I think you have a wrong picture of what psychology is. Psychology is an academic direction in which one tries to explain with models and experiments human behavior.Psychology is the scientific model applied to the human mind. It is very technical.
This is something totally different than thinking about what the neighbor actually means, how you can prepare yourself the best for ‘ n first meeting with the in-parents or ‘ n ex as a narcissist.What goes on in the popularly for psychology is, at best, highly diluted social and clinical psychology, without the methodological strength.
Psychology is also not a good profession for secondary education.Before you start psychology you will need to have a grip on mathematics and statistics, biology and chemistry. Also, you will need to understand how the scientific model works. Even for superstructure VWO this is a lot of demand.
So you are confusing the academic direction with everyday communication.Most of the people do not come into contact with the things psychologists are involved in all the day. The things that are general, such as the effectiveness of advertising, peer-pressure and bias, are all subjects that are well covered by social doctrine.
Average man does not need (fortunately) hard psychology to lead a functional and happy life.Just look at yourself. Have you ever needed research to engage in social relationships? Did you ever have to dive into the static data to get the feeling that someone finds you attractive or bedunder?
Rather, make sure that your intuition improves by often going with people.Where necessary, you can refine your judgement by reflecting, and perhaps you want to read some more literature and philosophy. Psychology does not help you, unless you want to understand why you can reflect, but that is not necessarily useful, at most very interesting.
Psychology does not help us with the design of airplane wings, nor does it help us with the measurement of steel frames and building skyscrapers to live in and plant greenhouses to eat from.It does not help at all with the design of sea defences and dikes, you know, those things that keep us alive.
And mathematics has not been a compulsory profession for a while.At HAVO not at least. After class three, you can choose not to follow this box. There are specific directions where mathematics is not needed. There are also specific directions where psychology is useful, but this is absolutely no substance for 12 year olds who have just finished learning South America.
Because a school training is not to be a funcionative man, but only to take you on the role that is expected of you by the painter.These are predominantly economy interests.
Whether psychology is needed in high school I don’t know (maybe), but what I do know is that every man working in the West is asked to deal with mathematics sooner or later if it is not already on a structural basis.
You have indeed to make your whole life with people, how they react, think, dreams may be.It is useful to pay attention to this at school too; Why do people do what they do? What would you have done etc.
But don’t make it a school profession!That is a great way to help every real interest in the psychology and Sociology of daily (school) life to soap. The school is a living practice for human interactions. Good teachers see opportunities to learn from them.
Those who do not have good skills in mathematics will usually not succeed in completing a university psychology study.
Furthermore, it is the task of a schoolchildren to integrate socially.The core subjects for this are language and arithmetic (mathematics). Whether a child will also lead an internally fulfilled life is not a primary social task. The necessary competences for this school can be applied, the application is an individual matter.
Most people learn enough psychology or “psychology” of daily intercourse with others, and with themselves.