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Course Co-ordinated by IIT Kanpur
Coordinators
 
Braj Bhushan
IIT Kanpur

 
Ajit Dalal
University of Allahabad

 
Alok Bajpai
Consultant Psychiatrist

 
Girishwar Misra
University of Delhi

 
JBP Sinha
ASSERT Institute of Management Studies

 
Manas K Mandal
DRDO

 
Rakesh K. Gupta
Fortis Memorial Research Institute

 
Ramadhar Singh
IIM Bangalore

 
Vivek Benegal
NIMHANS

 

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Last few years have witnessed unprecedented advances in the different  areas  of  psychology.  This course will start with a historical review of the state of psychology in the West and in India and then specific topics of contemporary relevance will be highlighted by various speakers.

 

Sl.
No.

Topics

Speakers

Approx. Duration (hours)

Historical review of psychology in the West

1

Introduction of this lecture series and the speakers

Braj Bhushan

½

2

Psychology: Emerging of a discipline

Braj Bhushan

2

3

Beginning, growth and decline of Western psychology in India

Ajit K Dalal

1

4

The core and context of Indian psychology

Girishwar Misra

1

5

The indigenization of psychology in India

J.B.P. Sinha

1

Selected Topics in Psychology

Society, Culture and Psychology

6

Weaving culture into psychology

Girishwar Misra

2

7

Culture and Self: Implications for Social Behaviour

Girishwar Misra

1

8

Cultural and organizational behaviour

J.B.P. Sinha

1

9

How do similar attitudes determine attraction?

Ramadhar Singh

1

10

Why do similar attitudes determine attraction?

Ramadhar Singh

1

Health and Well‐being

 

11

A beautiful mind‐ Perspective on brain , mind and it's Challenges

Alok Bajpai

3

12

Emotion and well‐being

Girishwar Misra

1

13

Mental health and illness

Alok Bajpai

2

14

Folk Healing Traditions in India

Ajit K Dalal

1

15

To sleep or not

Alok Bajpai

1

Psychological Testing and Assessment

16

Issues and challenges in psychological assessment

Manas K Mandal

1

17

Nontraditional research in behavioural sciences

Manas K Mandal

1

18

What a surprise: My results are nonsignificant

Ramadhar Singh

1

19

Neuropsychology and cognitive neuroscience research

Manas K Mandal

1

20

Functional MRI in psychology

Rakesh K Gupta

1

Neuropsychology

21

Side bias in human behaviour

Manas K Mandal

1

22

Brain microstructural correlates of cognition in Cerebral Palsy

Rakesh K Gupta

1

23

Brain microstructural correlates of cognition in vitamin B12 deficiency

Rakesh K Gupta

1

24

Why do people drink / smoke? Why can’t they just stop despite knowing about harm?: The neuroscience of addictive behaviour

Vivek Benegal

1

25

Who is at risk and why? The neurogenetics of vulnerability to addiction

Vivek Benegal

1

26

The gambler's lament: Behavioural addictions‐ gambling, internet and porn addictions

Vivek Benegal

1

27

Art and the brain ‐ a] how the brain processes art, b] how the brain creates art ‐ creativity; c] Can art be used as a strategy to repair the brain?

Vivek Benegal

1

Positioning Psychology in the Modern Context

28

Technological advances in other areas and their impact on psychology

Braj Bhushan

1

29

Positioning the state of psychology in India in the global scenario

Panel Discussion

2

30

Scientific publications in psychology: Trend, Issues and Concerns

Panel Discussion

1

 

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