TRADITION By N., Sam M.S. - 78 noun. a group of cultural customs or other ethnic or family customs passed down from one generation to another. TRADITION: "Many families have certain traditions associated with different holidays throughout the year that other families may or may not share." Related Psychology Terms Cultural Norms & Values in the African-American Population FAMILY CARE ADOLESCENCE (Theories) Discrimination and Mental Illness in the LGBT Population Developing a Case Study Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY Collectivist and Individualist Cultures CHILD PSYCHIATRY Selecting a Diagnosis Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "TRADITION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/tradition/ (accessed August 16, 2022).