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behavioral science

n.
A scientific discipline, such as sociology, anthropology, or psychology, in which the actions and reactions of humans and animals are studied through observational and experimental methods.

behavioral scientist n.

behav′ioral sci′ence


n.
a science or branch of learning, as psychology or sociology, that derives its concepts from observation of the behavior of living organisms.
[1955–60]
behav′ioral sci′entist, n.

behavioral science

1. Any of various scientific disciplines, including sociology and anthropology, that involve observing the actions of human beings.
2. Any scientific discipline in which the behavior of people or animals is studied, such as sociology or psychology.
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The conference, organised by the Sultan Qaboos Hospital in Salalah, will discuss a number of topics related to the development of behavioural sciences and psychiatric emergency services.
He elaborated that Behavioural factors are important in the treatment and prevention of almost all the major diseases and nearly half of preventable deaths are due to behavioural factors therefore we planned to inculcate Behavioural Sciences as a new subject in the curriculum of MBBS / BDS.
Summary: ABU DHABI -- A public health talk about sleep disorders and insomnia will be held by the Sheikh Khalifa Medical City (SKMC), managed by Cleveland Clinic, on Tuesday at the Behavioural Sciences Pavilion auditorium from 7 to 9pm.