BEHAVIORAL HOMEOSTASIS By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 The tendecy of an organism to maintain equilibrium by behavioural processes. See homeostasis. BEHAVIORAL HOMEOSTASIS: "The dog used behavioural homeostasis to control his temperature by shivering when cold and panting when hot." Related Psychology Terms BALANCE 1 BEHAVIORAL HOMEOSTASIS METABOLISM REGULATORY SYSTEM REGULATORY DRIVE PHARMACOLOGY SITUATIONAL DETERMINANTS PRINCIPLE OF CONSTANCY SEMICIRCULAR CANALS BIONOMIC FACTOR Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BEHAVIORAL HOMEOSTASIS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/behavioral-homeostasis-2/ (accessed January 26, 2021).