noun. the way of life traits of cities. Urbanism has been a central region of research in psychology and sociology since the formative twentieth century, with psychologists primarily centered upon the consequences of urban life for cognitive health and social norms.

URBANISM: "Boston or New York would both be great places to start our research on urbanism."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "URBANISM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/urbanism/ (accessed May 10, 2021).