Psychology

Psychology

Psychology is the study of mantle processes, behavior, and their mutual relationship. It is a scientific art of living. Rooted deep in philosophical traditions of the ancient world, having a great past but a short history. From Aristotle’s book the Anema (The Soul) to Freud’s Psychology of everyday life, it has seen a lot of changes in its content and context in different civilizations before Greeks, Egyptians, Babylonians, Chinese, Indians, and other ancient cultures.

You will find here all about psychology, its fields, branches, and new researches, including the following topics in details:

Nature and Scope of Psychology:

Definition and scope

Psychology as a Science

Schools, Perspectives, and Models of Psychology

Recent Trends

Biological Basis of Behavior:

Nervous System

Neuron and its function

Central and Peripheral Nervous System

Endocrine System

Sensation and Perception:

Sensory process

Perception

Gestalt Principles

Binocular and Monocular cues

Illusions and Extra Sensory Perception

Determinants of Perception

Learning and Memory:

Nature and Forms of Learning

Types of learning: Classical and Operant Conditioning

Reinforcement

Extinction

Discrimination

Punishment

Observational Learning,

Theories of Learning

Types of Memory

Process of Memory

Forgetting

Theories of Memory

Motivation and Emotion:

Homeostasis

Factors affecting Motivation

Biogenic and Social Motives

Measurement of Human Motivation

Theories of Motivation

Emotions

Types of Emotions

Physiological changes in Emotion

Theories of Emotions

Psychological Assessment:

Attributes of Psychological Measures

Validity

Reliability

Item Analysis

Norms

Modern Test Theory

Selection and Training

Educational and Clinical Assessment

Ethical and Legal Issues in Assessment

Personality:

Determinants of Personality

Factors in Development of Personality

Theoretical Perspectives

Personality Assessment and Techniques

Cross-Cultural Issues

Intelligence:

Theories of Intelligence

Types of intelligence (IQ, EQ)

Assessing Intelligence

Social Influence and Group Dynamics:

Social Facilitation

Attribution

Conformity

Obedience

Altruism

Attitudes

Social Norms

Developmental Psychology:

Physical, Cognitive, Social and Emotional Development in Childhood

Physical, Cognitive, Social and Emotional Development in Adolescence

Physical, Cognitive, Social and Emotional Development in Adulthood

Physical, Cognitive, Social and Emotional Development in Old Age

Abnormal and Clinical Psychology:

Concept and causes of Abnormality

Clinical Assessment and Intervention

Different disorders, such as Schizophrenia, Mood disorder, Anxiety disorder, Personality disorder, etc.

Psychological treatment, including different Therapeutic instructions.

Organizational/Industrial Psychology:

Leadership styles

Decision making

Work motivation

Organizational Culture

Stress and Conflict at Work and its Management

Organizational Socialization

Job-related Attitude

Sexual Harassment

Glass Ceiling

Human-Computer Interaction

Health Psychology:

Beliefs and Behavior

Models of Health Psychology

Assessment and Intervention

Models of Stress

Chronic and Terminal Illness

Role of Social Support

Forensic Psychology:

Psychology and Law

The investigation

Confession

Eyewitness Testimony

Working with Offenders

Juvenile Delinquents

Drug Addicts

Sex Offenders, etc.

SUGGESTED READINGS

Applied Industrial/Organizational Psychology by Aamodt, M.

Introduction to Psychology by Atkinson R. C., & Smith, E. E

Social Psychology by Baron, R. A

Introduction to Forensic Psychology by Bartol, C. R

Foundation of Physiological Psychology by Carlson, N. R.

Introduction to Psychology: Gateways to Mind and Behavior by Coon, D., & Mitterer, J.

Theory and practice of counseling and psychotherapy by Gerald Corey

consumer behavior by Leon g Schiffman

consumer behavior by Karen Webb

Dynamic educational psychology by Dr. Abdur Rauf

Elements of psychology by karamt Hassan

Abnormal psychology 6th ed by Ronald j comer Princeton University

DSM V AMERICAN PSYCHIATRIC ASSOCIATION

current psychotherapies by Raymond j Corsini and Danny wedding

Life span development by Denise Boyd Houston community college system Helen bee

Introduction to psychology 12 ed Hillgard

an introduction to theories of personality by Robert b evens

Foundations of physiological psychology 6th edition Neil r Carlson

Statistics for behavioral science Fallik- brown

Tests, measurements and research methods in behavioral sciences by Aron Kumar Singh Ph.D. professor of psychology Patna University

psychological testing 7th ed by Anne Anastasi dep of psychology, Fordham University. Susana Urbina department of psychology University of North Florida

Development Across the Life Span by Feldman, R.

Introduction to Psychology by Fernald, L. D., & Fernald, P.S

Introduction to Psychology by Hilgard’s,

Forensic Psychology by Fulero, S. M., &Wrightsman

Foundation of Psychology by Hayes, N

Introduction to Psychology by Kalat, J. W

Abnormal Psychology by Kring, A. M

Psychology by Myers, D. G.

Psychology: Concepts and Connections by Rathus, S.

Life Span Development by Santrock, J. W.

Organizational Psychology by Singh, P. Atkinson & Fredrickson, B

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Our mission is to promote an understanding of basic human psychology. Its detailed understanding will help us to promote peace and harmony in the global context.