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  Psychology - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Psychology (Classical Greek: psyche = "soul" or "mind", logos = "study of") is an academic and applied field involving the study of behavior and its relationship to the mind and brain.
Psychology differs from sociology, anthropology, economics, and political science, in part, by studying the behaviour of individuals (alone or in groups) rather than the behavior of the groups or aggregates themselves.
Psychology differs from biology and neuroscience in that it is primarily concerned with the overall behavior of a system, and not simply the pattern of neural responses produced by the system.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Psychology   (3014 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Applied psychology
Psychology (Classical Greek: psyche = soul or mind, logos = study of) is an academic and applied field involving the study of behavior, mind and thought and the neurological bases of behavior.
In psychology and common use, emotion is an aspect of a human beings mental state, normally based in or tied to the persons internal (physical) and external (social) sensory feeling.
Transpersonal psychology is a school of psychology that studies the spiritual and transpersonal dimensions of humanity, and the possibilty of development beyond traditional ego-boundaries.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Applied-psychology   (598 words)

  
 Gale Encyclopedia of Psychology: Applied psychology
Applied psychology can be best understood by comparing it to the area of psychology known as basic psychology, which is concerned with answering questions about behavior through psychological theory and research.
Applied psychology utilizes this knowledge to actively intervene in the treatment of individuals with mental or emotional disorders, and is also employed in business, education, and government.
Psychology has also contributed to the exploration of space in areas including the selection and training of astronauts; the study of alterations in work-rest cycles; the design of space vehicles, space suits, and equipment used in space; and research on the operational problems of space flight.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_g2699/is_0000/ai_2699000021   (996 words)

  
 Applied Psychology Publications
Applied Psychology in Criminal Justice is an interdisciplinary, peer reviewed, academic journal that is devoted to examining the intersection of psychology and criminal justice.
The Journal of Environmental Psychology is directed toward individuals in a wide range of disciplines who have an interest in the study of the transactions and interrelationships between people and their sociophysical surroundings (including man-made and natural environments) and the relation of this field to other social and biological sciences and to the environmental professions.
Applying psychological principles to areas such as stress and conflict allows managers to handle difficult situations confidently and as a result, enjoy improved motivation, better communication and lower stress levels both for themselves and their staff.
www.psychology.org /links/Publications/Applied   (2361 words)

  
 Applied Psychology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Applied Psychology is the study of the basic principles of psychology together with the application of these principles to various real-world problems.
The applied courses consist of upper division classes in various specialty areas such as human factors, human-computer interaction, aviation psychology, training, and industrial/organizational psychology.
Most careers in psychology require completing a master’s or a Ph.D. degree, but there are some opportunities for employment in applied areas with good training at the bachelor’s level.
www.asu.edu /provost/smis/asue/bs/apbs.html   (774 words)

  
 APPLIED PSYCHOLOGY
This course serves as an introduction to the psychology major and is designed to familiarize students with the work activities and settings open to psychologists in various specialties.
The complainant alleged that he had applied at the age of 18 for a police officer position in his local community.
Discuss the charge that the use of consumer psychology is a manipulation of customers to enhance the profits of a company.
www.bhsu.edu /artssciences/psychology/syllabus/PSYC233corres.htm   (3194 words)

  
 UMBC-Department of Psychology Home Page
Some students see the psychology major as the first step towards a career as a psychologist and plan to continue their studies in graduate school.
Other students choose psychology because it fits into their more immediate occupational plans; majoring in psychology is a good way to start a career in social work as well as many other social service and public sector professions.
Psychology is also often a first step toward careers in advertising, business, civil service, personnel/human relations, public relations or any other field that includes extensive work with people.
www.umbc.edu /psyc   (256 words)

  
 Applied Developmental Psychology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Applied Developmental faculty are actively engaged in speaking to local parents' and school groups and in working with local government task forces.
She currently is conducting research on the mechanisms by which children monitor and update their memories, and on individual differences in children's eyewitness accuracy and suggestibility, and on the development of attention in school-age children.
Winsler is an applied developmental psychologist with interests in the development of self-regulation, children's private speech, Vygotskian sociocultural theory; bilingualism, parent-child interaction, and the prevention of behavior disorders.
www.gmu.edu /departments/psychology/homepage/appldev.htm   (3782 words)

