Psychology Syllabus CBSE Board Class 12

CBSE Board – Psychology Syllabus Class 12

Psychology cbse 12

TERM – I

Unit-I: Variations in Psychological Attributes

  • Introduction
  • Individual Differences in Human Functioning
  • Assessment of Psychological Attributes
  • Intelligence
  • Theories of Intelligence
  • Theory of Multiple Intelligences
  • Triarchic Theory of Intelligence
  • Planning, Attention-arousal, and Simultaneous successive
  • Model of Intelligence
  • Individual Differences in Intelligence
  • Variations of Intelligence
  • Culture and Intelligence
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Special Abilities
  • Aptitude: Nature and Measurement
  • Creativity

Unit-II: Self and Personality

  • IntroductionSelf and Personality
  • Concept of Self
  • Cognitive and Behavioural Aspects of Self
  • Self-esteem, Self-efficacy and Self-regulation
  • Culture and Self
  • Concept of Personality
  • Major Approaches to the Study of Personality
  • Type Approaches
  • Trait Approaches
  • Psychodynamic Approach
  • Behavioural Approach
  • Cultural Approach
  • Humanistic Approach
  • Assessment of Personality
  • Self-report Measures
  • Projective Techniques
  • Behavioural Analysis

Unit-III: Meeting Life Challenges

  • Introduction
  • Nature, Types and Sources of Stress
  • Effects of Stress on Psychological Functioning and Health
  • Stress and Health
  • General Adaptation Syndrome
  • Stress and Immune System
  • Lifestyle
  • Coping with Stress
  • Adaptation and Adjustments (From the CBSE Supplementary Reading Material)
  • Stress Management Techniques
  • Promoting Positive Health and Well-being
  • Life Skills
  • Human Strengths and Virtues From the CBSE Supplementary Reading Material)

Unit-IV: Psychological Disorders

  • Introduction
  • Concepts of abnormality and psychological Disorders
  • Classification of Psychological Disorders
  • Factors Underlying Abnormal Behaviour
  • Major Psychological Disorders
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Somatoform Disorders
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Schizophrenic Disorders
  • Behavioural and Developmental Disorders
  • Substance-use Disorders

Unit-V: Therapeutic Approaches

  • Nature and process of psychotherapy
  • Therapeutic relationship
  • Types of therapies
  • Psychodynamic Therapy
  • Behaviour Therapy
  • Cognitive Therapy
  • Humanistic-existential Therapy
  • Biomedical Therapy
  • Alternative Therapies
  • Zen (From the CBSE Supplementary Reading Material)
  • Counselling (From the CBSE Supplementary Reading Material)
  • Rehabilitation of the Mentally III

TERM – II

Unit-VI: Attitude And Social Cognition

  • Introduction
  • Explaining Social Behaviour
  • Nature and Components of Attitudes
  • Attitude Formation and Change
  • Attitude Formation
  • Attitude Change
  • Attitude-Behaviour Relationship
  • Prejudice and Discrimination
  • Strategies for Handling Prejudice
  • Social Cognition
  • Schemas and Stereotypes
  • Impression Formation and Explaining
  • Behaviour of Others through Attributions
  • Impression Formation
  • Attribution of Causality
  • Behaviour in the Presence of Others
  • Pro-social Behaviour
  • Factors Affecting Pro-social Behaviour

Unit-VII: Social Influence And Group Processes

  • Introduction
  • Nature and Formation of Groups
  • Type of Groups
  • Influence of Group on Individual Behaviour
  • Social Loafing
  • Group Polarisation
  • Conformity, Compliance, and Obedience
  • Cooperation and Competition
  • Determinants of Cooperation and Competition
  • Social Identity
  • Intergroup Conflict: Nature and Causes
  • Conflict Resolution Strategies

Unit-VIII: Psychology and Life

  • Introduction
  • Human-Environment Relationship
  • Different Views of the Human-Environment Relationship
  • Environmental Effects on Human Behaviour
  • Human Influence on the Environment
  • Noise
  • Pollution
  • Crowding
  • Natural Disasters
  • Promoting Pro-environmental Behaviour
  • Psychology and Social Concerns
  • Poverty and Discrimination
  • Aggression, Violence, and Peace
  • Mahatma Gandhi on Non-violence
  • Health
  • Impact of Television on Behaviour
  • Media and Human Values (From the CBSE Supplementary Reading Material)
  • Human Rights (From the CBSE Supplementary Reading Material)
  • Citizenship (From the CBSE Supplementary Reading Material)
  • Promotion of Peace (From the CBSE Supplementary Reading Material)

Unit-IX: Developing Psychological Skills

  • Introduction
  • Developing as an effective Psychologist
  • General Skills
  • Intellectual and Personal Skills; Sensitivity to Diversity
  • Observational Skills
  • Specific Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Psychological Testing Skills
  • Interviewing Skills
  • Counselling Skills

 

 


Class 12 Syllabus –CBSE Board


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