psychography

noun
psy·​chog·​ra·​phy | \ sīˈkägrəfē \
plural -es

Definition of psychography

1 : automatic writing used for spiritualistic purposes
2 : the production of images of spirits upon sensitive plates without the use of a camera held to be accomplished by means of spiritualistic forces
3 [French psychographie, from psych- + -graphie -graphy] : the description of an individual's mental characteristics and their development : psychological biography

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History and Etymology for psychography

psych- + -graphy

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“Psychography.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/psychography. Accessed 26 May. 2022.

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