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}} Quantitative psychology is a field of scientific study that focuses on the mathematical modeling, research design and methodology, and statistical analysis of human attributes and psychological processes.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> Quantitative psychologists research traditional and novel methods of psychometrics, a field of study concerned with the theory and technique of psychological measurement.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> At a general level, quantitative psychologists help create methods for all psychologists to test their hypotheses.

Psychological research has a long history of contributing to statistical applications and theory. Today, quantitative psychology is recognized as its own branch of psychology by the American Psychological Association (APA), with doctoral degree programs awarded in this specialization in some universities in Europe and North America. Quantitative psychologists have traditionally been in high demand in industry, government, and academia. Their combined training in both social science and quantitative methodology provides a unique skill set for solving both applied and theoretical problems in a variety of areas.


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