Modern General Psychology: Thoroughly Revised and Expanded

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Overview

  • Author :M. Rajamanickam
  • Year of Publication :2008
  • ISBN: :9788180694219
  • Language: :English
  • Binding: :Hard Bound
  • No of Pages: In 2 Volumes
  • Size: 26 cms
  • Categories: Psychology

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About the Book :

This set of two volumes, thoroughly revised and expanded, incorporates all the recent developments and research findings from various areas of psychology bio-psychology, physiological psychology, developmental psychology, anatomy, psychopathology, psycho and behaviour therapies, neuro-psychology, health psychology and social psychology. Making scientific study of human behaviour, it offers an elaborate discussion on biological bases and developmental processes, perception and awareness, learning and forgetting, thinking and imagination, emotion and motivation, intelligence and creativity, personality and its assessment, psychopathology and mental health, social behaviour and attitudes, and psychological statistics. As the book is designed as per the university syllabus in India and elsewhere, it will be useful for students and teachers alike.


About Author :

M. Rajamanickam has made many contributions to the field of Psychology both in English and Tamil. Some of them were used as Text-Books. He was the first to obtain the Doctorate Degree of the Annamalai University in Psychology. He taught psychometry to the Post-Graduate students for more than two decades and the experience he had gained inspired him to write this book. Generally, to the students of Psychology, Psychometry is a nightmare. But this author has simplified all the intricacies of the field and made the students to like the subject. He has published quite a number of papers in foreign and in Indian journals. With his knowledge in Psychometry, he has designed and developed about thirteen test materials. His important publications are, Contemporary Fields of Psychology and Experiments; Statistical Methods in Psychological and Educational Research; Modern Psycho-Physical and Scaling Methods and Experimentation; Modern General Psychology; and Advanced Experiments in Psychology, in two volumes. There are also a number of books in Tamil on Psychological themes. He is very much interested in guiding research, and produced twelve Ph.D., and about 40 M.Phil. Degrees. He started the Community Guidance Service Centre in 1980 in the Department to extend the Psychological Services to the rural people also founded the Journal of Community Guidance and Research in 1984, of which he is the Editor and it is run for the past 20 years without any break or delay.