CATASTROPHE THEORY By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 Mathematics. Change in one variable can cause a greater change in another variable. CATASTROPHE THEORY: "Catastrophe theory models are classified by the number of control parameters." Related Psychology Terms CATASTROPHE THEORY DIFFERENTIATION RATE OF CHANGE PROBABILITY MASS FUNCTION ANALYSIS OF COVARIANCE (ANCOVA) REGRESSION ANALYSIS CONTINUOUS VARIABLE SUBJECT VARIABLE SLOPE CONFOUNDS Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "CATASTROPHE THEORY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/catastrophe-theory-2/ (accessed January 21, 2020).