Citations with the tag: INSTINCT (Behavior)
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- A Laughing Matter.
// Scholastic SuperScience; Sep2005, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p2
Focuses on recent studies which suggest that laughter is an instinct found in humans, chimpanzees, dogs, and even rats.
- ANXIOUS IN THE WOODS.
THORSON, JULI S. // Horse & Rider; Aug2010, Vol. 49 Issue 8, p46
The article focuses on the different methods to determine the horse's response to wooded trails by observing his prey-animal vision and prey or herd-animal instincts.
- Hesitation is Often Costly.
Leszak, John L. // Mekeel's & Stamps Magazine; 12/26/2008, Vol. 203 Issue 26, p6
The author advises philatelic buyers who have a gut feeling about a particular item to follow their instinct.
- AN ANIMAL'S EDUCATION.
Gould, James L.; Gould, Carol Grant // Sciences; Jul/Aug85, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p24
Presents a comparison on the behavioral patterns between men and animals. Information on the instincts and adaptive behavior by humans; Role of experiences in developing knowledge; Introduction of imprinting as a genetically directed learning in higher animals.
- Be gutsy!
Rehak, Melanie // Self; Jan2003, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p69
Provides tips on following one's instinct in making life decisions. Ways on honing one's instinct; Reliability of trusting gut feelings; Consequences of following impulse.
- Bringing Up Mommy.
Knight, Mike // Indianapolis Monthly; Apr2002, Vol. 25 Issue 9, p40
Focuses on strengthening the material instincts of dolphins to account for the baby boom in a zoo in Indianapolis, Indiana. Plans to breed dolphins at the zoo; Period of gestation for an Atlantic bottlenose dolphin; Description of the dolphins.
- 5 GUT FEELINGS YOU SHOULD NEVER IGNORE.
Whiffen, Beth // Cosmopolitan; Apr2004, Vol. 236 Issue 4, p160
Highlights some gut feelings about men that should never be ignored.
- Trust Your Gut.
Scurlock-Durana, Suzanne // Massage Magazine; Jul/Aug2009, Issue 158/159, p94
The article presents a discussion of the ways to develop strong trust in one's gut, adapted from the book "Full Body Presence," by Suzanne Scurlock-Durana.
- HEAD FIRST.
Scurlock-Durana, Suzanne // South Dakota Magazine; Jan/Feb2012, Vol. 27 Issue 5, p48
The article offers information on American bison which according to biologists walk face-first into storms due to their instinct that they can walk out of the weather.
- A Matter of Opinion.
Martin, Crystal G. // O, The Oprah Magazine; Jun2012, Vol. 13 Issue 6, p40
The article focuses on actress Maggie Gyllenhaal, who describes how she started trusting her own instincts.
- Equality Michigan issues crime alert.
Martin, Crystal G. // Between the Lines (10807551); 8/4/2011, Issue 1931, p7
The article offers precautionary tips to protect one's self from potential pick-up crimes which include assessing the meeting place, using the so-called gut instinct, and ensuring cellphone accessibility.
Martin, Crystal G. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009); 2009, Issue 21, p1206
A definition of the term "instinct" is presented, which refers to innate tendency to react to an environmental stimulus in a predictable but limited way, also defined are related terms like "death instinct" and "herd instinct."
- Instincts serve us well in judging people, situations.
Scott, Niki // San Diego Business Journal; 03/09/98, Vol. 19 Issue 10, p45
Relates the importance of people's instincts. Examples of situations where instincts commonly appear; Various ways on how people react to their instinct.
- The Underglow.
Scott, Niki // Making of Personality; 1908, p43
An essay is presented on the meaning and importance or value of human instinct.
- Good Vibrations.
CASEY, SUSAN // O, The Oprah Magazine; Aug2011, Vol. 12 Issue 8, p24
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses the report on instincts and intuitions within the August 1, 2011 issue.
- Thank God I Made That Money Mistake!
Hardage, Rachel // Glamour; Nov2001, Vol. 99 Issue 11, p108
Focuses on the importance of trusting to instinct. Presentation of personal experiences of women executives taking risks through instinct; Rewards gained in taking risks; Benefits gained by Coco Chanel in a criticized fashion dress.
- IN BRIEF.
Hardage, Rachel // Meat Trades Journal; 6/22/2012, p12
The article reports on the negative impact of vegetarianism on bears, which resulted to poor sexual and maternal instincts.
- Admins trust their gut, survey finds.
Hardage, Rachel // Administrative Professional Today; Oct2012, Vol. 38 Issue 10, p5
The article presents information on the findings of a study by OfficeTeam and the International Association of Administrative Professionals according to which most administrative professionals trust their gut and use their instinct frequently to guide their actions at work.
- Cosmo Quiz.
Thore, Kelly // Cosmopolitan; May2011, Vol. 250 Issue 5, p290
The article presents a quiz to determine whether one knows when to follow their instincts.
- Masters of the spring.
Robinson, Jerome B. // Field & Stream; Mar1999, Vol. 103 Issue 11, p55
Focuses on wild turkeys' superb instinct for survival. Keenness of a turkey's eyes and ears; Turkey's familiarity with its environment.
