BIOLOGICALLY PRIMARY ABILITY

n. an ability, knowledge, or skill which is necessary for growth and evolution. With proper motivation, children develop these primary abilities in order to perform higher tasks. First postulated by U.S. psychologist David Geary (1957- ). Compare biologically secondary ability.

BIOLOGICALLY PRIMARY ABILITY: "Language acquisition is an example of a biologically primary ability which can be universally acquired by people."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BIOLOGICALLY PRIMARY ABILITY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/biologically-primary-ability/ (accessed September 25, 2020).
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