EXPLORATORY BEHAVIOR By N., Sam M.S. - 120 The movements made by an animal and humans to learn about a new environment. See diversive exploration- inspective exploration. EXPLORATORY BEHAVIOR: "The family showed exploratory behaviour by driving around the new neighbourhood and looking for parks and shopping centres." Related Psychology Terms FAMILY CARE Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development Cultural Norms & Values in the African-American Population CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY Selecting a Diagnosis ANTISOCIAL REACTION ANIMAL BEHAVIOR SEXUAL DEVIATIONS (GENERAL) EXPRESSIVE BEHAVIOR CHILD PSYCHIATRY Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "EXPLORATORY BEHAVIOR," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/exploratory-behavior/ (accessed June 27, 2022).