TYPOLOGY By Nugent, Pam M.S. - April 29, 2013 noun. any study of a specific classification of phenomena into categories based upon typical traits of a personality. TYPOLOGY: "I've enjoyed the past few class discussions on typology." Related Psychology Terms CATTELL INVENTORY PHENOTYPE NATURAL LANGUAGE CATEGORY PERSONALISM KANTIANISM JOB DIMENSIONS INTERNATIONAL CLASSIFICATION OF DISEASES (ICD) SOURCE TRAITS SURFACE TRAITS ALLPORT, GORDON WILLARD Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "TYPOLOGY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/typology/ (accessed June 28, 2017).