What is Psychology

Psychology is both an applied and basic science that concerns the human mind and behavior. Within psychology itself, there are various topics; for example, sensation and perception, consciousness, human development, learning and memory, language and cognition, motivation and emotion, personality, intelligence, abnormal psychology, psychotherapy and intervention etc. Psychology is a very diverse and holistic discipline in modern social science in applying scientific evidence to explain various aspects of human mentality and activities. Psychology involves a whole spectrum of human activity from schooling to enhancing an employee’s productivity in international organizations. Applications of psychology include assessment, psychotherapy, counseling, performance enhancement, and many other areas to improve an individual's psychological well-being.