Descriptor in English: Behavioral Sciences
Descriptor in Spanish: Ciencias de la Conducta
Descriptor in Portuguese: Ciências do Comportamento
Descriptor in French: Sciences du comportement
Entry term(s): Behavioral Science
Science, Behavioral
Sciences, Behavioral
Tree number(s): F04.096
Scope note: Disciplines concerned with the study of human and animal behavior.
Annotation: use for the specialty only
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
History Note: 1969; PROXEMICS was heading 1975-96 (see under SPATIAL BEHAVIOR 1975-90 and 1997-2014)
DeCS UI: 1544
Descriptor UI: D001525
Date Established: 1969/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2014/06/16
Behavioral Sciences - Preferred
Concept UI M0002293
Scope note Disciplines concerned with the study of human and animal behavior.
Preferred term Behavioral Sciences
Entry term(s) Behavioral Science
Science, Behavioral
Sciences, Behavioral
Proxemics - Narrower
Concept UI M0020212
Scope note The study of the spatial requirements of humans and animals and the effects of POPULATION DENSITY on BEHAVIOR, COMMUNICATION, and SOCIAL INTERACTION. Proxemics is a subcategory of the study of nonverbal communication along with haptics (touch), KINESICS (body movement), vocalics (paralanguage), and chronemics (structure of time).
Preferred term Proxemics
Entry term(s) Proxemic

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