Understand Applied Psychology: Teach Yourself
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A comprehensive look at psychology in almost every area of day-to-day living
Understand Applied Psychology shows how basic psychological processes are relevant to everyday situations and contexts. From education to occupational psychology, this book provides a comprehensive look at psychology in almost every area of day-to-day living. It covers 18 different areas of applied psychology, explaining how psychologists work in the community as a whole and how psychology is applied to working life and broader aspects of living. The book also includes well-developed but unknown areas such as space psychology and eco-psychology, showing the scope of applied psychology and giving ideas for other areas where it could usefully contribute to our everyday lives.
Understand Psychology includes:
Chapter 1: Applying psychology
Chapter 2: Applied cognitive psychology
Chapter 3: Applied social psychology
Chapter 4: Applied bio-psychology
Chapter 5: Applied development psychology
Chapter 6: Clinical psychology
Chapter 7: Counselling psychology
Chapter 8: Health psychology
Chapter 9: Forensic psychology
Chapter 10: Educational psychology Chapter 11: Applied psychology of teaching and learning
Chapter 12: Occupational psychology
Chapter 13: Organizational psychology
Chapter 14: Engineering and design psychology
Chapter 15: Space psychology
Chapter 16: Sport psychology
Chapter 17: Consumer psychology
Chapter 18: Environmental psychology
Chapter 19: Political psychology
Chapter 20: Applied psychology as a profession
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