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1883, "history of an individual soul; the natural history of the phenomenon of mind," from psycho- + -graphy. Meaning "spirit-writing" is from 1876.

Nearby words

psychognosis, psychograph, psychographer, psychographic, psychographics, psychography, psychohistory, psychoimmunology, psychokinesis, psychol., psycholepsy
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

Examples from the Web for psychography

  • One of the most interesting phases of modern mediumship, on the physical side, is psychography, or slate-writing.

    Hours with the Ghosts or, Nineteenth Century Witchcraft|Henry Ridgely Evans
  • (Exteriorisations): Motor.Telekinesis; psychography (direct writing); psychophony (direct voice).