psychological or pseudopsychological counseling, interpretations, concepts, terminology, etc., often simplistic or superficial, popularized by certain personalities, magazine articles, television shows, advice columns, or the like, that influence the general public.
Words nearby pop psych
Origin of pop psych
First recorded in 1960–65
Also called pop psychology.
OTHER WORDS FROM pop psychpop-psych, adjectivepop psychologist, noun
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