Over the past few days, thousands of Democratic-leaning voters nationwide - including the young people, minorities and unmarried women who were a crucial part of Barack Obama's 2008 coalition and whom the party is desperate to rouse again on Tuesday - received a message in their mailboxes that effectively said: we're keeping an eye on you.
Behavioral science is the systematic analysis and investigation of human and animal behaviour through controlled and naturalistic observation and disciplined scientific experimentation. It attempts to accomplish legitimate, objective conclusions through rigorous formulations and observation.
Alternative title: behavioural science. Behavioral science, any of various disciplines dealing with the subject of human actions, usually including the fields of sociology, social and cultural anthropology, psychology, and behavioral aspects of biology, economics, geography, law, psychiatry, and political science.