act psychology


Definition of act psychology

: psychology conceived as the study of the individual act especially for meaning and intent

called also intentionalism

contrasted with content psychology

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First Known Use of act psychology

1912, in the meaning defined above

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“Act psychology.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Jan. 2022.

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