Lanier says she is “fascinated by the psychology of crowds,” and how quickly the dynamics can turn toward violence.
Was this shift in emphasis—from plot to character, from action to psychology—intentional?
She is college graduate in psychology, sociology, and Persian.
Her work has appeared in New York magazine, psychology Today, and Self.
What was externalized in Joyce—physical details, action—is internalized in Woolf—mental details, psychology.
The method of psychology is the same as that of all other sciences; namely, the method of observation and experiment.
Such an assumption is based on false conception of the psychology of suggestion.
psychology is therefore of equal importance with anatomy and acoustics as an element of Vocal Science.
But psychology has also some other supports, specious rather than real.
One unobjectionable sort of psychology is biological, and studies life from the outside.
1650s, "study of the soul," from Modern Latin psychologia, probably coined mid-16c. in Germany by Melanchthon from Latinized form of Greek psykhe- "breath, spirit, soul" (see psyche) + logia "study of" (see -logy). Meaning "study of the mind" first recorded 1748, from Christian Wolff's "Psychologia empirica" (1732); main modern behavioral sense is from early 1890s.
psychology psy·chol·o·gy (sī-kŏl'ə-jē)
The science that deals with mental processes and behavior.
The emotional and behavioral characteristics of an individual, a group, or an activity.
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.)
Note: The two main divisions of psychology are individual or personality psychology and social psychology; social psychology deals with the mental processes of groups.