noun, plural psy·chol·o·gies.
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Origin of psychology
OTHER WORDS FROM psychologypre·psy·chol·o·gy, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for psychology
In all, they brought together fields as diverse as psychology, astronomy and microbiology.The superheroes in these comics were inspired by real scientists|Kyle Plantz|July 28, 2020|Science News For Students
Considering the psychology of color, Apple has used it to their advantage.Studying the anatomy of a successful high-conversion landing page|Yasmine Dehimi|June 22, 2020|Search Engine Watch
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I’m a research psychologist, professor of psychology at the University of Queensland.
Did it — I don’t mean to say it set back the field of psychology — but maybe it did, I don’t know.5 Psychology Terms You’re Probably Misusing (Ep. 334 Rebroadcast)|Stephen J. Dubner|January 9, 2020|Freakonomics
“The psychology of BDSM is lacking in other formal training regiments and interactions,” added Stella.Dungeons and Genital Clamps: Inside a Legendary BDSM Chateau|Ian Frisch|December 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Laskey, who earned a degree in psychology, enjoys painting and poetry.The Moms of Monster Jam Drive Trucks, Buck Macho Culture|Eliza Krigman|November 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Muslims made many discoveries in mathematics, chemistry, physics, medicine, astronomy and psychology.‘Gods of Suburbia’: Dina Goldstein’s Arresting Photo Series on Religion vs. Consumerism|Dina Goldstein|November 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He eventually earned a Ph.D. in psychology and worked in various universities, though never for very long.Wonder Woman’s Creation Story Is Wilder Than You Could Ever Imagine|Tom Arnold-Forster|November 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The discipline required for martial arts fed into the psychology of the character, who approaches everything mission by mission.Dan Stevens Blows Up ‘Downton’: From Chubby-Cheeked Aristo to Lean, Mean American Psycho|Tim Teeman|September 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Every student of biology, anatomy, anthropology, ethnology or psychology is familiar with these facts.How to Analyze People on Sight|Elsie Lincoln Benedict and Ralph Paine Benedict
Mr. Clyde Fitch had, at least, laudable ambitions in the direction of psychology.Play-Making|William Archer
His psychology is simple; he believed that character should express itself by action.Egoists|James Huneker
Here, as well as in the processes of execution of our purposes, must be found many of the roots of psychology as a science.Studies in Logical Theory|John Dewey
There is nothing in its psychology to scare the unthinking or alarm the vulgar.Michael and His Lost Angel|Henry Arthur Jones
British Dictionary definitions for psychology
noun plural -gies
Derived forms of psychologypsychologist, noun
Medical definitions for psychology
Scientific definitions for psychology
Cultural definitions for psychology
The science dealing with mental phenomena and processes. Psychologists study emotions, perception, intelligence, consciousness, and the relationship between these phenomena and processes and the work of the glands and muscles. Psychologists are also interested in diseased or disordered mental states, and some psychologists provide therapy for individuals. In the United States, however, psychologists, unlike psychiatrists, are not medical doctors. (See psychiatry.)