  
 Learn more about Applied psychology in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Learn more about Applied psychology in the online encyclopedia.
The basic premise of applied psychology is the use of psychological principles and theories to overcome real-life problems.
One example is using theories of learning to develop training and education procedures.
www.onlineencyclopedia.org /a/ap/applied_psychology.html   (145 words)

  
 Clemson University's Department of Psychology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Human Factors Psychology, once known as Engineering Psychology, is the study of human interaction with technological systems, ranging from hand tools to nuclear power plants and complex transportation systems.
Occupational health psychology has much to offer, but there is a pressing need for new graduate training programs to supply skilled psychological expertise with specialized training in the wide array of occupational health issues.
The Department of Psychology at Clemson University is one of the few programs nationwide to receive funding from the American Psychological Association (APA) and the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) to develop a graduate training program in Occupational Health Psychology (OHP).
www.clemson.edu /psych/grad.html   (1359 words)

  
 Applied Psychology - Journal Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Applied Psychology: An International Review is the official journal of the International Association of Applied Psychology (IAAP), the oldest worldwide association of scholars and practitioners of the discipline of psychology (founded in 1920).
Applied Psychology: An International Review is a forum for the scholarly exchange of applied psychology research findings.
Particularly invited are articles that advance understanding of psychological processes across a range of applied phenomena and studies that examine the effects of different national and cultural contexts.
www.blackwellpublishing.com /journal.asp?ref=0269-994X   (684 words)

  
 Authors Guidelines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Topics appropriate for Applied Psychology include organizational behavior, leadership, cross-cultural psychology, work motivation, psychological assessment and evaluation, performance measurement, training, job attitudes, career development, negotiation and conflict resolution, work stress, organizational design and intervention, consumer behavior, national development, group, environmental, educational, economic, political, developmental, health, sport, and traffic psychology.
Particularly invited are articles that advance our understanding of applied phenomena across different national and cultural contexts that stimulate debate and discussion.
The following topics are invited as lead articles: succinct presentations of lines of research; controversial debates between theories; debates on general issues of interest to applied psychologists, which cut across different areas; presentations of theory and results of a 'hot topic'; or presentations or theory and results in an area that is under-researched.
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 A Routledge Journal: Journal of Applied Sport Psychology
The Journal of Applied Sport Psychology is a refereed journal designed to advance thought, theory, and research on applied aspects of sport and exercise psychology.
Submissions such as position papers, reviews, theoretical developments specific to sport and/or exercise and applied research conducted in these settings or having significant applied implications to sport and exercise are appropriate content for the JASP.
The purpose of the Association for the Advancement of Applied Sport Psychology (AAASP) is to promote the development of psychological theory, research, and intervention strategies in sport psychology.
www.tandf.co.uk /journals/titles/10413200.asp   (318 words)

  
 Department of Psychology - Durham University   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
We are a friendly and hardworking department, providing a stimulating intellectual environment.
At present we have research strengths in a number of areas including Vision, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology and Cognition.
We have a thriving weekly research seminar series at which invited speakers of national and international significance discuss current research developments.
psynts.dur.ac.uk   (156 words)

  
 Wiley::Applied Cognitive Psychology
While empirical research remains the primary focus of the journal, Applied Cognitive Psychology also publishes theoretical articles, reviews and surveys.
Applied Cognitive Psychology is the official journal of the Society for Applied Research in Memory and Cognition (SARMAC).
The aim of the Society is to promote the communication of applied research in memory and cognition within and between the applied and basic research communities.
www.wiley.com /WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-ACP.html   (269 words)

  
 English Books > Psychology > Applied Psychology
Psychology > Applied Psychology listing of 936 titles.
African Unconscious: Roots Of Ancient Mysticism And Modern Psychology
Allure Of Gnosticism: The Gnostic Experience In Jungian Psychology And Contemporary Culture
book.netstoreusa.com /index/bkbpv300.shtml   (286 words)

