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“ The study which deals with the
Personal and interpersonal reactions of
people in different situations is called
Q:01. Write a note on nature and scope of social psychology ?
Q:02. What is the importance of psychology in daily life ?
Answer : o1
Nature and scope of social.psy :
* Define psychology :
Psychology signifies the scientific study of the human mind and mental states, and of human and animal behavior. It seeks to predict and control the behaviors while finding out the causes through observation and reasoning process.
* Main purpose:
The sole purpose of psychology is to know and understand why people behave the way they do. The domain of psychology has, in course of time, emerged as one of the important disciplines while widening its scopes and being applicable to different fields of human endeavors, such as,
the treatment of mental and emotional problems.
A few of its branches may be outlined briefly in this.
* Organizational Psychology:
This branch of psychology is also known as Industrial or occupational Psychology.
It is meant to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of business organizations while solving the organizational problems.
It seeks to identify the leadership styles, organizational conflicts and the psychological characteristics of the workplace so that there may be considerable improvement in the functioning state of a business. Not only it’s concerned with business development but also the effectiveness and efficiency in terms of employees’ performance. The psychologist or the consultants of this branch are in great demands as they contribute greatly to the total organizational system and development.