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B.SC. B.A DEGREE SYLLABUS (SEMESTER SCHEME)
SEMESTER – 1

1. I BASIC PSYCHOLOGICAL PROCESSES
Unit I : Introduction : Definition and goals of psychology ; Role of a psychologist in society ; today’s
perspectives Biological, Psychodynamic, Behaviorist, Cognitive, Cross-cultural, Humanistic and Evolutionary perspective.

Methods : Experimental, Observation, Questionnaire and Clinical method. 10 hours

Unit II : Biology and Behavior : Neurons : Structure of neurons, neural impulse, synapse and
neurotransmitters. Nervous system : Central and Peripheral nervous systems. Cerebral Cortex : Structureand psychological importance in Thought And Language, Significance Of Left And Right Brain, Split-Brain.

Techniques of studying brain. The endocrine system. 12 hours

Unit III – Individual Differences : Concept and Nature of Individual differences, Intelligence – Theories ofIntelligence – Factor theories and Cognitive models of intelligence ; Characteristics of Intelligence Tests ; Types Of Tests. Determinants of intelligence – Genetic and Environmental influences social. Ethnic And Racial Differences In Brain Structure And Cognitive Process, Role Of Hormones In Gender – Related Behavior ; Gender Differences In Social Behavior ; Gender Differences In Psychological Adjustment; Factors Or Sources Of Gender Differences. 10 hours

Unit IV : Memory : Basic processes – Encoding, Storage, Retrieval. Sensory – Iconic Memory and Echoic
Memory ; STM – Working Memory, Serial Position Curve, Rehearsal, Chunking. LTM – Modules of memory –Declarative, Procedural, Semantic, Episodic Memory. Associative models – Explicit Memory And Implicit Memory; Retrieval Cues ; State Dependent And Context Dependent Memory ; Tip – Of – The – Tongue –Phenomenon , Flash Bulb Memories. Levels of processing – Constructive Processes In Memory – Schemas ;Forgetting – Decay Theory : Interference Theory ; Perspective Memory ; Absence Of Retrieval Cues ;Memory Dysfunctions Improving memory. Mnemonic Strategies. 08 hours

Unit V : Learning : Definition, Classical conditioning – basics of conditioning ; basic processes – Extinction, Spontaneous Recovery, Generalization, Discrimination, Higher Order Conditioning. Criticisms l Significance Of Classical Conditioning. Operant Conditioning – Thorndike’s law of effect l basics of operant conditioning Reinforcement – Primary And Secondary ; Positive Reinforces Punishment. Pros And Cons Of Punishment.
Process – Generalization, Discrimination, Shaping, Chaining. Schedules of reinforcement Significance of operant conditioning, Cognitive Learning – Latent learning; Observational learning (Bandrua) ; Insight learning (Kohler). Learner and Learning – Prepared Behaviors, Unprepared And Contra prepared Behavior 10 hours

References
Feldman R. S. Understanding Psychology, IV edition, (1996) McGraw Hill India
Robert A. Baron,Psychology, III edition (1995) Prentice Hall India.
Morgan, King, Weiss and Schopler, Introduction to Psychology, VII edition (1989) McGraw Hill, India
Wortman and Loftus, Psychology, IV edition (1992) McGraw Hill International.
Bernstein, Roy, Skull and Wickets, Psychology, II edition, (1991) Houghton College Publishers.
Fernald and Fernald ., Munn;s Introduction to Psychology, V edition (1985) A. I.TB.S. Publishers and Dist
Reg.
Hilgard, Atkinson and Atkinson, Introduction to Psychology (1975) Oxford IBH Publishing Co. Pvt. Ltd.
Wayne Weiten, Psychology-themes and variations IV edition, Brooks / Cole Publishing Co.
Charles Tard, Altered states of Consciousness
W. Douglas, ESP and Altered States
Mohanty, G. Industrial Psychology and Organizational Psychology, Kalyani Publishers, Ludhiana

PRACTICALS – I

List of Experiments :
1. Observation and suggestion
2. Habit Interference
3. Effect of chunking of recall
4. Bilateral transfer of training
5. Effect of cueing on recall

Statistic :-
1. Measures of Central Tendency – Mean and Median for Ungrouped Data :
2. Grouping of Data – Class Intervals and Frequencies.
3. Mean and Median for Grouped Data – Long Method. Range
Project : Motiquiz (Motivation Quiz, to demonstrate the various levels of motivation on Maslow’s Hierarchy of
Needs) to be given for project – the sample to consist of college students)


Semester II
2. I Basic Psychological Processes
Unit I : Thinking : Theories and models of thinking – Information Processing Theory, S- R theory, Cognitive theories, Simulation Models, Types of Thinking – Free Association, Imaginal Thought, Reasoning – Types, Problem Solving, Decision Making, Creative Thinking, Concept Formation, Language And Thought. 10 hours

Unit II : Motivation and Emotion. Motivation : Meaning – Motivation. Homeostasis, Need, Drive, Arousal, Incentives. Current status of motivational concepts. Types – Physiological Motivation – Hunger, Psychological motivation – Achievement, Power, Parenting. Motivation Cycle. Need Hierarchy. Emotion : Introduction – Meaning – Physiological responses, arousal and emotional intensity, emotional expression. Theories – James Lange Theory, Cannon – Bard Theory, And Cognitive Theory. How People Communicate Emotion –Innate Expression Of Emotions. Social Aspects Of Emotional Expressions, Facial Expressions And The Brain (Pyramidal Motor Systems – Cortical Functions) 10 hours

