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How is Psychology as an Optional?

As an Optional, Psychology is one of the most engrossing subjects one can opt for in the UPSC CSE Examination. Psychology is the (scientific) study of human mind and behaviour. It seeks to answer questions like ‘Am I an Introvert or an Extrovert?’, ‘Why do we fall in love?’, ‘Why are we motivated by Money?’, ‘Why do we forget?’, ‘What are emotions?’. These are some of the questions we have been asking from ourselves since our childhood. As an Optional Subject in the UPSC, Psychology gives the candidate an opportunity to go revisit these themes and explore them deeply. The subject will help you develop a Scientific temperament, it will urge you to think critically Read More

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MADHUSOODAN SUNNAMBALA

M.Sc. Psychology, MPhil Psychology,
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HARVARD UNIVERSITY, IBDP

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