Definitions for "Stereotypic behavior"
Repetitive movement of objects or repetitive and complex motor mannerisms including hand or whole body movement such as clapping, finger flapping, wholebody rocking, dipping, swaying, finger flicking, etc.)
abnormal, compulsive behaviors that are an expression of the stress that primates in labs and zoos experience
Behaviors displayed by an individual that appear to serve no function, but that occur often. They are usually repetitive motions such as rocking or hand flapping.