OPTICS By N., Sam M.S. - 10 noun. the analysis of the physics of light, consisting of its correspondence to the mechanisms of sight. OPTICS: "I was to attend college and study optics." Related Psychology Terms Discrimination and Mental Illness in the LGBT Population SCHOLASTIC APTITUDE TESTS A Comparison of Maternal and Paternal Filicide HELMHOLTZ, HERMANN LUDWIG FERDINAND VON (1821-94) Evaluation of a Qualitative Study CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY ACHIEVEMENT TESTS READING DISABILITY (Paralexia, Dyslexia) DEFENSE MECHANISM (Ego Defense Mechanism) The Anatomy of Research and the Scientific Method Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "OPTICS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/optics/ (accessed August 11, 2022).