SPPU BA Psychology Syllabus 2019 pattern

Savitribai Phule Pune University(Formerly University of Pune) 3 Year B.A. (Bachelor of Arts) Degree Program in Psychology(Faculty of Humanities) Choice Based Credit SystemSyllabusTo be implemented from Academic Year 2019-2020   Read More …

Historical Background of Abnormality.

Abnormality is the state or condition of being abnormal. The purpose of these models is to explain why someone is “acting like that.” Three major models that have guided us Read More …

Abnormality: Meaning, Definition, Nature.

Abnormality. APA defines Abnormality as the state or condition of being abnormal. Abnormal behavior is a psychological dysfunction within an individual that is associated with distress or impairment in functioning Read More …

Motivation and emotion perspective of personality.

Motivation. Motivation refers to complex reactions consisting of: Physiological responses such as changes in blood pressure and heart rate; The subjective feelings which we describe as happiness, anger, sorrow, disgust Read More …

Positive belief, Virtue and Strengths of Character.

Positive Belief. Positive Belief can be an agreement with statements that one’s health is good. It is the usefulness of health promotion or treatment, and the likelihood of a positive Read More …

What makes a positive trait ? Personality, Emotions and Biology.

Positive trait include an assortment of individual characteristics related to personality, emotions, beliefs, and self-conceptions. Traits are internal dispositions that color how we see and interpret the world. Traits influence Read More …

What are personal goals? Human Motives, Materialism & discontents.

Defining Personal Goals Personal goals.- The end state toward which a human or nonhuman animal is striving, the purpose of an activity or endeavor. It can be identified by observing Read More …

Definitions, Assumptions & Goals of Positive Psychology

Definition of Positive Psychology Martin Seligman & Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi define positive psychology as “the scientific study of positive human functioning and flourishing on multiple levels that include the biological, personal, relational, Read More …

Lazarus cognitive mediation theory

Cognitive Mediation theory Cognitive mediation theory proposed by American psychologist Richard Lazarus (1922-2002). Richard Lazarus attempts to explain how cognition, stress, and emotion interrelate to one another through the cognitive Read More …

Resilience-Perspectives, Research, Growth through Trauma

What is resilience? Resilience the process and outcome of successfully adapting to difficult or challenging life experiences. Especially through mental, emotional, and behavioral flexibility and adjustment to external and internal Read More …

Positive emotions & well-being, flow experiences, savoring

Positive emotions & well-being- Happiness and Positive Behavior Positive emotion is an emotional reaction to express a positive affect. Such as happiness when one attains a goal, relief when avoid Read More …