situationism

[sich-oo-ey-shuh-niz-uhm]
noun Psychology.
the theory that behavior is chiefly response to immediate situations.
Also, situationalism [sich-oo-ey-shuh-nl-iz-uhm] .


Origin:
situation + -ism

situationist, noun
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