BEHAVIORAL HOMEOSTASIS

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."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BEHAVIORAL HOMEOSTASIS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/behavioral-homeostasis-2/ (accessed October 17, 2019).
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