amount of research, statistics or sophisticated theorizing can takeit to the same stage of scientific perfection as physics.Mill thought that taking psychology as a science, people could bestudied scientifically, and that study might bear useful fruit.Psychologists use
scientific observation and researchmethods
(a systematic process for answering questions) toanswer questions about behavior. They use the samemethodology of changing variables; dependant and independent,as for carrying out scientific experiments.
isalso a tool in finding out answers to the questions that are leftunanswered that is the ability to think, evaluate, compare,analyze, critique and synthesize information.Substantiating the same argument, the largest branch of psychology is clinical psychology, concerned with diagnosis andtreatment of mental and behavioral disorders, is taught inuniversity; the clinical psychologist is trained as scientists firstand healers second, granting them PhD. degree.
APPLICATIONS OF PSYCHOLOGY:
Applied psychology refers to the use of psychological principlesand research methods to solve practical problems. The largestapplied areas are clinical and counseling psychology, but thereare many others. In fields as diverse as business, education,sports, law and the environment, psychology is being applied toour lives.
Industrial –organizational psychology:
They study the behavior of people at work. Very likely theirefforts will affect how you will be selected for a job, tested,