  
 Psychology at Colorado State University
The Psychology Department at Colorado State University is home to five graduate programs and approximately 1100 undergraduate psychology majors.
The Tri-Ethnic Center The Tri-Ethnic Center for Prevention research is administratively located within the Department of Psychology and College of Natural Science at Colorado State University.
IOPAC The Industrial/Organizational Psychology Association of Colorado (IOPAC) is the I/O graduate student organization at CSU.
www.colostate.edu /Depts/Psychology   (275 words)

  
 Intro and Subscriptions
Monthly publication devoted to applications of experimental behavioral science research to problems of society (e.g., organizational and leadership psychology, safety, health, and gender issues; perceptions of nuclear war and natural hazards; jury deliberation; performance, psychology of AIDS and sports).
Personal subscription rates apply only to individuals certifying that the journal is ordered for their personal use.
Library subscription rates apply to all institutions and organizations.
www.bellpub.com /jasp   (285 words)

  
 Council of Applied Master's Programs in Psychology
CAMPP, the Council of Applied Master's Programs in Psychology, is the only national organization primarily devoted to the appropriate recognition of master's-level applied psychology training programs and to the representation of these programs before other organizations whose polices and practices affect master's-level psychology.
Although CAMPP has established training standards for applied master's programs, it is not an accreditation body.
Please refer to Master's in Psychology Accreditation Council for accreditation issues.
www.camppsite.org   (88 words)

  
 Applied Psychology
In the December 2005 issue of National Geographic Traveler, Dr. Riley describes why a hotel manager's safe is a better place for your valuables than is an in-room safe.
Applied Psychology is often tapped by national and international media outlets to provide an expert view of human behavior.
is produced by Applied Psychology and syndicated to MSNBC and America Online.
www.appliedpsychology.com   (148 words)

  
 ASU's Polytechnic campus: Applied Psychology
Within a broad range of professions including sports, business, manufacturing and the military, there are experts in human performance (applied psychologists) working on problems associated with design and training.
Students in the Applied Psychology Program at ASU's Polytechnic campus can expect an interactive education, from classroom teachings to research projects.
The Applied Psychology Program is home to the to the Cognitive Engineering Research on Team Tasks Lab, which specializes in identifying and researching the issues associated with people and technology interacting in a complex environment.
www.east.asu.edu /ecollege/appliedpsych   (251 words)

  
 Amazon.co.uk: Books: Applied Psychology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Applying Social Psychology; Paperback ~ John Kremer, et al
Forty Studies That Changed Psychology: Explorations into the History of Psychological Research; Paperback ~ HOCK
The book attempts a serious study of much that is scientifically established and under investigation in the field of applied psychology research.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/0340630922   (384 words)

  
 Graduate School Directories - Developmental Psychology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
About the field of Developmental Psychology: Developmental psychology students gain an understanding of the entire human development process from infancy to childhood and adolescence to adulthood and aging.
Careers can include academic positions or research positions with laboratories, biomedical schools or other applied settings as well as positions with policy research firms, government agencies, or NPOÕs.
Other related fields include applied psychology, cognitive psychology, educational psychology, and school psychology.
www.gradschools.com /listings/menus/psych_devel_menu.html   (146 words)

  
 Applied Psychology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Attacked between the wars, during depression, for failing to deliver on promises
- Known for "psychology and law" work, On the Witness Stand (1908)
- Also known for Psychology and Industrial Efficiency (1913), anticipating time-and-motion research and Taylorism?
www.ucalgary.ca /~mueller/P305/Applied.html   (219 words)

  
 Cogprints - Subject: Applied Cognitive Psychology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Bremer, Manuel (2002) Animal Consciousness as a Test Case of Cognitive Science.
Hartley, James (1997) Applying Psychology to Text Design: A Case History.
Skoyles, John R. The evolutionary psychology of perfectionism: Reply to Prudkov on Brain-Expertise.
cogprints.org /view/subjects/appl-cog-psy.html   (1520 words)

  
 Journal of Applied Physiology
The American Physiological Society publishes Journal of Applied Physiology.
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