PYGMALIONISM By N., Sam M.S. - 220 Falling in love with one's own creation. In Greek mythology, Pygmalion sculpted a statue of Aphrodite and promptly fell in love with it. PYGMALIONISM: "Pygmalionism is on full display in the classic Movie and Play "My Fair Lady"." Related Psychology Terms LOVE ADOLESCENCE (Theories) JUNG, CARL GUSTAV (1875-1961) NURSERY SCHOOL EXPERIENCE PMDD: Can It Be Cured? FROMM, ERICH (1900—) EARLY INFANTILE AUTISM RACE DIFFERENCES ORGONE THERAPY (Vegetother- apy) DAYDREAMING (Fantasy) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "PYGMALIONISM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/pygmalionism/ (accessed February 1, 2023).