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Define Behavior and give examples of behaviors.
1) Behavior is everything that an organism does.
- Making popcorn.
- Cathcing a baseball.
- Asking for diections.
- Thinking about ice cream.
2) Behavior is the movement of an organism or its parts in a frame of reference provided by the organism or by various external objects or fields. (Skinner, 1938)
The behavior of an organism is that portion of the organism's interaction with the environment that is characterized by detectable displacements in space through time of some part of the organism and that results in a measurable change in at least one aspect of the environment. (Johnston & Pennypacker, 1980
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