GEOTAXIS By N., Sam M.S. - 1 the involuntary movement of an organism that helps it to keep its postural orientation related to the force of gravity. See taxis. GEOTAXIS: "Geotaxis allows an organism to orient itself to the force of gravity." Related Psychology Terms FROMM, ERICH (1900—) EMOTION (General) JUNG, CARL GUSTAV (1875-1961) ATARACTIC (Atanndc) STATIC RESPONSE ADOLESCENCE (Theories) APRAXIA (literally, “inability to act or do”) The Anatomy of Research and the Scientific Method EQUILIBRIUM (Labyrinthine Sense; Vestibular Sense) HOLISM Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "GEOTAXIS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/geotaxis/ (accessed June 30, 2022).