introspectionism

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

Definition of introspectionism

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

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introspectionist

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1922

First Known Use of introspectionism

1922


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introspectionism

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

Medical Definition of introspectionism

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


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