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  • n. The branch of psychology that aims to discover strict laws that govern the working of the mind, especially by means of experiment

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In psychology, the science which deals with the relations of the individual mind to its environment, more especially its social environment; in sociology, the science which deals with the psychological factors and laws implied in social organization and development: suggested, in both uses, by Baldwin and Giddings, in Baldwin, Dict. of Philos. and Psychol., II. 391.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the branch of psychology that uses experimental methods to study psychological issues

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