FIELD INDEPENDENCE By N., Pam M.S. - May 11, 2013 a cognitive style where the person relies on internal cues and will disregard deceptive cues from the external world. Compare field dependence. FIELD INDEPENDENCE: "Joe showed field independence when he relied on his internal cues." Related Psychology Terms FIELD DEPENDENCE BIOLOGICAL CLOCK EXTERNAL CONTROL DECATHEXIS DECENTRATION EXTERNALIZATION EXTERNAL BOUNDARY FOCUS OF ATTENTION REALITY TESTING SITUATIONAL ATTRIBUTION Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FIELD INDEPENDENCE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/field-independence/ (accessed March 10, 2020).