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Experimental
*Advanced scientific base of psychology
*Research basic human processes
*6%
Clinical
*Help people with psychological problems
*Work in private practice, hospitals, guidance centers, prisons
*40%
School
*Help students with problems that interfere with learning
*Assessment
*2-3%
Social
*Study behavior of individuals as part of a group
*Concerned with prejudice, conformity, aggression
*2-3%
Psychiatrist
*Medical doctors who specialize in treating mental disorders
*Can prescribe drugs
Educational
*Research learning and teaching
*Work at departments of Education, District offices
*2-3%
Counsel
*Overlap with school and clinical psychologists
* Specific issues of adjustment
*16%
Developmental
*Study changes that occur over the lifespan
*Nature v.s. Nurture
*5%
Industrial I-O
*Develop programs for selecting training and promoting employees
*Promote good relations, improve moral
Environmental
*Study how individuals are influenced by their physical surroundings
*Investigate the influence of temperature, noise and crowding
Psychoanalysis
*Unconscious
*Dream
*Fantasy
*free association
Humanistic
*Choosing own path
*potential
*values, beliefs about a person
Congnitive
*understanding how we acquire knowlege
*our brains are computers
*learn how we solve our problems
*Facts
*data
Biological perspective
*genetics
*hormones
*measures activity in the dream
*electrical activity in the brain
Behaviorism
*observable and measurable
*Social interaction
*emotions
Sociocultural
*Study gender differences
*interactions among different cultures
*Prejudice
*cultural differences