psychology

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(psychology) an urge to withdraw or avoid a situation or an object abience
branch of psychology concerned with abnormal behavior abnormal psychology , psychopathology
(psychology) an urge to accept or approach a situation or an object adience
(psychology) a balanced disposition intermediate between extroversion and introversion ambiversion
(Jungian psychology) the inner self (not the external persona) that is in touch with the unconscious anima
branch of psychology concerned with the behavior of animals animal psychology , comparative psychology
any of several branches of psychology that seek to apply psychological principles to practical problems of education or industry or marketing etc. applied psychology , industrial psychology
(psychology) a theory that association is the basic principle of mental activity associationism , association theory
(psychology) a theory that reduces all mental phenomena to simple elements (sensations and feelings) that form complex ideas by association atomism
(psychology) the aggregate of the responses or reactions or movements made by an organism in any situation behavior , behaviour
approach to psychology that emphasizes observable measurable behavior behaviorism , behavioristic psychology , behaviourism , behaviouristic psychology
Swedish film director who used heavy symbolism and explored the psychology of the characters (born 1918) Bergman , Ingmar Bergman
(psychology) stress at which a person breaks down or a situation becomes crucial breaking point
branch of psychology that studies the social and mental development of children child psychology , developmental psychology , genetic psychology
(psychology) the configuration of smaller units of information into large coordinated units chunking , unitisation , unitization
branch of psychology concerned with the treatment of abnormal mentation and behavior clinical psychology
practitioner (of medicine or psychology) who does clinical work instead of laboratory experiments clinician
(psychology) the performance of some composite cognitive activity; an operation that affects mental contents cognitive operation , cognitive process , mental process , operation , process
approach to psychology that emphasizes internal mental processes cognitive psychology
field of science concerned with cognition; includes parts of cognitive psychology and linguistics and computer science and cognitive neuroscience and philosophy of mind cognitive science
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