displacement activity meaning

  "displacement activity" in a sentence
  • noun
      An activity that is (often unconsciously) substituted for another, possibly more destructive or threatening, one


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  1. about the causation of displacement activities there are various theories.
  2. :The article Displacement activity seems to deal more specifically with behaviors such as the one you note.
  3. Tinbergen adopted the term'displacement activities'because the behaviour appeared to be displaced from one behavioural system into another.
  4. Psychiatrist / primatologist Alfonso Troisi proposed that displacement activities can be used as non-invasive measures of stress in primates.
  5. Here's the article I wanted : Displacement activity . talk ) 23 : 26, 4 November 2015 ( UTC)

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