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Psych intro to psych
What is Psychology?
It is the scientific study of thought and behavior.
Define Cognitive Psychology
The study of how we perceive, how we learn and remember, how we acquire and use language, and how we solve problems.
The study of how thought and behavior
["How does our reasoning skills or emotional skills change as we age?"]
Define Behavioral Neuroscience
The study of
Define: Biological Psychology
The study of the
and how they
behavior and thought..
Define: Personality Psychology
the study of what makes people
in people's behavior across time and situations.
Define: Social Psychology
the study of how
living among others
influences thought, feeling and behavior.
Define: Clinical Psychology
the study of the
of mental, emotional and behavioral
and the promotion psychological health.
Define: Counseling Psychology
Like Clinical psychologist but tend to work with less severe psychological disorders
What is the difference between a clinical psychologist and a Psychiatrist?
The psychiatrist can prescribe medicine; trains in medical school and has an MD Degree.
Define: Health Psychology
the study of the role that psychological factors play in regard to physical health and illness.
Define: Educational Psychology
the study of how students learn, the effectiveness of a particular teaching techniques, the social psychology of schools and the psychology of teaching.
Where is School Psychology generally practiced?
generally practiced by counselors in school settings
Define: Industrial/Organizational [I/O] Psychology
he application of psychological concepts and questions to work settings.