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 scientific study of mind and behavior. Psychology includes the study of conscious and unconscious phenomena, including feelings and...
- Gestalt psychology, gestaltism or configurationism is a school of psychology that emerged in the early twentieth century in Austria and Germany as a theory...
- Evolutionary psychology is a theoretical approach in the social and natural sciences that examines psychological structure from a modern evolutionary perspective...
- In positive psychology, a flow state, also known colloquially as being in the zone, is the mental state in which a person performing some activity is fully...
- Social psychology is the scientific study of how the thoughts, feelings, and behaviors of individuals are influenced by the presence of others and the...
- Analytical psychology (German: Analytische Psychologie, sometimes translated as analytic psychology and referred to as Jungian analysis) is a term coined...
- Personality psychology is a branch of psychology that examines personality and its variation among individuals. It aims to show how people are individually...
- A psychologist is a professional who practices psychology and studies mental states, perceptual, cognitive, emotional, and social processes and behavior...
- In the field of personality psychology, Machiavellianism is a personality trait centered on mani****tiveness, callousness, and indifference to morality...
- Cognitive psychology is the scientific study of mental processes such as attention, language use, memory, perception, problem solving, creativity, and...