TEMPORAL By N., Pam M.S. - April 29, 2013 adjective. 1. of or regarding time or the part it plays in some procedure. 2. corresponding or proximal to the temple. TEMPORAL: "The temporal lobe of the brain is in the cerebral cortex." Related Psychology Terms CRITICAL TEST-WISE DISTAL STIMULUS GNOTHI SE AUTON BLINDING HEADACHE PHOCOMELIA RELATIVE EFFICIENCY JACKKNIFE ECOLOGICAL VALIDITY UNDERSTANDING Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "TEMPORAL," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/temporal/ (accessed March 9, 2020).