GENETIC THEORY By N., Sam M.S. - 97 1. the view that behaviour can be explained in terms of hereditary and development. 2. The theoretical principles accepted in the science of genetics. GENETIC THEORY: "Genetic theory is the principles of genetics." Related Psychology Terms Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development ADOLESCENCE (Theories) FREUD, SIGMUND (1856-1939) WERTHEIMER, MAX (1880-1943) Identifying Relevant Theories and Models JUNG, CARL GUSTAV (1875-1961) EMOTION (Theories) CHILD PSYCHOLOGY DESCARTES, RENE (1596-1650) ACHIEVEMENT TESTS Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "GENETIC THEORY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/genetic-theory/ (accessed June 27, 2022).