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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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More or less similar results are found in the fields of Basic Psychology and Applied Psychology.
Impact of Sex-based Preferential Selection of Self-perceptions and Self-Evaluations", Journal of Applied Psychology, Vol 72, pp 62-68.
Professor McKeachie has been the president of the American Psychological Association (APA), the American Association of Higher Education, the American Psychological Foundation, the Division of Educational Instruction and School Psychology of the International Association of Applied Psychology, and APA's Division 2.
This paper was read in part at the 26th International Congress of Applied Psychology, Athens, Greece, 2006.
abs, Proceedings of XXIV International Congress of Applied Psychology.
Williamson, "From Interrogation to Investigative Interviewing: Strategic Trends in Police Questioning," Journal of Community and Applied Psychology 3, (1993): 89-99.
and colleagues from the Institute for Applied Psychology in Lisbon reported in a poster at the International Congress of Neuroendocrinology.
As assistant professor of applied psychology at the University of Calgary, he is concerned over newly elected prime minister Stephen Harper of the Conservative Party, who has promised to revisit the country's recent legalization of same-sex marriage.
We believe that issues like access to proper care, the stigma of mental health problems and insurance status may be contributing factors to African-American girls suffering from depression being less likely to receive the necessary treatment," says Franko, a professor of counseling and applied psychology.
Career-related articles from the Journal of Counseling & Development, Counselor Education and Supervision, Professional School Counseling, Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development, Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, Journal of Counseling Psychology, The Counseling Psychologist, Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research, Journal of College Counseling, Journal of College Student Development, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, and Psychological Reports were included in this review.
We found that the combined amount of non-traditional applied psychology content makes up only 1.
Apparently, the fish need to know whether they are winning," says Rui Oliveira of the Institute of Applied Psychology in Lisbon, Portugal.

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