ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL DEVICE By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 A device used to regulate a person's surroundings such as to turn lights of and open doors. Also called electronic aid to daily living. ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL DEVICE: "Joe installed push buttons to open doors for Lyn as an environmental control device." Related Psychology Terms ATTENUATOR ASSISTIVE LISTENING DEVICE TARGET DEVICE SWITCH DEVICE AUDIOMETER FEEDBACK DEVICE SMART HOUSE TACTILE SENSORY AID DIGITAL COMPUTER ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY (AT) Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL DEVICE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/environmental-control-device/ (accessed March 4, 2021).