industrial psychology

noun
  1. the application of psychological principles and techniques to business and industrial problems, as in the selection of personnel or development of training programs.

Origin of industrial psychology

First recorded in 1915–20
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British Dictionary definitions for industrial psychology

industrial psychology

noun
  1. the scientific study of human behaviour and cognitive processes in relation to the working environment
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