Definition of Experimental psychology
1. Noun. The branch of psychology that uses experimental methods to study psychological issues.
Generic synonyms: Psychological Science, Psychology
Specialized synonyms: Psychophysics, Behaviorism, Behavioristic Psychology, Behaviourism, Behaviouristic Psychology
Medical Definition of Experimental psychology
1. A subdiscipline within the science of psychology that is concerned with the study of conditioning, learning, perception, motivation, emotion, language, and thinking, also used in relation to subject-matter areas in which experimental, in contrast to correlational or socio-experiential, methods are emphasized. (05 Mar 2000)
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Literary usage of Experimental psychology
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1. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1922)
"... will be funded, and the interest will presently be used to establish a prize for meritorious work in experimental psychology. The volume, which consists ..."
2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1901)
"Professor Angell, Dr. Fite : experimental psychology, training course (4, 3 qr. ... Professor Scripture : Physiological and experimental psychology (2) ..."
3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1904)
"And it is this typical experimental psychology the problems of which we have, ... In approaching this question of the problems of experimental psychology, ..."
4. The Philosophical Review by Sage School of Philosophy, Cunningham, Gustavus Watts, 1881-, James Edwin Creighton, Frank Thilly, Jacob Gould Schurman (1897)
"The founder of experimental psychology has at last yielded to the demand for a short, systematic outline of the Leipzig lectures, from which his numerous ..."
5. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"experimental psychology, psychophysics, and psychometry help towards accuracy and ... experimental psychology.—A special department of physiological ..."
6. The Advanced Montessori Method by Maria Montessori (1917)
"The technique of our lessons is governed by experimental psychology. And this trend, without doubt, is in contrast to that of the past, which was governed ..."