In addition to its broad array of individually commissioned articles, the Oxford Research Encyclopedia includes articles from special edited collections on select subfields, which are also published as stand-alone printed volumes.
Organizations as social forms are ubiquitous in developed as well as developing regions, where they are pillars of growth. As a result, the field of Organizational Psychology is growing globally in research and professional practice.
The Oxford Encyclopedia of Psychology and Aging provides a broad overview of the field of psychology and aging and a springboard to delve more deeply into specific topics.
Social psychology is the study of human interaction. It seeks to understand how people affect, and are affected by, other people—how people's thoughts, feelings, and behaviors are affected by the real, imagined, or implied presence of other people.
Scientists who study the psychology of human movement examine professional contexts that demand excellence in psychomotor performance. These include sport, performing arts, surgery, firefighting, law enforcement, military operations, and so on.
Contemporary psychology is characterized by complexity of ideas, multiple modes of investigation, and an incredible diversity of topics. The history of psychology provides us with the necessary foundation for understanding our current science and profession, while also revealing alternative paths and suggesting new directions.