COURSE SUMMARY
Course Title: 
Psychology for Engineers
Course Code: 
15HUM240
Year Taught: 
2015
2016
2017
2018
Degree: 
Undergraduate (UG)
School: 
School of Engineering
Campus: 
Bengaluru
Chennai
Coimbatore
Amritapuri

'Psychology for Engineers' is a course offered in the B. Tech. programs at School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.

Unit 1

Psychology of Adolescents: Adolescence and its characteristics.

Unit 2

Learning, Memory & Study Skills: Definitions, types, principles of reinforcement, techniques for improving study skills, Mnemonics.

Unit 3

Attention & Perception: Definition, types of attention, perception.

  • S. K. Mangal, ”General Psychology”, Sterling Publishers Pvt. Ltd.2007
  • Baron A. Robert, ”Psychology”, Prentice Hall of India. New Delhi 2001
  • Elizabeth B. Hurlock, Developmental Psychology - A life span approach, 6th edition.
  • Feldman, Understanding Psychology, McGraw Hill, 2000.
  • Clifford Morgan, Richard King, John Scholper, ”Introduction to Psychology”, Tata Mcgraw Hill, Pvt Ltd 2004.