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Psychology

About the Department

The Department of Psychology has been in Sathaye College since the early days of the college. Psychology Department currently offers psychology at FYBA and SYBA levels. Psychology faculty often uses innovative teaching methods, such as film analysis, exhibitions on themes such as forensic psychology, handwriting analysis, brain games, and so on. There are field visits organized for students to NGO's that offer psychological services. There are discussions in the classroom on a regular basis on current topics and their psychological relevance. Students are regularly encouraged to do research in psychology and present and publish papers.

About the Subject

Psychology is one of the most interesting and sought after subjects in today's times owing to its increasing importance and awareness among people. Psychology offered at the undergraduate level gives the naive mind a new perspective to look at human phenonmena. Psychology I, offered at FYBA, gives a basic and fun-filled overview of what the field studies. At SYBA level, Psychology II and Psychology III are taught.  Psychology II is Social Psychology, which demystifies human functioning in society in a scientific manner. Psychology III would take students through a psychological and biological  journey from conception to childhood.

Psychology is one those subjects which could be deeply satisfying to study as well as challenging to learn, on the road to scientific inquiry of human behaviour.

Ms. Swati Netravalkar
HOD

Having a passion for psychology, I keep inspiring myself and my students to initiate research in new avenues of psychology. I love exploring psychology through team work of students on analyzing films, doing exhibitions, presenting papers, going on field visits, regularly discussing and debating on current affairs through a psychological perspective. 

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Ms. Swati Netravalkar
HOD

Having a passion for psychology, I keep inspiring myself and my students to initiate research in new avenues of psychology. I love exploring psychology through team work of students on analyzing films, doing exhibitions, presenting papers, going on field visits, regularly discussing and debating on current affairs through a psychological perspective. 

Research Papers Published

The Effects of Mindfulness Meditation on Adolescents :A Qualitative Analysis
Name of Publication :Scholarly Research Journal for Interdisciplinary Studies
Name of Editors :Maheshwari, V., Manchekar, S., Hardikar, G.,and Zalte, S.
Name of Publisher :Scholarly Research Journals
Year of Publication :2016
ISSN :2278-8808
Impact Factor :4.89

Research Papers Presented

Gender Roles And Language In Children-Stories In Marathi Language
Name of Seminar :Two-Day National Seminar On Psychology In India
Level :National
Period :11-12-2008-12-12-2008
Name of Organizers :University Department Of Applied Psychology, University Of Mumbai

Gender Equality Promotion Through Peace Education In Children Literature
Name of Seminar :The Place Of Peace Education In Fostering Global Competencies In Students
Level :State
Period :25-02-2011-26-02-2011
Name of Organizers :N.S.S. College Of Education, Mumbai

A Review Investigating The Impact Of Positive Emotions On Health
Name of Seminar :Ugc Sponsored National Seminar On Promoting Mental Health Through Positive Psychology
Level :National
Period :04-03-2016-05-03-2016
Name of Organizers :Department Of Psychology, M.S. University Of Baroda, Vadodara

Challenges that Academic Staff Encounter in Research, Consultancy and Extension in an Affiliated College.
Co Author :Swati Netravalkar and Charu Singh
Name of Conference :One Day National Seminar on Sustaining Quality :NAAC Guidelines 2017
Level :National
Period :17-02-2018-30-03-2018
Name of Organizers :R. A. D. A. V College, Bhandup.