HyperDic: psychologist

English > 1 sense of the word psychologist:
NOUNperson psychologista scientist trained in psychology
psychologist > pronunciation
Rhymesabolitionist ... zoologist: 193 rhymes with ahst...
English > psychologist: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningA scientist trained in psychology.
InstancesBinet, Alfred BinetFrench psychologist remembered for his studies / studies of the intellectual development of children (1857-1911)
Burt, Cyril Burt, Cyril Lodowic BurtEnglish psychologist whose studies / studies of twins were later said to have used fabricated data (1883-1971)
Cattell, James McKeen CattellAmerican psychologist and editor (1860-1944)
Cattell, Ray Cattell, R. B. Cattell, Raymond B. Cattell, Raymond Bernard CattellAmerican psychologist (born in England) who developed a broad theory of human behavior based on multivariate research (1905-1998)
Clark, Kenneth Clark, Kenneth Bancroft ClarkUnited States psychologist (born in Panama) whose research persuaded the Supreme Court that segregated schools were discriminatory (1914-2005)
Eysenck, Hans Eysenck, H. J. Eysenck, Hans Jurgen EysenckA British psychologist (born in Germany) noted for his theories of intelligence and personality and for his strong criticism of Freudian psychoanalysis
Gesell, Arnold Gesell, Arnold Lucius GesellUnited States psychologist noted for his work in child development (1880-1961)
Hall, G. Stanley Hall, Granville Stanley HallUnited States child psychologist whose theories of child psychology strongly influenced educational psychology (1844-1924)
James, William JamesUnited States pragmatic philosopher and psychologist (1842-1910)
Jung, Carl Jung, Carl Gustav JungSwiss psychologist (1875-1961)
Leary, Tim Leary, Timothy Leary, Timothy Francis LearyUnited States psychologist who experimented with psychoactive drugs (including LSD) and became a well-known advocate of their use (1920-1996)
Ogden, C. K. Ogden, Charles Kay OgdenEnglish psychologist who collaborated with I. A. Richards in designing Basic English (1889-1957)
Piaget, Jean PiagetSwiss psychologist remembered for his studies / studies of cognitive development in children (1896-1980)
Rogers, Carl RogersUnited States psychologist who developed client-centered therapy (1902-1987)
Simon, Herb Simon, Herbert A. Simon, Herbert Alexander SimonUnited States economist and psychologist who pioneered in the development of cognitive science (1916-2001)
Skinner, Fred Skinner, B. F. Skinner, Burrhus Frederic SkinnerUnited States psychologist and a leading proponent of behaviorism (1904-1990)
Thorndike, Edward Lee ThorndikeUnited States educational psychologist (1874-1949)
Watson, John Broadus WatsonUnited States psychologist considered the founder of behavioristic psychology (1878-1958)
Yerkes, Robert M. Yerkes, Robert Mearns YerkesUnited States psychologist who studied the intelligence of primates (1876-1956)
Narrowerbehaviorist, behaviouristA psychologist who subscribes to behaviorism
hypnotist, hypnotizer, hypnotiser, mesmerist, mesmerizerA person who induces hypnosis
parapsychologistsomeone who studies the evidence for such psychological phenomena as psychokinesis and telepathy and clairvoyance
psycholinguistA person (usually a psychologist but sometimes a linguist) who studies the psychological basis of human language
psychophysicistA psychologist trained in psychophysics
BroaderscientistA person with advanced knowledge of one or more sciences
Spanishpsicóloga, psicólogo, sicóloga, sicólogo
Nounspsychologythe science of mental life

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