the view that mental and bodily events occur in parallel series without causal interaction.
[sahy-koh-fiz-iks] /ˌsaɪ koʊˈfɪz ɪks/ noun, (used with a singular verb) 1. the branch of psychology that deals with the relationships between physical stimuli and resulting sensations and mental states. psychophysics /ˌsaɪkəʊˈfɪzɪks/ noun 1. (functioning as sing) the branch of psychology concerned with the relationship between physical stimuli and the effects they produce in the mind […]
or psychophysiologic [sahy-koh-fiz-ee-uh-loj-i-kuh l] /ˌsaɪ koʊˌfɪz i əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl/ adjective 1. of or relating to psychophysiology.
noun 1. any of a group of disorders, as tension headache, characterized by physical symptoms that are partly induced by emotional factors. psychophysiologic disorder psy·cho·phys·i·o·log·ic disorder (sī’kō-fĭz’ē-ə-lŏj’ĭk) n. See psychosomatic disorder.
[sahy-koh-fiz-ee-ol-uh-jee] /ˌsaɪ koʊˌfɪz iˈɒl ə dʒi/ noun 1. the branch of physiology that deals with the interrelation of mental and physical phenomena. psychophysiology /ˌsaɪkəʊˌfɪzɪˈɒlədʒɪ/ noun 1. the branch of psychology concerned with the physiological basis of mental processes psychophysiology psy·cho·phys·i·ol·o·gy (sī’kō-fĭz’ē-ŏl’ə-jē) n. The study of correlations between the mind, behavior, and bodily mechanisms. Also called […]
noun 1. a person who conducts spirits or souls to the other world, as Hermes or Charon.