The scientific study of behavior and mental processes, encompassing not just what people do but their biological activities, feelings, perceptions, memory, reasoning and thoughts.
This field focuses on the biological basis of behavior, and experimental psychologists study the processes of sensing, perceiving, learning, and thinking about the world.
An outgrowth of experimental psychology, studies higher mental processes, including memory, knowing, thinking reasoning, problem solving, judging decision making, and language.
A branch of psychology that studies physical, cognitive, and social change throughout the life span.
A sub-field that studies the qualities that make people unique and explore relationships among personality characteristics, behavior, and mental processes
A field in which psychologists conduct and apply research aimed at promoting human health and preventing illness.
The study of how people's thoughts, feelings, and actions are affected by others.
A sub-field which examines the similarities and differences in psychological functioning in and across various cultures and ethnic groups.
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