Areas+of+Psychology (2) - 1 2 Areas of Psychology LECTURE A KEY CONCEPTS clinical psychology counseling psychology psychiatry educational and school

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2. Areas of Psychology L ECTURE A. K EY C ONCEPTS : clinical psychology counseling psychology psychiatry educational and school psychology developmental psychology experimental psychology industrial / organizational psychology social and personality psychology C LINICAL PSYCHOLOGY : FOCUS ON DIAGNOSING , TREATING AND STUDYING MENTAL OR EMOTIONAL PROLEMS . ( TRAINED TO DO PSYCHOTHERAPY ) COUNSELING PSYCHOLOGY : deal with problems of everyday life such as test anxiety, family conflicts, or low job motivation PSYCHIATRY : LIKE CLINICAL BUT MORE BIOLOGICAL APPROACH EDUCATION & SCHOOL PSCYHOLOGY : STUDY PSYCHOLOGIAL PRINCIPLES THAT EXPLAIN LEARNING AN D SEARCH FOR WAYS TO IMPROVE EDUCATIONAL SYSTEMS ( APPLICATION OF FINDINGS ON MEMORY AND THINKING TO THE USE OF REWARDS TO ENCOURAGE ACHIEVEMENT ) DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY : STUDY HOW PEOPLE CHANGE AND GROW OVER TIME - PHYSICALLY , MENTALLY , AND SOCIALLY ( CHILDHOOD , MIDDLE AGES , OLD AGE ) EXPERIMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY : CONDUCT LABORTAOY STUDIES OF LEARNING , MOTIVATION , EMOTION , SENSATION AND PERCEPTION , PHYSIOLOGY , AND COGNITION INDUSTRIAL / ORGANIZATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY : STUDY BEHAVIOR IN THE WORKPLACE ; CONCERNED WITH GROUP DECISION MAKING , EMPLOYEE MORALE , WORK MOTIVATION , PRODUCTIVITY , JOB STRESS , PERSONNEL SELECTION , MARKETING STRATEGIES , EQUIPMENT DESIGN , OTHER ISSUES SOCIAL AND PERSONALITY PSYCHOLOGY : DESIGN AND EVALUATE TESTS OF MENTAL ABILITIES , APTITUDES , INTERESTS , AND PERSONALITY .

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