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psy′cho·phys′i·o·log′ic (-ə-lŏj′ĭk), psy′cho·phys′i·o·log′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
psy′cho·phys′i·ol′o·gist n.


(Psychology) the branch of psychology concerned with the physiological basis of mental processes
psychophysiological adj
ˌpsychoˌphysiˈologist n


(ˌsaɪ koʊˌfɪz iˈɒl ə dʒi)

the branch of physiology that deals with the interrelation of mental and physical phenomena.
psy`cho•phys`i•o•log′i•cal (-əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl) psy`cho•phys`i•o•log′ic, adj.
psy`cho•phys`i•ol′o•gist, n.
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Noun1.psychophysiology - the branch of psychology that is concerned with the physiological bases of psychological processes
psychological science, psychology - the science of mental life
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As a psychophysiologist, Pivik studies how our brains influence our behavior.
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Psychophysiologist Geert van Boxtel of Tilburg University in the Netherlands found it surprising that "irrespective of outcome, at the first recording, all of the patients showed signs of auditory discrimination.
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Sheriff Dawson was no psychophysiologist, but he thought Farwell's innovative application of EEG technology could potentially determine the extent of Grinder's involvement in the crime and finally enable the state to determine Helton's attacker.
The particular omission of blood and urine samples from the recovery parties for the analysis of catecholamines and glucocorticoids as markers of stress, led a psychophysiologist at University College in London to chide me for presenting results that he found less than convincing--although when challenged he did admit that he was a laboratory worker who had never made such requests from participants in such emotionally traumatic and physically inclement research conditions.
Yeschke brings more than 35 years of experience as an investigator and forensic psychophysiologist to his writings and has authored numerous articles and books on investigative topics.
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During this time, I began a mentorship with a psychophysiologist at Wayne State Medical School.

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