psychonomics


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psychonomics

(ˌsaɪkəˈnɒmɪks)
n
the study of the individual mind in relation to its environment
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Noun1.psychonomics - the branch of psychology that uses experimental methods to study psychological issues
psychological science, psychology - the science of mental life
psychophysics - the branch of psychology concerned with quantitative relations between physical stimuli and their psychological effects
behaviorism, behavioristic psychology, behaviourism, behaviouristic psychology - an approach to psychology that emphasizes observable measurable behavior
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