physiological psychology


: a branch of psychology that deals with the effects of normal and pathological physiological processes on mental life

called also psychophysiology

Word History

First Known Use

1870, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of physiological psychology was in 1870

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“Physiological psychology.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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physiological psychology


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