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Welcome to this guide in Information Practices in Psychology

Welcome to this Psychology Capstone Libguide. This guide is designed to help students, teachers, and anyone interested in the discipline learn more about the many types of information that help people who work in the field do their jobs, create new knowledge and share information with others.

Introduction to the field of Psychology

Our Capstone field/discipline is about the scientific study of the human mind and behavior. In Psychology, one studies human cognitive functions and impairments, social behavior, health, personality, as well as human development. Research and studies are conducted in order to identify illnesses or disorders, diagnose, and develop successful treatments in those individuals. In other words, psychology focuses on three major factors when it comes to human beings and the why’s and how’s: biological, social, and environmental.  There are countless career options in the field of psychology such as clinical psychologist, counseling psychologist, forensic psychologist, school psychologist, etc. Psychologists use naturalistic observation, lab instruments, archival records, psychometric tests, surveys, etc. in order for others to grasp the psychology of humans. 


For more information about this field you might want to explore a website to a professional organization in history.

I learned that The website is focused on highlighting and explaining research in peer-reviewed scientificjournals, in the psych central I learned how the corona virus had affected many people mental illness.many reserch shows an increased risk for mood disorder such as despresion bipolar disoder andschizophrenia. this websise provide a lot of information about how the corona impact us mentalany demotionally. in the psycentral research I also learn how the corona virus affected more that people whohave problem condition and how they presented the high risk

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My name is Jessica Perez and I am a college student at Hostos Community college majoring in liberal arts. As a witness to how many people from young to the elderly are mistreated and misunderstood by other indecent individuals, as well as enjoying finding solutions to problems I have become intrigued with the field of psychology. My career of choice is really undefined but ranges from a guidance counselor to a psychiatrist to a social worker and even a child protective services worker. I strongly believe learning and understanding people will also help me better myself as an individual to be able to make a difference in the world I live in.


My Name is Arnery Ortiz. Im a student of Hostos community college, my major is liberal art , I took this course bcause it was requiere for my graduation. when I decided to take this class I didnt know about psychology discipline. my professor Lisa and Linda put us in a group where we each learn skill and tools about the psychology field.   my capstone discipline is  psychology, I love psychology because psychology helps me understand why people behave the way they do. psychology is a big branch which study people mind and behavior. psychology involved in studing and understand mental processes, brain function and behavior. psychology also study our unconcious and unconscious phenomena including feeling and throughts. a psychology can help people inprove their decision making stress management and behavior based on understanding past behavior to better predit future behavior. by reading articles I learn how psychology is a big branch and each member help their patients to get to better conditions. 

My name is Haliematu Fofana. I am a student at Hostos Community College. My major is Liberal Arts. I'm interested in Psychology because how the human mind is mind boggling. The scientific study of the mind and behavior is known as psychology. The study of conscious and unconscious phenomena, such as feelings and thoughts, is referred to as psychology. It is a vast academic discipline that bridges the gap between the natural and social sciences.