Unit III – Sensation, Attention and Perception : Sensation : Basic concepts :
I. Processes in sensation.
2. Types of senses – Receptors Involved In Each Of The Sensory Modalities I, E. Visual, Auditory, Gustatory, Olfactory, Tactile, Vestibular, Kinesthetic, And Organic Senses In Brief)
3. Sensory Adaptation – Advantages and Disadvantages,
4. Sensitivity To Glare.
5. Integration Of Senses.
6. Sensory Threshold
7. Absolute Threshold
8. Just Noticeable Difference
9. Weber’s Law
10. Signal Detection Theory.
11. Perception
12.Understanding perception : Gestalt Laws of organization : Process of perception – Depth Perception. Constancy, Movement. Correlates Of Perception – Awareness, Set Motives, needs, Learning And Attention. Illusion. Subliminal perception ; Extra Sensory Perception 13. Attention : Definition, Characteristics. Selective Attention, Divided Attention 10 hours

Unit IV : Personality : Derivation of the term “Personality” – tracing the historical background of the definition of personality. Definition- mainly All port’s definition, stressing uniqueness, enduring characteristics, individuality and interaction with the environment. Approaches – Psychodynamic (Freud, Jung & Adler)Humanistic (Rogers & Maslow) Dispositional approaches – Type (Jung. Type A & B, Rotter and Big – 5criticisms of type approaches) and Trait (Catelli) Behavioral Approaches - Locus of control and Social learning Theory. Assessment of personality – Questionnaires, Rating Scales and Projective tests. (Characteristics advantages & limitations, examples) 12 hours

Unit V – Altered state of consciousness : States of consciousness – Waking States including day dreaming. Rhythms of consciousness (Circadian rhythms) Sleep – stages of sleep. Dreams – Content, Links Between Dreams And Waking, Culture And Dreams. Altered states – Hypnosis (To Be Discusses As A Controversial Issue) – Meaning, Induction And Susceptibility, Hypnotic Phenomena, Hypnotic Stages. Mediation – Meaning, Pure Consciousness Or Relaxation Effect?. Short Term And Long Term Effects of Meditation, Transcendental Meditation) 08 hours

References :
Feldman R. S. Understanding Psychology. IV edition, (1996) Mc Gram Hill India.
Robert A. Baron, Psychology, III edition (1995) Prentice Hall India
Morgan, King, Weiss and Schopler Introduction to Psychology, VII edition, (1989) McGraw Hill, India.
Wortman and Loftus. Psychology, IV edition (1992) McGraw Hill International
Bernstein, Roy, Srull and Wicknes, Psychology, II edition, (1991) Houhton College Publishers.
Fernald and Fernald., Munn’s Introduction to Psychology, v edition (1985) A. L.T. B. S. Publishers and Distrg
Reg.
Wayne Weiten, Psychology - themes and variations, IV edition, Brooks/Cole Publishing Co.
Charles Tard, Altered states of Consciousness
W. Douglas, ESP and Altered States
Mohanty, G. Industrial Psychology and Organizational Psychology, Kalyani Publishers, Ludhinana.

PRACTICALS – II
List of Experiments :
1. Signal detection
2. Strops effect
3. Muller – lyre illusions
4. Mapping of retinal Co lour Zones
5. Maze learning

Statistics – Quartile deviation, standard deviation and grouped data – long method Quartile deviation and standard deviation – grouped data long method.

project : The project will be assigned at the beginning of the first semester and completed at the end of the second semester.


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Responses to "Bangalore University – Psychology Syllabus-Degree"
Author: Mala    15 Dec 2007Member Level: Gold   Points : 1

Semester iii
3. Ia Child Psychology

Unit I : Introduction to Child Psychology : Definition. Brief history of Child Psychology. Nature Vs Nurture intelligence and personality) Scope of Child Psychology. Psychoanalytic perspective perspective (Freud and Erickson) Behaviorist perspective – Social Learning Theory, Ecological Model by Bronfenbrenner, Ethological perspective. Methods – Self Reports : Parental reports children’s report. Case study, Experimental method. Designs – Longitudinal, Cross Sectional. Sequential and Correlation 12 hours

Unit II : Biological Foundation : Prenatal Development and Birth : Biology and Heredity : Cell division ; the genetic code-Chromosomes. DNA, Sex cells. Multiple offspring ; Patterns of genetic inheritance Dominant and recessive, X linked inheritance. Pleiotropism and modifier genes.
Stages in Prenatal Development : The germinal period ; the period of embryo ; the period of the fetus. Influences on Prenatal Development : Genetic : Mutation ; Chromosomal abnormalities – Disorders of the autosomes. Disorders of the sex chromosomes, Turner syndrome, Klinefelter syndrome, XYY syndrome, Fragile X syndrome, XXY syndrome. Environmental : Teratogens and their effects : Medical drugs ; maternal illness – Nutrition, Emotional steers. Age. Illegal drugs : Cigarette smoking ; Alcohol : Other environmental hazards – Radiation. Prenatal Assessment : Genetic counseling : Chorionic villus sampling ; Fetoscopy ; Amniocentesis ; Ultrasound : Material Blood Analysis. Child Birth : The states of normal labour : Birth complication – Anoxia, Preterm and low birth weight infants. New Born : Sleeping – Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) ; Crying ; Feeding ; All the reflexes. 12 hours

Unit III : Motor and Sensory Development : Motor Development : Contributions of motor development. Principles of motor development. Sequence of motor development. Motor skill, Essentials in learning motor skills. Environmental influences on motor development. Can motor development be speeded up? Hazards in motor development. Sensory Development : Vision, hearing, taste and smell, cutaneous senses, early deprivation and enrichment of senses. 07 hours.

