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

Synonyms for psychology in the sense of this definition

(psychology is a kind of ...) a particular branch of scientific knowledge

"the science of genetics"

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

(psychology 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"

(psychology 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"

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

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

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

"such molar problems of personality as the ego functions"

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

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

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

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

"internalize a belief"

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

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

"a maladjusted child"

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

(psychology 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

(psychology 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"

(psychology 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"

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

"a conditioned response"

(psychology 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"

(psychology 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"

(psychology 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"

(psychology 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"

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

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

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

(psychology 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'"

(psychology 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"

(psychology 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

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

(psychology 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

(psychology 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"

(psychology 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

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

(psychology 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"

(psychology 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"

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

(psychology 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

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

(psychology 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

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

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

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

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

(psychology 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

(psychology 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

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

(psychology 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

(psychology 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

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

(psychology 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"

(psychology 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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