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psychophysiology

[sahy-koh-fiz-ee-ol-uh-jee] /ˌsaɪ koʊˌfɪz iˈɒl ə dʒi/
noun
1.
the branch of physiology that deals with the interrelation of mental and physical phenomena.
Origin of psychophysiology
1830-1840
First recorded in 1830-40; psycho- + physiology
Related forms
psychophysiologist, noun
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Examples from the Web for psychophysiology
Historical Examples
  • Leoh became a student once again, then a researcher, and finally a Professor of psychophysiology.

    The Dueling Machine Benjamin William Bova
  • We owe to this our present-day experimental psychology or "psychophysiology," as the French call it.

  • The relations so determined constitute the newest of the sciences, psychophysiology or psychophysics.

    Herbert Spencer J. Arthur Thomson
British Dictionary definitions for psychophysiology

psychophysiology

/ˌsaɪkəʊˌfɪzɪˈɒlədʒɪ/
noun
1.
the branch of psychology concerned with the physiological basis of mental processes
Derived Forms
psychophysiological (ˌsaɪkəʊˌfɪzɪəˈlɒdʒɪkəl) adjective
psychophysiologist, noun
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psychophysiology in Medicine

psychophysiology psy·cho·phys·i·ol·o·gy (sī'kō-fĭz'ē-ŏl'ə-jē)
n.
The study of correlations between the mind, behavior, and bodily mechanisms. Also called physiological psychology.

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