mechanistic inteactionism vs. reciprocal interactionism?
Psychology - Ms. Sue, Wednesday, July 14, 2010 at 7:36pm
Mechanistic interactionism implies an automatic or rigid form of interaction between people. Reciprocal interaction implies a relationship that has give-and-take between the individuals involved. They respond to each other in a natural manner.
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