Madhya Pradesh Board Psychology Syllabus for Class 12


Madhya Pradesh Board Syllabus for Class 12 Psychology

Psychology syllabus for class XII of 2008-09 session

Time: 3 hours
Maximum Marks: 75 (Theory)

 

Unit

Name of the Unit

Content

Marks

Periods

1

Intelligence

Introduction; What is intelligence? Approaches to understanding intelligence (Gardner, Stern-berg, J.P. Das); [CLASSICAL APPROACHES TOW ARDS INTELLIGENCE];Culture and intelligence; Assessment of intelligence; Intellectual Deficiency; Giftedness; Special Attitude, Aptitudes; Nature and Measurement (New directions- Emotional, Practical and Spiritual Intelligence)

10

20

2

Self and Personality

Introduction; Concepts of self and personality; Self- concept and self-regulation;

[CULTURE AND SELF]; The Indian concept of self; Approaches to the study of personality -

Typological; Psycho dynamic, Humanistic, [NEW ADVANCES, COGNITIVE FIVE FACTOR MODEL]; [TYPE 'A', TYPE 'B' AND TYPE 'C' PERSONALITIES]; Concept of 'Gunas'; Assessment of personality- Projective measures, Self-report measures and Behavioral Analysis

8

20

3

Social Influence and Group Processes

Introduction; Nature and Formation of group; Types of group; Factors influencing group formation; Functions of group, Conformity, Compliance and Obedience; Influence of group on individual behavior, Social Facilitation, Risk Taking [GROUP THINK] [MINORITY INFLUENCE ]; Leadership - Nature and Functions, Leadership styles; Cooperation and Competition.

7

16

4

Attitude and Social Cognition

Introduction; Nature and components of attitudes; Attitudes and behavior; Attitude measurement; Attitude formation and change; Stereotypes; to be dealt with under Prejudice; Prejudice and Discrimination including Stereotypes; Inter group conflicts; Strategies for handling prejudices; Making attributions; Belief and its functions; Pro-social behavior-Nature and Determinants;

[BY STANDER BEHAVIOUR, ALTRUISM, EMPATHY]; (Aggression and Violence- Nature, Determinants and Management.

6

14

5

Coping with Life Challenges

Introduction; What is adjustment including spheres; Nature and sources of stress; Types of stress; Coping with stress [STRESSFUL LIFE EVENTS]; Healthy life style; [LEARNED RESOURCEFULNESS AND LEARNED HELPLESSNESS]; [OPTIMISM AND THRIVING]; Factors facilitating positive health and Well-being.

6

14

6

Psychological Disorders

Introduction; Developing as a psychologist- Interviewing Skills, Counseling Skills, (CASE STUDY), Testing Skills, Communication Skills; (Organizing rehabilitation services for physically, mentally and socially challenged); [EMPATHY, SELF-DISCIPLINE].

7

20

7

Therapeutic Approaches

Introduction; What is abnormal behavior?; Classification of Disorders; (DSM SYSTEM) [PERSPECTIVES ON UNDERSTANDING ABNORMAL BEHAVIOUR]; Casual factors underlying abnormal behavior; Major Disorders- Anxiety Disorders; [EPIDEMOLOGY OF MENTAL ILLNES]; [POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER]; Mood Disorders; Schizophrenic Disorders; Personality Disorders; Substances related Disorders; Behavioral Disorders; [HIV-AIDS].

5

16

8

Environment and Behavior

Introduction; Nature and Process of Therapy; Types of Therapies- Bio-Medical, Cognitive, Psycho-dynamic, Behavioral; Indigenous Therapies- Yoga, [REIKI]; Meditation; [LIMITATIONS OF THERAPY]; Rehabilitation of mentally ill. (Regulations pertaining to Mental Health).

6

10

9

Psychology Organizational Setting

Introduction; Man-environment relationship; [PERSONAL, SPACE AND TERRITORIALITY]; Environment stresses and their effects- Noise, Pollution, Crowding; Natural disasters; Promoting pro-environmental behaviors; [RECYCLING AND ENERGY CONSERVATION]; [GREEN HOUSE AND NUCLEAR THREAT]; [TRAGEDY OF COMMONS].

4

12

10

Psychology and Social Problems

Introduction; Structures and functions of organizations; Personnel selection; Training; Performance Appraisal; Work Motivation; Advertising and Marketing; [HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT (HRD)].

5

10

11

Skill Needed for an Effective Psychologist

Introduction; Developing as a psychologist- Interviewing Skills, Counseling Skills, (CASE STUDY), Testing Skills, Communication Skills; (Organizing rehabilitation services for physically, mentally and socially challenged); (EMPATHY, SELFDISCIPLINE).

4

10

12

Statistics in Psychology

Introduction; What is Statistics?; [USES OF STATISTICS]; Types of Statistics Descriptive, Inferential; Level of measurement; Graphical; Representation of data-Bar, Polygon, Histogram, Pie; Computation of Measures of central tendency; Measures Concept of variability- Range and Standard Deviation; Concept of Correlation [RANK ORDER AND PRODUCT MOMENT]; Concept of Normal Distribution Curve.

7

18

 

Practical Syllabus:-

Maximum Marks: 25 (75 Periods)


The students shall be required to conduct five practicals and Case Profile related to the following topics covered in the course. They will involve use of psychological assessment devices in different domains and conducting small studies, exercises, experiments etc.

. Intelligence

. Personality

. Aptitude

. Adjustment

. Attitude

. Self Concept

. Anxiety

 

Marks:-

 

Viva

5 Marks

Reporting file including Case Profile

5 Marks

Accurate conduct

10 Marks

Writing of Report

10 Marks

 

Standardized tests should be used. The listed practical should be demonstrated by the teacher. Every student is required to conduct five practicals related the full topics and one case study.

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