The great capacity of human beings to adapt to changes in their environment amazes every one of us. Human beings have immense capacity to change behaviour to suit their purpose.
Psychology, as a subject of study, is the product of the search to unravel what makes human beings different from other animals.
This unit will introduce you to the study of psychology. We will discuss the meaning of psychology as a science, and the different branches of psychology. We will discuss the various domains of human behaviour, and the techniques of studying human behaviour. Finally, we will discuss why educational psychology is a foundational course for teacher education.
This lesson has been segmented into the following Chapters:
Chapter One – Psychology as a Science
Chapter Two – Domains of Human Behaviour
Chapter Three – Schools of Psychology
Chapter Four – SUMMARY and SELF ASSESSMENT EXERCISE
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