BIOECOLOGICAL MODEL

n. a theoretical model of human development based on the interaction between genes and environment. Human development is a process, and there are changes which occur in this life span. There are also changes in the environment and these, too, can impact the individual.

BIOECOLOGICAL MODEL: "The new bioecological model now pays closer attention to the individual in relation to his or her immediate environment."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BIOECOLOGICAL MODEL," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/bioecological-model/ (accessed June 1, 2020).
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