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The sentence: "I took a few biology classes and read lots of books on the psychology and physiology of animals."

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  • Tell us why you think there shouldn't be one ...
    – AIQ
    Feb 13, 2021 at 9:03
  • I am not a grammar expert. I wrote this sentence without "the" and checked with some proofreading software that added it. There was no explanation on why it should be there. I didn't put "the" there because I am not talking about some specific psychology.
    – storgt2
    Feb 13, 2021 at 9:16
  • There could be a rule that I just do not know about.
    – storgt2
    Feb 13, 2021 at 9:17
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    But you are talking about a specific psychology - that of animals! Feb 13, 2021 at 9:25

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I didn't put "the" there because I am not talking about some specific psychology.

Well, it seems like you are!

[Y]ou are talking about a specific psychology - that of animals! – Kate Bunting

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