To predict- predict behaviors of a person, why people behave this ways
To control/to influence-
modifying one’s behavior into a more desirable
Third, discuss the importance of psychology
Psychology helps us understand the nature and importance of humaninteractions. Furthermore, it contributes by helping educate our society tolearn and think critically.4.
Finally, enumerate and differentiate the methods of research used in psychology.
the most widely used scientific way of gatheringinformation. The psychologists usually treat two variables in this method-independent and dependent variable.
Observation Method--- A field study method of making observations of what is going on in the environment. The investigator goes in the fieldwith a set of questions and makes observations.
in this method, the investigator asks potentialrespondents about their attitudes, their fears or their reactions or perceptions about incidence like failing in board examination. It can usetools such as questionnaires.
Test Method- the test itself is the research instrument. It measure allkinds of abilities, interests, attitudes and achievements.
Case histories-- the psychologist study behavior through usinginformation found in anecdotal records or accounts stored in hospital,schools or municipal halls.*Note: The students are motivated to participate in the class discussion andgive their ideas on the topic being tackled.
Conduct a socialized recitation on what they have learned in the class. Askedthem to give a brief summary.