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Human Development: Psychological Insights

ISBN : 9789385961014

Author(s) : Anup Kumar Kapoor, Gautam Gawali

Year : 2015

Edition : 1

Cover Type : Paperback

Size : 8.5 x 5.5

Weight : 310 gr.

Publisher : NPI

Subject : Anthropology

Language : English

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  1. Anup Kumar Kapoor, former Vice-chancellor, Jiwaji University, Gwalior (M.P.). His research interest covers Human Population Biology, Forensic Anthropology, and Cultural Biology with emphasis on tribal Himalayan and Health studies, Biological Gerontology, Neuroanthropology and Human Rights. As an anthropologist he has carried out extensive and intensive fieldwork among tribes, caste and ethnic groups in the various states and Union Territories.

Prof. Kapoor has received several awards like Ruchi Awards (1991), UGC Research Award (1999), Life Time Education Achievements Awards (2006), Vidya Ratan Award (2008), Man of The Year Award (2009), Dr. Panchanan Mitra Memorial Lectureship Awards of the Asiatic Society (2014) and he has also been the President of Section of Anthropological and Behavioural Science, 102nd Indian Science Congress Association.

He has served and has been serving as a member of the Editorial Board of Indian Journals and Reviewer of different International journals. Prof. Kapoor has made scientific and educational visits to USA, UK, Germany, Austria, Canada, Holland, Belgium, Italy, Switzerland, France, Thailand, Singapore, Philippines and Indonesia. Prof. Kapoor has published more than 230 research papers and articles in National and International Journals and authored/edited 16 books. At Present he is Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007.

  1. Gautam Gawali is a Professor and Head of Department of Applied Psychology and Counseling Centre, University of Mumbai and Hon. Director, Indian council of Social science Research (ICSSR), Western Regional Center, Mumbai. Prior to that he was a psychologist in the Ministry of Labor, Government of India, and between 1983 and 1985 was an additional Lecturer in All India Institute of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Ministry of Health, Government of India. Dr Gautam did his MA, and PhD in Psychology from Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University; Aurangabad. Dr Gautam has published a number of research papers and chaired the sessions in London, UK (2001) and Boston, USA (2013).

He is a Former member of Senate, Management council, Finance Committee, Chairman, Grievances Committee of   University of Mumbai. Currently He is a chairman Board of Studies in Psychology, member of faculty of Science, Commerce and Arts, Academic Council and Board of College and University Development (BCUD). He was a member of Eleventh Five Year Plan (2007-2012) Working Group on Empowering the Disabled, Government of India and was on the Governing Body of Tata Institute of Social Science (TISS) up to 2014.


Psychology and human development coins the interaction of cultural and mental processes. The studies in psychology focus on human learning and social interactions in a range of settings which explores how development is influenced by various organizational dynamics. The study of human development through psychology is essential to understanding how humans learn, mature and adapt. The understanding of cognition, emotion, motivation, and similar psychological processes leads to the deep roots of human personality development.

This volume provides a comprehensive collection of researches in the field of psychology which covers all the aspects of human development. It is of great interest to all the psychologists, sociologists, anthropologists and cognitive scientists who are involved in the different spheres of human development.

  1. Executive Functioning Impairment in Patients with Schizophrenia

            Dr Divya Prasad, Ph.D. (Clinical Psychology), Clinical Psychologist, Child and         Adolescence Guidance Clinic, Nur Manzil Psychiatric Centre, Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh)

            Dr Jai Prakash, Ph.D. (Clinical Psychology), Addl. Professor (Department of Clinical Psychology), Ranchi Institute of Neuro-Psychiatry and Allied Sciences (RINPAS), Kanke, Ranchi (Jharkhand)

  1. Ignorance and Misconception about Mental health Among Oraon and Santal Rural Tribes of Jharkhand

            Meera Jayaswal University Department of Psychology, Arts block ‘C’, Morahabadi, Ranchi University, Ranchi-834008


  1. Human Development Treatment (HDT)

            Dr. Kalawati Jaiswal Associate Professor & Head, Department of Psychology,

            Marwari College, Ranchi University, Ranchi

  1. Smartphone Addiction and Technostress

            Ms. Arpita Sarkar Assistant Professor (Psychology) in V.E.S. College of Arts, Science & Commerce, Chembur, Mumbai.

            Ms.  Shweta  Nikalje TYBA (Psychology) student of V.E.S. College of Arts, Science & Commerce, Chembur, Mumbai.

  1. Development and Psychometric Evaluation of Smartphone Dependence Scale (SDS)

            Neha Rao, Department of Applied Psychology and Counselling Centre, University of Mumbai

  1. Impact of Bullying on Adjustment among High School Students.

            Satish Kumar M.A. (Psychology) L.N. Mithila University, Darbhanga

  1. Title-Effective Instructions for children with Learning Disabilities.

            Dr. Renu Kumari, Asst. Professor Solanki B.Ed. Teachers’ Training College, Chapra (Saran)

  1. Big Five Personality Traits and Turnover Intention in Organized Retail and BPO Sector Employees

            Dr. Nilesh Thakre, Associate Professor (Direct) Department of Psychology SNDT Women’s University, Mumbai


  1. Self Actualization of Women and Men Naval Officers

            Wendy Manuell, Ph.D., H.o.D., Psychology Dept. Dhempe College of Arts & Science, Goa.

