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game 289470 1280Neuroeconomist

Neuroeconomics is an interdisciplinary study (economics, neuroscience, and psychology) used to investigate economic decision making.

simplyhired.com listed the yearly average wages of a neuroeconomist at $71,000.

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Psychological TechnicianMaster's Degree in Experimental Psychology (typically Social Psychology or Cognitive Psychology)

Experimental psychologists design and conduct psychological experiments

It usually requires 2 years of graduate school to complete a master's thesis (research project) and typically you must pay tuition. A Master's degree tends to offer greater job opportunities and greater salary than a Bachelor’s degree. Click here to read more about what a Master's degree in psychology offers.

Click here to read important steps for an MA/MS or PhD in Experimental Psychology.

 

 

science careers with a psychology degreePhD in Experimental Psychology

Having a PhD in Experimental Psychology allows you to use human and animal subjects to study a great many topics, such as sensation & perception, memory, cognition, learning, motivation, emotion; developmental processes, social psychology, and the neuroscience behind all these.

You must have Masters’ before earning PhD., either from another school or the same school. It usually requires 4-6 years of graduate school for an individual to complete his or her thesis (research project). At many schools you do NOT pay tuition. At many schools you receive a stipend, a form of salary for serving as a Teaching Assistant (TA) or Research Assistant (RA). A PhD offers greater job opportunities and greater salary than a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree. In addition, a PhD allows you to be licensed by a state to do certain activities (e.g., testing, therapy). Read about comparisons between Masters and PhD degrees in psychology here

Click here to read important steps for an MA/MS or PhD in Experimental Psychology.