PRIMARY ENVIRONMENT By N., Pam M.S. - April 28, 2013 The environment that is basic to a person's life, allowing essential human interactions to occur. Examples would be a home, work or church environment. PRIMARY ENVIRONMENT: "Sean's primary environment was the family home in Albany." Related Psychology Terms BIOECOLOGICAL MODEL ARCHITECTURAL DETERMINISM SECONDARY ENVIRONMENT PRIMARY TERRITORY SCRIPT INVALID 1 BEHAVIORAL ECOLOGY PRIMARY DRIVE BEHAVIORAL ECOLOGY SOCIABILITY RATING Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PRIMARY ENVIRONMENT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/primary-environment/ (accessed December 9, 2019).