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peripheralism

[puh-rif-er-uh-liz-uh m] /pəˈrɪf ər əˌlɪz əm/
noun, Psychology.
1.
the explanation of psychological events emphasizing peripheral human functions, as those of skeletal muscles or the sex organs, rather than cognition or other processes of the central nervous system.
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