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FC: Psychology is the science and art of explaining and changing human and non-human animal mental processes and behaviors | Interested....?

1: Are you interested in a psychology career but not sure where to start? Well here is your own personal guide to helping you reach your goal of a psychology career.

2: When you think of a psychologist you probably picture the image above in your head ;a person laying down on a couch and talking. There is so much more to psychology and a variety of fields to choose from. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_psychological_schools

3: Popular Fields in Psychology | Clinical Psychology- Mental health in children and adults, learning disabilities, and general health. | Counseling Psychology- Adjustment problems rather than serious psychological disorders. Ex. Helping to set goals and meet challenges. | School Psychology- Helping students meet their goals,they also give out intelligence tests. | Educational Psychology- Course planning and instructional methods of whole school districts rather than one student. | Developmental Psychology- The study of the changes throughout a persons life span. | Personality Psychology- Identifying human characteristics or traits. Ex Shyness and friendliness

4: Think Psychology is right for you? Well lets check out what traits you might need to become a good psychologist. | Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information. Problem Sensitivity - The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. Written Comprehension - The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.

5: Speech Clarity - The ability to speak clearly. Speech Recognition - The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person. Deductive Reasoning - The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense. Information Ordering - The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules

6: Planning on going to college and majoring in Psychology? Make sure you look over the courses and volunteer along side a few psychologist to make sure your making the right choice. Check out this website to help with finding college and looking into psychology careers. http://www.educationplanner.org/education_planner/default.asp?sponsor=2859

7: Interested in the salary of a Psychologist? Here is a website that explains everything you need to know about each kind of psychologist and their salary. http://www.educationplanner.org/fts/code/smplrslt.asp?userid=S7295268&volume=CK&reprjId=12&sponsor=2859&path=ug.gs.discover&anyQuery=Psychologist

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