WHAT EXACTLY IS PSYCHOLOGY ? AND WHY WE STUDY IT?

WHAT IS PSYCHOLOGY?

If we define psychology simply it means study of human behavior and mind. A long definition would be branch of science that studies mental process, experiences and behavior in different context.

But did you get it?

I don’t think so, these definitions are so bookish and we need to what exactly is psychology.

There’s a funny definition as well.

“When brain tries to figure out itself” This is psychology.

Let us understand psychology through questions.

If you ask questions regarding your thoughts, feelings and actions, then this is exactly what psychology is.

PURPOSE OF PSYCHOLOGY

The main purpose of psychology is to help people understand their decision making process and behavior. Psychology has answer to most of our life questions.

If you act in a certain way or think something that seems unreal to you and then you wonder why are you acting and thinking like this then go nowhere than to a psychologist.

The purpose of psychology is to help people understand their behavior and thinking process in order to make better decisions or improve their life.

TYPES OF PSYCHOLOGY

There are many types of psychology.

  • Abnormal psychology
  • Biological psychology
  • Clinical psychology
  • Cognitive psychology
  • Comparative psychology
  • Developmental psychology
  • Forensic psychology
  • Industrial-organizational psychology
  • Personality psychology
  • Social psychology

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