Unit IV : Cognitive Development and Development of Language Cognitive Development : Piaget’s cognitive developmental theory of intelligence – Structures and processes of Piaget’s Theory, Piaget’s developmental stages, Evaluation of Piaget’s Theory. Information processing approach – Characteristics ; Structures of the information processing system ; Processes of the information processing system. Effects of knowledge on the information processing system. Language Development = What is Language ? Components of language and its development. Prelinguistic
development – receptivity to language, first speech sound. Bilinguism 12hours

Unit V : Development of Understanding : Importance of understanding. Role of maturation in the
development of understanding, Role of concepts. How concepts develop, Characteristics of Children’s concepts. Sources of meaning. Factors influencing children concepts. Some common concepts of children – Life, death, causality, birth, bodily functions, germs, weight, number, time, money. Development of concept of self. Influences on self concept. Development of self recognition. Development of self esteem, influences on self esteem. 07 hours
References :
Child Psychology – a contemporary viewpoint (1993) E. M. Hetherington & Ross D Parke, 4th edition McGraw
Hill Pub.
Child Development (1996) – Laura C Berk. Prentice- Hall of India (Pvt) Ltd. 3rd edition.
Child Development – (1997) – Thomas J. Berndt, 2nd edition. Brow & Benchmark Pub.
Child Development – (1994) D.E. Papalia. Sally W. Olds, 5th edition Tata MeGraw Hill.
Introduction to Psychology – (1993) Morgan King, Weiss and Schopler, 8th ed. Tata McGraw Hill.
Life span Development – (1999) John W. Santrock, 7th edition McGraw Hill.
Children – John W. Santrock, 5th edition McGraw Hill/
Understanding Psychology – (1999) Robert S. Feldman, 5th edition Tata McGraw Hil Edi.
Mental Heath in Indian Children. Malavika Kapur Saga Publishers.
Child Psychology – (1981) George G Thomson 2nd edition Surjeet Pub (Secondary Print)

Semester iv
4. Ia Child Psychology

Unit I : Emotional Development – Functions of emotions. Production and recognition of emotion. Early emotional development – Smiling, laughter, attachment, fear, jealousy, aggression, Izzard’s Theory of Differential Emotions. Emotional Intelligence. Regulation of Emotions. Social Development – Agents of socialization : Family – Parental control, sibling relationship ; School ; Peer group ; Media – TV, books/journals, computers, Helping rejected children. Social intelligence.
18 hours

Unit II : Moral Development – Meaning of moral behavior. How morality is learned? Patterns of moral development, Kohlberg’s Theory. Meaning of discipline, essentials and techniques of discipline, evaluation of discipline. Hazards in moral development. 10 hours

Unit III : Development of self-identity : Social contest of development, fans, pear school etc., Gender role, gender stereotype and gender role. Biological, social and cognitive influences, Sex related difference in mental abilities and personality traits Androgyny. Developing non-gender stereotyping. Play : Meaning of play, Characteristics of play, Factors, Value of play, Active play, Amusements. 16 hours

Unit IV : Common Childhood Problems : Behavioral problems, eating, sleeping, bedwetting, adjustment problem, deficiency and deprivation, prevention and correction. 10 hours

Unit V : Therapy : Medical therapy. Behavior Therapy – Aversive training, operant conditioning. Behavior modification – reinforcement strategies, time out, token economy and Modeling. Play therapy role play. Family therapy. Counseling 08 hours

References :
Child Psychology – a contemporary viewpoint (1993) E. M. Hetherington & Ross D Parke, 4th edition McGraw
Hill Pub.
Child Development (1996) – Laura C Berk. Prentice- Hall of India (Pvt) Ltd. 3rd edition.
Child Development – (1997) – Thomas J. Berndt, 2nd edition. Brow & Benchmark Pub.
Child Development – (1994) D.E. Papalia. Sally W. Olds, 5th edition Tata MeGraw Hill.
Introduction to Psychology – (1993) Morgan King, Weiss and Schopler, 8th ed. Tata McGraw Hill.
Life span Development – (1999) John W. Santrock, 7th edition McGraw Hill.
Children – John W. Santrock, 5th edition McGraw Hill/
Understanding Psychology – (1999) Robert S. Feldman, 5th edition Tata McGraw Hil Edi.
Mental Heath in Indian Children. Malavika Kapur Saga Publishers.
Child Psychology – (1981) George G Thomson 2nd edition Surjeet Pub (Secondary Print)

Semester – iii
4. Ib. Developmental Psychology
Unit I : Introduction : Concept of Human Development – Introduction, Meaning, History of the Field, Aspects of Human Development – Physical, Social, Cognitive. Moral Factors Influencing Human Development – Ecological Factors, Hereditary Factors Principles of Human Development Theories of Human Development – Piaget, Vygotsky (Dialectical), Eriksson, Information Processing, Indian Views (Purushrtha, Ashramas, Samskaras) Methods Of Studying Human Development - Observation, Experimentation, Sequential Studies, Correlation, Cross-Sectional, Longitudinal, Case Studies, Self Report. 12 hours

Unit II : Genetic Foundations of Development : Cell Division through Mitosis (Somatic Cells) and Meiosis (Separately In Sperm and Ova), Prerequisites of Conception – Maturation, Ovulation and Fertilization, Mechanisms of Heredity – Genes, Chromosomes, Dominant and Recessive Alleles, Polygenic Traits, Multifactoral Inheritance (Genotypes and Phenotype) Sex Determination, Multiple Births – Causes, Types, Common Characteristics of Twins Mutations – Causes, Types (Genetic and Chromosomal), Chromosomal Abnormalities – Down’s Syndrome (In Detail), Turner’s Klienfilter’s Triple X, XYY and Fragile X Genetic Abnormalities – PKU, Stickle Cell Anaemia,Tay Sachs Disease 06 hours

Unit III : Prenatal Life : Key Concepts – Meaning and Length of the Prenatal Period, Characteristics of the Period Characteristics Stages of Prenatal Development – Germinal Stage, Embryonic Stage, Foetal Stage, Characteristics of Each Stage, Development Areas, Length of Each Stage Determinants of Prenatal Health – Teratogens – Medication and Non-Medical Drugs, Alcohol, Nicotine, Caffeine, Radiation, Pollutants, Maternal Diseases & Infections, Emotional Stress, Nutrition, Physical Activity, Maternal Age ; Rh Incompatibility.

