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Today this form of punishment can easily become abuse, and is a maladaptive habit that most black folk inherited.
A possible maladaptive behavior according to Joyce, this loud trumpeting has the adverse effect of attracting passerby males.
What looks to us like a maladaptive state might be the best of many bad options.
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