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Week 3 day 7
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For years human behavior has always been a tricky situation to figure out. The first step
into trying to figure out human behavior is to explain what human behavior is and what it
means. Humans are what we are in the world this would mean people in general and
behavior is how a person acts or reacts to different situations that may occur in their
lives. According to the Webster dictionary, behavior is: the manner of conducting
oneself or the way a person behaves or shows his/her actions. When we think of
behavior in psychology we can think of nature nurture controversy. This is where the
question of the degree to which inborn biological processes or environmental events
determines human behavior. When we think of certain situations in which human
behavior is changed we can think of the workplace.
We can start by talking about human behavior in the early years of our lives when we
go to school. This is where we as children start to interact with other children and a new
set of rules are out there to be followed by the people in which we are suppose to look
up to, our school staff. As we get older into our high school days of school we can
realize that there are going to be social problems that can arise and certain human
behavior that can come with the change of how we now have to act as people and as
students. There are certain groups that most of us were considered in high school and
we may realize that some of the people that we were friends with have no interest in us
any longer and/or the people that they have started to hang out with are not the people
that you were raised to hang out with. We can learn in high school there are the jocks
who in stereotyping may treat the people that may not be into sports like they are no
bodies and some of your best friends are now into playing sports and being popular and
it just so happens that you as the student is not into playing sports and being popular so

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