SELECTION

Play of forces that determines the relative reproductive performance of the various genotypes in a population, especially in regard to behavioral or genetic traits which have been deemed favorable to survival. Making a decision regarding an item for a specific purpose, be it research, classification, or work.

SELECTION: "The book was not a good selection for this class."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "SELECTION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/selection/ (accessed December 18, 2018).
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