ENGINEERING MODEL By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 A belief that living organisms can be viewed as machines. See medical model. ENGINEERING MODEL: "The engineering model deals with humans as a machine." Related Psychology Terms BIOGENESIS BIOSYNTHESIS TELEONOMY ONE-SHOT CASE STUDY BIOTAXIS ANIMATISM BIOTAXIS BIOLOGICAL TAXONOMY LENS MODEL RESPIRATION Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ENGINEERING MODEL," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/engineering-model/ (accessed April 1, 2020).