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Psychology vs Temperament - What's the difference?

psychology | temperament |

As nouns the difference between psychology and temperament

is that psychology is (uncountable) the study of the human mind while temperament is temperament, character.



  • (uncountable) The study of the human mind.
  • (uncountable) The study of human behavior.
  • (uncountable) The study of animal behavior.
  • (countable) The mental, emotional, and behavioral characteristics pertaining to a specified person, group, or activity.
  • * 1970 , Mary M. Luke, A Crown for Elizabeth , page 8:
  • For generations, historians have conjectured everything from a warped psychology to a deformed body as accounting for Elizabeth's preferred spinsterhood...
  • * 1969 , Victor Alba, The Latin Americans , page 42:
  • In the United States, the psychology of a laborer, a farmer, a businessman does not differ in any important respect.

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    (wikipedia temperament) (en noun)
  • (obsolete) A moderate and proportionable mixture of elements or ingredients in a compound; the condition in which elements are mixed in their proper proportions.
  • (obsolete) Any state or condition as determined by the proportion of its ingredients or the manner in which they are mixed; consistence, composition; mixture.
  • a person's normal manner of thinking, behaving or reacting
  • a tendency to become irritable or angry
  • (music) the altering of certain intervals from their correct values in order to improve the moving from key to key
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