Jobs and Chapter 2 research

Jobs and Chapter 2 research - Some Jobs in Psychology...

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Chapter 1 Continued… Some Jobs in Psychology
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Qualifications Researchers PhD in Psychology Private Practice PhD Pass licensing exam (EPPP) and usual an orals for the state board Applied work Schools, churches, non-profits, clinics M.A./Ed.S/Ph.D. Usual requires a state license/credential
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Applied Jobs n Clinical Specialize in diagnosis and treatment of mental and behavioral disorders such as anxiety, phobias, and schizophrenia n School and Educational Specialize in diagnosis and treatment of learning and behavioral problems that interfere with learning Enhancement of teaching and learning in schools n Forensic Apply their training in clinical psychology to issues involving psychology and the law n Counseling Help people who have adjustment problems (marital, social, or
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Applied Jobs Community Psychology Improve community through use of psychology Work at a systems level Consulting with organizations in the community Industrial/Organizational (I/O) Optimize performance in the work place Human resource work (e.g. hiring and firing) Sport Psychology
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Experimental Areas – Laboratory Research Physiological, Biological, or Neuropsychologists Study the relationship between physiological processes and behavior in humans and animals Sensation and Perception Interaction of our senses with our conscious experience of our environment Learning Processes and mechanisms for establishing new behaviors Cognitive Attention, memory, information processing, and consciousness
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Experimental Areas – Laboratory Research Developmental Study how people grow, develop, and change throughout life Social How individuals feel, think, and behave in social settings Motivation and Emotion Working towards goals and managing feelings related to seeking out goals Personality
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Methods of Research
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