How Are Psychology And Computer Science Related?

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What is the relationship between psychology & computer science?originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.

Answer by Tikhon Jelvis, research on programming languages, on Quora:

There’s two ways to parse this question: “what’s the relationship between computer science and academic psychology?”, and “what’s the relationship between computer science and psychology in the sense of “how people think?”

To illustrate the difference, consider art and literature: nobody can deny that art and literature are deeply entwined with human psychology, and yet the most insightful, high-impact art and literature is created by artists and authors who have little-to-no exposure to psychology as an academic discipline—and who certainly were not using psychological research methods to create their art!

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