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What Is Psychology?

Our learning specialists and academic tutors provide 1:1 individualized tutoring in Psychology for high school and college students. 

 

 

Psychology is the scientific study of behavior and the mind, according to the American Psychological Association. The study of psychology includes many sub-categories such as:

 

  • Sports
  • Health
  • Clinical
  • Human development
  • Social behavior
  • Cognitive processes

 

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Three Branches of Psychology

The three branches include the basic science of psychology, human psychology, and professional psychology. 

 

The basic science of psychology

This is “mental behavior” which translates into the behavior as a whole and includes thinking and feeling as well as acting.

 

 

Human psychology

This branch discusses human behavior at the individual level and includes a particular focus on the human mind and human self-consciousness.

 

 

Professional psychology

This branch tackles the application of psychological knowledge for human betterment.

 

 

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What Are The Seven Types Of Psychology?

 

 

Biological psychology

  • How the body and brain work to enable emotions, memories, etc.
  • How genes combine with environment to influence individual differences; and
  • The links between biological and psychological processes.

 

Learning (Behavioral) psychology

  • The study of observable behavior and its explanation by learning; and 
  • How we learn observable responses.

 

Cognitive psychology

  • How we retrieve information, process, encode, and store the information; and 
  • The study of all mental activities associated with communicating, thinking, knowing, and remembering.

 

Social-cultural psychology

  • How thinking and behavior vary across cultures and situations; and
  • How it affects our behavior and thinking.

 

Psychodynamic psychology

  • How behavior springs from conflicts and unconscious drives. 
  • We use the information to treat people with disorders

 

Humanistic psychology

  • How we meet our needs for love, achieve self-fulfillment and acceptance; and
  • This emphasizes the growth of healthy people.

 

Evolutionary psychology

  • How the natural selection of traits has promoted the survival of genes; and 
  • The study of evolution of mind using principles of natural selection and behavior.

Why Is Psychology Important?

 

Psychology involves helping people with their physical and emotional problems while providing the necessary mental capacity to handle the challenges they face on a daily basis. Issues such as financial difficulties, relationship stress and workplace stress affect people at many levels. Their psychological symptoms require managing and diagnosing, which is where modern psychology comes into play and why it’s so important.

 

 

How Does Psychology Help People?

 

Essentially, psychology helps because it can explain why people act and respond the way they do.  A professional psychologist can help people learn how to improve their stress management, decision making, and behavior based on understanding past behavior and to predict future behavior. All of this can help people have a more successful career, more self-confidence, better relationships and overall better communication.

 

 

Sub-Disciplines of Psychology

 

The study of psychology is so widespread today, different sub-disciplines or branches of psychology are widely recognized and frequently leveraged in an array of industries. 

 

Some psychology subdisciplines include:

 

  • Family – This discipline focuses on the interpersonal systems found with the family. Family psychology, is sometimes known as family therapy, 
  • Sports – Sports psychology involves how psychology factors can affect an athlete’s performance.
  • Business – This discipline talks about the effectiveness of a workplace or organization through the study of people and overall behavior in the workplace.
  • Media – Media psychology studies the complex relationship between media and its effect on human behavior.
  • Forensic – Forensic psychology is the practice of studying individuals who are working or involved in the legal system, such as those under criminal investigation or expert witnesses.

 

 

How Can Themba Help?

 

At Themba, we believe all students have the capacity to reach their full potential with proper guidance and tools. This is why we devise strategies and lessons that are customized for every student we tutor and coach. With the help of our tutors along with collaboration with parents, we can provide the tutoring service that will bring out the best in your child or student. We will help your child learn the necessary skills to overcome every challenge they face in learning. 

 

Our Learning Specialists are experienced in working with homeschoolers and offer online tutoring options. All tutors have years of experience in teaching and tutoring in private and public schools or universities. We customize curricula for every student, starting with careful assessments, then applying developmentally appropriate methods and strategies. The student’s current academic knowledge is an important focus, but strengthening core skills is crucial because that will last a lifetime. 

 

We coach students to learn how to organize, plan, prioritize, focus, avoid distractions, and keep track of materials and tasks. Goals include information retention and improving memory, spending more focused time on tasks and completing them, decreasing procrastination, organizing schoolwork, managing time more effectively, and learning to think carefully before acting.  

 

Our learning specialists will model and support the application of skills in the appropriate context. Our tutors and coaches will put the student in the driver’s seat to best generalize these skills without holding the steering wheel. We provide online and in-home services!

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Is psychology important in everyday life?

Psychology is very helpful in our everyday life. Improving Communication Skills- Psychology makes it easier to understand how humans think and behave while communicating with others. With the help of psychology, people can comprehend gestures and actions which would make communication even easier

What are the benefits of psychology?

Your problem-solving skills are improved by studying psychology, meaning you’re better able to manage life circumstances, reach personal goals, and achieve success. Studying psychology trains you to consider problems from different perspectives, which is vital for finding the most effective and beneficial solutions

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At Themba Tutors, we will let you know what kind of help you need once we set up a free intake. Knowing the student’s strengths and weaknesses is vital for helping the student with the challenges they’re facing. We offer services that include academic coaching and tutoring based on the student’s needs. We also offer a hybrid model for those students who need help with content and improving their underlying study skills. 

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