Definition and Goals of Psychology; Perspectives of Psychology; Subfields of Psychology; Methods of Psychology.
- Biological Basis of Behavior
The Major divisions of the Nervous System; The Central Nervous System- Brain and Spinal Cord; The Peripheral Nervous System- The Somatic and the Autonomic Nervous System.
Definition of Perception; Form Perception, The principles of Perceptual Organization; Depth perception-Monocular and Binocular cues of Depth Perception; Perceptual Constancy.
Definition of Learning; Classical Conditioning; Operant Conditioning; Reinforcement and Punishment; Schedules of Reinforcement; Cognitive Learning- Cognitive map, Latent learning, Observational Learning.
- Memory and Forgetting
Definition of Memory; Types of Memory; Definition of Forgetting; Theories of Forgetting.
- Motivation and Emotion
Definition of Motivation; Classification of Motives; Theories of Motivation; Definition of Emotion; Kinds of Emotion; Theories of emotion.
Definition of Personality; The structure of Personality; The Development of Personality; Measurement of Personality- Projective tests, Personality inventories.
Definition of Intelligence; Measurement of Intelligence- Binet-Simon Intelligence Scale, Wechsler Intelligence Scales; Individual and Group test of intelligence.
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Feldman, R.S.(2002), UNDERSTANDING PSYCHOLOGY(Latest edition) New York: McGraw Hill.