SUBJECT By Nugent, Pam M.S. - April 13, 2013 The participant (either a human or non human) that is taken for the purpose of doing research. It also refers the area or branch of study. Like subject of english or psychology. SUBJECT: "In skinner's experiment, cat was subject." Related Psychology Terms GEROPSYCHOLOGY PSYCHOACOUSTICS MATHEMATICAL PSYCHOLOGY METHOD ANIMAL-HUMAN COMPARISON ANTHROPOLOGY RADICAL EMPIRICISM APPROACH APPLIED PSYCHOLOGY AVIATION PSYCHOLOGY Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "SUBJECT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/subject/ (accessed January 20, 2018).