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CAREERS IN PSYCHOLOGY

Cognitive Psychology

Brain science and cognitive psychologists study how the human mind thinks, remembers and learns. They apply psychological science to understand how we make decisions and perceive our world.

Environmental Psychology

Climate and environmental psychologists use psychological science to improve the interactions of people with the world around us.

Health Psychology

Health psychologists use the science of psychology to promote health, prevent illness and improve health and health care. They get to the root of people’s emotions and behaviors to help them make healthy choices.

Experimental Psychology

Experimental psychologists use science to explore the processes behind human and animal behavior.

Organizational Psychology

Industrial and organizational psychologists use science to study human behavior in organizations and the workplace.

Educational Psychology

Psychologists working in education study how people learn and retain knowledge. They apply psychological science to improve the learning process and promote educational success for all students.

Human Factors and Engineering Psychology

Human factors and engineering psychologists strive to make everyday experiences easier, more comfortable and less frustrating by applying the psychological science of human behavior to the products, systems, and devices we use every day.

Sports Psychology

Sport and performance psychologists use science to study human behavior and abilities in sport, exercise and performance. They help people overcome psychological barriers that can impede their achievements and professional success.

Forensic Psychology

Forensic and public service psychologists use psychological science to support the judicial system and other organizations dedicated to public safety. Their expertise and assessments are important in a range of issues that straddle the psychology and legal fields, from mental competence to youth testimony.

Rehabilitation Psychology

Rehabilitation psychologists study individuals with disabilities and chronic health conditions and help to improve their overall quality of life.