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Table of Contents
1 An Overview of Psychology 1 Three psychologies A brief look at psychology specialties Questions in psychology Psychology as a science Psychology as a profession Psychology as an academic pursuit and instructional field Psychology and the public debate Psychology's place in society Who should enter the profession?
2 Specializations in Psychology 23 Experimental and physiological psychology Engineering psychology Developmental psychology Educational psychology Psychology of personality Social psychology Psychometrics and quantitative methods Industrial-organizational psychology Counseling psychology Clinical and abnormal psychology School psychology Sports psychology Emerging specialties, related fields, and interdisciplinary bridges
3 Education and Training 67 Undergraduate education Graduate preparation Master's programs Doctoral programs Postdoctoral programs Continuing education Accredited graduate programs in psychology Choosing a graduate school Financing graduate education
4 Employment Prospects and Compensation 81 Master's degree holders Bachelor's degree holders Rapid growth Where the jobs are Diversity in psychology Compensation for psychologists Some disadvantages
5 Planning a Career in Psychology 97 Getting started Getting ahead Networking Think tanks, research institutes, and freelance work
6 Scientific and Professional Organizations in Psychology 117 American Psychological Association Association for Psychological Science Canadian Psychological Association American Board of Professional Psychology Psi Chi Related associations State and provincial licensing and certification boards National Register of Health Service Providers in PsychologyAppendix North American Psychology Licensing Boards 131 Further Reading 145