RECOMPENSATION

An improvement in the capacity of a living thing to adjust to the changing environmental conditions in order to minimize difficulties. Compare and contrast: compensation; decompensation.

RECOMPENSATION: "Recompensation allows living things to adjust to new environments."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "RECOMPENSATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/recompensation/ (accessed May 16, 2021).
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