Definition of Psychology. Meaning of Psychology. Synonyms of Psychology

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Definition of Psychology

Psychology
Psychology Psy*chol"o*gy, n. pl. Psychologies. [Psycho- + -logy: cf. F. psychologie. See Psychical.] The science of the human soul; specifically, the systematic or scientific knowledge of the powers and functions of the human soul, so far as they are known by consciousness; a treatise on the human soul. Psychology, the science conversant about the phenomena of the mind, or conscious subject, or self. --Sir W. Hamilton.

Meaning of Psychology from wikipedia

- Psychology is the science of behavior and mind (not to be confused with neuroscience, which studies the neural underpinnings of psychological phenomena...
- study, including educational psychology, social psychology, personality psychology, abnormal psychology, developmental psychology, linguistics, and economics...
- Developmental psychology is the scientific study of how and why human beings change over the course of their life. Originally concerned with infants and...
- Clinical psychology is an integration of science, theory, and clinical knowledge for the purpose of understanding, preventing, and relieving psychologically-based...
- Social psychology is the scientific study of how people's thoughts, feelings and behaviors are influenced by the actual, imagined or implied presence of...
- organizational psychology (I/O psychology), which is also known as occupational psychology, organizational psychology, work and organizational psychology, is an...
- Personality psychology is a branch of psychology that studies personality and its variation among individuals. It is a scientific study which aims to show...
- Analytical psychology (sometimes analytic psychology), also called Jungian psychology, is a school of psychotherapy which originated in the ideas of Carl...
- Historically, depth psychology (from the German term Tiefenpsychologie), was coined by Eugen Bleuler to refer to psychoanalytic approaches to therapy and...
- Evolutionary psychology is a theoretical approach in the social and natural sciences that examines psychological structure from a modern evolutionary perspective...
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