Psychology Brief Introduction of psychology in Hong Kong Universities Career Prospect of Psychology • What are the branches of Psychology?
Introduction • What is Psychology? • What are the branches of Psychology? • What is the career prospect of Psychology? • How can you enter the undergraduate program of Psychology?
Psychology Brief Introduction of psychology in Hong Kong Universities • What are the branches of Psychology? Career Prospect
Applied SocialPsychology ˙Study the underlying mechanism of such puzzling demeanor: Compulsive buying? Gambling? Family aggression? ˙Devise programs to help people to re-gain control and have a more fulfilling life.
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CHILD PSYCHOLOGY This is what “child psychology” investigates! - newborns' capabilities - parenting style - self-concept - gender roles - friendship - perspective taking - memory etc.
Social Psychology • Humans influence each other. • Psychology includes studying conformity, attitudes, stereotype and discrimination.
We often follow the trend as if we wre sheep! I love Tamagochi! I love Tom.com! I love Tuesday.com! I love Friday.com! I love ‘dog come’!
Social Psychology = interpersonal relationships. • How to get along with others? • Group Behavior?? • Peer Pressure???
Answer to the above questions can be found in Social Psychology
School psychology • What teaching methods facilitate students’ learning?
Perceptional Psychology • How you feel? • Why?? • What??? • ??=PP How much do you know about your brain?
Azaleas Magnolias Habitat Water lily City-dwellers Daffodil Best Subject Legislation Scarecrow Sigmund Freud Litter bins Which word can you remember now?
Backward Masking • a quick sequence of unrelated words= get the last word only? Could he remember all words?
Curved surface?Yeah! It is!!! 7 rectangular blocks! 5 blocks?Have you got the right perception?
Psychology Brief Introduction of psychology in Hong Kong Universities • What are the branches of Psychology? Career Prospect of Psychology
career prospect 4 aspects: 1.Psychology and health ~ e.g. in hospitals 2.Education and human development ~ e.g. in schools
3.Cognitive science ~e.g. doing research 4.Industrial and organization ~e.g.working in human resources department of firms
Some daily work of psychologists: e.g Business executives Artists Athletes Overcome stress Psychologists help them Improve performance
Psychology • What are the branches of Psychology? Brief Introduction of psychology in Hong Kong Universities Career Prospect of Psychology
More general information - CUHK and HKU - Both Arts and Science students - major or minor - interest - good English
No specific admission requirement Admission Requirement
GRADINGS OF APPLICANTS OF CUHK http://www.jupas.edu.hk/jupas/index.htm
GRADINGS OF APPLICANTS OF HKU http://www.jupas.edu.hk/jupas/index.htm
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Summary Courses ˙Child Psychology ˙Applied Social Psychology ˙Social Psychology ˙Education Psychology ˙Perception Psychology General Information ˙Career Prospect ˙Requirement of CU and HKU
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References • Assess World Wide Web • Psychological Test: www.ullazang.com/personality.html • http://www.jupas.edu.hk/ • http://www.freudfile.org/self-analysis.html • http://www.hku.hk/psychodp/MAIN.HTM • http://www.fed.cuhk.edu.hk/eps/ • Information Booklet from University of Hong Kong(Department of Psychology) • Careers Talk (Psychology) conducted by Careers Team of SKH Tsang Shiu Tim Secondary School • Email to alumni who are currently studying Psychology in Universities