Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New models show how human behavior influences pandemic trends

Nearly four years after the first case of COVID-19 reached the United States, researchers want to learn more about what impacted varying rates of the virus' outbreak and spread. One question in particular piqued the interest ...

Gerontology & Geriatrics

Can we treat cellular aging like a disease for higher impact care?

Expected life span for human beings has been extended significantly over the last century, thanks to medical advancements that have resulted in vaccines to prevent common infectious diseases, improved sanitation practices ...

Autism spectrum disorders

Clues to autism's causes may lie in the gut

Professor Alessio Fasano, a gastroenterologist at Massachusetts General Hospital in the US, has several relatives and friends raising children with autism—a neurological disorder characterized by impaired social behavior—so ...

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Human behavior

Human behavior is the collection of behaviors exhibited by human beings and influenced by culture, attitudes, emotions, values, ethics, authority, rapport, hypnosis, persuasion, coercion and/or genetics

The behavior of people (and other organisms or even mechanisms) falls within a range with some behavior being common, some unusual, some acceptable, and some outside acceptable limits. In sociology, behavior is considered as having no meaning, being not directed at other people and thus is the most basic human action. Behavior should not be mistaken with social behavior, which is more advanced action, as social behavior is behavior specifically directed at other people. The acceptability of behavior is evaluated relative to social norms and regulated by various means of social control.

The behavior of people is studied by the academic disciplines of psychology, social work, sociology, economics, and anthropology.

In 1970, a book was published called "The Social Contract: A Personal Inquiry into the Evolutionary Sources of Order and Disorder" written by the anthropologist Robert Ardrey. The book and study investigated animal behavior (Ethology) and then compared human behavior as a similar phenomenon.

Human behavior is an important factor in human society. According to Humanism, each human have a different behavior.

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