This lesson will define and differentiate the various career specialties within the cognitive and brain-based areas of psychology. Emphasis will be placed on the typical duties and setting(s) for each specialty.
Genetics, nervous system, brain, endocrine system or other physiological root of behavior and mental processes.
How humans encode, store, process and retrieve information.
Examine lifespan psychology and the progress of changes and abilities.
Studies and helps students in schools and other educational setting; administer psychological testing, construct referrals, assist with classroom learning, counseling students, assess learning disabilities, devise plans for students with learning disabilities.
Studies theories of learning, how and why learning occurs.
Sense organs and how the brain makes sense of, or perceives, that information.