1 BA Branches of Psychology


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  • 1 BA Branches of Psychology

    1. 1. Branches of Psychology
    2. 2. Developmental Environmental Comparative Adolescent Child Clinical Abnormal Senescent Psychiatry Biological Experimental Forensic Consumer Psychology Cognitive Industrial Genetic Dynamic/ Educational Personality Social Counseling Behavioral Community Quantitative
    3. 3. General Psychology Explains the underlying principles of human behavior, structural.
    4. 4. Animal or Comparative Psychology Investigates on the similarities and differences among the different species of animals to develop a more comprehensive understanding of the complexity of behavior of human.
    5. 5. Developmental Psychology Studies all aspects of development including the following: Learning Sensation and Perception Language Emotion Behavior Processes
    6. 6. Genetic Psychology Focuses on the investigation of the mechanisms of heredity and studies how traits & characteristics transmitted from the parents to the offspring can be altered through the use of procedures developed in genetic engineering.
    7. 7. Sub-area Child Psychology (0-12 years old) Adolescent Psychology (13- 20 years old) Senescent Psychology (20 and upyears old)
    8. 8. Consumer Psychology ECONOMICS: Proper and efficient use of available resources for the maximum satisfaction of human wants. 1. Limited resources available. 2. Unlimited needs of members of the household.
    9. 9. Concern in the Following Areas.. Production Distribution Consumption Goods and Services
    10. 10. Business or Consumer Psychology Deals with the study of the behavior of consumers. Researches that deals with products most preferred by consumers are in this realm.
    11. 11. Abnormal Psychology This field deals with the study of the symptoms and etiologies of various kinds of disorders, such as: Personality Speech Visual Health-related Orthopedic Mental Disorders FOCUS: Causes and Characteristics of each type of Disorder.
    12. 12. Abnormality Personality Disorder Paranoid PD Narcissistic PD Dependent PD Anti-Social PD
    13. 13. Dynamic / Personality why people respond differently in the same situation. theories of personality
    14. 14. Psychiatry
    15. 15. Clinical Psychology This includes the study and treatment of personality disorders, as well as breakdown in behavior. Clinical psychologists should not be confused with psychiatrists who are medical doctors and may therefore, prescribe drugs for their patients.
    16. 16. Business Psychology It's all about maximizing the prime asset of any organization - its people. This is achieved by recognizing the impact behavioral issues have on the bottom line of any enterprise and creating the most synergistic balance through education, information and teamwork.
    17. 17. Social Psychology The study of social influences on the behavior of an Individual.
    18. 18. Cognitive Psychology Higher mental Function Memory Cognition Perception
    19. 19. Computer Psychology Plan the design and data analysis of experiments that require the kind of complex calculations that can only be done with ease on a computer. May also work in the area of artificial intelligence which uses computers to perform the kind of intellectual tasks that are considered characteristics of human thoughts
    20. 20. Engineering Psychology Human Factors Engineering Supplies information on human capacities and limitations for operating sophisticated equipments They assists the engineer in the design of various equipment and gadgets by providing him some information on how the work of man could be facilitated by such equipment and gadgets.
    21. 21. Health Psychology Applies the principles of psychology to the understanding of health and illness. it tents to concern itself with bodily illness and has a slight overlap with clinical psychology which is primarily concerned with mental illness.