September 1, 2009
Basic research- research done based on intellectual curiosity of researchers.
Applied research- motivated by something outside.
1. Industrial psychology- factory, stuff is made and sold. *the workplace. I/O began as ind
History of I/O Psychology
first psychology lab
trained individuals who became first I/O psychologists
Formally began in the early 1900s (was called industrial psychology because the focus was
on the individual at work)
Industrial relationship between worker and tools, assembly line, make more money
Organizational: all people work together, team building
I/O Psychology: Introduction
Refers to the application of psychological theory and methodology to th