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Psychologists at work. Made by Kamilė Gasinska (18/11/2007). Plan. Psychology Subfields of psychology Biological psychology The teenager’s brain The female brain The male brain Homer’s brain Clinical psychology Developmental psychology Forensic psychology

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psychologists at work

Psychologists at work

Made by Kamilė Gasinska

(18/11/2007)

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Plan
  • Psychology
  • Subfields of psychology
  • Biological psychology
    • The teenager’s brain
    • The female brain
    • The male brain
    • Homer’s brain
  • Clinical psychology
  • Developmental psychology
  • Forensic psychology
  • Industrial-organizational psychology
  • Personality psychology
  • Social psychology
    • Behavior impacted by interactions with others
  • School psychology
  • Some facts
  • Salaries
  • Bachelor's Graduates
  • Master's Graduates
  • Doctoral Graduates
  • References
  • References for pictures
  • Conclusion
psychology
Psychology
  • Psychology is the scientific study of behavior and mental processes
subfields of psychology
Subfields of psychology
  • 64 subfields
  • the most popular:
    • biological psychology
    • clinical psychology
    • developmental psychology
    • forensic psychology
    • industrial-organizational psychology
    • personality psychology
    • social psychology
    • school psychology
biological psychology
Biological psychology
  • combination of basic psychology and neuroscience
  • other titles: behavioral neuroscience, psychobiology, and neuropsychology
  • exploration of the relationship between the brain and behavior
clinical psychology
Clinical psychology
  • the largest specialty area in psychology
  • applying psychological principles and research to assess, diagnose, and treat patients with mental and emotional illnesses
  • psychologists work:
    • in private practices
    • in community centers
    • at universities and colleges
developmental psychology
Developmental psychology
  • study of the physical and cognitive development that occurs over the course of the lifespan
  • psychologists specialize in an area such as:
    • infant, child, adolescent,

or geriatric development

    • effects of developmental

delays

forensic psychology
Forensic psychology
  • applying psychological principles to legal issues
  • involve studying criminal behavior and treatments, or working directly in the court system
  • Psychologists:
    • conduct evaluations, screen witnesses
    • provide testimony in court cases
industrial organizational psychology
psychology of workplace

psychologists work in areas such as:

human factors

ergonomics

human-computer interaction

research in this field is known as applied research because it seeks to solve real world problems

Industrial-organizational psychology
personality psychology
Personality psychology
  • study of the characteristic patterns of thoughts, feelings, and behavior that make each person unique
  • psychologists work in academic settings as instructors or researchers
social psychology
Social psychology
  • study of social behaviors
  • psychologists:
    • conduct research in academic setting
    • work in areas such as advertising and government
school psychology
School psychology
  • working within the educational system
  • collaborating with teachers, parents, and students to find solutions to academic, social, and emotional problems
  • school psychologists work in:
    • elementary and secondary

schools

    • private clinics, hospitals,

state agencies, universities

    • private practice
    • serve as consultants (with

a doctoral degree in school

psychology)

some facts u s 2004
Some facts (U.S., 2004)
  • psychologists held about 179,000 jobs in 2004
  • about 25% of these psychologists worked in:
    • counseling
    • testing
    • research
    • administration at educational institutions
  • almost 20% worked in health care
  • 40% of all psychologists were self-employed
salaries u s 2004
Salaries (U.S., 2004)
  • Median Annual Earnings in the Industries Employing the Largest Numbers of Clinical, Counseling and School Psychologists (U.S., 2004)
    • offices of other health practitioners: $64,460
    • elementary and secondary schools: $58,360
    • offices of physicians: $58,360
    • individual and family services: $42,640
    • individual and family services: $37,490
bachelor s graduates
Bachelor's Graduates
  • assistants in rehabilitation centers
  • teaching psychology in high school
  • for-profit business settings, usually the sales/service sector (2/3 in 1999):
    • employment counselors
    • correction counselor trainees
    • Interviewers
    • personnel analysts
    • probation officers
    • writers
master s graduates
Master's Graduates
  • 2/3 are employed outside psychology
  • handle research and data collection and analysis in universities, government, and private companies
  • jobs in health, industry, and education, the primary work settings for psychology professionals with master's degrees
  • community mental health centers
  • often work under the direction of a doctoral psychologist, especially in clinical, counseling, school, and testing and measurement psychology.
  • industry and government jobs in compensation, training, data analysis, and general personnel issues
doctoral graduates
Doctoral Graduates
  • health service provider subfields, industrial–organizational psychology, educational psychology, other fields with applications in these settings
  • 1/3 are employed in academe
conclusion
Conclusion
  • psychology- the science of all of us
  • a big spectrum of choice
  • great future
  • psychology can be funny 
references
References
  • Dawn Rosenberg McKay. Psychologist: Career Information. http://careerplanning.about.com/od/occupations/p/psychologist.htm (11/18/2007)
  • Kendra Van Wagner. Subfields of Psychology. http://psychology.about.com/od/psychology101/a/subfields.htm (11/18/2007)
  • American Psychological Association. Careers in psychology. http://www.apa.org/topics/psychologycareer.html (11/19/2007)
  • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_psychology_disciplines(11/18/2007)
  • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Psychologists(11/18/2007)
  • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Psychology(11/18/2007)
references for pictures
References for pictures
  • www.made-in-england.org/?cat=5 (11/18/2007)
  • http://www.uwlax.edu/Graduate/psychology/Program%20Goals.html (11/18/2007)
  • http://www.dubuque.k12.ia.us/parents/index.htm (11/18/2007)
  • http://www.concern-eap.com/ee-dep/depression.htm (11/18/2007)
  • http://yudhisthira.blogspot.com/2007/05/developmental-psychology-exam.html (11/18/2007)
  • http://felixker.com/tags/male/ (11/18/2007)
  • http://www.dreichel.com/Forensics_DE.htm (11/18/2007)
  • http://blog.lib.umn.edu/ukura006/architecture/ (11/18/2007)
  • http://librarydigitalprojects.com/2007/06/12/authority-lies-in-social-proof/ (11/18/2007)
  • http://www.democrit.com/category.php?n=819&cat=28&br=12&wh_n=news16 (11/18/2007)
  • http://digitalmarketing.typepad.com/adventures/2007/03/index.html (11/18/2007)