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Shvoong Home>Social Sciences>Psychology>Psychology Revision Guide Volume V Summary

Psychology Revision Guide Volume V

Book Summary   by:Radhika123456     Original Author: M. Jain
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Volume V: (Click here to View Sample) Chapters included are:
1. Intelligence: Concept and Definition, Characteristics, Functions, Operations and Determinants of Intelligence, Theories of Intelligence (Unifactor Theory, Two-Factor Theory, Sampling Theory, Group
Factor Theory, Guilford's Theory, Robert Sternberg's Theory of Triarchic Intelligence, Howard Gardner's Theory of Multiple Intelligences, Ceci's Bioecological Theory of Intelligence and Cattell's Theory), IQ and its Distribution, Limits of IQ Tests, Social Intelligence, Emotional Intelligence, Measurement of Intelligence, Common Subtests, Common Intelligence Tests
2. Communication: Concept and Definition, Principles and Importance, Process and Objectives, Content, Communication Situations, Barriers to Communication, Removal of Communication Barrier, Effective Communication, Effective Listening, Training to Improve Interpersonal Communication, Developmental Process, Levels of Communication, Factors affecting Communication, Media of Communication, Process of Communication, Types of Communication, Grapevine Communication, Methods of Communication, Information Overload
3. Interests: Concepts and Definition, Characteristics, Types of interests, Purpose of interest testing, Measurement of interests
4. Values: Concepts and Definition, Characteristics, Motivational Property of Values, Types of Values, Test of Values, Difference between attitude and values
5. Attitude: Concepts and Definition, Characteristics, Approaches, Nature, Determinants, Factors affecting attitude development and change, Measurement of Attitude, Types of rating scales, Nominal Scale, Ordinal Scale, Interval scale, Ratio Scale, Thurstone Scale, Likert Scale, Guttman Scale, Q-sort technique, Multi-Dimensional Scaling, Social Distance Scale, Stapel's Scale, Semantic Differential, Graphic Scale, Theories of Attitude Change, Classical Conditioning, Instrumental Conditioning, Social Judgment Theory, Self-Perception Theory, Heider and Newcomb’s Balance Theory, Osgood and Tannenbamm’s Congruity Theory, Cognitive Dissonance Theory
6. Creativity: Nature and Characteristics, Nurturing and stimulation of creativity, Characteristics of creative person, Creative Process, Levels of Creativity
7. Drugs and Its Induced Changes: About Drugs, Types of Drugs, Some Common Drugs - Caffeine, Cannabis, Cocaine, Alcohol, Amphetamines, Hallucinogens, Inhalants, Nicotine, Opiates, Phencyclidine, Sedatives, hypnotics and anxiolytics, Steroids
8. Sleep: Sleep Measurement, Types of Sleep, Pattern of Sleep, Daydreams, Sleep Theories, Sleep Disorders
9. Dreams: About Dreams, Dream Content, Dream Theories
10. Extrasensory Perception
11. Psycho-cybernetic Imagery: Concept, Hypnosis, Self-Hypnosis and Autosuggestion, Cybernetics
12. Problem Solving: Concept and definition, Nature, Rules of Problem Solving and Steps of Problem Solving
13. Concept Formation: Characteristics, Types of Concepts, Process, Steps, Factors, Determinants and Strategies of Concept Formation
14. Reasoning: Concept and definition, Types of Reasoning
15. Thinking: Characteristics, Tools, Types of Thinking

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Published: June 11, 2010   
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