applied psychology


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applied psychology

1 the interpretation of historical, literary, medical, or other data according to psychological principles.
2 any branch of psychology that emphasizes practical rather than theoretic approaches and objectives, such as child psychology, clinical psychology, educational psychology, and industrial psychology.

applied psychology

The application of the principles of psychology to special fields (e.g., clinical, industrial, educational, nursing, or pastoral).
See also: psychology
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The four regression models fit well to the data of the proportion of single authorship in Psychology and the three regression models fit well in Applied Psychology.
You have worked in a number of different university settings, including teaching in applied psychology, heading a School of Psychology, as well as a Faculty, and are now heading a College of Health Sciences.
Intra-organisational Influence Tactics: Exploration in Getting One's Way", Journal of Applied Psychology, Vol 65, pp 440-452.
Computerized biofeedback--An interface in medical psychology, abs, Proceedings of the XXIV International Congress of Applied Psychology Aug-Sep, Sydney, Australia.
But I have more than a layman's working knowledge of how applied psychology of a situation like this would work.
Dr Andy Bass, an applied psychology lecturer at Aston University, will co-host a debate on the issue at the first Cheltenham Festival of Science.
For the first time, millions of home Internet users from all over the UK will be able to browse online for books held in their local libraries thanks to an intelligent software solution developed by Applied Psychology Research.
The UK software developer Applied Psychology Research has launched Youmeus, its new suite of software systems designed to prevent customers from dropping out of buying online because the buying process was too slow or complicated.
But Dr Richard Kemp, of the centre of applied psychology at Leicester University, has devised a face template on to which features are placed by witnesses using a 'jigsaw method'.
As a result, the twins graduated together - Tania getting BSc(Hons) in applied psychology and sociology, and Sophie BSc (Hons) in biochemistry.
Latack writing in the Journal of Applied Psychology
Only one branch of applied psychology received attention at the conference - that known as clinical psychology.

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