Human performance

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1.Psychology:scientific study of human mind and behaviour:  How we think, feel, act and interact individually and in groups.

2.Health psychology:Uses knowledge of psychology and health to promote general well-being And understand physical illness.

3.Clinical psychology:Deals with a wide range of mental and physical health problems including Addiction, anxiety, depression, learning difficulties and relationship Issues. 

4.Educational psychology:Tackles challenges such as learning Difficulties, social and emotional problems, issues around disability as well As more complex developmental disorders

5.Research psychology:Research underpins much of the teaching and practice of psychology as it Provides the evidence-base for psychological theory and the effectiveness of Treatments, interventions, tests and teaching methods.

6.Occupational psychology:Applies the science of psychology to work, Including psychometrics and assessment, learning and development, stress-management, Organisational change, coaching and job design.

7.Counselling psychology:Deals with a wide range of mental health Problems concerning life issues including bereavement, domestic violence, Sexual abuse, traumas and relationship issues.

8.Neuro psychology:Is concerned with the assessment and rehabilitation of people with brain Injury or other neurological disease.

9.Sport psychology: Sport psychology’s predominant aim is to help athletes prepare Psychologically for the demands of competition and training.

10.Exercise psychology: is primarily concerned with the application of psychology to increase Exercise participation and motivational levels in the general public

11.Forensic psychology: Is concerned with the psychological aspects of legal processes in Courts.

12.Structuralism: school of thoght that thinks that the structure of mental processes is more Important than its function. They use introspection as a method. The autor more Known is Wundt.

13.Functionalism: school of thoght that considers that The function of mental processes is the most important thing in humans. Its autor more important is Charles Darwin.

14.Psychonanalysis: school of thought founded by Freud. He believed that people could be Crued by making conscious their unconscious thoughts and motivations. Its aim In theraphy is to release repressed emotions and experience.

15.Behaviourism: school of thoght that was Concerned exclusively with measurable and observable data and excluded ideas, Emotions, and the consideration of inner mental experience and activity in General. Humans are seen as organisms that only respond to conditions set by The outer enviroment and inner biological processes. Watson And skinner are both the founders.

16.Gestalt psychology: school of thoght that emphasizes The whole of anything is greater than its parts.

17.Humanistic psychology: school of thougt that emphasizes The study of the whole person. Looksat human behaviour not only through the Eyes of the observer, but through the eyes of the person doing the behaving.

18.Cognitive psychology: school of thought that studies the Mental processes such as attention, language use, memory, perception, problem Solving, creativity and thinking.

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