- emphasis upon psychological factors in the development of a theory, as in history or philosophy.
- a term or concept of psychology or psychoanalysis, especially when used in ordinary conversation or a nontechnical context.
Origin of psychologism
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- the belief in the importance and relevance of psychology for other sciences
- the belief that psychology is the basis for all other natural and social sciences
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