- INVITATION TO A DISCOURSE REGARDING THE HISTORY, PHILOSOPHY AND SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY OF A PROPERTY RIGHT IN COPYRIGHT.
Foster, Sharon E. // Florida Journal of International Law; Aug2009, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p171
The article contemplates whether the right to reproduce creative expressions should be given the status of a property right. It explores the historical evidence of the existence of a property right in expressions and their reproduction from ancient Greece, Rome and pre-copyright history in...
- The author replies.
Elshtain, Jean Bethke // Progressive; Aug89, Vol. 53 Issue 8, p6
Responds to a letter to the editor published in August the 1989 issue of 'The Progressive' concerning individual rights, parental responsibility, and natural fatherly instinct.
Elshtain, Jean Bethke // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009); 2009, Issue 21, p218
A definition of the medical term "autoerotism," which refers to self-gratification of the sexual instinct, is presented.
- Taking photos shows importance of changing focus.
Amsden, Patti // Collinsville Herald; 2/29/2012, Vol. 54 Issue 9, pA5
The author discusses the mental habit of applying the concept of camera zooming.
- The musical mind.
Appenzeller, Tim // U.S. News & World Report; 8/13/2001, Vol. 131 Issue 6, p40
Focuses on the purpose of music in human culture. Discovery that a seemingly useless taste for music is embedded in the brain, and possibly in genes; Theories on why humans have an instinct to enjoy music, which is not necessary for survival; Mention of research done with babies and music, and...
- What I Know for Sure.
Winfrey, Oprah // O, The Oprah Magazine; Aug2011, Vol. 12 Issue 8, p162
The article offers information on talk show host, Oprah Winfrey, who used to believe in her instincts that helps in gaining success in her life.
- Songs of isolation-reared sparrows function in communication, but are significantly less effective than learned songs
Marler, P.; Peters, S. S.; Searcy, W. A. // Behavioral Ecology & Sociobiology; Aug1985, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p223
No abstract available.
- HIDDEN REPAIRS.
LEITHART, PETER J. // Touchstone: A Journal of Mere Christianity; Mar/Apr2014, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p5
The article discusses regarding the instinct of humans to repair anything found ruined in traditional order and the hints of prophet Isaiah regarding repairing of literal walls of Jerusalem as well as the ancient landmarks of Israel's social life.
Miller, Mary Jane; Mitchell, Peggy; Marsh, S. T.; Dauenhauer, William; Eagle, Naomi; Rosin, Nancy; Gianakura, Peter; Shatin, Leo; Kinter, William // Saturday Evening Post; Sep/Oct2008, Vol. 280 Issue 5, p2
No abstract available.
- ANIMAL INSTINCTS.
Miller, Mary Jane; Mitchell, Peggy; Marsh, S. T.; Dauenhauer, William; Eagle, Naomi; Rosin, Nancy; Gianakura, Peter; Shatin, Leo; Kinter, William // Saturday Evening Post; Sep/Oct2008, Vol. 280 Issue 5, p13
No abstract available.
- Basic instincts.
Miller, Mary Jane; Mitchell, Peggy; Marsh, S. T.; Dauenhauer, William; Eagle, Naomi; Rosin, Nancy; Gianakura, Peter; Shatin, Leo; Kinter, William // Australia's Parents; Aug/Sep98, Issue 106, p14
Focuses on reflex responses which help babies survive. Stepping reflex; Palmar grasp; Moro reflex: Plantar grasp; Galant reflex; Fencer's reflex; Rooting and sucking.
- Are you MEDIA Irrelevant?
Helgesen, Stephan // New Mexico Business Journal; Jun2007, Vol. 31 Issue 6, p38
The author reflects on how a person becomes media irrelevant. According to him, consumers who are not on the media's main radar screen, become irrelevant to the media. He says, some are relevant to the society not because they represent the best, but because they appeal to human instinct and to...
- Congenital irresponsible escapism.
Cavenagh, A.J.M. // British Medical Journal; 6/23/1979, Vol. 1 Issue 6179, p1699
Focuses on the humor of several books. Theme of animal instinct; Philosophical views on bravery; Reconciliation between the standard of living and the fact of death.
- Inner Voices and Tsunamis.
Espinosa, Micha // Journal of Intergroup Relations; Spring2005, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p85
Describes how the author and her husband was saved from the tsunami that hit Thailand in 2005. Trip to Phi Phi Island for fishing; Author's feeling that they should leave the island as soon as possible; Author's inner voice telling her that they should not go to Phuket; Author's following of her...
- On Antiquity.
Belloc, Hilaire // America; 5/17/1930, Vol. 43 Issue 6, p130
The article presents the author's views on instincts and antiquities. The author adds that it is the same instinct which leads men to fix transitory emotion by drawing and painting and sculpture. The author notes that the respect for antiquity has a powerful effect upon men's towards antiquity....
Sullivan, Philip R. // America; 3/18/2002, Vol. 186 Issue 9, p12
Argues that 'profiling,' specifically racial and ethnic profiling, following the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 can be a useful adaptive mechanism. Author's own experience with ethnic profiling; Opinion that we should monitor our rapid-response profiling and the initial monitoring of...
