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Thursday the 10th of April, 2014

5 Skills For Aspiring Psychology Students

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Even though I don’t think there is a general guideline that will predict if someone will do well in psychology or not,  I do however believe that there are certain attributes that any students should possess if they want to do well. 

1. Having A Genuine Passion In the Subject

Psychology is the study of human behaviors and mental processes, but it also involves being a critical thinker of the information you are fed. Therefore, you would have to really be passionate for what ever comes your way. 

You will find yourself not only learning really interesting information and facts, but also how to evaluate and scrutinize studies.

2. Be Prepared to Want to Volunteer Your Time Working In Labs 

Psychology is a scientific field. It is not a pseudoscience where psychologists  throw out random facts. Findings are based on actual research. As a psychology student, you will be taught research methods and statistics so that one day you can come up with your own studies or be able to evaluate others. 

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