instinctivist

noun

in·​stinc·​tiv·​ist -tiv-əst How to pronounce instinctivist (audio)
: a person who views human behavior and social adaptation as the resultant of the interplay of various instinctive drives (as for survival) with environmental factors (as group relations)
instinctivist adjective
or instinctivistic

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“Instinctivist.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/instinctivist. Accessed 3 Dec. 2022.

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