BEHAVIOR DETERMINANT

n. in psychology, refers to any factor which strongly influences and affects behavior. Whatever, this factor may be, it produces a behavioral effect which may be desirable or undesirable. Culture, for example, exerts a major influence on how people behave, and so does morality.

BEHAVIOR DETERMINANT: "As a behavior determinant, ethnic culture provides you with a number of set ways in the form of cultural traditions and tribal customs."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BEHAVIOR DETERMINANT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/behavior-determinant/ (accessed August 18, 2019).
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