introspectionism
noun Date: 1922 a doctrine that psychology must be based essentially on data derived from introspection — compare behaviorismintrospectionist or introspectionistic adjectiveintrospectionist noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • introspectionism — in·tro·spec·tion·ism …   English syllables

  • introspectionism — shəˌnizəm noun ( s) : a doctrine that psychology must be based essentially on data derived from introspection compare behaviorism …   Useful english dictionary

  • introspectionist — I. adjective see introspectionism II. noun see introspectionism …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • introspectionist — in·tro·spec·tion·ist shə nəst n 1) a person esp. given to introspection 2) an adherent of introspectionism introspectionist or in·tro·spec·tion·is·tic .spek shə nist ik adj of or relating to introspectionism …   Medical dictionary

  • behaviourism — An approach which can be found in philosophy, but more especially psychology, which denies (with greater or lesser insistence) that consciousness has any relevance to the understanding of human behaviour. Behaviour is seen in terms of an… …   Dictionary of sociology

  • behaviorism — noun Date: 1913 a school of psychology that takes the objective evidence of behavior (as measured responses to stimuli) as the only concern of its research and the only basis of its theory without reference to conscious experience compare… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • introspectionistic — adjective see introspectionism …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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