PRIMARY ENVIRONMENT By N., Sam M.S. - 2 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 FAMILY CARE ADOLESCENCE (Theories) Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development Cultural Norms & Values in the African-American Population SULLIVAN, HARRY STACK (1892- 1949) FROMM, ERICH (1900—) Counselor's Role in Emergency Teams Selecting a Diagnosis AFFECTIONAL DRIVE ANTISOCIAL REACTION Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "PRIMARY ENVIRONMENT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/primary-environment/ (accessed November 30, 2021).