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Figuring Out What Makes People Tick

What can you do with a psychology degree?  Karen Brakke, Ph.D., associate professor and chair of the Spelman College psychology department ponders the question.  Her answer:  "The answer is, what can’t you do?

 “There are service and research opportunities, from behavioral sciences up through intervention programs,” Brakke said. “We deal with human behavior and mental processes.  Figuring out how people work is inherently interesting.”

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