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Psychology as a natural science

Charles W. Telford

Psychology as a natural science

by Charles W. Telford

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Published by Brooks/Cole Pub. Co. in Monterey, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Psychology.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Charles W. Telford [and] James M. Sawrey.
    ContributionsSawrey, James M., joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF121 .T36 1972
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 457 p.
    Number of Pages457
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5707329M
    ISBN 100818500190
    LC Control Number70167898

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    The psychology of science is a branch of the studies of science defined most simply as the scientific study of scientific thought or behavior. It is a collection of studies of various topics, which qualifies it as a science. The thought of psychology has been around since the late 19th century. Applied psychology and the science of psychology benefit society. Psychologists conduct basic and applied research, serve as consultants to communities and organizations, diagnose and treat people, teach future psychologists, and test intelligence and personality.

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