Certainly, everyone has their own aptitude and interest but not everyone can distribute it. Aptitude is a potential owned by someone since inborn and interest is a process of developing all of the ability which exist to direct individuals to an activity of their interest so it can be their motivation. Related to that, Student Executive Board of Faculty of Psychology Tarumanagara University established an annual event called Psyphoria. Psyphoria consists of two words of psychology and euphoria. Psychology is the study of mental process and behavior of human through daily activities (King, 2011). Whereas euphoria is the overflowing of the feeling of excitement that can be obtain by distributing the desire (Kamus Besar Bahasa Indonesia [KBBI], 2008). Through the explanation above, it can be concluded that Psychology’s Euphoria is the feeling of comfortable or excitement that can be represented by this activity.
Psyphoria has been held routinely for six period, starts from 2011 until 2017. Psyphoria will be held back with the theme “Indonesia Sedjatikoe”. The main idea of this theme was taken from the concept of Abraham Maslow’s self-actualization of hierarchy of needs. Self-actualization is the accuracy of someone to assign theirself appropriate to their ability (Maslow, 1943). Therefore, Psyphoria provide a place to participants so that they can show their capability. In accordance with the theme “Indonesia Sedjatikoe”, the committee hope that participants and visitors can actualized theirself by applying the culture value of Indonesia.
Psyphoria 2017 will conduct various competitions covering the academic, sports and arts. Psysmart will be conduct in academic area, futsal in sports area and in arts area, there will be modern dance and painting competitions. Psyphoria 2017 will also hold bazaar as the attractiveness and ended with performing art night.
This activity is expected to make participants and visitors to gain the feeling of happiness by competing with the family of Psychology Faculty. Also, the aim to self-actualizing with the culture value of Indonesia is expected to increase the feeling of nationalism can be delivered well to the participants and every individual who participate in this activity. (V/ENES)