RATIONAL By Nugent, Pam M.S. - April 28, 2013 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 TWO-PLUS-TWO PHENOMENON RATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY DEDUCTION SCIENTIFIC METHOD DUE PROCESS PSYCHOSEXUAL OTIS-LENNON SCHOOL ABILITY TEST (OLSAT) LAWS OF THOUGHT DISTURBANCE OF ASSOCIATION GENETIC THEORY Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "RATIONAL," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/rational/ (accessed November 17, 2017).