Chapter 2(a)Theories And Application In PsychologybyHasmadibin HassanPBMSK[email protected]
Definition psychology•The word psychology comes from ancient Greek civilization that is ‘psyche’ and ‘logos’.•‘Psyche’ mean soul. While ‘logos’ mean research about something that influence the attitude and organism behavior.•Psychology is a research that can affect human soul.
•Research in psychology is about:human behavior.soul or human spirit.mind or mental life of human.experience and human activities.
Definition according to dictionary•“Psychology is a about mental processes and thinking, particularly in relation to human and animal behavior; patterns and behavior of a person or a particular group, and the wisdom to understand human nature.”
Another definition about psychology•“The scientific study of the way the human mind works and how it influences behavior or the influence of a particular person’s character on their behavior”. (Cambridge International Dictionary of English, p.383).