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Psychometric psychologists

Design and evaluate tests of mental abilities, aptitudes, interests, and personality.

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Developmental psychologists

Focus on how people change and grow over time - physically, mentally, and socially.

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Cultural psychologists

Focus on how cultural rules and values affect people's development behavior, and feelings.

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Counseling psychologists

Help people deal with problems of everyday life.

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School psychologists

Work with students, parents, and teachers to enhance students' performance and resolve emotional difficulties.

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Industrial/organizational psychologists

Focus on behavior in the workplace; group decision making, employee morale, motivation, productivity, job stress, and etc.

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Social psychologists

Focus on social rules and roles, how groups affect attitudes and behavior, and how you are affected by your encounters with other people.

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Experimental psychologists

Conduct laboratory studies of learning, motivation, emotion, sensation and perception, physiology, and cognition.

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Clinical psychologists

Diagnose, treat, and study mental or emotional problems.

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Educational psychologists

Focus on psychological principles that explain learning and improvement of educational systems.