SOCIOCULTURAL PERSPECTIVE

1. A viewpoint to mental health and health, politics, history and other areas of human experience that emphasises the environmental factors of society and culture. 2. Development psychology. a view that cognitive development is guided by adults interacting with children. See guided participation.

SOCIOCULTURAL PERSPECTIVE: "The sociocultural perspective looks at all things to do with society and social interaction."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SOCIOCULTURAL PERSPECTIVE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/sociocultural-perspective/ (accessed November 18, 2019).
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