ANIMAL 1

n. an organism other than a human that lacks the human tendencies for self-reflection and insight. May also be distinguished from plant life due to its ability to be mobile and respond rapidly to external threats and events.

ANIMAL 1: "An animal is more mobile than a plant, but lacks the requisite insight to be considered human."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ANIMAL 1," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/animal-1/ (accessed September 27, 2020).
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