CONTENTS:- Psychology and Education; Educational psychology and education; Nature and nurture; Response Mechanism; Instincts and their transformation; Psychological tendency in education; Play and play way; Main stages and aspects of development; Physical development; Motor development; Emotional development; Intellectual and mental development; Development of speech and language; Sexual development; Moral and Aesthetic development; Social development; Group dynamics, leadership and social factors in education; Intelligence: Theories and tests; Learning and conditioning; Transfer of training; Thinking and reasoning; Concept formation; Memory and forgetting; Motivation and frustration; Individual differences; Problems of backward, problematic and gifted children; Guidance; Counseling; Creativity; Achievements and evaluation; Question bank for educational psychology.
Education psychology is the discipline concerned with teaching and learning processes by applying the methods and theories of psychology as well as its own techniques. It is distinct from other branches of psychology because it has the understanding and improvement of education as its primary goal. The book incorporates recent developments in the field of education. It covers all the facets of educational psychology including emotional, intellectual, sexual and aesthetic development. The present book is an attempt to provide a model text book excluding all unnecessary elaborations and including whatever is required to maintain a good standard. While material has been gathered from standard works and journals, examples have been given from everyday life and narration is simple and free from technical jargon. The questions at the end of each chapter are given for preparation for examinations. This book is a must on the desk of every student of Educational psychology.