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Description: Psychologists study the way people think, feel, and act. They work to understand, explain, and change people's behavior. They may conduct training programs, do market research, or provide counseling. They may also work with mentally ill individuals. Psychologists work with schools, businesses, and health-care centers to help people deal with stress and changes in their lives, such as divorce and aging.
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2008-09 Edition at http://www.bls.gov/OCO/
Salary: $50,001 or more per year


There are 13 math topics Psychologists need to know.
Basic Math / Algebra
Ratio and Proportion
Customary Measurement
Basic Statistics
Statistical Graphing
Basic Problem Solving
First-Year Algebra
Using Formulas
Other Topics
Computer Use
Group Problem Solving
Mental Math
Inductive/Deductive Reasoning
Math Communications