Unformatted text preview: People at work. Learning and Motivation Spet: Learning in humans and other species. Personality Psychologist: Personality differences. Psychometrician: Measuring intelligence, personality, interests. School Psychologist: Problems that affect schoolchildren. Social Psychologist: Group behavior, social influences. Wilhelm Wundt set up the first psychology laboratory. Objectives of Psychological Research: 1. Description 2. Prediction 3. Explanation 4. Control 5. Barnum Effect: a type of subjective validation in which a person finds personal meaning in statements that could apply to many people. Research is a critical process for asking and attempting to answer questions about the world. Psychology is a science because it uses the scientific method....
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- Spring '08
- Psychology, psychologist, Psychology and Research Methods