Psychology meaning

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Psychology is defined as the science that deals with emotional and mental processes.

An example of psychology is the course of study that someone takes to become a therapist.

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The emotional and behavioral characteristics of an individual, group, or activity.

The psychology of war.

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Psychology is the summary of a person's characteristics including how they think, feel or behave.

An example of psychology is the behavior of teenagers.

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The branch of metaphysics that studies the soul, the mind, and the relationship of life and mind to the functions of the body.
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The scientific study of mental processes and behavior.
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The science that deals with mental processes and behavior.
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The science that deals with mental processes and behavior.
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A particular system of psychology.
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(uncountable) The study of human behavior.
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(uncountable) The study of the human mind.
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Subtle tactical action or argument used to manipulate or influence another.

He used poor psychology on his employer when trying to make the point.

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Techniques intended to manipulate another or others.

To use psychology on a stubborn child.

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The emotional and behavioral characteristics of an individual, a group, or those engaged in a given activity.

The psychology of war.

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The behavioral and cognitive characteristics of a specific individual, group, activity, or circumstance. &diamf3; Clinical psychology &diamf3; is the application of psychological knowledge to the diagnosis and treatment of patients.
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(countable) The mental, emotional, and behavioral characteristics pertaining to a specified person, group, or activity.
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(uncountable) The study of animal behavior.
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The sum of the actions, traits, attitudes, thoughts, mental states, etc. of a person or group.

The psychology of the adolescent.

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Origin of psychology

  • From French psychologie, from Latin psychologia (coined by Marko Marulić from Ancient Greek ψυχή (psukhÄ“, “soul") + -logia (“study of")).

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