Major Subfields of Psychology


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An adult is having some difficulties adjusting to a move to a new location. Which subfield would be the best option to help him develop the resources to cope?

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1. A child is struggling at school and at home. Which of the following subfields could provide insight into the student's situation?

2. A group of researchers are testing out how a monkey performs on certain tasks to better understand how memory works. What is the most likely subfield of these researchers?

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About this Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will help you quickly assess your understanding of different fields within psychology. Pay attention to the different subfields mentioned in the lesson.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Offers resources to cope
  • A child who is struggling at school or home
  • Researchers performing tests
  • A subfield of clinical psychology
  • Focus of social psychology

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson about the different subfields in psychology
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding who is helped in different subfields
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about psychology subfields

Additional Learning

To learn more about psychology subfields, review the accompanying lesson called Major Subfields of Psychology. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Dealing with the death of a loved one
  • Testing for learning challenges
  • Different relationships studied in social psychology
  • Compare clinical psychologists to other subfields