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What is psychology?

Paul Bloom, a professor of psychology and cognitive science at Yale has created an expertly delivered whistlestop tour of psychology for the Big Think. The talk outlines the differences between different types of Psychologists and uses three examples (compassion, racism and sex) to explain how empirical research helps us to understand the workings of the mind. The talk runs to a total of 48 minutes and really is worth kicking back for:


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