FOLK PSYCHOLOGY By N., Sam M.S. - 1 1. The explanation and prediction of behaviour of others using references to their mental states. . 2. Obsolete name for a branch of psychology dealing with cultural experiences. FOLK PSYCHOLOGY: "Folk psychology deals with cultural associations." Related Psychology Terms Discrimination and Mental Illness in the LGBT Population LEGAL PSYCHIATRY (Forensic Psychiatry) CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY Counselor's Role in Emergency Teams ADOLESCENCE (Theories) Developing a Case Study Diagnosis and Treatment Planning Evaluation of a Qualitative Study JUNG, CARL GUSTAV (1875-1961) ESTHETICS Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "FOLK PSYCHOLOGY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/folk-psychology/ (accessed November 27, 2021).