EXPLANATION By N., Sam M.S. - 48 The account to provide meaning for an event or phenomenom. See scientific explanation. EXPLANATION: "An explanation describes why we have done something." Related Psychology Terms ESTHETICS LANGUAGE (Psycholinguistics) Discrimination and Mental Illness in the LGBT Population Evaluation of a Qualitative Study Dissociative Identity Disorder Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development Counselor's Role in Emergency Teams ADOLESCENCE (Theories) Crisis Diagnosis and Intervention DARWIN, CHARLES ROBERT Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "EXPLANATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/explanation/ (accessed August 10, 2022).