Prenatal Assessment – Amniocentesis, Chorionic Villus Sampling, Maternal Blood Tests, Ultrasound, Umbilical Cord Blood Sampling, Pre-Implantation Genetic Diagnosis, Embryoscopy, Foctal Therapy Prenatal Care Birth Process – Stages of Labour, Types (Natural, Prepared, Breech, Transverse, Instrument, Caesarean Section) 06 Hours

Unit IV : Infancy (First Three Years of Life) : Newborn Reflexes – Optical, Palmar, Babinsky, Moro, Sucking (Rooting) Swimming. Walking, Placing ; Adaptive Value ; Importance of Assessing Newborn Reflexes Medical & Behavioural Assessment – Apgar Scale, Brazelton Scale (Neurological Status) ; Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Characteristics of Infancy – Physical, Body Systems (Circulatory, of the Brain, Brain & Refelx Behaviour Perceptual Capacities – tactile, Taste, Smell, Hearing, Vision, Caudal, Proximo-Distal, Individuation – Gross and Fine Motor Development), Milestones of Motor Development ; Importance of Locomotion ; Environmental Influences on Motor Development Accelerating Motor Development Emotional
Development – Expression, Specific Emotions, Communicating Emotions (Mutual Regulation Model, Social Referencing), Stranger Anxiety Language Development – Learning Theory & Nativistic Theory, Stages (Pre- Speech, First Words, Growth of Vocabulary, First Sentences, Early Syntax); Influennces On Language Acquisition (Heredity, Delayed Language Development) Learning In Infancy – Habituation, Imitation, Conditioning, Environment & Early Brain Plasticity.
14 Hours

Unit V : Childhood : Characteristics Physical Development – Growth & Change (Height, Weight, Appearance, Structure and Systematic Chang. Nutrition, Gender Differences) Motor Skills – Large Muscle Coordination, Small Muscle Coordination, Eye-Hand Coordination, Handedness Cognitive Development – Memory (Recognition, Recall, Influences of Memory Development), Preoperational Thought – Achievements and Limitations, Language Development (Vocabulary, Grammar, Speech as A Communicative Tool, Social Speech); Meta-Cognition Emotional Development – Aggression, Pro-Social Behaviour, Self Conscious Emotions, Expression of Emotions – Learning Emotional Display Rules.
Understanding Emotional Expression in Others Psychological Development – Only Child, Siblings, First Friends, Play School Achievement – Influences on School Achievement – Role of Parents, Teachers and Peers. 12 Hours

References :
Diane E Papalit & Sally Wenkos Olds “Human Development” 7th International edition. Mc Graw Hill Pub. 1998
Lois Hoffman, Scott Paris, Elizabeth Hall & Robert Schell “Developmental Psychology Today”, 5th edition Mc

Graw Hill Inc. 1988
James W Vander Zand
Unit III : Middle Age: Characteristics, Adjusting To Changes- Physical (Appearance, Sensory Abilities, Physical Functioning, Health .Sexual), Mental Abilities, Interests, Social & Emotional Adjustment-Coping With Midlife Crisis, Personal Relationships, Marital Satisfaction, Relationships with Relatives and Friends, Divorcees, Remarriage, Occupational adjustment-Stable and Unstable Patterns, Gender Differences, Work Related Stress, Unemployment, Changing Careers, Preparation for Retirement, How Work Enhances Intellectual and Personal Growth, adult Learner
12 Hours

Unit IV: Old Age: Characteristics, Changes & Adjustment – Physical ( Appearance, Internal Changes, Physiological Changes, Sensory Changes, Health), Motor Functioning, Mental Abilities, Interests, Family Life – Living Arrangements, Need For Old Age Homes, Income, Relationship With Spouse, Offspring, Grandchildren, Siblings, Adjustment to Loss of Spouse, Inter- Generational Relationship Adjustment, Retirement, Successful Retirement, Planning Ahead, Using Leisure Time, Successful Ageing, 9 Hours

Unit V: End Of Life: Aspects of Death –Biological, Psychological, Social Attitudes towards Death and Dying (Across Lifespan) Stages of Dying Death Education – Goals, Support Groups and Services Finding a Purpose in Life and Death. 15 Hours

References
Diane E Papalia & Sally Wendkos Olds “Haman Development” 7th International edition. Me Graw Hill Publication 1998
Lois Hoffman, Scott Paris, Elizabeth Hall & Robert Scholl “Developmental Psychology Today”. 5th edtion Mc.
Graw Hill Inc. 1988
James W Vander Zanden “Human Development” 6th International Edition, Mc Graw Hill Publication, 1997
Hetherington & Parke “Child Psychology – A Contemporary Viewpoint” 5th International Edition,
Laura E Berk “Child Development” edition, Perntice Hal of India, 1999
Elizabeth B Hurlock “Developmental Psychology – a life-span approach” 5th edition, Tata Mc Graw Hill Publication
, 1981
Michael Cole & Sheila R Cole”The Development of Children” 3rd edition, Freeman Worth Publishers (NY) 1996
B Kupppuswam “Elements of Ancient Indian Psychology” Ist edition, Konark Publishers pvt Ltd 1985

PRACTICALS – IV
List of Experiments :
1. Self concept
2. Concept formulation of height and size
3. Two point threshold
4. Size weight illusion
5. Effect of restriction on movement (state pattern – dots)
Statistics: Correlation – Rank difference method, Product Movement Method
Project: Pieta’s Developmental Stages.



