Psychology entails the scientific study of how the mind operates and behaves and is both an academic and applied discipline. Psychologists attempt to describe, explain, foresee, and modify behavior in hopes of making positive and enduring changes to improve individuals' lives.
There are a number of branches of psychology. Clinical psychology aims to comprehend, prevent, and ease psychological distress or illness while encouraging the patient's personal growth and welfare. Cognitive psychology studies internal mental development and functions and attempts to explain processes in areas such as memory, learning, and language. Developmental psychology investigates the psychological changes individuals go through during their life span. Evolutionary psychology examines how human behavior has been affected by psychological adjustments and adaptations as a result of evolution...Read More