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and to psychology—that is,to this book and to the field of study it is about. I hope you willenjoy them both. The big question of psychology is one of themost fascinating that anyone can ask: What makes people feel,think, and behave the way they do? In this book you will readabout many routes toward answering that big question, and youwill discover many dozens of specific findings and ideas thathelp to answer it.