Psychology is the scientific study of behavior and mental processes. Classes involve critical thinking, processing scientific research and understanding why people behave the way they do.
The field of psychology is a discipline that is utilized in all walks of life and in most career fields. You may be interested in psychology if you've ever wondered:
- Why using common sense doesn’t always work?
- How you could develop a better memory?
- What happens when you faint?
- Why you find some people attractive but not others?
- Why some people become serial killers?
- Why you get nervous?
- What scores on an IQ test really mean?
- How different men and women really are?
- Why you sleep and why you dream?
- Why people tend to get sick right before final exam week?
- Why identical twins aren't so identical when it comes to their personalities?
- What is thought to be the cause of personality disorders?
These are just a few of the questions that will be answered in a psychology class.
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