AP Human Geography Unit 1 (Basic Human Geography- Environmental Determinism and Possibilism) Review

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Environmental Determinism
Belief that natural factors controls the development of human qualities (theory that nature controls the way people do stuff)
Environmental Possibilism
View that ppl use their creativity to decide how to respond to the conditions of a particular natural environment
Example of Environmental Determinism
Ppl living in extremely cold environments tend to have slow thinking processess
Example of Environmental Possibilism
Pesticides were created so ppl living in planation regions will have plants growth without the bug interfering with them
Categories: Human Geography