DISCIPLINE By Nugent, Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 1. Training used to establish desired habits. 2. Control of conduct by usung punishment and reward. 3. Field of study. DISCIPLINE: "Joe's chosen discipline was biology of plants." Related Psychology Terms BONDAGE AND DISCIPLINE (B AND D) PSYCHOPATHOLOGY PUNISHMENT PSYCHOANALYST KINDNESS PREVOCATIONAL TRAINING EXTRINSIC MOTIVATION REASONABLE PERSON STANDARD PASSIVE-AVOIDANCE LEARNING SELF-ADMINISTRATION Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "DISCIPLINE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/discipline/ (accessed December 11, 2018).