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.

    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.

  • 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.

    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.

    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.

  • instinct.
    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."

  • The Underglow.
    Martin, Crystal G. // 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.

    CASEY, SUSAN // 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.
    CASEY, SUSAN // 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.

    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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Equality Michigan issues crime alert.
    Thore, Kelly // 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.

  • 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.

    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...

  • autoerotism.
    Foster, Sharon E. // 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • A way to forget bad habits?
    Investor's Business Daily // Investors Business Daily; 7/16/2014, pA02 

    "Directed forgetting," or being cued to forget something, can potentially help people wipe out habits, says a new study from the Univ. of Regensburg. Researchers found that study participants who were told to forget newly acquired habits were able to drop the routine tasks more easily than those...

    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.

  • God gives us all extravagant opportunities.
    WILLIS, R. JOAQUIN // South Florida Times; 12/4/2014, Vol. 24 Issue 49, p4B 

    The article offers the author's insights on how to effectively use the extravagant opportunities and blessings from God and how to fulfill his expectations using the instinct and talent of an individual.

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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,...

  • Letters.
    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...

  • in·stinct.
    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...

    Shirazi, Bahman A. K. // Horse & Rider; Mar2010, Vol. 49 Issue 3, p18 

    The article offers information on the interesting facts about horses in the U.S. Dogs should be kept away from a nursing mare to be able to prevent the protective instinct of mares. Horse have the ability to sleep while standing because of the locking of their front legs. Horses should not be...

    Shapiro, Michele // Self; Jul2003, Vol. 25 Issue 7, p164 

    Interviews actress Candace Bushness on self-expression. Toughest thing about writing; Trusting in mental instincts; Attachment to the characters of the television program 'Sex in the City.'

    Feuer, Michael // Smart Business Cleveland; May2011, Vol. 22 Issue 10, p90 

    The article discusses how the picking up the pieces exercise can help a company stay on top. The author says that it is certainly easier for a company to prevent a crisis before it happens rather than intervene when it occurs. He cites that this exercise starts by evaluating and monitoring small...

    Jones, Franklin P. // Saturday Evening Post; 10/30/1954, Vol. 227 Issue 18, p122 

    The article presents various quotes published within the issue of the journal. One of the quote is about a woman's instinct which enables her to keep track of things and form it into one idea. Another quote is about conscience which is described as one's conformity to his moral and ethical...

  • Social Instinct and Social Impulse.
    Trotter, W. // Annals of Internal Medicine; Apr75, Vol. 82 Issue 4, p570 

    Discusses the role of undirected and uncontrolled social instinct in restricting the completeness and efficacy of the social impulse. Effect of instinct in creating defects inherent in the society; Efficacy of impulse in driving egoistic instinct into dwarfed, distorted, and symbolic modes of...

  • Science vs. gut instinct: how we learn to fish.
    Harvey, Zach // Soundings: Real Boats, Real Boaters; Sep2014, Vol. 52 Issue 1, p80 

    In this article, author discusses use of scientific approach or gut-instinct by fishermen for fish catching. He mentions that an individual having knowledge of science may base his angling strategy on years of careful observation and a systematic approach to technique. He informs that he decides...

  • Profiling.
    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...

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