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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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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
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.

Industrial Organizational Psychology

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