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

First recorded in 1915–20
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industrial psychology

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