What Is Psychology?


Answering the question of what psychology is
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What Is Psychology?
  1. 'the scientific study of the human mind and its functions, especially those affecting behaviour in a given context' - Wikipedia
    1. The study/science of the mind
      1. Theories and case-studies
        1. Looking at different mental disorders e.g. OCD
          1. Different branches that try to explain why humans think and behave in the way they do
            1. Clinical Psychology
              1. Cognitive Psychology: Memory and Intelligence
                1. Developmental Psychology
                  1. Evolutionary Psychology
                    1. Forensic Psychology
                      1. Health Psychology
                        1. Neuropsychology
                          1. Occupational Psychology
                            1. Social Psychology
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