Fields of Psychology: Definitions & Characteristics


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If your dog constantly barks and you want to learn how to stop him, what field of psychology might you turn to?

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1. What do educational psychologists do?

2. What can be said to be the same about all fields of psychology?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Psychology is more than just the stereotypical image of someone laying on a couch talking about their problems. Learn more about the different fields of psychology and what each field studies.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Quiz questions will test you on the following:

  • Psychology that deals with product design
  • The study of animal behavior
  • Psychology in the educational realm
  • Overall role of psychology
  • Study of the brain

Skills Practiced

By completing this lesson, students will have the opportunity to practice skills such as:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure you draw the most important information regarding psychology used for commercial purposes
  • Defining key concepts - ensure you are able to define key phrases related to different fields of study
  • Knowledge application - apply your knowledge about the study of animal behavior to answer a quiz question

Additional Learning

To discover more about the different fields of psychology, review the lesson, Fields of Psychology: Definitions & Characteristics. You will find the following information:

  • Counseling practices and purposes
  • Fields in which abnormal psychology is built from
  • How to study developmental milestones