Works to help people with serious psychological disorders
A psychologist who works with clients who have adjustment problems
Works on researching processes involved in learning and designing new teaching methods
Works in an elementary school, developing programs for children with special needs, and administering assessment tests
Researches changes that occur over the lifespan
This sub-specialist might work to define the characteristics or traits that define an individual's unique personality
Studies social pressures or influences that might change an individual's behavior
Investigates how people and the environment influence one another
Studies basic processes, such as motivation and emotion.
Works with companies to improve employee relations.
Studies topics such as the effects of stress on headaches or cardiovascular disease.
Works with a young gymnast player to help her use visualization to complete a flip on the balance beam
Applies principles of psychology to the criminal justice system
Founder of the structuralism school of thought
elements of psychophysics
sensations and perceptions( see, feel, ect)
a founder of functionalism
The founder of American behaviorism
B. F. Skinner
One of the major contributors to behaviorism; believed that organisms learn to do things because they are reinforced
Originator of the idea of evolution; argued the principle of "survival of the fittest."
founder of the Psychodynamic school of psychology; believed in the importance of the unconscious