FUNCTIONAL SELECTION

the survival over time of a person's capacities that are more useful to the person and are coupled with the disappearance of capacities that are less useful.

FUNCTIONAL SELECTION: "Functional selection chooses useful capacities."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FUNCTIONAL SELECTION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/functional-selection/ (accessed September 20, 2021).
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