In Elementary psychology the author has presented the subject in such a way that the student is able to understand the basic facts and theories in the background of real-life situations. Well before a new term or concept is introduced, the reader is prepared in advance to understand and accept it.
An attempt is made in the present work to bring the topic of learning much closer to the readers life and endeavours and to integrate it with his day-to-day experiences of the world around him. In this treatment of motivation and personality, the author has drawn liberally upon his knowledge of psycho-pathology and the facts of social behaviour without which an understanding of the underlying dynamics of behaviour is not possible.
An additional special feature of the book is the chapter on
intelligence and aptitudes which prepares the student for a full-dress
discourse on techniques of test construction at a later stage in his study
of the subject.
The book dwell on thee nuts and bolts of attention perception, learning, forgetting, thinking, remembering and emotions. It also gives a succinct narration of the specifies of motivation and personality help the reader to understand the essential dynamics
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