Author: Mala    15 Dec 2007Member Level: Gold   Points : 1

Semester V
5 A. Abnormal Psychology
Unit I : Introduction : Defining Abnormality : Criteria of Abnormality – statistical, Social, Person discomfort, maladaptive from ideal : popular views of abnormal behaviors ; Classifying abnormal behaviour – DSM IV
Classification & its limitations (Brief mention of ICD-10) 8 hours
Unit II : Psychology Models Of Abnormality : Psychodynamic, behaviouristic, cognitive behavioural
humanistic, interpersonal models 8 hours
Unit III: Stress and Adjustment Disorders: Primary, predisposing, precipitating and reinforcing causes: The diathesis – Stress model, Stress and Stressors – Categories of Stressors, Factors Predisposing an Individual to Stress: Coping with Stress – General principles of coping with stress, De-compensation under excessive stress; Reactions to common life stressors – unemployment, bereavement, divorce, separation, Prevention of stress disorders. Post traumatic stress Disorder –Reactions to catastrophic events, Disaster Syndrome. 8 Hours

Unit IV: Anxiety based disorder: The Anxiety based response pattern: anxiety based disorders – panic disorder, Agoraphobia, other public disorders. Obsessive – compulsive disorders – characteristics, Cognitive and motor patterns ; Generalized anxiety disorders Somatoform disorders – somatisation disorder – hypochondriasis – symptoms, somatoform pain disorder, conversion disorder – sensory, motor, visceral ;
Criteria for distinguishing between conversion disorder and organic disturbances ;
Dissociate disorders – Psychogenic Amnesia, Fugue, Multiple personality Disorder, Depersonalization disorder ; Causes – biological, psychological, socio cultural factors. 16 hours

Unit V- Mental Retardation And Developmental Disorder : a – Levels of MR, Brain defects in MR, organic retardation syndromes, Cultural – Familial MR, Treatment & outcome. B. Specific learning disorders – learning disorders, coordination disorder ; Causes and treatment. C. Pervasive developmental disorder –autism, clinical picture, Causes & treatment. 10 hour

References
Carson RC & Butcher JN : Abnormal psychology & modern life (10th Ed) Harper-Collins NY
Bootzin RR, Acocella JR &Alloy LB (6th Ed) Abnormal psychology-current perspectives-the Graw Hill inc. USA
Ronald J comer : Abnormal psychology (2nd Ed) WH Freeman & co. NY
John M Neale, Gerals C Davidson & David AF Haaga : exploring Abnormal psychology (6th Ed) John Wiley &
sons.

Practical – I
List of Experiments
1. Eysenck Personality Inventory
2. 16 – Personality factors
3. Temperament Inventory
4. Internal – Extend Locus of Control
5. Personal Value Questionnaire
Statistics : C R (Critical Ratio)


Semester – vi
(a. Abnorml Psychology)
Unit I : Personality Disorders : Paranoid, schizoid, borderline, avoidant, dependant, antisocial disorders, Sexual variants (paraphilias) 10 hours

Unit II : Schizophrenia & Delusional Disorder : General symptoms, types & causes (briefly) Felusional Disorder (paranoid) Clinical picture & causes. 10 hours

Unit III : Mood Disorder : Normal depression, symptoms of mild to moderate & moderate to serve mood disorder, causal factors 8 hours

Unit IV : Substance Abuse Disorders : Alcohol abuse & dependence – clinical picture, causes Drug abuse & dependence – narcotics, sedatives, stimulants, hallucinogens. Treatment & prevention
10 hours

Unit V : Therapies ; Biologically based therapies – electroconvulsive therapy, pharmacological method ; Psychotherapies – psychodynamic therapy, behaviour therapy, cognitive behaviour therapy – rational emotive therapy & stress inoculation, humanistic therapy – client centred therapy 12 hours
References
Carson RC & Butcher JN : Abnormal psychology & modern life (10th Ed) Harper-Collins NY
Bootzin RR, Acocella JR & Alloy LB (6th Ed) Abnormal psychology-current perspectives-the Graw Hill inc. USA
Ronald J comer : Abnormal psychology (2nd Ed) WH Freeman & co, NY
John M Neale, Gerald C Davidson & David AF Haaga: Exploring Abnormal psychology (6th Ed) John Wiley &
sons

Practicals – I
List Of Experiments
1. Verbal Reasoning Test from DAT
2. Numerical Ability Test from DAT
3. Mechanical Reason Test from DAT
4. Test of Clerical Speed & Accuracy from DAT
5. Tweezer Dexterity
Statistics : ‘t’ Test

Semester V
5 B. Counselling Psychology

Unit I : Introduction : Nature of counseling : Definition ; What is counseling and helping Evolution of the Guidance and counseling movement in India Where do counseling psychology work
8 hours

Unit II : Ethical & Professional issues Approaches to Counseling : Person entered counseling : Gestalt counseling ; Psycho analytic counseling ; cognitive counseling ; behaviouristic counseling .
10 hours

Unit III : Test in Counseling :What is a Psychological test ; What makes a good psychology test ; Counselor’s use of psychology tests, Limitations of psychology tests Major classifications of psychological tests ; Use of psychological tests; Selection of tests; Administration of tests ; Testing procedure ; Scoring of tests ; reporting and recording ; Use of test results : caution for the use of psychology tests.

Unit IV : Counselling Interview : Relationship, Importance & Component’s Facilitaing conditions.

