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psychology

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noun psy·chol·o·gy \-jē\

Medical Definition of psychology

plural psy·chol·o·gies

  1. 1:  the science of mind and behavior

  2. 2a:  the mental or behavioral characteristics typical of an individual or group or a particular form of behavior <mob psychology> <the psychology of arson>b:  the study of mind and behavior in relation to a particular field of knowledge or activity <color psychology> <the psychology of learning>

  3. 3:  a treatise on or a school, system, or branch of psychology





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