Definition of experimental psychology in English:

experimental psychology


mass noun
  • The branch of psychology concerned with the scientific investigation of the responses of individuals to stimuli in controlled situations.

    • ‘She uses all aspects of her training - social psychology, experimental psychology, statistics and the listening skills of counseling - to help lawyers win cases or opt out of losing ones.’
    • ‘Wundt's experimental psychology has influenced the psychology seen today and has helped to cement psychology's place within the other sciences.’
    • ‘He has related cellular function in the primate brain to behavior, bringing together methods and results from experimental psychology and neuroscience.’
    • ‘Those in applied experimental psychology can design the behavioral requirements to make each plane responsive only to legitimate pilots.’
    • ‘In fact, he majored in sociology and anthropology and added a psychology major only after taking experimental psychology in his senior year.’