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We usually think of psychologists as seeing clients, conducting research, teaching at universities or holding high administrative positions. But psychologists also work in many unexpected places and on many unexpected topics — perhaps far more than you’d think. Here’s a short list of psychologists who have some of the most interesting and odd jobs.
1. Circus Psychologist
Psychologist Madeleine Hallé works at Cirque du Soleil helping performers adjust to their new job, overcome fear and stage fright and recover from injuries and fatigue. In 1998 she began working on an as-needed basis but then went full-time as Cirque du Soleil incorporated performance psychology…
We usually think of psychologists as seeing clients, conducting research, teaching at universities or holding high administrative positions. But psychologists also work in many unexpected places and on many unexpected topics — perhaps far more than you’d think.
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Psychology is a rich and diverse field allowing individuals interested in a psychology career to specialize in a specific area. There are many different areas of psychology, including biological psychology, clinical psychology, cognitive psychology, comparative psychology, developmental psychology, educational psychology, industrial psychology, personality psychology, professional psychology, positive psychology, and social psychology.
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Psychology is a tremendously varied field. Psychologists conduct both basic and applied research, serve as consultants to communities and organizations, diagnose and treat people, test intelligence and personality, and teach future psychologists and other types of students.
As a psych major, your career outlook is bright. According to the U.S. government, the demand for those trained in the field of psychology will increase...
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