ABERRATION By N., Sam M.S. - 3 noun. 1. a departure from one's average behavior. 2. in regard to eyesight, when beams of light do not correctly meet at the target area-the result of a lens malfunction or deformation. ABERRATION: "You get what you pay for when it comes to cameras- many learn this lesson the hard way when they purchase an inexpensive model and their pictures all display color abberation." Related Psychology Terms COLOR BLINDNESS COLOR SOLID Ethics and Boundary Issues MUNSELL SYSTEM COLOR REACTIONS DOMINANCE RELATIONSHIP EXPRESSIVE BEHAVIOR COLOR CIRCLE Crisis Diagnosis and Intervention INCIDENTAL LEARNING Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "ABERRATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/aberration/ (accessed December 2, 2021).