I have an engineering background but I want to do a Ph.D. in psychology. Can I ask a question about this giving the details?

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    There are lots of existing questions on "if I have a degree in ____ can I apply for a PhD in _____" - I'd look through those before posting any question of your own. They get pretty dull and uninteresting and usually end up depending a lot on individual factors so many get closed.
    – Bryan Krause Mod
    Commented Aug 27, 2018 at 19:18

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"I have background X and want a PhD in Y" questions are both fairly common here, and often get closed because they depend on individual factors we can't know - like how receptive a particular lab or labs would be to someone with that background, etc.

If you want advice, I'd strongly suggest you refine your questions more to things that are specific and that can be answered generally (at least within a field).

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