Psychology of Science
Psychology of science is a branch of psychology concerned with fundamental nature of human knowledge and experience, governing a scientific activity, formation of scientific theory, methods, and psychological implications of science,the study of the psychological basis of a systematically organized body of knowledge and experience on a particular subject or a particular area of science.
The central questions concern the fundamental nature of human knowledge and experience, governing a scientific activity, formation of scientific thought and practical skills in a particular area of science; the intellectual and practical activity of a person or group, associated with a particular branch of knowledge or experience; human perception and interpretations of reality and experience and reliability of scientific theories, formation of an attitude that acts as a guiding principle for the intellectual and practical activity.
From "Glossary. The Theory of Matrix" by Audrey E. Randles