However, there are other negative effects that these advancing technologies have brought in this field as such this paper is going to scrutinize the existing effects of technology in the career goals in psychology.
Most psychologists engage themselves this career because they are enthusiastic about helping other people. Consequently, the psychology career is an outstanding means to find such contentment and satisfaction. This career offers an individual the opportunity to help a person solely by listening. This may look like a simple act but to some it makes an enormous difference, particularly if they believe there is no one else willing to listen to their stories. In fact, there are specialties or branches of psychology where the act of helping is more obvious. One such field is the clinical psychology, however psychologists have daily chances to feel fulfillment from helping their patients, including those in research field.
As has been outlined earlier, the main goal of a psychologist is to help their patients. Another goal is to learn about different people and the things that make those people different from each other or behave in the manner they are behaving. Hence, handling individuals with mental illnesses can be exciting from an intellectual’s perspective. Further, another goal that psychologists have is to learn the human behavior. On the other hand, in the resent year’s scientist have invented technologies that are both advantageous and disadvantageous to the psychology career. As such, these technologies have had different reactions from the practitioners in this career field. In essence, technology is generally created to simplify tasks and this is what it has actually done for this field. For example, machines that can read the thoughts of a patient or their most probable reaction under certain conditions greatly aid in the diagnosis of such patient’s. They are time saving to both the patient and the psychiatrist.