psychophysiology

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psychophysiology

[sahy-koh-fiz-ee-ol-uh-jee]
noun
the branch of physiology that deals with the interrelation of mental and physical phenomena.

Origin:
1830–40; psycho- + physiology

psychophysiologist, noun
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psychophysiology (ˌsaɪkəʊˌfɪzɪˈɒlədʒɪ)
 
n
the branch of psychology concerned with the physiological basis of mental processes
 
psychophysiological
 
adj
 
psychophysi'ologist
 
n

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psychophysiology psy·cho·phys·i·ol·o·gy (sī'kō-fĭz'ē-ŏl'ə-jē)
n.
The study of correlations between the mind, behavior, and bodily mechanisms. Also called physiological psychology.

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Toward the end of the nineteenth century, psychologists began to study the psychophysiology of tears.
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