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The social sciences are the scientific study of the human aspects of the world. For example, PsychOlogy? studies the human MinD?, SociOlogy? studies human society, HiStory? studies human history, and so on. Distinguished from CulTure in that the social sciences make an effort to apply the scientific method or other rigorous standards of evidence to the study of humanity.

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