Found 39 Articles for Specialized Topics in Psychology

Rehabilitation Psychology: Meaning & Application

Mukesh Kumar
Updated on 16-Feb-2023 19:11:19


Rehabilitation psychology, also known as social reintegration psychology emerged as distinct fields with medical innovations in the 1940s that allowed previously hopeless patients to continue living despite severe impairments. World War II troops were among those who benefitted from early rehabilitative programs. Social reintegration psychology addressed the psychological effects of injuries, whereas physiatrists addressed the physical ones. They were both trying to go back to full functionality. As medicine has progressed and people have lived longer, the range of conditions that physiatrists and rehab psychologists assess and treat has broadened Explaining Rehabilitation Psychology Rehabilitation psychology is the study and practice ... Read More

Vocational Guidance and Career Counselling

Mukesh Kumar
Updated on 16-Feb-2023 18:34:36

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Individuals may benefit from vocational coaching at every stage of the employment process, including selection, preparation, entry, and advancement. New hires are always steered in a certain direction throughout the hiring process and after they are assigned to a certain job. One possible component of a vocational advice program is advice on what career path an applicant should pursue. Choosing the best person for the task is crucial. The adage says, "If one has a round hole, then one should use a round peg, and if we have a square hole, then one should use a square peg." Explaining ... Read More

Understanding Small Group in Social Action

Mukesh Kumar
Updated on 16-Feb-2023 18:31:32


When we have a pressing need for a certain resource or service, we are more likely to join a group to fulfill those needs. Admiration for the club or its members may likewise be a strong pull factor. Whether or not we are consciously aware of it, the organizations we associate with shape who we are and how we see ourselves. We associate with others because doing so satisfies practical, social, and ego requirements Meaning of the Use of Small Groups in Social Action People who associate with various groups may have varying, sometimes conflicting, experiences. In contrast to the ... Read More

Psychological Test Used in Educational Institutions

Mukesh Kumar
Updated on 16-Feb-2023 18:27:44

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The purpose of conducting Cognition tests is to collect information that may be used to make educated, well-informed choices about people, training, and goods. School administrators, instructors, and counselors utilize the results of Cognition testing to guide kids' behavioral and educational interventions. Denga's categorization of the goals of various types of Cognition testing and assessment may be summed up as follows: prediction; selection; evaluation; classification; guiding and counseling; administration; and research. Explaining the Use of Psychological Tests in Educational Institutions School administrators, instructors, and psychologists often utilize Cognition testing or assessment findings to predict students' future performance and conduct ... Read More

Improving Memory for Better Academic Achievement

Mukesh Kumar
Updated on 16-Feb-2023 18:24:50


Can we truly train our brains to remember more? We have all wished our memories were better if we lost our keys or failed an exam because we forgot to study certain material. To one's relief, there are several strategies available for enhancing one's memory to do better in education. Explaining How to Train to Improve Memory for Better Academic Every school and university should be committed to improving students' academic performance. They may promote their academic offerings to a wider audience, and more high-achieving students will be drawn to them. Nevertheless, institutions might need help to boost every ... Read More

Social, Cultural, Economic, and Physical Consequences of Impoverished Groups

Mukesh Kumar
Updated on 16-Feb-2023 18:22:27


Although poverty is only one factor in vulnerability, many studies over the past 30 years have shown that the poor are typically the ones who suffer the greatest from catastrophes. Poor individuals are less likely to be able to invest in risk-reduction strategies and are more likely to reside in risky places. People in poverty are frequently compelled to utilize their already meager resources to avert catastrophic losses, which pushes them deeper into poverty. This is because they lack access to insurance and social protection. Therefore, poverty is both a contributing factor to and a result of disaster risk, especially ... Read More

Study of Consciousness Sleep-Wake Schedules

Mukesh Kumar
Updated on 16-Feb-2023 18:19:00


The nap cycle describes the rhythmic alternation between awake and arrest states that most humans experience. This is an instance of a circadian rhythm governed by the 24-hour cycle of light and dark and affects behavior and physical activity. Many physiological functions, such as releasing hormones like cortisol, rely on circadian rhythms for regulation. Explaining Cognition Sleep-Wake Cognition is a person's internal and external awareness, including their thoughts. The conscious experience depends on the coordination of many neurons in the brain and nervous system. Focus, alertness, and awareness are maintained via a network of the cortex and subcortical brain regions ... Read More

Simulation Studies in Psychology

Mukesh Kumar
Updated on 16-Feb-2023 18:12:58


Technology performance improvement, engineering, testing, education, and even video games may all benefit from simulation. One kind of training Sim is the flight Sim, which replicates the cockpit of a real plane so that students may learn to fly in a realistic environment. Scientists simulate natural systems or living species using simulation to learn more about their operations. The long-term outcomes of varying situations and actions may be shown via simulation. The actual system may not be available, engaging it may be harmful or inappropriate, it may be planned but not yet created, or it may simply never exist, in ... Read More

Role of Psychologist in Social Reintegration

Mukesh Kumar
Updated on 16-Feb-2023 16:39:08


Psychotherapists specializing in social reintegration typically conduct diagnostic evaluations to determine what is wrong with their patients. This is done by seeing how they act, talking to them, and even talking to their family members if necessary. Explaining the Role of Psychologist in Social Reintegration The goal of an intervention is to prevent a patient from continuing to engage in detrimental conduct by stepping into his life. Those struggling with addiction are often the target of an intervention. It is common practice for a social reintegration psychologist to provide therapy recommendations after an initial evaluation and diagnosis. Most of ... Read More

Relative and Prolonged Deprivation: Meaning & Theory

Mukesh Kumar
Updated on 16-Feb-2023 16:25:28


According to Relative Deprivation Theory (RDT), psychological discontent may be traced back to one's position compared to others. Relative deprivation may be defined as the incapacity to maintain one's current standard of living, including participating in activities and using facilities to which one has gotten used. In contrast, mistreated children for prolonged periods are at higher risk of health and social issues, as well as a possible shift in dopamine levels in the brain. Meaning of Relative and Prolonged Deprivation Relative Deprivation is comparisons with others and the resulting discontent emotions are always relative since they are based on ... Read More