The Department of Psychology alongwith the Psychology Forum, St Agnes College (Autonomous), Mangaluru celebrated Mental Health Week from 4 to 7 October 2023.
4 October 2023 Memory Test
The memory test competition was conducted with 17 participants. The students were supposed to memorize the objects shown within the given time and write the objects they remembered within the given time. The test was conducted in three levels and there were two winners.
5 October 2023 Lucky Loot
The lucky loot event was held during the lunch break, the students were asked to write a tip on mental health and drop it in a box. Six lucky chits were picked by the principal and other department faculty. The winners were given gifts.
Psychmindset was a quiz competition conducted with 6 teams. The quiz had questions based on general knowledge, logic and riddles.
6 October 2023 Human Bingo
Human bingo was conducted with 7 participants. It was a fun activity to relax the students and relieve their stress
7 October 2023 Mental Health Awareness Session
On the occasion of Mental Health Week, the Department of Psychology in association with the Psychology Forum organized a highly informative and engaging session on Mental Health Awareness.
The session featured Dr. Dharma raj Topaz, a renowned psychiatrist, as the resource person. Dr. Topaz brought a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the event, making it an insightful experience for the psychology students in attendance.
During the session, Dr. Topaz addressed a wide range of questions from the students. The questions covered diverse topics such as guilt, parapsychology, dream analysis, and even cannibalism. Dr. Topaz’s responses were not only informative but also engaging, providing students with valuable insights into the complexities of the human mind.
As part of the event, psychology students showcased their creativity by presenting various psychology models. These models served as practical learning tools for the students and allowed them to explore concepts such as schizophrenia, Maslow’s hierarchy of needs, brain dominance hemisphere, and hypnosis. This hands-on approach to learning was both educational and enjoyable for all attendees.
It provided students with an opportunity to engage with a distinguished expert in the field and allowed them to showcase their knowledge through psychology models. Such initiatives play a vital role in promoting mental health awareness and education, contributing to the overall well-being of the college community.