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physiological psychology

noun
  1. the branch of psychology concerned with the relationship between the physical functioning of an organism and its behavior.
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Origin of physiological psychology

First recorded in 1885–90
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Examples from the Web for physiological psychology

Historical Examples

  • We have to-day a school of physiological-psychology, calling itself psychology without a soul.

    Hours with the Ghosts or, Nineteenth Century Witchcraft

    Henry Ridgely Evans

  • Many instances of the strange correspondences are met with in the study of physiological-psychology, or psychological-physiology.

    Mind and Body

    William Walker Atkinson


British Dictionary definitions for physiological psychology

physiological psychology

noun
  1. the branch of psychology concerned with the study and correlation of physiological and psychological events
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physiological psychology in Medicine

physiological psychology

n.
  1. psychophysiology
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