RATIONAL By N., Sam M.S. - 30 1. Having to do with higher thought processes. 2. Based on or agreeing with accepted principles of reasoning. 3. Influenced by reasoning rather than emotion. RATIONAL: "We felt her anger at the conditions was rational." Related Psychology Terms EMOTION (Theories) APRAXIA (literally, “inability to act or do”) EMOTION (General) JUNG, CARL GUSTAV (1875-1961) BINET, ALFRED (1857-1911) AER HUNGER SULLIVAN, HARRY STACK (1892- 1949) SCHOLASTIC APTITUDE TESTS ASTHENIC REACTION (Neurasthenia) DARWIN, CHARLES ROBERT Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "RATIONAL," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/rational/ (accessed January 20, 2022).