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Definition 1: the science of mental life - [noun denoting cognition]

Synonyms for psychological science in the sense of this definition

(psychological science is a kind of ...) a particular branch of scientific knowledge

"the science of genetics"

(... is a kind of psychological science ) any branch of psychology concerned with psychological measurements

(... is a kind of psychological science ) the branch of psychology that is concerned with the physiological bases of psychological processes

(... is a kind of psychological science ) the branch of psychology that uses experimental methods to study psychological issues

(... is a kind of psychological science ) the branch of psychology that studies measurable differences between individuals

(... is a kind of psychological science ) the branch of psychology that studies the social and mental development of children

(... is a kind of psychological science ) the branch of psychology concerned with abnormal behavior

(... is a kind of psychological science ) the branch of psychology concerned with the behavior of animals

(... is a kind of psychological science ) an approach to psychology that emphasizes internal mental processes

(... is a kind of psychological science ) any of several branches of psychology that seek to apply psychological principles to practical problems of education or industry or marketing etc.

(... is a kind of psychological science ) the branch of psychology that studies persons and their relationships with others and with groups and with society as a whole

(psychological science is the domain which ... is member of) adjusted to demands of daily living; showing emotional stability

(psychological science is the domain which ... is member of) (psychology) nervousness resulting from mental stress

"his responsibilities were a constant strain" "the mental strain of staying alert hour after hour was too much for him"

(psychological science is the domain which ... is member of) (psychology) a state of mental or emotional strain or suspense

"he suffered from fatigue and emotional tension" "stress is a vasoconstrictor"

(psychological science is the domain which ... is member of) (psychology) stress at which a person breaks down or a situation becomes crucial

(psychological science is the domain which ... is member of) (psychology) an erroneous belief that is held in the face of evidence to the contrary

(psychological science is the domain which ... is member of) pertaining to large units of behavior

"such molar problems of personality as the ego functions"

(psychological science is the domain which ... is member of) separate (experiences) from the emotions relating to them

(psychological science is the domain which ... is member of) regard as objective

(psychological science is the domain which ... is member of) of a conditioned response; caused to die out because of the absence or withdrawal of reinforcement

(psychological science is the domain which ... is member of) incorporate within oneself; make subjective or personal

"internalize a belief"

(psychological science is the domain which ... is member of) perceive in terms of a past experience

(psychological science is the domain which ... is member of) poorly adjusted to demands and stresses of daily living

"a maladjusted child"

(psychological science is the domain which ... is member of) incorporated unconsciously into your own psyche

(psychological science is the domain which ... is member of) of or relating to attention

(psychological science is the domain which ... is member of) of or relating to associations or associationism

(psychological science is the domain which ... is member of) characterized by acceptance or approach

(psychological science is the domain which ... is member of) characterized by avoidance or withdrawal

(psychological science is the domain which ... is member of) relating to or involving the search for abstract universal principles

(psychological science is the domain which ... is member of) relating to or involving the study of individuals

(psychological science is the domain which ... is member of) descriptive of any event or stimulus or process that has an effect on the effects of events or stimuli or process that occurred previously

(psychological science is the domain which ... is member of) descriptive of any event or stimulus or process that has an effect on events or stimuli or processes that occur subsequently

"proactive inhibition" "proactive interference"

(psychological science is the domain which ... is member of) having no intrinsic or objective meaning; not organized in conventional patterns

"an ambiguous situation with no frame of reference" "ambiguous inkblots"

(psychological science is the domain which ... is member of) established by conditioning or learning

"a conditioned response"

(psychological science is the domain which ... is member of) deviating widely from a norm of physical or mental ability; used especially of children below normal in intelligence

"special educational provisions for exceptional children"

(psychological science is the domain which ... is member of) departing from the normal in e.g. intelligence and development

"they were heartbroken when they learned their child was abnormal" "an abnormal personality"

(psychological science is the domain which ... is member of) being approximately average or within certain limits in e.g. intelligence and development

"a perfectly normal child" "of normal intelligence" "the most normal person I've ever met"

(psychological science is the domain which ... is member of) relating to simple or elementary organization

"proceed by more and more detailed analysis to the molecular facts of perception"

(psychological science is the domain which ... is member of) intermediate between introversive and extroversive

(psychological science is the domain which ... is member of) directed outward; marked by interest in others or concerned with external reality

(psychological science is the domain which ... is member of) directed inward; marked by interest in yourself or concerned with inner feelings

