2116 Introduction to General Psychology


Course Description

Definition and scope of psychology, growth and development, learning, remembering, intelligence and creativity, attitudes, attitude and interests, emotions.

Learning Objective

  • On successful completion of the course the learner should be able to:
  • 1. Define the concept of psychology;
  • 2. Describe four approaches to the study of psychology;
  • 3. List some concepts in psychology
  • 4. Identify the specialties in psychology;
  • 5. Discuss how psychologists develop and test theirtheories ;
  • 6. Define the concept of intelligence;
  • 7. Explain the basis of individual differences in intelligence;
  • 8. Discuss the situational and environmental influence on behavior;
  • 9. Describe how psychology can be applied to policing;
  • 10. Explain what perception is;
  • 11. Describe impression formation;
  • 12. Specify important factors in person perception and impression Formation;
  • 13. Explain the concept of personality trait inferences about what the person is like;
  • 14. Discuss the causes of behavior;
  • 15. Discuss behaviour modification,and
  • 16. Explain the concept of human aggression.



Books for this Course

  • Introduction to General Psychology, Dr.C.George Doeree

Times Offered

  • February
  • June