Areas+of+Psychology (2) - 1 2. Areas of Psychology LECTURE...

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2.Areas of PsychologyLECTUREA.KEYCONCEPTS:clinical psychologycounseling psychologypsychiatryeducational and school psychologydevelopmental psychologyexperimental psychologyindustrial / organizational psychologysocial and personality psychologyCLINICALPSYCHOLOGY:FOCUSONDIAGNOSING,TREATINGANDSTUDYINGMENTALOREMOTIONALPROLEMS.(TRAINEDTODOPSYCHOTHERAPY)COUNSELINGPSYCHOLOGY:deal with problems of everyday life such as test anxiety, familyconflicts, orlow job motivationPSYCHIATRY:LIKECLINICALBUTMOREBIOLOGICALAPPROACHEDUCATION&SCHOOLPSCYHOLOGY:STUDYPSYCHOLOGIALPRINCIPLESTHATEXPLAINLEARNINGANDSEARCHFORWAYSTOIMPROVEEDUCATIONALSYSTEMS(APPLICATIONOFFINDINGSONMEMORYANDTHINKINGTOTHEUSEOFREWARDSTOENCOURAGEACHIEVEMENT)DEVELOPMENTALPSYCHOLOGY:STUDYHOWPEOPLECHANGEANDGROWOVERTIME-PHYSICALLY,MENTALLY,ANDSOCIALLY(CHILDHOOD,MIDDLEAGES,OLDAGE)EXPERIMENTALPSYCHOLOGY:CONDUCTLABORTAOYSTUDIESOFLEARNING,MOTIVATION,EMOTION,SENSATIONANDPERCEPTION,PHYSIOLOGY,ANDCOGNITIONINDUSTRIAL/ORGANIZATIONALPSYCHOLOGY:STUDYBEHAVIORINTHEWORKPLACE;CONCERNEDWITHGROUPDECISIONMAKING,EMPLOYEEMORALE,WORKMOTIVATION,PRODUCTIVITY,JOBSTRESS,PERSONNELSELECTION,MARKETINGSTRATEGIES,EQUIPMENTDESIGN,OTHERISSUESSOCIALANDPERSONALITYPSYCHOLOGY:DESIGNANDEVALUATETESTSOFMENTALABILITIES,APTITUDES,INTERESTS,ANDPERSONALITY.

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