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What to do with bachelor’s degree in psychology

What to do with bachelor’s degree in psychology

Career
Many college students are interested in pursuing a career in the psychology field. Most psychology jobs require individuals to earn at least a master’s degree, however. So, what can someone who has earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology do with their degree? What jobs are open to them? Here is a list of some of the many jobs that one can pursue with a psychology bachelor’s degree. Psychology Assistant or Secretarial Jobs To gain experience in the psychology field, it is ideal to consider job positions that allow you to work under the supervision of a psychologist. Graduates who have received a bachelor’s degree are generally qualified to assist psychologists in basic testing. They may also be asked to assist in a psychologist’s research. Individuals who have good communication ...
Married couples and money psychology

Married couples and money psychology

Finance
The money personalities of Savers and Spenders don’t have to cause stress in a marriage (though they often do). These psychology tips can help married couples manage their finances with minimal or no conflict; they’re based on advice from “The Money Couple” and authors of First Comes Love, Then Comes Money (Harper Collins 2009), Scott and Bethany Palmer. Recognize Different Money Personalities The first tip for resolving financial conflict in marriage is to become aware of how Savers and Spenders view money. It doesn’t help to keep fighting about the credit card bills or mortgage payments! What may work better is to talk about how parents, childhood experiences, and marriage affect spending and saving habits. To peacefully manage finances, both spouses need to be aware of how the pas...
The key to having a long life

The key to having a long life

Home & Garden, Lifestyle
Most people want to live longer healthy lives if they can. We all know the basic rules for looking after day to day health, and these can do a lot to lower the risk of a premature death, but what should we do if we want to extend our lives beyond average life expectancy? The answers may not be what you expect.  Myths One of the biggest myths about longevity is that women naturally outlive men. In fact, there’s no biological foundation for this. Longevity has nothing to do with our sex chromosomes. What it has been found to be connected to is behavior which often differs according to gender. Bottling up emotion, which our society pressures men to do, makes a long life less likely, as does eating lots of red meat. Work, however, isn’t the short cut to death that many people think –...
Why choose applied psychology?

Why choose applied psychology?

Career, Health
There are many interesting fields of study for people to choose from, and if you are looking to develop a career, it makes sense to choose an area of study that interests you but that is also in demand from employers. One area that has become very popular in recent times is applied psychology. Applied psychology is an area that places a great level of focus on the use of practical research in the real world. The use of applied psychology helps to bring real-world situations and outcomes to the laboratory-based experiments and abstract theories that have been developed. One of the most important attributes of applied psychology is that it helps to validate a range of psychology theories while creating tangible outcomes and a greater level of understanding in the real world. While bas...