psyched


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psych

also psyche  (sīk)Informal
v. psyched, psych·ing, psyches
v.tr.
1.
a. To put into the right psychological frame of mind: The coach psyched the team before the game.
b. To excite emotionally: The children were psyched to see the circus.
2. To undermine the confidence of by psychological means; intimidate: "Depending on whose personality is stronger, one can more easily psych the other" (Harold C. Schonberg).
3.
a. To analyze, solve, or comprehend.
b. To anticipate or guess the intentions of: "Most others could never approach [his] ability ... to psyche out the opposition's thinking so consistently" (Steven Brill).
4. Informal To analyze and treat by psychoanalysis.
v.intr.
To become confused or mentally deranged.
n. psych
Psychology.

psyched

(saɪkt)
adj
1. mentally prepared
2. excited; emotional
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psyched

adjective
Informal. Feeling a very strong emotion:
Slang: stoked, turned-on.
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Ideal for use with PowerPoint Slides, "Psyched" begins with the History and Scope of Psychology and Psychology as a Science; then proceeds with the inclusion of individual chapters on Biological Psychology; Sensation and Perceptions; States of Consciousness; Learning; Memory; Cognition; Motivation; Emotions; Human Development; Personality; Stress and health; Psychological Disorders; Therapies; and then concludes with Social Psychology.
San Francisco, CA, June 18, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Psyched in San Francisco, a downtown San Francisco psychotherapy center and publisher of Psyched Magazine, has attracted nine new talented voices to advocate for mental health.
to the Neuroscience Education Institute's (NEI) inaugural newsletter, Psychopharmacology Education Update, or PsychEd Up.
Instead, try, "I know you're psyched to sing, but if you go with your gymnastics routine, you're in for sure!" Be upbeat about your bud's other mad skills and, chances are, you'll steer her painlessly away from embarrassment.