The career field of healthy psychology has brought the author to a new interest level regarding the field. The following paper will explore how the author’s learning process has developed and expanded. The social, physiological and psychological interaction we have with the world holds endless opportunities for learning.
As unique individuals we all learn differently. Some people learn by listening, some by hearing, others must have their hands wrapped around the subject. Each and every person has a different process by which they learn. One person’s end result of his or her learning process may be vastly different from that of their peers. These differences in learning is not limited to just our academic endeavors. Our social and psychological interaction with the world in which we live in is also a vast area for learning. In fact, at the center of our worlds, more pivotal for us than anything else, is ourselves. (Meyers, 2008, p. 33). The following paper will be a personal reflection of my interest and research into a career in health psychology.
This course has sparked a renewal in my interest in psychology. As the seventh course taken from Ashford, I am finding my psychology degree path to be a very different life experience, the second time around. During my initial assessment for this paper, I wanted to explore my psychological career interest. What I find most interesting regarding physiological psychology, is the importance it plays in our daily lives. Our health habits, wellness, stress and coping are all apart of our psychological health.
The first article was titled Exploring Psychobiological, Psychosocial, and Cultural Aspects of Patient Care. What I found interesting regarding this article was the how it relates to our psychological and physical health. The article states psychological and social stress play a huge role in...