The scientific study of the human mind and its functions, especially those affecting behavior in a given context
a degree in psychology
The doctrine that consciousness should be analysed in terms of discrete mental acts and their relationship to external entities.
The study or analysis of one's own psychology.
A system of psychoanalytic developmental psychology concerned especially with personality
The study of animal behaviour; ethology.
The branches of psychology in which research findings are applied to practical problems, considered collectively.
The systematic study of the psychology of children.
The study of unconscious mental processes and motives, especially in psychoanalytic theory and practice
A movement in psychology founded in Germany in 1912, seeking to explain perceptions in terms of gestalts rather than by analyzing their constituents
The study of the interactions between members of a social group, or of interactions between social groups.
The branch of psychology concerned with the study of the human mind; (in later use also) the psychological outlook or mental characteristics of humans.
The psychology of morality and human action, especially as a subject of philosophical study.
The principle or practice of encouraging a behaviour by counter-intuitive means, such as advocating its opposite.
The branch of psychology that deals with social interactions, including their origins and their effects on the individual
= sports psychology.
(A branch of) psychology applied to aspects of participation in sport, especially with the aim of enhancing performance in competitive sports.
The branch of psychology dealing with unusual behaviour and mental processes, especially of a maladaptive or pathological kind.
The psychoanalytic system of psychology developed and practiced by Carl Jung
The branch of psychology concerned with the assessment and treatment of mental illness and disability
A branch of psychology that studies children in an educational setting and is concerned with teaching and learning methods, cognitive development, and aptitude assessment
The study of the human mind by means of observation and experiment, rather than by deduction from general principles.
Psychology as informed by the principles of humanism; (now) specifically a branch of psychology influenced by existentialism and phenomenology, stressing individual free will, responsibility, and self-actualization.
(An approach to) psychology based on the study of individuals, as opposed to that of groups or societies.
The psychology of language; the study of this.
The branch of psychology that deals with perception and the interpretation of sensory stimuli.
(A branch of) psychology applied to aspects of religious belief and behaviour.
An approach to the study of consciousness which relies on the introspective analysis of simple experience into individual elements.
The psychology of people or animals in relation to their physical, natural, or social environments.
An approach to psychology which considers psychological characteristics and behaviour in terms of their presumed origin as advantageous functional adaptations during evolution (rather than, for example, in terms of cultural influences on behaviour).
The branch of psychology concerned with the scientific investigation of basic psychological processes such as learning, memory, and cognition in humans and animals
The study of human behaviour at work, including methods of selecting personnel, improving productivity, and coping with stress
The branch of psychology that deals with the interrelation between physiological events, especially in the brain, and mental ones.