Unit V : Counseling Interview : Types of Interviews : Introductory : fact finding ; Informative ; Therapeutic Interview procedure ; process ; interpretation ; developing insights and putting them to work ; recording. Limitations can be explained with the help of case studies 6 hours

PRACTICALS – II
1. Guidance Needs Inventory
2. Bell’s Adjustment Inventory
3. General Health Assessment
4. Assessment of Anxiety
5. Assessment of Psychological Well-being
Statistics : Median Test
Project : In accordance to the optional paper taken by the students









Semester Vi
B. Counselling Psychology

Unit I : Introduction : Nature, Definition ………counseling, guidance, Meaning purpose scope goals, Counseling & guidance movement in India

Unit II : Professional issues : Education and training of counselors. Where do they work. Ethical issue.

Unit III. Tests in counseling counselor’s use of P T ……….Types of test. Selection, use, scoring intervention, cautions in using tests.

Unit IV Counseling Relationship : Importance, components, facilitative conditions of relationship empathy, respect confidentiality, genuineness..

Unit V: Counseling Intervention : Stages of intervention, starts/working/closing stages.

References
Gelso, Charles, J : Fretz, Bruce R. [1995] – Counseling Psychology – Prism Books private limited
Harcourt – Brace College Publishers
Kochhar, S. K. [2001] – Guidance and Counseling in Colleges and Universities – Sterling Low price edition –
Sterling Publishers Private Limited
Nelson – Jones, Richard [1996] – Practical Counseling and Helping Skills – Better Yourself Books – Mumbai
Patterson, Lewis E. ; & Welfel, Elizabeth Reynold – [2000] – The Counseling Process – Fifth Edition –
Wadsworth Thomson Learning – Eastern press – Bangalore
Rao. S. Narayana [1992]-Counseling and Guidance – Second Edition – Tata McGraw-Hill Publishing
Company Limited
Yeo, Anthony [1993] – Counseling – a Problem Solving Approach – APCA Pub. – India

PRACTALS – II
1. Bogardus Social Distance Scale
2. Raven’s Standard Progressive Matrices
3. Bhatia’s Batter of Performance test of Intelligence
4. General Mental Ability Assessment
5. Effect of Competition of Performance
Statistics : Chi square
Project : In accordance to the optional paper



Semester V
C. Health Psychology

Unit I : Introduction and Methodology : a. Definition of Heath Psychology ; Mind – Body relationship ; Changing patterns of illness ; Medical acceptance ; Health care services. b. Research Methodology – Anecdotal method. Case Study method, Correlation Research, Experimental method. 10 hours

Unit II : Models of Health : Bio-Psycho-Social Model 8 hours

Unit III : Health Promotion and Disease Prevention : Stress – Meaning of stress ; Theories of stress (Selye and Lazarus) ; Responses to stress ; Dimensions of stress ; Coping with stress. Health Compromising behavior – Alcohol abuse, Drug abuse, Smoking. 14 hours

Unit IV : Health Enhancing behavior : Exercise ; Weight Control ; Meditation ; Social Support.
8 hours

Unit V : Health Behavior Modification : Cognitive Behavioral Approach – self observation and self monitoring ; Classical Conditioning ; Modeling ; Stimulus Control ; Relapse Prevention. Attitude and Health – Belief Model 10 hours

References
Health Psychology – S. E. Taylor – IV edition, McGraw Hill International Inc.
Health Psychology – L. Bernad and E. Krupat (1994) Harcourt – Brace Col. Pub.
Health Psychology – L. Brannon and F. Fiest. IV edition Wordsworth Publishers – USA
Health and Human Behavior – R. M. Kaplan, J. F. Sallies Jr. and T. L. Patterson – IV edition. McGraw Hill
International Inc.
Health Psychology Philip L. Rice (1998) Brooks Cole publication, International Thompson publishers.
Indian Psychology Thought – S. K. Ramachandra Rao, Kalyan Publication.
Janak Pandey. Adjustment – Applying Psychology on a complex world – Robert S. Feldman, McGraw Hill
International Inc.
Psychology for Living – Eastwood Atwater, V edition, Prentice Hall of India Pvt. Ltd.
Girishwar Misra-Psychological Perspectives on Stress and Health (1999), Concept Publishing Co. New Delhi.






Semester Vi
6c. Heatlh Psychology

Unit I : The Immune System : Psycho-Neuro-Immunology – The Immune System : Stress and Immune Functioning; Academic Stress and Immune Functioning ; Negative Affect and Immune Functioning. Disorders of the Immune System – Infectious Diseases (viral Infections and Disease) ; Co-Factor theory ; Behavioral Factors and Common cold ; AIDS (Transmission of HIV – AIDS, AIDS and its consequences, intervention to reduce risk-behavior, coping with AIDS); Cancer – (Psychological factors in cancer, course of cancer,adjusting to cancer). 20 hours

Unit II : Pain : Nature and Significance of pain ; clinical management of pain : pain control technique; management of Chronic pain ; Arthritis. Unit III : Life-Style disorders : CHD – Type A behavior ; Hostility and CHD : Negative behavior and CHD ; Hypertension – overview ; Stress and Hypertension ; Personality and Hypertension ; Stroke and its consequences. Diabetes – types ; Implications ; problems in self-management of diabetes 12 hours

Unit IV : Respiratory Disorders : Asthma – psychological factors in Asthma, Psychological management of Asthma 8 hours

Unit IV : Respiratory Disorders : Asthma – psychological factors in Asthma, Psychological management of Asthma. 8 hours

Unit V : Improving Health and Well-being : Personality and Individual differences : Stress – Hardiness ; Motive Patterns ; Gaining a sense of control ; Enhancing support 8 hours

