Industrial-Organizational Psychology: Definition & Subfields


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Industrial and organizational (I-O) psychology is typically divided into how many subfields?

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1. Which overall field of psychology studies worker and workplace interactions?

2. Which subfield of industrial-organizational psychology focuses mostly on hiring practices?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Examine your ability to understand information about industrial-organizational (I-O) psychology. The quiz will test you on the subfield of I-O psychology that focuses on interactions between workers and tools, and the number of subfields into which I-O psychology is divided.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be evaluated on:

  • Field of psychology that examines workers and workplaces
  • Subfield that deals with job satisfaction
  • Subfield that focuses on relationships between workers and their tools
  • Number of subfields included in I-O psychology
  • Subfield that focuses on hiring

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following proficiencies:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on industrial-organizational psychology
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the subfield of I-O psychology that deals with job satisfaction
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about the subfield of I-O psychology that focuses on hiring

Additional Learning

To review material about this psychology field, read through the lesson called Industrial-Organizational Psychology: Definition & Subfields. The lesson contains the following objectives:

  • Identify what I-O psychology is and why it is an important field
  • Recall the three branches of I-O psychology
  • Learn about the different goals and functions of each of subfield