M.A. in Psychology:Psychology of PersonalityRani Durgavati University
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Introduction: The Concept of Personality, Theoretical Approaches to Personality, Psychoanalytic, Constitutional, Trait approach, cognitive;
Determinants of Personality.
Psychoanalytic theory: Freud, Adler, Jung, Neofreudian, Horney, Erickson.
Dispositional Theories: Allport, Cattell and Eyesenck; Social learining theory: Albert Bandura.
Humanistic theories: Maslow & Rogers; Murray’s Need Theory, Kelley’s Cognitive Theory.
Behavioristic and contemporary theories Michel, Miller & Dollard and Seligman, Big five personality theory, Personality Assessment:
Field of Social Psychology, Approaches, Methods of Social Psychology, Relationship of Social Psychology
Attitude: Nature and Functions, Process of Attitude Change, Cognitive dissonance theory, Persuasive communaication
Social Motives: Affiliation,. Power, Achievement, Approval, Attribution-Concept, Theories- Kelley, Jones & Davis
Meaning of group, group Formation, Social leadership, Theories & styles. Conformity-nature & Determinants
Interpersonal Attraction: situational determinants and theoretical explanation, Aggression: Theories & management, Prosocial behaviour,
nature & Determinants.