|—n , pl -gies|
|1.||analytical psychology clinical psychology comparative psychology educational psychology See also experimental psychology the scientific study of all forms of human and animal behaviour, sometimes concerned with the methods through which behaviour can be modified|
|2.||informal the mental make-up or structure of an individual that causes him or her to think or act in the way he or she does|
psychologist psy·chol·o·gist (sī-kŏl'ə-jĭst)
A person trained and educated to perform psychological research, testing, and therapy.