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Welcome to the WVU Tech Psychology Research Guide. This guide provides centralized access to the psychology resources available to WVU Tech students and faculty.
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Psychology--What is It?
Science or study of the thought processes and behavior of humans and other animals in their interaction with the environment. Psychologists study processes of sense perception, thinking, learning, cognition, emotions and motivations, personality, abnormal behavior, interactions between individuals, and interactions with the environment. The field is closely allied with such disciplines as anthropology and sociology in its concerns with social and environmental influences on behavior; physics in its treatment of vision, hearing, and touch; and biology in the study of the physiological basis of behavior. In its earliest speculative period, psychological study was chiefly embodied in philosophical and theological discussions of the soul.--psychology. (2017).
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“Psyche Asleep in a Landscape” by Karl Joseph Aloys Agricola (Austrian, Bad Säckingen 1779–1852 Vienna) via The Metropolitan Museum of Art is licensed under CC0 1.0
Transforming Psyche by
Publication Date: 1999-01-01
In an accessible style and readable prose, Barbara Weir Huber explores the myth of Psyche, interweaving research from diverse disciplines such as current feminist and educational theories, mythology, literature, psychology, and cultural anthropology. She offers an original, critical reinterpretation of the myth, highlighting the way it overtly portrays female experience in a patriarchal context while covertly affirming all aspects of female life.