(psychological science is the domain which ... is member of) of or relating to a presentation (especially in psychology or philosophy)

"what Whitehead calls `perception in the presentational immediacy'"

(psychological science is the domain which ... is member of) (psychology) a mental condition in which the qualities of a state are relatively constant even though the state itself may be dynamic

"a manic state"

(psychological science is the domain which ... is member of) (psychology) unconscious internalization of aspects of the world (especially aspects of persons) within the self in such a way that the internalized representation takes over the psychological functions of the external objects

(psychological science is the domain which ... is member of) (psychology) the configuration of smaller units of information into large coordinated units

(psychological science is the domain which ... is member of) (psychology) the tendency for perceived objects to give rise to very similar perceptual experiences in spite of wide variations in the conditions of observation

(psychological science is the domain which ... is member of) (psychology) the performance of some composite cognitive activity; an operation that affects mental contents

"the process of thinking" "the cognitive operation of remembering"

(psychological science is the domain which ... is member of) (psychology) an unresolvable dilemma; situation in which a person receives contradictory messages from a person who is very powerful

(psychological science is the domain which ... is member of) (Jungian psychology) the inner self (not the external persona) that is in touch with the unconscious

(psychological science is the domain which ... is member of) (psychology) being temporarily ready to respond in a particular way

"the subjects' set led them to solve problems the familiar way and to overlook the simpler solution" "his instructions deliberately gave them the wrong set"

(psychological science is the domain which ... is member of) (Jungian psychology) a personal facade that one presents to the world

"a public image is as fragile as Humpty Dumpty"

(psychological science is the domain which ... is member of) (psychology) a balanced disposition intermediate between extroversion and introversion

(psychological science is the domain which ... is member of) (psychology) an introverted disposition; concern with one's own thoughts and feelings

(psychological science is the domain which ... is member of) (psychology) an extroverted disposition; concern with what is outside the self

(psychological science is the domain which ... is member of) (psychology) the aggregate of the responses or reactions or movements made by an organism in any situation

(psychological science is the domain which ... is member of) (psychology) the conscious exclusion of unacceptable thoughts or desires

(psychological science is the domain which ... is member of) (psychology) transfer of a response learned to one stimulus to a similar stimulus

(psychological science is the domain which ... is member of) (psychology) a stimulus that strengthens or weakens the behavior that produced it

(psychological science is the domain which ... is member of) (psychology) the principle that behaviors are selected by their consequences; behavior having good consequences tends to be repeated whereas behavior that leads to bad consequences is not repeated

(psychological science is the domain which ... is member of) (psychology) the process of becoming highly sensitive to specific events or situations (especially emotional events or situations)

(psychological science is the domain which ... is member of) (psychology) a person who tends to shrink from social contacts and to become preoccupied with their own thoughts

(psychological science is the domain which ... is member of) (psychology) a person concerned more with practical realities than with inner thoughts and feelings

(psychological science is the domain which ... is member of) a practitioner (of medicine or psychology) who does clinical work instead of laboratory experiments

(psychological science is the domain which ... is member of) (psychology) an urge to accept or approach a situation or an object

(psychological science is the domain which ... is member of) (psychology) an urge to withdraw or avoid a situation or an object

(psychological science is the domain which ... is member of) (psychology) modifying the natural expression of an impulse or instinct (especially a sexual one) to one that is socially acceptable

(psychological science is the domain which ... is member of) (psychology) bias introduced by an experimenter whose expectations about the outcome of the experiment can be subtly communicated to the participants in the experiment

(psychological science is the domain which ... is member of) (psychology) a theory of psychology that emphasizes the importance of configurational properties

(psychological science is the domain which ... is member of) a psychology based on the assumption that all mental process are useful to an organism in adapting to the environment

(psychological science is the domain which ... is member of) (psychology) a theory that reduces all mental phenomena to simple elements (sensations and feelings) that form complex ideas by association

(psychological science is the domain which ... is member of) (psychology) a theory that association is the basic principle of mental activity

(psychological science is the domain which ... is member of) (psychology) an automatic pattern of behavior in reaction to a specific situation; may be inherited or acquired through frequent repetition

"owls have nocturnal habits" "she had a habit twirling the ends of her hair" "long use had hardened him to it"

(psychological science is the domain which ... is member of) (psychology) a form of practice; repetition of information (silently or aloud) in order to keep it in short-term memory

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