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Introduction to Psychology

By Prof. Braj Bhushan   |   IIT Kanpur
Learners enrolled: 4844
This course is designed for better understanding of the self and others. It will help you understand the how and why of thinking, feeling, and action. This introductory psychology course will cover the major psychological constructs and principles, primarily focusing on the perceptual processes, learning, memory, emotions, genetic and environmental determinants of behavior and personality. In the last week it will also demonstrate some lab sessions whereby the relevant construct and phenomena can be empirically tested. 

INTENDED AUDIENCE : Elective UG, BE, BSc
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Summary
Course Status : Ongoing
Course Type : Elective
Duration : 8 weeks
Start Date : 18 Jan 2021
End Date : 12 Mar 2021
Exam Date : 21 Mar 2021
Enrollment Ends : 01 Feb 2021
Category :
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
Level : Undergraduate



Course layout

Week 1: Why Psychology?
Major milestones in psychology
Major areas of psychology
Major methods used in psychology
Redefining boundaries of the discipline
Week 2:Perception
Week 3:Learning
Week 4:Memory
Week 5:Emotion
Week 6:Genetic and Environmental bases of behaviour
Week 7:Personality
Week 8:Lab session: Perception

Books and references

Feldman, R.S. (2004). Understanding Psychology. Tata McGraw-Hill, New Delhi

Instructor bio

Prof. Braj Bhushan

IIT Kanpur
Prof. Braj Bhushan is a professor of psychology at IIT Kanpur. 

Course certificate

The course is free to enroll and learn from. But if you want a certificate, you have to register and write the proctored exam conducted by us in person at any of the designated exam centres.
The exam is optional for a fee of Rs 1000/- (Rupees one thousand only).
Date and Time of Exams: 21 March 2021 Morning session 9am to 12 noon; Afternoon Session 2pm to 5pm.
Registration url: Announcements will be made when the registration form is open for registrations.
The online registration form has to be filled and the certification exam fee needs to be paid. More details will be made available when the exam registration form is published. If there are any changes, it will be mentioned then.
Please check the form for more details on the cities where the exams will be held, the conditions you agree to when you fill the form etc.

CRITERIA TO GET A CERTIFICATE

Average assignment score = 25% of average of best 6 assignments out of the total 8 assignments given in the course.
Exam score = 75% of the proctored certification exam score out of 100

Final score = Average assignment score + Exam score

YOU WILL BE ELIGIBLE FOR A CERTIFICATE ONLY IF AVERAGE ASSIGNMENT SCORE >=10/25 AND EXAM SCORE >= 30/75. If one of the 2 criteria is not met, you will not get the certificate even if the Final score >= 40/100.

Certificate will have your name, photograph and the score in the final exam with the breakup.It will have the logos of NPTEL and IIT Kanpur .It will be e-verifiable at nptel.ac.in/noc.

Only the e-certificate will be made available. Hard copies will not be dispatched.

Once again, thanks for your interest in our online courses and certification. Happy learning.

- NPTEL team


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