Unformatted text preview: orms of prehistoric times, especially the fossils of plants, animals, and other organisms. Many students fall in love with science when they ﬁrst study the paleontology of dinosaurs. 11. philology (from the Greek philología, meaning love of learning and literature). The scientiﬁc study of languages, including their historical development and the relationships between various languages. Philologists help us understand how and why Shakespeare’s English in the 1600s sounded somewhat different from our English, and how our deﬁnitions of words sometimes differ from his as well. 12. psychology (from the Greek psykhe, meaning spirit or soul). The scientiﬁc study of human and animal behavior. Psychologists seek to understand the hows and whys of our behavior in order to help us feel and work better. 136 build word power in all subject areas P R AC T I C E 1 : M ATC H I N G T H E F I E L D O F S C I E N C E W I T H I T S S U B J E C T M AT T E R
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