The psychopedagogy it is the branch of the psychology which is responsible for psychological phenomena to arrive at a more adequate formulation of teaching and pedagogical methods. It is responsible for the fundamentals of the subject and the object of knowledge and its interrelation with the language and socio-historical influence, within the context of the daily processes of learning . In other words, it is the science It allows you to study the person and his environment in the different stages of learning that his life covers.
Through its methods, study the present problem by glimpsing the cognitive, affective and social potentialities for a better development in the activities that the person .
Psychopedagogy is developed as a scientific discipline from the second half of the 20th century , with an interdisciplinary approach and combining knowledge of the education and of the mental health .
It is assumed that a professional in psychopedagogy should handle the epistemological bases of psychopedagogical knowledge, with its basic notions and conceptual axes. You must also know the auxiliary sciences that contextualize your professional performance and all the applications that these lead to thinking and development as a human being.
The psychopedagogues they are responsible for studying, preventing and correcting the difficulties that an individual may present in the learning process , even when it has an IQ within normal parameters but presents difficulties in its learning. Therefore, psychopedagogy studies the phenomenon of adaptation that implies the evolutionary development of the mind, with the teaching-learning process.