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A very short lesson in psychology

Очень короткий урок психологии

Psychology (dr. Greek - soul and knowledge) is an academic and applied science about behavior and mental processes.

Scientific psychology - a system of theoretical (conceptual), methodological and experimental properties of cognition and research of mental phenomena; the transition from an unlimited and heterogeneous description of these phenomena to their exact substantive definition, to the possibility of methodological registration, experimental establishment of causal relationships and patterns, ensuring the continuity of their results.

Psychology is an area of ​​scientific knowledge that explores the features and patterns of the emergence, formation and development (change) of mental processes (sensation, perception, memory, thinking, imagination), mental states (tension, motivation, frustration, emotions, feelings) and mental properties ( orientation, abilities, inclinations, character, temperament) of a person, that is, the psyche as a special form of life, as well as the psyche of animals.

If a person laughs too much, even at stupid things, that person is sad deep inside.

If a person sleeps too much, he is lonely.

If a person speaks little and quickly, he keeps a secret.

If a person cannot cry, he is weak.

If a person is in abnormal quantities, he is tense.

If a person cries over trifles, he is gentle-hearted.

If someone asks about you despite the fact that he is busy, then this one really loves you.


Traditionally, sections of psychology are divided into 2 large groups:

  • • Fundamental: general psychology, developmental psychology (developmental psychology), differential psychology, clinical psychology, educational psychology, experimental psychology, labor psychology and social psychology, psychology of religion.
  • • Applied: legal psychology, child psychology, acmeology, gerontopsychology, neuropsychology, oncopsychology, pathopsychology, psychogenetics, zoopsychology, special psychology, creativity psychology, organizational psychology, family psychology, advertising psychology, sports psychology, military psychology and others.