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Overview of Psychology

Psychology is the science of behavior and mind, embracing all aspects of conscious and unconscious experience as well as thought. It is an academic discipline and a social science which seeks to understand individuals and groups by establishing general principles and researching specific cases.

Psychology is frequently an interdisciplinary endeavor. Related subjects include: Biology and Life Sciences, Education and Peace Studies.

Dictionaries and Encyclopedias

General Psychology Encyclopedias

Encyclopedias with a narrow focus

Selected Handbooks