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studies physical, emotional, cognitive, social changes that occur throughout life. specialists in this field study children , the elderly, and even the process of dying.
a psychologist who is concerned with helping students learn.
a psychologist who may work in a mental health or social welfare agency.
a psychologist who uses psychological concepts to make a workplace a more satisfying environment for employees and managers.
work in business settings or within the government to study the effects of the environment on people. they may look at the effects of natural disasters, overcrowding, and pollution on the population in general as well as individuals and families.
study the effect of drugs or try to explain behaviour in terms of biological factors, such as electrical and chemical activities in the nervous system.
work in legal, court, and correctional systems. they assist police by developing personality profiles of criminal offenders or help law enforcement officers understand problems like abuse.
study the interaction between physical and psychological health factors. they may investigate how stress or depression leads physical ailments.
a psychologist who studies sensation, perception, learning, motivation, and emotion in carefully controlled laboratory conditions.
American psychological association
what does APA do??????
founded in 1892, is the scientific and professional society of psychologists and educators. it is the major psychology association in the USA and is the worlds largest association of psychologists. its made up of 53 divisions, each representing a speciific area, type of work r research setting, or activity. some are research oriented, while others are advocacy groups. together they are a cross section of the nature of psychology. the APA works to advance science and profession of psychology and to promote human welfare!
what are psychologists
a scientist who studies the mind and behaviour of humans and animals.
a branch of medicine that deals with mental, emotional, or behavioural disorders.
a psychologists who diagnoses and treats people with emotional disturbances.