Pertaining to the functions of the mind, or brain.

From the Greek: psukhē(psyche) meaning soul... that which makes a person that specific person, rather than someone or everyone else.
It's not a real problem, you just made it up inside your head. It is all just psychological... though that pertains more to psychosomatosis, you get the drift.
by ZERØ O'skül March 4, 2011
Pronunciation: ˌsī-kə-ˈlä-ji-kəl
Function: adjective

1) "Logical" as determined by a psycho.

2) The processes of the human mind, not being entirely logical, often involve a psychotic component. Hence, the combination of "psycho" and "logical" is necessary. The psychotic component is often dominant in clingy ex-boy/girl friends.
1) The only (psycho)logical conclusion he could come to was to stalk the hot sorority girl around campus.

2) Guy 1: Dude, the way Lauren operates is not logical.
Guy 2: Yeah, but it is psychological.
Guy 1: Don't you mean psychotic?
Guy 2: Yeah, that too.
by rastronauts May 26, 2010
To tell yourself facts to get rid of a fear. To give yourself reasons to not be afraid
"I psychologized my fear of the roller coaster. Over 1 million people have ridden it and have not died."

"I used to be afraid of heights by I psychologized my way through it"

"Bungee jumping sounds scary! But I'm psychologizing myself to not be afraid."
by Sir Barks Alot March 16, 2017
The discipline that everyone swears they know about simply because they took an intro class which barely covers the other areas of the discipline or watch Dr. Phil.
Student: I took an intro class and I will psychoanalyze you despite my professor telling me it's bullshit.
2nd student: I know all about psychology since I watch dr. Phil religiously.
by Psycho-doom May 10, 2014
The practice of taking things we already know about people, and weighing it down with jargon until the only other people who understand it are psychologists.
"Psychology dictates that all juvenile humans grow to imitate the assertive role models around them, sparking a developmental response" (Kids grow up to be like their folks)
by benbalooky October 6, 2010
The study of human thought and behaviour. A social scientific subject which can trace its origins back to ancient Greece.
Psychology, psychiatry and psychotherapy are all different.
by VinC April 26, 2005
Psychology is everyone's major at some point during their college career.
Me: What are you majoring in? (Dont you dare say psychology)
Random Person: Psychology.
Me: OOOOH exciting.
by Cliff Whitty March 23, 2006