This Subject Includes

  • Course No: HS 128
  • Course: B.Tech
  • Semester: V
  • Title: Introduction to Psychology
  • Stream: Psychology
  • Description:

    The nature and history of psychology; Methods of psychology; Perceptual processes: Attention; Constancies and Illusion; Psychophysics - Classical Psychophysics & Signal Detectability; Learning: Thorndike; Classical Conditioning; Operant Conditioning; Cognitive Learning (Tolman, Kohler); Transfer of Learning; Memory: STM-LTM model, Forgetting - major theories; Emotion - major theories: James-Lange theory, Canon-Bard theory; PapezMacLean theory; Lindsley's activation theory; Schachter's cognitive theory; Intelligence - major model; Measurement of abilities; Personality - Trait and Type approaches; Psychodynamic approach; Learning approaches/Social learning theory; Measurement of Personality; Genetic and environmental determinants of individual differences.



    1. C.T., Morgan, R.A., King, J.R., Weisz. & J., Schopler, Introduction to Psychology. TMGH, 1993.

    2. E.R., Hilgard, R.C., Atkinson, & R.L., Atkinson. Introduction to Psychology. Oxford and IBH,1976

  • Text:

    C. T. Morgon, R. A. King, J. R. Weisz and J. Schoplor, Introduction to Psychoogy, TMGH, 1993.^$^ E. R. Hilgard, R. C. Atkinsorl and R. L. Atkinson, Introduction to Psychology, Oxford and IBH, 1976.^$^R. A. Baron, Psychology, Prentice Hall, 1996.^$^ N. R. Carlson and W. Buskist, Psychology: The Science of Behaviour, Allyn & Bacon, 1997.