ECOLOGICAL NICHE By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 1.The position or function of an organism or a population within a biological and physical environment. 2. The area within a habitat occupied by an organism. ECOLOGICAL NICHE: "The ecological niche is an organisms position in the habitat." Related Psychology Terms BEHAVIORAL SPECIALIZATION RISK SENSITIVITY BIOLOGICAL FACTOR BIOTOPE BIONOMIC FACTOR EXTREME ENVIRONMENTS BIOSOCIAL DEVELOPMENTAL THEORY BIORHYTHMS BEHAVIORAL ECOLOGY ECOLOGICAL PERCEPTION Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ECOLOGICAL NICHE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/ecological-niche/ (accessed January 1, 2020).