FORMAL PARALLELISM

the comparative approach to the concept of development that relates multiple modes of functioning to different levels of organisation and integration rather than relating to a single line of chronological development. It is found in the recapitulation theory of Heinz Werner.

FORMAL PARALLELISM: "Formal parallelism is a comparative approach."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "FORMAL PARALLELISM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/formal-parallelism/ (accessed August 15, 2018).
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