POSTURE By Nugent, Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 1. the bearing or position of the body. Kinds are inclusive of erect, recumbent, prone, or supine. 2. a rationalized cognitive stance or outlook. POSTURE: "My mother always told me to stand up straight and respect by posture." Related Psychology Terms PREJUDICE BAR REFLEX LOCATION CONSTANCY POSTURAL CONTROL STABILIMETER CONFORMITY PERSPECTIVE CRYSTALLIZATION UTILITARIAN FUNCTION OF AN ATTITUDE AFFECTIVE LOGIC Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "POSTURE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/posture/ (accessed October 17, 2018).