West Bengal Board Psychology Syllabus for Class 12


West Bengal Board Syllabus for Class 12 Psychology

Standard : 12

Psychology

UNIT 1 : Intelligence

* Introduction
* What is intelligence ?
* Approaches to understand intelligence (Gardner, Sternberg, J. R Das)
* Culture and intelligence
* measurement of intelligence
* Deficiency
* Talent
* Special abilities : Aptitude [Nature and Measurement]

UNIT 2 : Ego and Personality

* Approach towards ego and personality.
* Concept of ego and self – control
* Indian view about self
* Approaches related to study of personality
* Types of personality (Type A, Type B, Type C, Personalities Bos)
* Special abilities
* Measurement of personality – Projective Measures
* Analysis by

UNIT 3 : Group Process and Social effects

* Introduction, nature of group,
* Formation of group
* Types of group
* Factors affecting types of group,
* Acceptance and obedience
* Effect of group on behaviour of an individual
* Risk
* Leadership
* nature and functions
* Types of leadership

UNIT 4 : Psychological Trends and Social

* Definition and nature of psychological trends
* Measurement
* Formation and Transformation
* Prejudice and differences
* Internal conflicts

UNIT 5 : Coping with Challenges

* What is adjustment ?
* Nature of Stress origin of stress, types of stress.
* Coping with stress
* Mental Health (Optimism and success, factors determining positive health and happiness)

UNIT 6 : Mental………..

* Introduction
* What is abnormal behaviour ?
* Classification of deviances,
* Factors responsible for abnormal behaviour
* Main Psychological abnormalities
* Behavioural abnormalities
* Personal abnormalities

UNIT 7 : Approaches towards Treatment

* Introduction, nature and process
* Types of treatment
* Biomedical counseling
* Psycho-dynamic
* behavioural
* Yoga
* meditation
* Rehabilitation of mentally ill

UNIT 8 : Environment and behaviour

* Introduction
* Relation between individual and environment (personal, ……, regional)
* Environmental stress and its effects
* Noise pollution
* Crowd
* Natural Calamities
* Encouraging environment a approach
* Renewable use of energy
* Protection (green house effect)

UNIT 9 : Institutional Psychology or Organizational Psychology

* Introduction
* Formation and functions of
* Selection of employee
* Training

* Evaluation of work
* Work inspiration
* Advertisement and marketing

UNIT 10 : Psychology and Social Problems

* Introduction
* Social Problems poverty, deprivation of social opportunities,
* Challenges towards National organizations
* Gender differences
* Population explosion
* Effects of means of communication and ……….
* Urbanisation

UNIT 11 : Necessary skills to be a successful Psychologist

* Introduction
* Development as a Psychologist
* Skills to conduct interviews
* Skills to advice

UNIT 12 : Statistics in Psychology

* Introduction
* What is Statistics ?
* Types of Statistics
* Descriptive Statistics
* Standard of measurement
* Graphical presentation of information and data
* Bar graph
* Multi m angle graph
* Measurement of central tendency
* Standard deviation and
* Concept of Co-relation
* General distribution through curve

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