ONTOGENETIC PSYCHOLOGY By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 the study of the psychological facets of the biological growth of the person as opposed to the species. Commonly referred to as ontogenic psychology. ONTOGENETIC PSYCHOLOGY: "Most laypersons would have no idea what ontogenetic psychology is." Related Psychology Terms REHABILITATION PSYCHOLOGY ONTOGENY CROSS-CULTURAL PSYCHOLOGY PHYLOGENY PERSONALISTIC PSYCHOLOGY PSYCHOLOGICAL NEED OREXIS MALADAPTATION S-O-R PSYCHOLOGY ACTIVE DECEPTION Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ONTOGENETIC PSYCHOLOGY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/ontogenetic-psychology/ (accessed August 2, 2021).