This Subject Includes

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



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