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Criteria of psychology as a science

• Science is a sphere of human activity, the main function of which is to develop knowledge about the world, to systematize it, to build an image of the world based on them (scientific picture of the world) and ways of interacting with it (scientifically based practice).

• The object of science is that side of reality, on the study of which this science is directed.

• The subject of science is what sides the object under study is represented in science; part of the object studied by a particular science.

• Theories - attempts at a holistic view of the laws and essential properties of certain areas of reality, arising from hypotheses (assumptions about these connections and properties).

• Laws - open stable relationships between phenomena, the formulation of which allows one to describe, explain and predict phenomena of objective reality.

• Research methods - reasonable standardized ways of organizing research activities; scientifically based special methods and techniques for obtaining reliable knowledge.

• Conceptual and categorical apparatus - forms of selection, receiving, fixing and transfer of scientific knowledge; system of terms used by a specific science (language of science).
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Criteria of psychology as a science

  1. Characteristics of age psychology, developmental psychology as a science
    Age psychology is a branch of psychological science that studies the facts and patterns of human development, the age dynamics of his psyche. The object of studying age psychology is a normal, healthy person, developing and changing in ontogenesis. Developmental psychology highlights age-related changes in people's behavior and seeks to explain these changes, uncover patterns
  2. Features of psychology as a science. The ratio of everyday and scientific psychology.
    There are two different areas of psychological knowledge - scientific and everyday, everyday psychology. If scientific psychology arose relatively recently, then everyday psychological knowledge has always been included in various types of human practice. The fundamental condition for the existence of man is a certain conscious representation of the world around him and his place in it. Study of
  3. Formation of psychology as a separate science
    Mental phenomena, as already noted, have long attracted the attention of scientists and thinkers, but only at the end of the XIX century, psychology becomes an independent science. In 1879, the German psychologist Wilhelm Wundt (1832–1920) founded the first laboratory of experimental psychology in the University of Leipzig. After 6 years, in 1885, the outstanding Russian scientist Vladimir Mikhailovich Bekhterev
  4. From the history of the formation of psychology as a science
    The concept of “psychology”, as sources most often indicate, first appeared in 1590 in the writings of the German theologian Goklenius; German scholar Christian Wolf (1679-1754), author of the books “Rational Psychology” and “Empirical Psychology”, first introduced him into the scientific language of the 30s of the 18th century. This, of course, did not mean that thoughts about the soul, and even less ideas about it, arose only with
  5. Military psychology as a branch of psychological science
    Study questions: 1. Subject of military psychology 2. Basic principles, methods and tasks of military psychology Daily tasks solved by military specialists (leaders, educators, military psychologists, etc.) require them to understand the patterns of manifestation and the formation of the psychology of the individual of a military man and military teams in conditions of different types of military
  6. Military psychology as a branch of psychological science
    At present, more than ever before, military specialists and leaders of all levels are focused on military psychology. These expectations are associated with a special - applied role of the military-psychological science in ensuring the effectiveness of the vital activities of troops in peacetime and in wartime. In connection with the inclusion in the combat regulations of the Armed Forces of the Armed Forces section
  7. The main stages of the development of psychology as a science
    {foto6} {foto7} Source: Zhdan A.N. The history of psychology from antiquity to modernity: A textbook for universities. - 4th revised, M.-Ekaterinburg, 2002,
  8. Military psychology as a branch of modern psychological science, its structure and functions
    Military psychology is one of the independent applied branches of modern psychological science. Like any other branch of psychology, it has its own subject and object of study, its own tasks and structure. It should be noted that despite the relatively long period of existence of this branch of psychological science, there is no universally accepted definition of military psychology. Therefore, further
  9. The history of the formation of psychology as a science
    The history of the formation of psychology as
  10. MILITARY PSYCHOLOGY AS AN INDUSTRY OF PSYCHOLOGICAL SCIENCE
    MILITARY PSYCHOLOGY AS A PSYCHOLOGICAL INDUSTRY
  11. MILITARY PSYCHOLOGY AS AN INDUSTRY OF PSYCHOLOGICAL SCIENCE
    MILITARY PSYCHOLOGY AS A PSYCHOLOGICAL INDUSTRY
  12. The state and prospects of the development of military psychology as a science and the way to introduce its achievements into military practice
    Teaching questions: 1. The reasons for the increasing role of military psychology and its state. 2. Prospects for the development of military psychology and the ways of introducing its achievements into military practice. The reasons for the increasing role of military psychology and its condition. The state of military psychology is a reflection of the development of science at the time of its analysis and evaluation. It is estimated by three indicators: availability
  13. THE EMERGENCE OF AGE PSYCHOLOGY AS AN INDEPENDENT AREA OF PSYCHOLOGICAL SCIENCE
    THE EMERGENCE OF AGE PSYCHOLOGY AS AN INDEPENDENT AREA OF PSYCHOLOGICAL
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