psychophysiology


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psy·cho·phys·i·ol·o·gy

 (sī′kō-fĭz′ē-ŏl′ə-jē)
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.

psychophysiology

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

psy•cho•phys•i•ol•o•gy

(ˌsaɪ koʊˌfɪz iˈɒl ə dʒi)

n.
the branch of physiology that deals with the interrelation of mental and physical phenomena.
[1830–40]
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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It is such considerations that make students of psychophysiology materialistic in their methods, whatever they may be in their metaphysics.
The research published online in the journal Psychophysiology provides the first neural evidence for the benefits of expressive writing, said lead author Hans Schroder, a doctoral student in psychology at Michigan State University (MSU) in the US.
A study published in the International Journal of Psychophysiology has found that children with higher levels of lutein in the eye perform better on tests of cognition and academic performance.
Keywords: Psychophysiology, autonomic arousal, Behavioral Activation System (BAS), Behavioral Inhibition System (BIS), differential diagnosis, psychopathology.
Women who exercised on a regular basis had higher oxygen availability in the anterior frontal region of the brain and performed best on difficult cognitive tasks, said the study that appeared in the journal Psychophysiology.
Wheat Ridge, CO: Applied Psychophysiology & Biofeedback.
Symposium Abstracts International Journal of Psychophysiology, 69, 139205.
Cardiac psychophysiology and autonomic space in humans: Empirical perspectives and conceptual implications.

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