introspectionism

noun in·tro·spec·tion·ism \ ˌin-trə-ˈspek-shə-ˌni-zəm \

Definition of introspectionism

: a doctrine that psychology must be based essentially on data derived from introspection — compare behaviorism

introspectionist

play \ˌin-trə-ˈspek-sh(ə-)nist\ or introspectionistic play \ˌin-trə-ˌspek-shə-ˈni-stik\ adjective

introspectionist

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First Known Use of introspectionism

1922

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introspectionism

noun in·tro·spec·tion·ism \ -shə-ˌniz-əm \

medical Definition of introspectionism

: a doctrine that psychology must be based essentially on data derived from introspection — compare behaviorism

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