- The Story of a Turtledove.
Annis, Heather Marie // Canadian Journal of Environmental Education; 2008, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p11
This environmental autobiography outlines my process of repositioning the natural environment as a primary character in my life. By exploring moments in my childhood when I made instinctive connections with my surroundings, I have come to better understand the person I am today and where I am...
- The Intersection of Punctuated Equilibrium and Leadership Emergence Within the Framework of Naturalistic Decision Making.
Moerschell, Linda // Association of Outdoor Recreation & Education Conference Proceed; 2009 Proceedings, p62
The article examines how leadership emerges during a period of punctuated equilibrium using a naturalistic decision making framework in the U.S. The study shows that instinct, compassion and responsibility are the motivating factors for leadership emergence that appeared in close proximity of...
- What your gut feelings can teach you about love.
Dormen, Lesley // Glamour; Mar97, Vol. 95 Issue 3, p232
Shares ways of maintaining a healthy relationship by trusting one's gut feelings. Interpreting contradictory messages from a man; Use of frank conversation to corroborate a gut feeling; Challenges in trusting one's gut feelings; Importance of commitment in a relationship.
- Going a bit crazy is a basic survival instinct.
Dormen, Lesley // Marketing Week (01419285); 1/5/2012, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p3
The author comments on the likely changes which are expected in marketing in the year 2012, and the scope of creativity in facing the challenges related to trading. It is stated that, although it is true that creativity which is assumed to be the solution to most of the problems has its root in...
- Art and Religion: Co-evolved Phenomena.
Storey, Robert // Style; Summer/Fall2008, Vol. 42 Issue 2/3, p290
The article explores Darwinian literary criticism and adaptionist literary study as adopted by scholar Joseph Carroll. The author discusses human intelligence and its relationship to instinct. The definition of art as extraordinary experience is presented. Other topics include the relationship...
- Positive Self-Regard and Leadership.
Cohen, Steve M. // JCK; Jul2008, Vol. 179 Issue 7, p63
The article reports on the creative deployment of self that makes leadership a deeply personal business in the U.S. It is stated that healthy leaders know themselves and tend to emphasize their strengths and minimize their weaknesses. They know their worth and trust their instincts. Meanwhile,...
Andrews, Mike; Strandlund, Mike; Elliott, Bob // Bowhunting World; Feb2011, Vol. 60 Issue 1, p11
Several letters to the editor are presented in response to articles in previous issues including "40 All-Season Whitetail Tips," by Bill Vaznis in the November 2010 issue and another article about instinctive shooting by Mark Hicks in the January 2011 issue.
- Comparison of the Mental Powers of Man and the Lower Animals.
Darwin, Charles // English Prose: A Series of Related Essays for the Discussion & P; 1/1/1913, p131
An essay is presented on the difference between the mental capacity of human beings and animals. It cites the belief of the author that the mental faculties of man and animals have no fundamental difference. It explores that man and animals possess the same sense and fundamental intuition, as...
Darwin, Charles // American Heritage Student Science Dictionary; 2009, p182
A definition of the term "instinct" is presented. It refers to an inherited tendency of an organism or species to behave in a certain way that is usually a reaction to something in the environment and that fulfills a basic need. Examples of behaviors that are the result of instinct include...
- Use that sixth sense--INSTINCT.
Dreyfack, Raymond // Industrial Management; Dec67, Vol. 9 Issue 12, p11
Discusses the use of intuition in making management decisions. Attitude of the business community toward the use of instinct in business; Guidelines for balancing facts and intuition; Significance of instinct to executives; Tips on when to use instinct.
- The Metaphysical Instincts & Spiritual Bypassing in Integral Psychology.
Shirazi, Bahman A. K. // Integral Review: A Transdisciplinary & Transcultural Journal for; Sep2013, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p107
Instincts are innate, unconscious means by which Nature operates in all forms of life including animals and human beings. In humans however, with progressive evolution of consciousness, instincts become increasingly conscious and regulated by egoic functions. Biological instincts associated with...
- The consultant who won't shut up.
Wang, Jennifer // Entrepreneur; May2010, Vol. 38 Issue 5, p20
The article presents an answer from Bill Bartmann, author of the book "Bailout Riches," to a question of whether or not someone can trust their gut instinct.
- Autumn Sonata.
Johnson, Perry // National Wildlife (World Edition); Oct/Nov85, Vol. 23 Issue 6, p33
Presents a first-person narrative of the observation of the flight of migrating wild geese during autumn. Special moment in which many people would rise in the night to listen to the autumn chorus; Observation that these birds may actually be prisoners of their instincts, because they are force...
- Invaders From the Far North.
Bergman, Charles A. // National Wildlife (World Edition); Oct/Nov85, Vol. 23 Issue 6, p34
Points out that every few winters, at unpredictable intervals, Arctic owls show up in places where they are not supposed to be. Birds' continuing mystery; Theory that these birds may not be invaders but are actually vagrants that stray among sites in the relatively balmy continental U.S.;...