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Psychology on the Population Level

Population Psychology studies the psychological consequences of population, typically in regard to high population density. Some of these consequences include individual's desires for smaller families and the impact of rapid growth on degradation of environment. Population Psychology is relevant to Sociology, History, and Political Science.

Research Topics

  • Human reproduction

  • Response to natural & technological hazard


  • Teenage pregnancy

Related Journals

Journal of Population Behavioral Social & Environmental Issues
Classification: Birth control; Environment; Population; Population; Psychology, Social; Social Behavior. ISSN (printed): 0146-1052


Related Organization

Facing the Future: Population and Sustainablity

Research Support

The International Development Research Centre is a public corporation created by the Canadian government to help communities in the developing world find solutions to social economic, and environmental problems through research.

Date created: 2011