References
Health Psychology – S. E. Taylor – IV edition, McGraw Hill International Inc.
Health Psychology – L. Bernad and E. Krupat (1994) Harcourt – Brace Col. Pub.
Health Psychology – L. Brannon and F. Fiest. IV edition Wordsworth Publishers – USA
Health and Human Behavior – R. M. Kaplan, J. F. Sallies Jr. and T. L. Patterson – IV edition. McGraw Hill
International Inc.
Health Psychology Philip L. Rice (1998) Brooks Cole publication, International Thompson publishers.
Indian Psychology Thought – S. K. Ramachandra Rao, Kalyan Publication.
Janak Pandey. Adjustment – Applying Psychology on a complex world – Robert S. Feldman, McGraw Hill
International Inc.
Psychology for Living – Eastwood Atwater, V edition, Prentice Hall of India Pvt. Ltd.
Girishwar Misra-Psychological Perspectives on Stress and Health (1999), Concept Publishing Co. New Delhi.



Semester V
D. Industrial Organizational Psychology

Unit I : Introduction : I. Definition, Goals, Forces and Fundamental Concepts – Nature of People and Nature and Organizations. 2. Historical Development of Industrial Organizational Psychology. 3. Two Classic Studies – a. Time and Motion Study – Nature and Characteristics, use of Therbligs, Principles, Experimental work. Psychological implications and shortcomings – Objections to change, Intrusion as an outsider, Increased feelings of insecurity. B. Hawthorne
Studies – Five Experiments, Implications, Criticisms 12 hours

Unit II : Job Analysis and Selection : A. Job Analysis – Definition and Methods – Questionaire Method, Checklist Method, Individual Interview Method, Observation Interview method, Group interview method, Technical Conference Method, Diary Method, Work Participation Method and Critical Incident Method.

2. Selection – Application Blank. Psychological Tests uses in Selection – Intelligence
Tests. Personality Tests, Interest Tests and Aptitude Tests, (Mention two tests in each area). Interview Guided Interview, Unguided Interview, Stress Interview and Group interview. 12 hours
Unit III : Training : Definition, Training Methods for Non Supervisory staff – A On the Job Methods –
Apprenticeship Programmes, Job Instruction Training. b. Off the Job Methods – Classroom Lectures or Conferences, Films, Simulation Exercises – Case presentation, Experiential Exercises, Computer Modeling. Vestibule Training and Programmed Learning. b. Training Methods for Managerial Staff – A On the Job Methods– Lecture. Conference, Programmed Learning, Simulation Exercises – Role Play, Case Study Method, Decision
Games. In Basket Training, Managerial Games, Sensitivity Training, Human Relations Training and Transactional
Analysis 10 hours

Unit IV : Leadership And Motivation : a Leadership – Definition, styles of Leadership – I. Positive leader, Negative leader. 2. Authoritarian, Democratic and Free Reign b. Motivation – Model of Motivation, Motivational Drives –Achievement Motivation, Power Motivation, Affiliation Motivation, Competence Motivation. Need Theories of Motivation – Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs theory, Hertzberg’s Two Factor theory, Alderfer’s E-R-G Model. 8 hours

UNIT V : Industrial Incentives and Moral Financial Incentives – Types of Wages, Incentive System – a. Time Rate System, Piece Rate System, c. Multiple Piece Rate and d. Differential Piece Rate System. Non Financial Incentives – a. Attitude, b. Supervisory Relations, c. Level of Aspiration, d. Praise and Reproof, e. Knowledge of Results, f. Cooperation and Competition, Industrial Morale – Definition, Characteristics, Morale and Job Satisfaction – Determinants, Methods of Increasing Morale – Expert Approach, Industrial Spy. Industrial Counselor, Employee Problem Approach. 8 hours

References
Blum M. L. , and Naylor J. C. Industrial Psychology, CBS Publishers and Distributors, New Delhi, 1984
Newstrom J. W. & Davis K. Organizational Behaviour – Human at work, Tata McGraw Hill Pub. Co. Ltd., New
Delhi, 1998.
Mohanty G. Industrial Psychology and Organizational Psychology, Kalyani Publishers, Ludhiana.
Schultz D. P. and Schultz E. S. Psychology and work today 6th edition, Mac Milan Publishing Company New Yors.
Aswathappa K. Human Resource and Personal Management, Tat McGraw Hill Pub. Co.m Ltd., New Delhi, 1997
Miner J. B. Industrial Organizational Psychology, McGraw Hill Inc., New York, 1992 Harrell

Semester vi
D. Industrial Organizational Psychology

Unit I : Performance Appraisal : Definition, Appraisal Process, Appraisal Methods – a. Absolute Standards – a.Essay Method. b. Critical Incident Method c. Check List Method. d. Graphic Rating Scale e. Forced Choice Method. f. Behaviour Anchored Rating Scale (BARS) b. Relative Standards – a. Group Order Ranking b. Individual Ranking. c. Paired Comparison. c. Management by Objectives (MBO) 360* appraisal. Errors in appraising 12 hours

Unit II : Attitude and Job Satisfaction : Attitude – need and Importance of studying Attitude in Industry, Consequences of unfavourable attitude, Techniques to improve Attitude in Industry – a. Good Behaviour of Supervisor, b. Persuasion. Job Satisfaction-Definition, Determinants of Job Satisfaction – a. Personal factors (6 factors) b. Factors related to the job (5 factors) c. Factors controlled by the Management (8 factors) 12 hours

Unit III : Employee Stress And Counseling : Employees Stress – Definition, Symptoms of stress, Extreme products of stress – Burnout, Trauma, Work place trauma, Causes of stress – Job related causes of stress. Frustration – sources of frustration, Stress and Job Performance, Stress Vulnerability – Stress threshold. Perceived Control, Type A and B Type people. Employee Counseling – Need for Counseling, Counseling Types – Directed, Non Directed, Participative Counseling. 10 hours

