physiological psychology

noun

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

called also psychophysiology

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Word History

First Known Use

1870, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of physiological psychology was in 1870

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“Physiological psychology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/physiological%20psychology. Accessed 26 Sep. 2022.

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physiological psychology

noun

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