BEHAVIORAL INHIBITION SYSTEM (BIS)

The act of using avoiding behaviours in the response tothreats that the person perceives to be there.

BEHAVIORAL INHIBITION SYSTEM (BIS): "Joe's behavioural inhibition system was well entrenched in his psyche."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "BEHAVIORAL INHIBITION SYSTEM (BIS)," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/behavioral-inhibition-system-bis-2/ (accessed November 21, 2017).
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