BEHAVIORAL TOXICOLOGY

n. the study of toxin-induced behavioral abnormalities and its impact on the individual/s involved. Although most of the effects are visible and notable, some are too subtle to notice. Often, these subtle side-effects tend to affect neurosensory functioning. Thus, the intake of lead and mercury even at low levels has now been banned.

BEHAVIORAL TOXICOLOGY: "As a result of Behavioral Toxicology, the public has now been made awar+D196e of the ill-effects of the lead content in paint and the mercury in whitening products."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BEHAVIORAL TOXICOLOGY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/behavioral-toxicology/ (accessed July 19, 2019).
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