ECOLOGICAL PERCEPTION By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 The perception an organism has of its environment and its variables as its place in the real world. See direct perception. ECOLOGICAL PERCEPTION: "An organisms ecological perception is how it perceives its real world environment." Related Psychology Terms ECOLOGICAL NICHE SITUATIONAL DETERMINANTS BEHAVIORAL SPECIALIZATION BEHAVIORAL ECOLOGY NAVIGATION SCHEMA GIBSON, JAMES JEROME FIELD WORK ECOLOGICAL VALIDITY S-O-R Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ECOLOGICAL PERCEPTION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/ecological-perception/ (accessed February 21, 2020).