|Class 11 Psychology Marks Distribution |
|Units ||Marks |
|What is Psychology? ||7 |
|Methods of Enquiry in Psychology ||10 |
|The Bases of Human Behavior ||8 |
|Human Development ||6 |
|Sensory, Attentional and Perceptual Processes ||8 |
|Learning ||9 |
|Human Memory ||8 |
|Thinking ||7 |
|Motivation and Emotion ||7 |
|Total ||70 |
Psychology Topics to be covered for Class 11
- What is Psychology?, Understanding Mind and Behaviour, Popular Notions about the Discipline of Psychology, Evolution of Psychology, Development of Psychology in India, Branches of Psychology, Themes of Research and Applications, Psychology and Other Disciplines, Psychologists at Work, Psychology in Everyday Life
- Goals of Psychological Enquiry, Nature of Psychological Data, Some Important Methods in Psychology, Analysis of Data, Limitations of Psychological Enquiry, Ethical Issues
- Evolutionary Perspective, Biological and Cultural Roots, Biological Basis of Behaviour, Structure and Functions of Nervous System and Endocrine System and their Relationship with Behaviour and Experience, Heredity: Genes and Behaviour, Cultural Basis : Socio-Cultural Shaping of Behaviour, Enculturation, Socialization, Acculturation
- Meaning of Development, Factors Influencing Development, Context of Development, Overview of Developmental Stages
- Knowing the world, Nature and varieties of Stimulus, Sense Modalities, Attentional Processes, Perceptual Processes, The Perceiver, Principles of Perceptual Organisation, Perception of Space, Depth and Distance, Perceptual Constancies, Illusions, Socio-Cultural Influences on Perception
- Nature of Learning, Paradigms of Learning, Classical Conditioning, Operant/Instrumental Conditioning, Key Learning Processes, Observational Learning, Cognitive Learning, Verbal Learning, Concept Learning, Skill Learning, Transfer of Learning, Factors Facilitating Learning, The Learner : Learning Styles, Learning Disabilities, Applications of Learning Principles
- Nature of Memory, Information Processing Approach : The Stage Model, Memory Systems : Sensory, Short-term and Long-term Memories, Levels of Processing, Types of Long-term Memory, Knowledge Representation and Organisation in Memory, Memory as a Constructive Process, Nature and Causes of Forgetting, Enhancing Memory
- Nature of Thinking, The Processes of Thinking, Problem Solving, Reasoning, Decision-making, Nature and Process of Creative Thinking, Developing Creative Thinking, Thought and Language, Development of Language and Language Use
- Nature of Motivation, Types of Motives, Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, Nature of Emotions, Physiological Bases of Emotions, Cognitive Bases of Emotions, Cultural Bases of Emotions, Expression of Emotions, Managing Negative Emotions, Enhancing Positive Emotions
For Preparation of board exams students can also check out other resource material
CBSE Class 11 Psychology Question Papers
Important Questions for Class 11 Psychology Chapter Wise
Psychology Revision Notes for class 11
Previous Year Question Paper CBSE Class 11 Psychology
Why Sample Papers, Previous Year CBSE Board Papers and Important questions are important for the success in Class 11 Board Exams?
When it comes to the psychology for 11th class under the Central Board of School (CBSE) Board, it is considered to be the most important subject and immensely scoring compared to other subjects. But the irony is that psychology is considered the most daunting and dreadful subject by many students who feel this subject gives them nightmare. But the experience says that if the subject is handled and tackled properly it can fetch great dividends effectively. The in-depth understanding of fundamental concepts and practice are the two essential keys for cracking the formula of success in this subject.
How To Build Strong Foundation?
As some one has rightly said that great heights can only be attained if the foundation is strong and sturdy. This holds true for psychology subjects also because if basics are clear, then All the problems are solved with ease only.
One can follow few tips mentioned below for strengthening the basic concepts:
- Be Fully Attentive in the class while new topics are being taught by your respective teacher. No doubts should be left hovering in your head. Even if you feel your questions are silly, ask immediately as and when they arise with you teachers or tutors.
- Group discussions among friends are a great way to resolve any further doubts regarding the topics. Thus if possible one should make study groups with like minded friends and fix a particular to discuss relevant doubts and problems. This technique is considered to be the most effective during the preparation of psychology exams.
- There are several online sources for CBSE class 11 psychology topics. Youtube Videos are the most popular resources where one can get extensive explanatory videos on almost each topic.
Practice Makes the Man Perfect.
For Mastering the psychology Subject, One has to go through lots of practice, Yes practicing solving lots of problems, solving numerous types of questions on each topic. Once basic concepts and fundamentals have been learnt, the next thing is to learn their applications by practicing problems. Practicing the problems helps us immensely to gauge how well we have understood the concepts.
Certain Points needs to be kept in mind while solving problems:
- One should try to approach and solve a wide variety of problems thereby covering all the relevant topics, rather than sticking to similar ones.
- One or Two reference books should be considered for solving extra questions.
- Try to solve previous year question papers. This helps to boost your confidence while solving new varieties of problems which may appear in the exam.
- Start solving Sample Papers when the exam dates are nearing to get an actual feel of how the psychology paper might be.
- Try to focus on eliminating committing silly mistakes while solving the problems such as multiplying instead of adding, mixing up the positive and negative signs etc.
On ribblu.com you get lot of resource material to practice which includes sample question papers, worksheets, test papers, previous year board papers, important questions, solved papers, model papers everything free in PDF format.