Psychology: Psychology 101: Mathematics In Psychology?

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Psychology 101: Mathematics in Psychology?
Math is one of the basic elements, that everyone uses, in everything in the world. We cannot deny, everyone in the world also uses math every day in their daily life. How much do you have to pay for your taxes? What is the distance from point A to point B in miles? How much money have you spent today? Let’s face it math is everywhere, whether you like it or not. But other than that, you also need mathematics for Science, Architecture, Archaeology, Art and in so many other genres. You need it to calculate the height and breadth of a building, the area and perimeter of an area. You can use symmetry in math to create beautiful geometrical designs. The career I have chosen for my research, is Psychology:
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Each approach provides its own view on the roots of why you do, what you do (Mr. McNabb)
1. Biological Approach- The biological approach tries to recognize the brain and examine the body and mind to consider out how disorders develop from genetic roots. Bio psychologists, are responsible for discovering the connection between your mental state and your nerves, hormones and brain, in order to explore how your actions, thoughts and moods are formed.
2. Psychodynamic Approach- Sigmund Freud (fig.2) introduced the psychodynamic approach. Nevertheless, in this school, many psychologists believed that experiences from your early childhood are the root of your behaviors.
3. Behavioral Approach (Neuroscience)- this method or rather approach is when you want someone to act a certain way, and you don’t care what the person thinks, as long as you get the desired behavior. Behaviorists like B.F. Skinner don't believe in free will at all. Moreover, they believe that you learn through a system of reinforcements and
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 It will allow you to conduct your own research including designing quantitative research studies, analyzing and interpreting data, and reporting your results in order to advance theory and practice in Psychology.
 Statistical knowledge contributes to the development of your analytical and critical thinking skills.
In psychology, we are confronted by enormous amounts of data. How do changes in one variable impact other variables? Is there a way we can measure the relationship? What is the overall strength of that relationship and what does that mean? Statistics allow us to answer these kinds of questions. So, in general, statistics in psychology allows you to: describe data, organize data and make inferences based upon data.

It’s a sad thing for all the people who do not like math much or find it hard to do math. We must accept that even our dream job has mathematics included in it (unless it’s a garbage man), even psychology. This is proof that there is indeed math in everything in the world. As I explained in the introduction, even if you do not have a job, you will encounter math

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