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Psychology Information:Psychology is the science of mind and behavior. The goal of psychology is to understand behavior and mental processes by researching and establishing principles and specific cases. Professionals in the field of psychology can be classified as social scientists, behavioral scientists, or cognitive scientists. Knowledge obtained in the field is often applied to the assessment and treatment of mental health problems.
Concepts explored in psychology include perception, cognition, attention, emotion, phenomenology, motivation, brain functioning, personality, behavior, and interpersonal relationships. Methods employed by psychologists include empirical methods to find causal and correlational relationships, as well as deductive methods, especially by clinical and counseling psychologists.