ATOMISM

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n. 1. the view that psychological phenomena can best be understood by dividing and then studying elementary units. Commonly seen in the study of sensations or conditioned responses.

ATOMISM: "Atomism refers to the breaking of a larger concept into smaller units for the purposes of accurate study."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "ATOMISM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/atomism/ (accessed February 7, 2023).

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