xenopsychologist n.

an expert in xenopsychology n.


  • 1980 J. White Ambulance Ship 178 James White bibliography

    โ€˜It occurred to me that the crew rather than the ship are in a distressed condition and that their problem might be psychological rather than medical, and they might be in a disturbed and non-rational state.โ€™โ€ฆ Now he has delusions of being a xenopsychologist! thought Conway.

  • 1984 E. Bryant Man of the Future in Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction Oct. 59/1 page image Edward Bryant bibliography

    Speaking now as a newly blooded xenopsychologist, I think I did remarkably well just figuring out what they were doing. Iโ€™ll keep working on the why.

  • 1989 J. M. Dillard Lost Years iii. 83 J. M. Dillard bibliography

    Iโ€™m a xenopsychologist, so Iโ€™ve got the educational background necessary.

  • 1991 K. K. Rusch Dancers Like Children in Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction Sept. 123 page image Kristine Kathryn Rusch bibliography

    All the other xenopsychologists in the quadrant have specialized in one species or refused to do forensic work. Besides, no one is better at this than you.

  • 2005 L. Niven Breeding Maze in Analog Science Fiction & Fact Sept. 51/2 Larry Niven bibliography

    Hsenshesist Brill is a famous xenopsychologist. Ship law restricts him because he runs uncomfortable experiments on sapient entities, but his lectures rank high. Many will attend when he tells us what he has done on your world.

  • 2015 M. Engstrรถm Scent of a Former Life in Science Fiction Film & Television (vol. 8, no. 2) 186

    The leader, xenopsychologist Gennadii Komov, the doctor Yakov Vanderkhuze, the cyberneticist Stasโ€™ Popov, and the quartermaster Maia Glumova.

Research requirements

antedating 1980

Earliest cite

James White, "Ambulance Ship"

Research History
Suggested by Mike Christie.

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