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Practical applications of psychology

Anthony F. Grasha

Practical applications of psychology

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Published by HarperCollins College Publishers in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Psychology, Applied.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 439-464) and indexes.

    StatementAnthony F. Grasha.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF636 .G577 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 476 p. :
    Number of Pages476
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1104519M
    ISBN 100673523403
    LC Control Number94029604
    OCLC/WorldCa30892567

    Finally, other researchers have advocated grouping the 28 identified character traits into just four classes of strength Intellectual, Social, Temperance, Transcendent or even just three classes without Transcendence. The interventions used by Counseling Psychologists may be either brief or long-term in duration. Thirty per cent of the drafted men were illiterate. An experiment with Hollerith card-punchers in a New York post-office showed that a specially devised psychological examination was far more accurate in predicting ability to do this particular kind of work than the ordinary civil service examination that had been in use.

    The teachers have, however, systematized to some extent the estimates which they make of their pupils. Healy, a physician in charge of a privately endowed psychopathic institute. As computers continue at the forefront of quality improvement in mental health service delivery, health psychologists, clinical psychologists, clinical social workers, and mental health organizations, especially those working with rural, minority, and other underserved communities, will find a practical source of expertise in Stepped Care and E-Health. Most typically, forensic psychology involves a clinical analysis of a particular individual and an assessment of some specific psycho-legal question.

    See articles by W. Support and guidance is provided by an academic supervisor, while on-site supervision is provided by a clinical supervisor. These models are usually based on data collected from experiments. The Social Animal — Elliot Aronson This book is considered by many to be a classic in the field of social psychology. School psychologists are actively involved in district and school crisis intervention teams. In juvenile courts many of the technicalities of ordinary court procedure have been dispensed with and a general examination of the defendant, including a psychological examination, has been substituted.


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Areas of Psychology Research and Application

While the applications of psychology in the civil service are for the most part yet to be made, psychology as applied in the field of education has a long and interesting past. Forensic psychology and legal psychology[ edit ] Forensic psychology and legal psychology are the area concerned with the application of psychological methods and principles to legal questions and issues.

With a multidisciplinary perspective, the book reviews: a the fundamental concepts of developmental criminology; b the risk factors and developmental processes related to the most salient personal e. When he started, the methods of testing mental traits were crude and he had to struggle against many prejudices.

One of the most striking services rendered by the psychologists during the late war was the development of a so-called general intelligence examination which furnished a rough basis for classifying all recruits.

This paper was read at the annual meeting of the American Political Science Association, December, The trade tests proved to be of great value in separating men claiming trade ability into four classes according to their proficiency.

The course usually takes 14 students per intake. In another psychologist devised a test of information and judgement on international affairs. Thirty per cent of the drafted men were illiterate.

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