Importance Of Psychology To Education

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Psychology is a broad field and affects lots of human activities. It also extends to other fields of study. I’ll therefore, define what psychology is
Psychology is the scientific study of human mind and mental processes. It studies all aspect of human mind i.e. conscious, preconscious and unconscious. It also studies personality i.e. Id, ego and superego.
Now I’ll like to take an in depth look at which psychology is relevant to these sector of the society
1.0. Education: Psychology has helped in understanding that mental capabilities is different to individuals, with the help of psychology; educationists have come to understand that learning pace is different for each child. Psychology has helped teachers to understand learning capabilities.
The branch of psychology related to education is EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY.
Educational psychology is a branch of psychology that deals with the scientific study of human learning. It’s concerned with studying the emotional, cognitive and social processes in learning, and using such knowledge to aid better learning processes.
Educational psychologists have used various psychology perspectives to explain how learning occurs, some of which are:
The Developmental Perspective: Psychologists have come to understand the way children learn skills and knowledge during development. This has allowed the creation of educational systems i.e. primary, secondary and tertiary education. These levels of education can only be attained by children at certain
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