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Exploratory Behavior MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Exploratory Behavior
Tree Number(s)
F01.145.387
F01.658.370
Unique ID
D005106
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005106
Annotation
human & animal
Scope Note
The tendency to explore or investigate a novel environment. It is considered a motivation not clearly distinguishable from curiosity.
Entry Term(s)
Curiosity
Novelty-Seeking Behavior
Public MeSH Note
68; was BEHAVIOR, EXPLORATORY 1965-67
Online Note
use EXPLORATORY BEHAVIOR to search BEHAVIOR, EXPLORATORY 1966-67 & CURIOSITY 1969-78
History Note
68; was BEHAVIOR, EXPLORATORY 1965-67; CURIOSITY was see under EXPLORATORY BEHAVIOR 1969-78
Date Established
1968/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2002/07/02
Exploratory Behavior Preferred
Curiosity Related
Novelty-Seeking Behavior Narrower
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