FORMAL DISCIPLINE By N., Sam M.S. - 116 the term that is applied to the concept that some subjects, like mathematics and foreign languages need to be studied to develop our mind. FORMAL DISCIPLINE: "Formal discipline looks ate studying to exercise the mind." Related Psychology Terms DISCIPLINE (literally, “to learn”) Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development ACHIEVEMENT TESTS FREUD, SIGMUND (1856-1939) HALLUCINOGEN EXPRESSIVE BEHAVIOR ARISTOTLE (384-322 B.C.) SOCIAL NORM (Group Norms) ARTIFICIAL LANGUAGE LOCKE, JOHN (1632-1704) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "FORMAL DISCIPLINE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/formal-discipline/ (accessed December 5, 2022).