MEANING AND RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN
EDUCATION AND PSYCHOLOGY
By: Anupama Sharma
1.3 What is Psychology
1.4 What is Education
1.5 What is Educational Psychology
1.6 What are the constituents of Educational Psychology.
1.7 What is the relationship between Education and Psychology?
1.9 What is the difference between Psychology and Educational Psychology?
1.10 Ask Yourself
1.11 Suggested Readings.
Human mind is the richest resource, which has no frontiers. The knowledge of
it in real sense has no parallel. A part of it is processed scientifically and systematized
as a branch of knowledge, namely psychology which is applied in the field of education
i.e. Educational Psychology. It deals with the Art and Science of teaching and learning
education broadly intends to prepare the child for life which is the most valuable
"Education is the handmade of Psychology". Education cannot bring any fruit
The main objective of this lesson is to equip you with.
The meaning of Education and Psychology.
The meaning of Educational Psychology.
The constituents of Educational Psychology.
Relationship between Education and Psychology.
PSYCHOLOGY AND EDUCATION
Psychology is a growing subject. It is a developing science extending its
branches in different spheres. Today Psychology has its challenges from the
contemporary world of social sciences. Primary aim of Psychology is to understand
human nature the secondary aim is to serve society.
Psychology occupies a prominent place in the educational theory of today.
Although Psychology cannot formulate the aim of education, it tells us at once whether
an aim is in vain or whether it is possible to achieve. Psychology can tell how far the
aim is realistic and helps us to evaluate our results. It is of utmost value in the process
of achieving the aim i.e. the means of achievement.
Adam says that the task of the teacher is to influence learner, the study of
Psychology will enable the teacher to understand himself and understand the innate
endowment of the child, laws of his development, the evergrowing complexity of the
mind, the effect of environment and development of personality.