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behavioural contagion


      n   the spread of a particular type of behaviour, such as crying, through a crowd or group of people  
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  
behaviour   ,   (U.S.)   behavior         
1    manner of behaving or conducting oneself  
2    on one's best behaviour   behaving with careful good manners  
3      (Psychol)  
a    the aggregate of all the responses made by an organism in any situation  
b    a specific response of a certain organism to a specific stimulus or group of stimuli  
4    the action, reaction, or functioning of a system, under normal or specified circumstances  
     (C15: from behave; influenced in form by Middle English havior, from Old French havoir, from Latin habere to have)  
   behavioural            (U.S.)  
  behavioral      adj  

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Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
targeted advertising based on the previous actions of a given Internet user
[Bus.];[Tech.] also behavioral retargeting [US]
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