Intelligence and Ability
Aptitude, Achievement and Interest
What is Meant by Personality
Theories of Personality
How Personality is Assessed
Meaning of Development, Growth and Maturation
Infancy - Motor, Cognitive Development, Socio- Emotional Development
Childhood - Motor, Cognitive Development, Socio-emotional Development
Adolescence - Physical Changes, Cognitive Development, Socio-emotional Development; Some Major Concerns
Stress and Stress Management
Meaning of Stress - Its Basic Nature
Common Causes of Stress
Effects of Stress on Health and Performance
Stress Management - Ineffective and Effective Strategies of Handling Stress
Psychological Disorders and Psychotherapy
Meaning of “Abnormal Behaviour”
Characteristics of Some Psychological Disorders
Schizophrenia - meaning; main types; characteristics.
Social Thought and Social Behaviour
Meaning of “Attitude”
Applications of Psychology
Educational (School) Psychology.
Clinical and Counselling Psychology.
- Strain and Eustress
- Stress as a process - stressors (negative and positive events)
- The stages of GAS or the General Adaptation Syndrome (Selye's model).
- Cognitive appraisal of stress – primary and secondary
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Answer the following question briefly:
Who put forward the General Adaptation Syndrome model of stress?
The level of stress in an individual that is motivating, healthy and improves performance is known as ______.
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