BEHAVIORAL MOMENTUM By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 A hypothesis to do with behaviour over time. The harder it is to stop or restrict an activity or behaviour the greater its behavioural momentum. BEHAVIORAL MOMENTUM: "Quiting smoking is full of behavioural momentum and is hard to stop." Related Psychology Terms BEHAVIORAL MOMENTUM SMOKING CESSATION TREATMENT STEADY STATE BEHAVIORAL SELF-CONTROL TRAINING SELF-MONITORING TARDIVE DYSMENTIA MODELING PERSEVERATION-CONSOLIDATION HYPOTHESIS BEHAVIOR DISORDER EMPTY ORGANISM PSYCHOLOGY Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BEHAVIORAL MOMENTUM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/behavioral-momentum-2/ (accessed April 15, 2021).