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Psychological science   /sˌaɪkəlˈɑdʒɪkəl sˈaɪəns/   Listen
Psychological science

The science of mental life.  Synonym: psychology.

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"Psychological science" Quotes from Famous Books

... guidance of the later biological and psychological science, human nature will have to be restated in terms of habit; and in the restatement, this, in outline, appears to be the only assignable place and ground of these traits. These habits of life are of too pervading a character to be ascribed to the influence of a late or brief discipline. The ...
— The Theory of the Leisure Class • Thorstein Veblen

... instinct may enable even an uncultured mind to get an inkling here of the subtler results of psychological science. We know that it is possible to call up hallucinatory visions in a hypnotised subject by simple suggestion. If he be told that a bird is perched on his hand, he will see the bird and watch it fly away. The idea suggested, however, is far from being always accepted with like docility. ...
— Laughter: An Essay on the Meaning of the Comic • Henri Bergson

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