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Subject : Psychology
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Psychology Syllabus :

Chapter I : Introduction to Psychology
Meaning and definition – understanding Mental process and behavior – Psychology is Social and Natural Science – some important milestones in the evolution of Modern Psychology

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Development of Psychology in India – Fields of Psychology – Psychology and other disciplines – Psychologists in different professional fields – Psychology in everyday life

Chapter II : Methods of study in Psychology
Objective observation – Introspection – Survey method – Case Study method – Experimental method – Merits and Demerits of each method.

Chapter III : Biological Bases of Behaviour
Part 1 :
Heredity and Environment Meaning and Definition of Heredity -Cell – Chromosomes and Genes Cell Division – Mitosis –Meiosis,Gamete formation – male and female, Fertilization – Sex determinants prenatal stages – Germinal – Embryonic –Foetal, Dominant and Recessive Genes – mutation Siblings

The multiple births – Siamese Chromosomal abnormalities–Down syndrome – Cleft Palate – Lobster’s Claw – Polydactyl – Cloning Environment – Internal/Prenatal – External/Postnatal – Social and Physical – School – Peer group, Relative importance of Heredity and Environment

Part 2 :
Neuron – Structure and function – Reflex Arc – Nervous system – Central Nervous System–Brain–Structure and function–parts Spinal cord – function Peripheral Nervous system – Division – Sympathetic and Para sympathetic Functions Glands – Exocrine – Tear – Sweat and Endocrine– Pituitary – Thyroid – Parathyroid –Thymus – Pancreas – Adrenal – Gonads.

Chapter IV : Human Development
Meaning of Development – Life Span perspective on Development – Growth – Development – Maturation Evolution – Factors influencing Development – Context Overview of developmental stages – prenatal – Infancy – childhood – challenges of Adolescence – Adulthood – old age

Chapter V : Sensation, Attention and Perception
Introducing Sense organs -Sensation – Definition –characteristics Attention – Meaning – Definition – Factors or determinants – objective and subjective – kinds of Attention – Phenomenon – Division – Distraction

Fluctuation – span perception – Meaning – definition – Determinants – principles of Grouping and organization Errors in perception– Illusion – Muller Lyer – Horizontal – Vertical, Phi- Phenomenon – Hallucination.

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