from all six states; general achievement tests from the two states (Indiana and Idaho) that had the largest sample sizes across groups; and established measures of academic skills, academic enablers, and adaptive behavior.
For the regression explaining adaptive behavior, the variable maladaptive behavior was added as an independent variable to account for shared variance along with demographic background variables of gender, age, education, income, and hours online.
In this version of the algorithm a modified approach was taken to represent the thermal comfort band and adaptive behavior (Rijal et al.
With these factors in mind, this article updates definitions, discusses theories and assessment criteria, revisits the different adaptive behavior instruments presented in the 1983 Allen-Meares and Lane article, presents several additional instruments used in today's schools, and examines important psychometric properties relevant to the growing diversity of U.
Mann-Whitney U tests indicated that there were no significant differences in adaptive behavior standard scores between the DTT and control groups at baseline or post-intervention.
All children were assessed with the Childhood Autism Rating Scale (CARS) (Schopler, Reichler, DeVellis & Daly, 1988) and the Survey Form of the Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scale (Sparrow, Balla & Cicchetti, 1984) at the start of intervention and at approximately two years and four years into treatment.
Proceedings of The Seventh International Conference on the Simulation of Adaptive Behavior (SAP'02), 4-9 August 2002, Edimburgh, UK.
We hypothesized that intentions to engage in sexual intercourse would covary positively with risk behaviors and negatively with adaptive behavior.
Adaptive behavior refers to a person's ability to assume responsibility for personal needs (e.

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