ORGANIC VARIABLE By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 a procedure or condition inside a living being which mixes with a stimulant to generate a specific reaction. Commonly referred to as O variable. ORGANIC VARIABLE: "The organic variable in this case was the kidney pain." Related Psychology Terms ACTION-SPECIFIC ENERGY CONTINUOUS VARIABLE AFTEREFFECT COUNTERCONDITIONING NONCONTINGENT REINFORCEMENT VOLLEY THEORY PHYLOGENY THRESHOLD PERSISTENCE CONDITIONED AVOIDANCE RESPONSE (CAR) Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ORGANIC VARIABLE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/organic-variable/ (accessed January 20, 2020).