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S’09 Final Exam Study Guide A. What is the definition of Psychology? a. The scientific study of the behavior and mind B. Know the different types of psychologists and what they do. a. Developmental Psychologist i. Study how behavior and internal mental process change over the course of the life span b. Social Psychologist i. Interested in how people think about, influence, and relate to each other c. Organizational/ Industrial Psychologist i. Are employed in industry to help improve morale, train new recruits, or help managers establish effective lines of communication with their employees d. Human Factors Psychologist i. Play a key role in the design and engineering of new products. EX: 7 numbers in a phone number. e. Research Psychologist i. Try to discover the basic principles of behavior and mind (labs) f. Applied Psychologist i. Extends the principles of scientific psychology to practical everyday problems in the real world (Get information out). EX: working with students in school to help them perform well academically and socially g. Psychiatrist
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