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Workplace Careers

Workplace Careers

Author: Laura Riness
Description:

This lesson will define and differentiate the various career specialties within the workplace area of psychology. Emphasis will be placed on the typical duties and setting(s) for each specialty.

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Tutorial

Career Specialties: Workplace

Career Specialties: Workplace

Notes On Career Specialties: Workplace

Time

00:00-00:06 Welcome

00:07-00:45 Engineering Psychology

00:46-01:27 Industrial/Organizational Psychology

01:28-02:05 Environmental Psychology

02:06-02:37 Evolutionary Psychology

02:38-03:12 Summary

03:13-03:19 End

TERMS TO KNOW
  • Industrial Organizational Psychology

    Studies the issues of hiring, training, and employee assessment in the workplace.

  • Engineering Psychology

    Designing “user-friendly” technology and the environments; engineering a better human-machine interaction.

  • Environmental Psychology

    Studies the interaction between humans and their environment, including urban issues (overcrowding, noise pollution), environmental impact of humans, attitude about one’s environment and architecture design.