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Introduction of Studies Psychology

Psychology

Studying the scientific mechanisms of the mind.

Psychology is scientific study for explaining the mechanisms of the human mind. As an example, when people in their daily lives feel down and experience symptoms such as a loss of appetite, if they go for a hike up a mountain they feel refreshed. Psychology involves thinking about the mutual effects the mind and body, and the individual and their environment have on one another. The resulting human mindset and behavior is then scientifically researched. Psychology is divided into many smaller fields according to the objectives and targets of research. There are many applications of psychology in the field, including social psychology (the research of social behavior of groups and members of those groups), clinical psychology (research for counseling and psychiatric treatment), and criminal psychology (the research of crime and the criminal mind). Research in collaboration with fields such as engineering and medicine has also progressed as new fields of study that aim to solve the new problems that are arising in our ever-changing society.

Universities that offer these studies include...

立教大学 | Rikkyo University

Rikkyo University started its history in 1874 a...

Rikkyo University

大阪教育大学 | Osaka Kyoiku University

Osaka Kyoiku University has over 140 years of h...

Osaka Kyoiku University

武蔵野大学 | Musashino University

Musashino University, founded in 1924 by the in...

Musashino University

関西大学 | Kansai University

There are many possibilities for learning waiti...

Kansai University

桜美林大学 | J. F. Oberlin University

● What kind of school is J. F. Oberlin Universi...

J. F. Oberlin University

駿河台大学 | Surugadai University

Located in Hanno City in northern Saitama Prefe...

Surugadai University

帝京大学 | Teikyo University

Teikyo University is a comprehensive institutio...

Teikyo University

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