physiological psychology

noun

Definition of physiological psychology

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

called also psychophysiology

First Known Use of physiological psychology

1870, in the meaning defined above

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“Physiological psychology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/physiological%20psychology. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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physiological psychology

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