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Great Experiments in Psychology

By Prof. Rajlakshmi Guha   |   IIT Kharagpur
Learners enrolled: 639
Psychology as a subject interests many but what is popularly known are the common views that humans hold about their race. Over the century, the subject’s endevour to establish itself as a science through various experiments remains unknown to many.The present course attempts to share the most important experiments in the history of Psychology that has helped shape its identity. It aims to aid students’ understanding of how to design experiments with human subjects and assist the student to understand Psychology with a scientific eye.

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Summary
Course Status : Upcoming
Course Type : Elective
Duration : 4 weeks
Start Date : 26 Jul 2021
End Date : 20 Aug 2021
Exam Date : 26 Sep 2021
Enrollment Ends : 02 Aug 2021
Category :
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
Credit Points : 1
Level : Postgraduate



Course layout

Week 1: History and genesis of Psychology as a Science
Week 2: Classic studies in Cognitive and Social Psychology
Week 3: Famous studies in Clinical and Health Psychology
Week 4: Experiments in Individual differences and cultural diversity

Books and references

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Instructor bio

Prof. Rajlakshmi Guha

IIT Kharagpur
Prof. Rajlakshmi Guha is an Assistant Professor in the Centre for Educational Technology, IIT Kharagpur. She has done her PhD in Psychology. She has research interests in the areas of Cognitive Psychology, Social Psychology, Counselling Psychology, Perception, Attention, Memory processes, Physiological basis of emotion, and student's mental health etc.

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: 26 September 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 3 assignments out of the total 4 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 Kharagpur .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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