bio·​psy·​chol·​o·​gy | \ ˌbī-ō-sī-ˈkä-lə-jē How to pronounce biopsychology (audio) \

Definition of biopsychology

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biopsychological \ ˌbī-​ō-​ˌsī-​kə-​ˈlä-​ji-​kəl How to pronounce biopsychology (audio) \ adjective
biopsychologist \ ˌbī-​ō-​sī-​ˈkä-​lə-​jist How to pronounce biopsychology (audio) \ noun

Examples of biopsychology in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There is quite a bit of neuroscience and biopsychology at play here. Damien Faughnan, Forbes, 21 Dec. 2021 His education includes degrees in biopsychology and art history from Swarthmore College and graduate studies at Brown University. Lauren Warnecke,, 17 Nov. 2021 Nicpon was a junior majoring in biopsychology and a member of the Tufts women's lacrosse team, the university's daily newspaper reported. Wilson Wong, NBC News, 21 Oct. 2021 Nicpon, a defender in lacrosse, studied biopsychology. Nancy Haggerty, USA TODAY, 21 Oct. 2021 An important point to remember is that fussy or picky eating is normal in young kids, says Lee Gibson, PhD, a reader in biopsychology and director of the Clinical and Health Psychology Research Centre at University of Roehampton in London. Sarah Digiulio /, NBC News, 10 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of biopsychology

1895, in the meaning defined above

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“Biopsychology.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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bio·​psy·​chol·​o·​gy | \ ˌbī-ō-sī-ˈkäl-ə-jē How to pronounce biopsychology (audio) \
plural biopsychologies

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Other Words from biopsychology

biopsychological \ -​ˌsī-​kə-​ˈläj-​i-​kəl How to pronounce biopsychology (audio) \ adjective
biopsychologist \ -​sī-​ˈkäl-​ə-​jəst How to pronounce biopsychology (audio) \ noun


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