Psychology is the study of the mind. Typically, psychology focuses on the human mind, but animal minds are also sometimes studied.

Just like much of the research on animal psychology also applies to humans, research on human psychology may inform how we develop and use AI.

Modern psychology began with the Freudian model of psychoanalysis, which quickly supplanted the prevailing pseudosciences like phrenology. Psychoanalysis is now largely obsolete, and has been replaced by other schools. The most prominent among these include:...

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