Psychology And Psychology : Psychology, Sociology, And Behavioral Psychology

780 Words Feb 7th, 2016 4 Pages
A career in psychology is one that offers you a wide variety of paths in which you can pursuit it. When one decides that they want to accomplish a degree in psychology, the next step is to decide what specific path you are willing to take. In the beginning we might feel overwhelmed, unsure and scared by having all these choices, and not knowing which one to turn to, or if were even making the right choice. Exploring the different paths in the career can help us narrow down the alternatives that we are exposed to. I have decided to major in psychology, and have decided to explore the following jobs in the field of psychology: clinical psychology, developmental psychology, and behavioral psychology. Doing research and learning the responsibilities of these different kinds of jobs can help me determine in the end which path I would like to take. In this way I can compare the differences and similarities and see if I can actually see myself working in one of the careers.

Developmental psychology studies human growth and development from birth to death. This may include physical, mental, emotional, and social changes in ones lives. These changes usually come with milestones, which describe an important event in a person’s life. Even though, the most noticeable milestones occur in our childhood and adolescence, adults also go through a series of turning points during their lives. This job is useful to help us understand how a person grows, develops, and ages at different stages…

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