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Descriptor English: Exploratory Behavior
Descriptor Spanish: Conducta Exploratoria
Descriptor Portuguese: Comportamento Exploratório
Descriptor French: Comportement d'exploration
Entry term(s): Behavior, Exploratory
Behavior, Novelty-Seeking
Behaviors, Exploratory
Behaviors, Novelty-Seeking
Curiosities
Curiosity
Exploratory Behaviors
Novelty Seeking Behavior
Novelty-Seeking Behavior
Novelty-Seeking Behaviors
Tree number(s): F01.145.387
F01.658.370
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005106
Scope note: The tendency to explore or investigate a novel environment. It is considered a motivation not clearly distinguishable from curiosity.
Annotation: human & animal
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
DE drug effects
ES ethics
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
Public MeSH Note: 68; was BEHAVIOR, EXPLORATORY 1965-67
Online Note: use EXPLORATORY BEHAVIOR to search BEHAVIOR, EXPLORATORY 1966-67 & CURIOSITY 1969-78
History Note: 68; was BEHAVIOR, EXPLORATORY 1965-67; CURIOSITY was see under EXPLORATORY BEHAVIOR 1969-78
DeCS ID: 5204
Unique ID: D005106
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1968/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2002/07/02
Exploratory Behavior - Preferred
Concept UI M0008054
Scope note The tendency to explore or investigate a novel environment. It is considered a motivation not clearly distinguishable from curiosity.
Preferred term Exploratory Behavior
Entry term(s) Behavior, Exploratory
Behaviors, Exploratory
Exploratory Behaviors
Curiosity - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0008053
Preferred term Curiosity
Entry term(s) Curiosities
Novelty-Seeking Behavior - Narrower
Concept UI M0008055
Preferred term Novelty-Seeking Behavior
Entry term(s) Behavior, Novelty-Seeking
Behaviors, Novelty-Seeking
Novelty Seeking Behavior
Novelty-Seeking Behaviors



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