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psychology British & World English

The scientific study of the human mind and its functions, especially those affecting behaviour in a given context

psychology English Thesaurus

she has a degree in psychology

ego-psychology British & World English

A system of psychoanalytic developmental psychology concerned especially with personality

depth psychology British & World English

The study of unconscious mental processes and motives, especially in psychoanalytic theory and practice

gestalt psychology British & World English

A movement in psychology founded in Germany in 1912, seeking to explain perceptions in terms of gestalts rather than by analysing their constituents

social psychology British & World English

The branch of psychology that deals with social interactions, including their origins and their effects on the individual

analytical psychology British & World English

The psychoanalytical system of psychology developed and practised by Carl Gustav Jung

clinical psychology British & World English

The branch of psychology concerned with the assessment and treatment of mental illness and behavioural problems

educational psychology British & World English

A branch of psychology that studies children in an educational setting and is concerned with teaching and learning methods, cognitive development, and aptitude assessment

experimental psychology British & World English

The branch of psychology concerned with the scientific investigation of the responses of individuals to stimuli in controlled situations

occupational psychology British & World English

The study of human behaviour at work, including methods of selecting personnel, improving productivity, and coping with stress


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