FIELD DEPENDENCE

cognitive style where the person relies on external cues rather than internal cues. These people are susceptible to deceptive cues when identifying known elements in unknown settings.

FIELD DEPENDENCE: "Joe showed field dependence by relying on the world around him."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "FIELD DEPENDENCE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/field-dependence/ (accessed May 27, 2018).
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