Historical review of psychology in the West:Introduction of this lecture series and the speakers – Psychology: Emerging of a discipline – Beginning, growth and decline of Western psychology in India – The core and context of Indian psychology – The indigenization of psychology in India;Society, Culture and Psychology:Weaving culture into psychology – Culture and Self: Implications for Social Behaviour – Cultural and organizational behaviour – How do similar attitudes determine attraction – Why do similar attitudes determine attraction;Health and Well‐being:A beautiful mind‐ Perspective on brain , mind and it’s Challenges – Emotion and well‐being – Mental health and illness – Folk Healing Traditions in India – To sleep or not;Psychological Testing and Assessment:Issues and challenges in psychological assessment – Nontraditional research in behavioural sciences – What a surprise: My results are nonsignificant – Neuropsychology and cognitive neuroscience research – Functional MRI in psychology
Neuropsychology:Side bias in human behaviour – Brain microstructural correlates of cognition in Cerebral Palsy – Brain microstructural correlates of cognition in vitamin B12 deficiency – Why do people drink / smoke? Why can’t they just stop despite knowing about harm?: The neuroscience of addictive behaviour – Who is at risk and why? The neurogenetics of vulnerability to addiction – The gambler’s lament: Behavioural addictions‐ gambling, internet and porn addictions – Art and the brain ‐ how the brain processes art,how the brain creates art ‐ creativity;Can art be used as a strategy to repair the brain;Positioning Psychology in the Modern Context:Technological advances in other areas and their impact on psychology – Positioning the state of psychology in India in the global scenario – Scientific publications in psychology: Trend, Issues and Concerns
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