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In the early days, psychology was focused on
psychological testing
Impact of WW2
increase in deman of clinicians
Areas in Applied Psychology
Clinical Psychology
Counseling Psychology
School Psychology
Industrial Organizational Psychology
Clinical Psychology
relationships, severe mental illnesses
Counseling Psychology
adjustment problems, career counseling
School Psychology
improve curriculum, train teachers, work as mediators
Industrial Organizational Psychology
business, train emplyees, find most effective work method
Cognitive is
mental processes involved in acquiring knowledge.
Jean Piaget
focused on stages of chilhood development.
Biological Perspective says
Human and animal ehavior can be expalined in tersms of bodily structures and biochemical processes that influence an organisms behavior.
research areas in psychology
developemental psychology
social
Experimental
physiological
cognitive
personality
psychometrics
Physiological deals with
genetic factors, sensory, mind and body connection, hormonal effects
Cognitive deals with
higher mental processes, positive and negative thoughts
Personality deals with
consistency in behavior and character traits
Psychometrics deals with
assessment tests, reliability and variability of these measurements