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Psychological Researcher




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Filled with curiosity, Psychological Researchers conduct experiments to explore how humans and animals react, think, learn, and react to different scenarios. They are determined to work on a cause and have remarkable resilience.

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Current position

Journalist, communist & editor for Hindustan Times, DNA & Nat Geo Traveler. She's covered stories from travel start-ups, communities, gentrification, gender issues, and human rights.


Career prospects & criteria 

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Educational Qualifications

  • B. A.(H) Psychology/Applied Psychology

  • Masters in Applied Psychology

  • M.Phil in Psychology/Clinical Psychology 

  • PhD in Psychology/Applied Psychology

What you need to get started

  • An internship or fellowship is required. 

  • In-depth knowledge of the human mind and anatomy of the brain.

Soft Skills

  • Resilience 

  • Motivated 

  • Leadership and teamwork skills

  • Interest in the topic 

  • Excellent communication skills 

  • Curiosity

  • Goal setting and prioritizing.

Technical Skills

  • Academic writing and presentation

  • Data analysis 

  • Test result interpretation 

  • Excellent communication skills 

  • Survey.

  • Content Analysis.

  • Math and statistical skills

  • Computer literacy, especially in programmes such as SPSS


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