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Psychology   Tags: criminology, language, logic, philosophy, psychology  

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Subject Definition

Psychology is the study of mental processes and human behavior by observing, interpreting, and recording how people and other animals relate to one another and the environment. Bureau of Labor Statistics


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  • PsycINFO  
    Starting source for scholarly journal articles on all issues related to psychology. Also includes information about books and dissertations.
  • Mental Measurements Yearbook  
    A comprehensive guide to over 2,700 contemporary testing instruments (and over 7,000 reaching back to 1938) within such diverse areas as psychology, education, business, and leadership.


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