Psychology

Psychology Test Series for CSE-2019 (Starts from 14th October, 2018)

Psychology Test Series for CSE-2019 (Starts from 14th October, 2018)

Starts from 14th October, 2018 | 9 Tests ( 7 Sectional + 2 Full Length) | Fee: Rs. 15,000/- (Inclusive of All Taxes)

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G.H.Mead – Self and Identity

GEORGE HERBERT MEAD: SELF AND IDENTITY BACKGROUND: Along with Max Weber, the American social behaviourist George Herbert Mead is credited as laying the foundations for a general approach to sociology called Interactionism. Symbolic Interactionism focuses on micro-level interaction and the way in which meanings are constructed and transmitted across the members of society. G. H.Continue reading →

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Meta Memory

META MEMORY One of the most significant developments in psychology in this new century is the growing interest and research from a metacognitive perspective that emphasizes on people’s memory-based attributions. Several theories have addressed this puzzle of seemingly not knowing and knowing at the same time, that is, how people are able to correctly predictContinue reading →

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Working Memory

WORKING MEMORY – An Emerging Construct of Conscious Processing. Good times come and go, but the memories last forever …. To a lay person this seems to be a perfect description of memory and up to an extent it is also valid but not so for a psychology student as it’s a known fact thatContinue reading →

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The Psychology of Gender – Part II

Gender Identity and Gender Expression Gender expression refers to the ways in which each individual manifests masculinity or femininity. It is usually an extension of ones Gender identity i.e. our innate sense of being male or female. Each of us expresses a particular gender every day – by the way we style our hair, selectContinue reading →

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The Psychology of Gender – Part I

The Psychology of Gender Albert Einstein once said , ‘Women always worry about the things that men forget and men always worry about the things that women remember!’. Even in prevalent times, youngsters say things like, ‘Men are from mars and Women are from Venus’.  It takes head over heels to find, why is itContinue reading →

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Crowd Psychology – Part 3

Having listed the related concepts on Crowd – its time to bring it to logical end. What Game Theory has to say about – Crowding ! It’s an attempt to explain crowds in individualistic terms. Olson (1965 ) in his classic, “The Logic of Collective Action”, argued, that crowd members act as Classic utility MaximizersContinue reading →

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Crowd Psychology – Part 2

In the backdrop of basic understanding of what a crowd is and the historical antecedents attached to it, let’s now look on some other dimensions and perspectives. It is seen that crowd members, taking part in violent action against the social order might be expected to be individuals who lose all sense of SELF andContinue reading →

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Crowd Psychology – Part 1

CROWD PSYCHOLOGY “It’s easier to be wrong with everyone than be right and alone” speaks volumes in itself about the recent cases of mob lynching and violence in Dadri, Daimabad, Jharkhand and the recent chaos in Kashmir. No individual was left unaffected at the plight of the victims.  The values, based on multicultural perspective ofContinue reading →

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