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 mind and behavior. Psychology includes the study of conscious and unconscious phenomena, including feelings and thoughts....
- Gestalt psychology, gestaltism or configurationism is a school of psychology that emerged in the early twentieth century in Austria and Germany as a theory...
- Social psychology is the scientific study of how the thoughts, feelings, and behaviors of individuals are influenced by the actual, imagined, and implied...
- Cognitive psychology is the scientific study of mental processes such as attention, language use, memory, perception, problem solving, creativity, and...
- Developmental psychology is the scientific study of how and why human beings change over the course of their life. Originally concerned with infants and...
- 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...
- Clinical psychology is an integration of science, theory, and clinical knowledge for the purpose of understanding, preventing, and relieving psychologically-based...
- Evolutionary psychology is a theoretical approach in the social and natural sciences that examines psychological structure from a modern evolutionary perspective...
- In psychology, the psyche /ˈsaɪki/ is the totality of the human mind, conscious and unconscious. Carl Jung also included in this definition the overlap...
- Transpersonal psychology, or spiritual psychology, is a sub-field or school of psychology that integrates the spiritual and transcendent aspects of the...