applied psychology


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applied psychology

The application of the principles of psychology to special fields (e.g., clinical, industrial, educational, nursing, or pastoral).
See also: psychology
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Twenty-three undergraduates in an applied psychology class at a large southeastern university served as participants in the study.
The Journal of Applied Psychology was chosen because initial searches had shown that it was the most relevant (more than 40 per cent of the studies found by the first two strategies came from this journal), and the publication of an abstract, which facilitates the search, has been obligatory since the 1960s.
The findings, by scientists at the Institute of Applied Psychology in Lisbon, Portugal, were based on a study of 27 volunteers who were asked to document their sex lives over 90 days.
At the same time it connects the principles of applied psychology to the context of sustainability.
He was addressing the inaugural ceremony of International Conference on Applied Psychology (ICAPP) organized by Department of Applied Psychology in collaboration with Psychology Subcommittee of HEC's Committee for the Development of Social Science and Humanities in Pakistan (CDSSHP) under the theme of "Psychology and Challenges of the Modern World" at Punjab University's Faisal Auditorium on Monday.
Web-based components were introduced into an undergraduate Applied Psychology course, including visual displays to accompany lectures, interactive Web-based instructional exercises, and course materials accessible almost exclusively through the use of the Web.
LAHORE -- As per requirement of Higher Education Commission (HEC), Punjab University Institute of Applied Psychology (PU-IAP) has initiated faculty seminar series that will be held on last Thursday every month.
From Coca-Cola to chewing gum; the applied psychology of Harry Hollingworth; v.II.
LAHORE -- Punjab University Department of Applied Psychology and Centre for Clinical Psychology held a 3-day workshop on "Post Disaster Psychological Management of Children" which has concluded at Undergraduate Study Centre here on Monday.
Coverage begins with a section on the psychology of studying and proceeds to modules covering psychologists and research methods, the brain and behavior, child and life-span development, states of consciousness, conditioning and learning, cognition, motivation and emotion, personality, therapies, gender and sexuality, social behavior, and applied psychology.
The university will have departments of Computer Sciences, Zoology, Botany, Chemistry, Physics, Math, Sociology, Applied psychology and English.
The following six chapters look at the Behaviorist tradition, psychoanalysis, Gestalt psychology, theoretical and applied psychology after WWI, behaviorism and psychoanalysis in the mid-twentieth century, and Humanistic and Cognitive psychology.

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