Unit IV : Conditions of Work And Accidents : Conditions of work : Physical Conditions of Work lllumination, Noise, Color, Music, Temperature and Humidity. Temporal Conditions of Work – Hours of Work, Length of work Week. Flexible Working Hours, Rest Pauses, Shift Work, Psychological conditions of work – Boredom, Monotony and Fatigue. Industrial accidents – Definition. Causes and Prevention. 10 hours

Unit V : Consumer Psychology : Scope of Consumer Psychology, The Seller – Nature and Scope of Advertising. Types of advertising appeals, Trademarks, Product Image, The Package, Sex and Portrayal of Women in advertising. Introducing a new brand. The Consumer – Buying habits, Impulse buying, Price and Consumer Behaviour 6 hours

References
Blum M. L. , and Naylor J. C. Industrial Psychology, CBS Publishers and Distributors, New Delhi, 1984
Newstrom J. W. & Davis K. Organizational Behaviour – Human at work, Tata McGraw Hill Pub. Co. Ltd., New
Delhi, 1998.
Mohanty G. Industrial Psychology and Organizational Psychology, Kalyani Publishers, Ludhiana.
Schultz D. P. and Schultz E. S. Psychology and work today 6th edition, Mac Milan Publishing Company New Yors.
Aswathappa K. Human Resource and Personal Management, Tat McGraw Hill Pub. Co.m Ltd., New Delhi, 1997
Miner J. B. Industrial Organizational Psychology, McGraw Hill Inc., New York, 1992 Harrell

Environmental Psychology
Objectives
To highlight the simultaneous mutual interaction of environment and behaviour. To delineate psychological
approaches to the study of environment. To discuss the impact of ecological degradation and the need for
enhanced awareness programmes.

5 D. Environment And Behaviour
Unit I : Environment : Environmental wisdom : Evolving environmental ethics from values about Nature in the ancient Indian systems. Earth as living System : The Gaia Hypothesis ; Deep ecology. 10 hours

Unit II : Environment and behavior : Effects of behavior on environment, Perception preference and
awareness of environment. Effects of Environment of behaviour : Noise pollution, chemical pollution crowing
and personal space. 10 hours

Unit III : Ecology and Development : Human nature and Environment Problems : Pro-social and Proenvironment behaviours. Ecosystems and their components. Demography : Mortality and fertility. Resource Use : Common Property Resources. Sustainable Development. Ecology. Acculturation and Psychological adaptation 10 hours

Unit IV : Psychological Approaches to Environment :Eco-cultural Psychology (Berry). Bio-social Psychology (Dawson). Ecological Psychology (Barker). Person Environment Transactions (Sokols ; Ittelson)
10 hours

Unit V : Environmental Assessment : Socio-psychology dimensions of environmental impact. Environmentaldeprivation : Nature and consequences. Creating environmental awareness : Social movements (Chipko,Tehir, Narmada). Naturalistic Observation and field surveys. 10 hours
References
Dreze, J & Sen, A. (Eds) (1992) Indian development. Delhi : Oxyford University Press.
Gadgil, M. & Guha, R. (1995) Ecology and equity. New Delhi :Pennguin Books
Goldsmith, E. (1991) The way : The ecology world-view. Boston : Shambhala.
Ittelson, W. H.. Proshansy, H M : Winkel, G. H. & Dempsey, D. (1974) An introduction to environmental psychology New York : Holt, Rinehart and Winston.
Jain, U. (1987) The psychological consequences of crowding. New Delhi : Sage.
Mishra, R. C. Sinha, D & Berry, J. W. (1996). Ecology, community and lifestyle. New Delhi
Odum, E. P. (1997). Ecology : A bridge between science and society. Massachusetts : Sinauer associates.
Pandey, J. : Sinha D. & Bhawuk, D.P.S. (Eds.) (1996). Asian contributions to cross-cultural psychology.
New Delhi : Saga Publications.
Sinha, D. ; Tripathi, R. C. & Mishra, G. (Eds.) (1982). Deprivation : Its social roots psychological
consequences. New Delhi : Concept Publishing Company.
Stockols, D. and Altmann, I. (eds) (1987), Handbooks of environmental psychology. New York : Wiley.

d. Psychology And Sports
Objectives : To trace the development of sports psychology as an independent discipline with its
multidimensional perspectives ; to identify the relationship of personality and situational factors with
performance on individual and team events ; and to discuss the role of psychological interventions.

Unit I : Nature and historical and recent perspectives on sports psychology 10 hours

Unit II : The role of stress, arousal, anxiety and attention in the performance of individual and team sports 10 hours

Unit III : Motivation, skills and performance, personality profiles of successful sports persons
10 hours

Unit IV : Cognitive and social psychological dimensions of individual and team sports
10 hours

Unit V : Training/coaching techniques. Cognitive and behavioural interventions. The role of sports
psychologists 10 hours

References
Arnold, D.L.U. & Nation, J. R. (1989) Sports psychology. Chicago : Nalson-Hall
Cratty, B. J. (1989) Psychology in contemporary sports. N. J. : Prentice Hall.
Horn, T. S (Ed) (1992). Advances in sports psychology. Canada : Herman Kinetics.
Mohan, J. (1996) Recent advances in sports psychology. New Delhi : Friends
Murphy, E. (1995) Advances in sports psychology. IIIionis : Human Kinetics
Murphy, S. M. (1995) Sports psychological interventions. Champaign : Herman Kinetics
Sandhu, G. S. (1992), Psychology in sports : A contemporary perspective. New Delhi : Friends




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