While detained in a mental institution, Wolcott earned his high school diploma and began taking college courses in psychology.
Lanier says she is “fascinated by the psychology of crowds,” and how quickly the dynamics can turn toward violence.
But the psychology behind this sounds awfully sophisticated.
She is college graduate in psychology, sociology, and Persian.
Credit—which stems from the Latin root “credo,” meaning belief—is very emotional and dependent on psychology.
The method of psychology is the same as that of all other sciences; namely, the method of observation and experiment.
The leaven of the psychology of independence was getting in its work.
psychology is therefore of equal importance with anatomy and acoustics as an element of Vocal Science.
I will not attempt to suggest the psychology of this, but to many there may be a link in it.
One unobjectionable sort of psychology is biological, and studies life from the outside.
1650s, "study of the soul," from Modern Latin psychologia, probably coined mid-16c. in Germany by Melanchthon from Latinized form of Greek psykhe- "breath, spirit, soul" (see psyche) + logia "study of" (see -logy). Meaning "study of the mind" first recorded 1748, from Christian Wolff's "Psychologia empirica" (1732); main modern behavioral sense is from early 1890s.
psychology psy·chol·o·gy (sī-kŏl'ə-jē)
The science that deals with mental processes and behavior.
The emotional and behavioral characteristics of an individual, a group, or an activity.
The science dealing with mental phenomena and processes. Psychologists study emotions, perception, intelligence, consciousness, and the relationship between these phenomena and processes and the work of the glands and muscles. Psychologists are also interested in diseased or disordered mental states, and some psychologists provide therapy for individuals. In the United States, however, psychologists, unlike psychiatrists, are not medical doctors. (See psychiatry.)
Note: The two main divisions of psychology are individual or personality psychology and social psychology; social psychology deals with the mental processes of groups.