THE HUMAN BEHAVIOR
AND SOCIAL ASPECTS OF INDIVIDUAL BEHAVIOR
Behavior and Activity. The Epistemology of Behavioral Science
Behavioral sciences as an epistemological
background of the anthropology and social philosophy. The
different roots of human behavior. The correlation between
biological, psychological, and social determinants of human
behavior. Everyday behavior and its physical and social environment.
Problems of description of human behavior: measurement and
knowledge of behavior. The problem of intentionality in the
behavioral sciences: interpretation and understanding.
MECHANISMS OF ADAPTIVE RESPONSES:
BIOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF HUMAN BEHAVIOR
The Principles of the Human Ethology
The subject and methodology of ethology.
Short history of human ethology. Theories of human behavior.
Behavioral genetics. Genetic and epigenetic regulative mechanisms
of behavior. Problem of stereotype: correlation between motor
patterns, dynamic and cultural stereotypes. Developing of
individual behavior. Child and adult behavior. Cross-cultural
differences. Human behavior in archaic, traditional and modern
The Behavioral Ecology of Human Beings
Environmental psychology and proxemics.
Social environment of behavior: communication, interaction
and social dynamics. Behavioral ecology in the local and global
perspectives. Behavioral differences in small group and large
society. From archaic patterns of surviving to the urban ecology:
INDIVIDUALITY IN THE MAKING:
PSYCHOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF HUMAN BEHAVIOR
Psychological Approaches to the Problem of Individual Behavior
Behavioral, psychoanalytic and personalistic
tradition of individual behavior studying. Personality and
its conduct: rationality and instinctive behavior as an integral
components of human behavior.
Socialization and Behavioral Determination of Personality
Early socialization and developing
of behavior. Individuation and individuality in daily behavior:
problems of determination and recognition. Enculturation and
formation of conscious behavior. Adult behavior and formation
of sexual differences. The natural and deliberate conduct
in cultural environment. Free-cultural (independent) patterns
and behavioral invariants.
Addictive Behavior and Its Formation
The forms of delinquent and addictive
behavior. The developing of adolescent addictive behavior.
Problem of addictions expansion. Aggressive and suicidal behavior.
Asocial and anti-social behavior. Fanatic and conformism behavior.
Narcissic behavior and sexual perversions. Psychotic behavior.
ETHOLOGY OF THE SOCIAL ROLE:
SOCIAL ASPECTS OF HUMAN BEHAVIOR
Social Determination of Individual Behavior
Social relations ant its behavioral
representation. Social roles and behavioral mechanisms. Ritualization.
Social dynamic stereotypes. The natural and ritual behavior.
Spatial, communicative and social dynamic components in the
structure of social behavior.
Invariants of Behavior. I. Vicinity and Kinship
Aggressive behavior and aggression.
Inter-individual and inter-group conflict: problem of behavioral
distinction. Spatial behavior and territoriality: from individual
to societal behavior. Aggression and territoriality. Aggressive
behavior and spatial behavior. The behavior of vicinity as
the first invariant of human behavior.
Sexual and reproductive behavior.
Family and socialization. Sociobiological typology of families
and corresponding reproductive behavior of adult men and women.
Types of families in archaic, traditional and modern societies
and types of related behavior. The behavior of kinship as
the second invariant of human behavior.
Invariants of Behavior. II. Subordination and Friendship
Social hierarchy and individual
behavior. Dominance and subordinate behavioral patterns: correlation
between social status and its behavioral expression. Cultural
differences and invariants of status-oriented behavior. Etiquette
and ceremonial from the biological point of view. The subordination
as the third invariant of human behavior.
Altruism and affiliate behavior.
Reciprocity and mutual aid. Alliance. Alliances of adult men
and women: sexual segregation an altruistic behavior. Friendship
and male leagues, its role in social development. The friendship
behavior as the forth invariant of human behavior.
Social Cultural Variations of Human Behavior
Human behavior in archaic and traditional
societies. Typical behavioral differences based on the cultural
and social cases. Man of South and man of North: what is the
reason for behavioral differences? Cultural determination
of individual behavior in East and West. The Europe in the
ages of the Old Order and New Order: problem of cultural transformation
of individual behavior. Invariants of behavior and behavioral