CONTENTS:- 1. Education: Psychology and Educational Psychology; School of Psychology: their Function and significance: Scientific Method and Educational Psychology; Heredity and Environment as bases of Behaviour; Growth and Development: Some General Principles; Physical Growth and Motor Development; Emotional Development; Cognitive Development; A Stage Approach; Cognitive Development: A Process Approach; Language and Play; Social and Moral Development I; Social and Moral Development II; Level I Learning: Behavioural- Associationist Theories; Level 2 Learning: Cognitive- Organisational Theories: Learning of Psychomotor Skills: Concept and Principles – Problem Solving and Creativity (1); Learning of Psychomotor Skills: Concepts and Principles – Problem – Solving and Creativity (2); Motivation, Forgetting, Transfer of Training; Instructional Models and Special Education.
The aim of the present book is very simple stated. It is to supply the working teachers, prospective teachers and students who have opted a study "Education" as a course subject in different Colleges and Universities, those facts and principles that have a bearing upon the growth, learning and adjustment processes – the three essential concern of educational Psychology. In its organisations and content, therefore, "the book has a development emphasis throughout and is particularly oriented in terms of the needs of children and the forces which motivate them to learn and adjust."