The concept of Behavioral Assessment: Uses and Varieties of Psychological Tests, Why Control the use of Psychological Tests? Test Administration, Examiner and Situational Variables and Effects of Training on Test Performance. Technical and Methodological Principles: Test Construction, Norms and... Read more
The course will introduce students to selected topics in Psychology as decided by the instructor.
Schools of social psychology with special reference to personality and social structure. The problems and methods of social psychology. The association motive. Interpersonal attraction. Learning in social context. Social motives and attitudes. Social influence. Dissonance. Consonance and balance... Read more
The course will focus on current relevant and emerging issues, and experiments in the field of cognitive psychology.
Personality: Meaning & Assessment. Psychoanalytic & Neo-Psychoanalytic Approach ; Behavioural Approach; Cognitive Approach; Social- Cognitive Approach; Humanistic Approach; The Traits Approach; Models of healthy personality: the notion of the mature person, the self-actualizing... Read more
The social being- introducing the social psychological approach, Historical roots, theories and methods. Person and social perception and social judgements. Social cognition and social thinking. The social self- cognitive, affective and behavioural aspects of self. Positive social behaviours-... Read more
Students will be exposed to contemporary themes and debates on connection between environment, development, and society; industrialization and risk society; challenge of sustainable development; perception of the environment, dependence for livelihood, identity, and power on natural resources;... Read more
The manner in which gender is conceptualized and performed is foundational to the understanding of human social relationships. Gender identities are not fixed or determined purely by physiology; their social construction affects ideas of masculinity and femininity or other sexual identities.... Read more
Globalization & Globalism, Nationalism & Transnationalism, Dicopora, Glocality. Globalisation and Transnational movements of people, ideas & technology, culture, capital and goods. Relationship between locality, national boundaries and transnationalism- personal and collective... Read more
The basic aim of this course is to introduce students from various backgrounds scientists, technologists to the study and understanding of modern industrial societies. the course material will focus on the following topics. Nature and type of industrial society. Workers in modern industrial... Read more