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The explanation or interpretation of events or ideas in psychological terms.
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1. (Psychology) the belief in the importance and relevance of psychology for other sciences
2. (Psychology) the belief that psychology is the basis for all other natural and social sciences
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psy•chol•o•gism(saɪˈkɒl əˌdʒɪz əm)
emphasis upon psychological factors in the development of a theory, as in history or philosophy.
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the theory that emphasizes psychological conceptions in other fields outside of psychology, as philosophy and history.See also: Psychology
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