PRIMARY TERRITORY

As defined in social psychology, primary territory is a locale controlled and defined by a person or group that uses it for essential existence. While it is similar to primary environment but holds a subtle difference. Think of a house or dwelling space.

PRIMARY TERRITORY: "Alexander and his wife regarded their house and yard as their primary territory."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "PRIMARY TERRITORY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/primary-territory/ (accessed September 22, 2017).
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