  1. The Socially Mute

            Deepika Bhandari, Sophia College for Women, Bhulabhai Desai Road, Mumbai, Maharashtra - 400026

            Jemima Jacob, Sophia College for Women, Bhulabhai Desai Road, Mumbai,   Maharashtra - 400026

  1. A Study of Family Environment of Arts & Commerce College Students in Relation to their Gender

            Prof. Jayant J Parmar (Assistant Professor), Smt. A.P. Patel Arts & N.P. Patel    Commerce College, Naroda, Ahmedabad

  1. Youth and Counseling: A study of the awareness levels of and attitude of female urban college students towards professional counseling, and the effect of avoidance factors on help-seeking 

            Ketaki Sodhi, Department of Psychology, Sophia College for Women, Mumbai

            Shivangi Kakkar, Department of Psychology, Sophia College for Women, Mumbai

  1. The Role of Hope and Social Support on the Resilience of Cancer Patients

            Juhi Vartak, Maniben Nanavati Women’s College.

  1. Conflict Patterns Among Employees in An Industrial Setting (With special reference to Bhilai steel plant)

            Dr .Rajashree Chatterjee School of Studies In Sociology, Pt. R.S.U. Raipur (C.G)

  1. Difference among the ‘different(s) [?]’: a psychological study of wellbeing, optimism, self-esteem, and trait-anxiety among the MSM categories of India

            Soumi Dey, Senior Research Fellow (UGC NET). Department of Anthropology, Calcutta University.

            Dr. Anindita Chaudhuri, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Calcutta University.

            Dr. Arnab Das, Associate Professor,  Department of Anthropology, Calcutta University.

            Tanusree Shaw, Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, Calcutta University.

  1. Mental Health Initiative: Debunking Counselling Myths A Toolkit

            Akshita Kothari

            Chinmayee Kantak

  1. Religious Belief and Resource Development in India

            Arman Alam, ICSSR, Doctoral Fellow Division of Social Psychology, A N Sinha,

            Institute of Social Studies, Patna-800001


  1. Effect of Media on Behavioural Patterns of Rural & Urban Adolescents

            Dr. Rajni Srivastava, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology D.A-V. College, Kanpur.


  1. Use of Technology in Building Barrier Free Environment for Disabled: role of psychology

            Rachita, ICSSR Doctoral Fellow, Division of Social Psychology, A. N. Sinha Institute of Social Studies, Patna- 800001.


  1. A Comparative Study of Social Intelligence among Tribals and Non-Tribals Students

            Dr. Akhila Nand Pathak, Head of the Department of Psychology S. K. M. University, Dumka (Jharkhand)


  1. Work Centrality as a Function of Gender & Habitat among College Teachers

            Dr. Mahjabeen Khanam, Associate Professor Deptt. of Psychology Jamuni Lal College, Hajipur (Vaishali)

  1. Value Education and Buddha’s Ways of Teaching Values

            Dr. G. C. Bhattacharya, Professor of Education, Faculty of Education, Kamachha Campus, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi- 221 010, U.P.     


  1. Female Foeticide – Daughters are precious

            Dr. Kiran Pathak, Asst. Prof.HOD, Psychology, A.S. College Deoghar, Jharkhand

  1. A study of AIDS awareness among college students

            Dr. Nilam Verma, Lecturer Department of Psychology Sri R. K. Mahila College, Giridih


  1. Family Environment of Arts College Students in Relation to their Area of  

         Residency & Gender

            Prof. J.P. Acharya, (Associate Professor) Department of Psychology, Kankarej                  Arts and Commerce College, Thara, North Gujarat

  1. Decentralization of Human Resources: A Theoretical Perspective of Work Organization

            Dr. Bandana Singh Lecturer, P.G. Dept. Of Home Science B.R.A.B.U. Muzaffarpur, Bihar

            Dr. Pragati UGC. Post-Doctoral Fellow, P.G. Dept of Home Science, P.U. Patna

  1. HIV+ Persons Faces Depression and Anxiety Disorder: An Overview

            Sangita Kumari Saha, Department of Psychology, M.J. College

  1. Gender Differences in Mental Health among Tribal Community of Ranchi,


            Dr. Shashi Kala Singh

  1. The Vocational Rehabilitation Scale: Development and Validation

            Wilbur Gonsalves and Gautam  Gawali Department of Applied Psychology and Counselling Centre, University of Mumbai.

  1. Gender Perspective on Adolescent Self-Esteem And Appraisal Of Home Environment

            Patricia D’Souza, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Sophia College, Mumbai

  1. Positive Thinking for Health, Happiness and Harmony

Prof. Sushil k. Goel, 102, AK Gopalan Nagar, Khatipura, Jaipur 302012

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