PSYCHOLOGY STRATEGY for Civil Services: Strategy, Booklist, Resources and Notes Mittali Sethi AIR 56 (302 Marks in Psychology) Mittali Sethi’s GS Strategy Being a dentist – and a specialist at that – taking up Medical Sciences was not an option for me by virtue of the latter’s vastness of syllabus, unavailability of my graduation […]
PSYCHOLOGY – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 33 ARCHIVES explain the usefulness of interview as a method of data collection. state precautions that you would take for its effective use. what can be done to move from correlational inferences to causal inferences. theory testing Vs theory developing research
PSYCHOLOGY – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 32 ARCHIVES what is the basic difference b/w experimental and correlational methods of psychology analyze salient features of a laboratory experiment design describe case history method and its importance in clinical diagnosis
PSYCHOLOGY – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 32 ARCHIVES Methods of psychological measurement Under what conditions would a researcher prefer to use a focussed group discussion over interviewing?> In what ways does an experimental design differ from a quasi experimental design? Grounded theory takes a case rather than variable perspective. elaborate
PSYCHOLOGY – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 31 ARCHIVES citing relevant examples, describe extra sensory perception what is the difference b/w altered state of consciousness through meditation and hypnotic trance?
PSYCHOLOGY – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 30 ARCHIVES Modern contemporary psychology What is REM sleep, and how is it related to dreaming? ‘Computer program is the artificial intelligence’. explain Explain meditation and how far is it useful today for therapeutic purposeM
PSYCHOLOGY – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 29 ARCHIVES Developmental psychology Khap panchayats oppose the same gotra marriages. what are the psychological constructs that explain their behaviour? Critically examine the notion of life-span development. determine the impact of cultural factors in child rearing practices Is aggression an innate tendency or an externally elicited behaviour? […]
PSYCHOLOGY – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 28 ARCHIVES Developmental psychology Briefly suggest how the wellbeing of adolescents can be promoted – especially in the increasing stressed social environment. How can biological aging be modified with help of environmental factors? Bring out the differences in concepts of growth, maturation and development in human behavior. […]
PSYCHOLOGY – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 27 ARCHIVES Economic psychology Identify true characteristics of an entrepreneur. discuss wrt Mc Clelland’s assumptions. How can you motivate people to achieve? What is entrepreneur syndrome? how do environmental and family set-up determine the emergence of this syndrome?
PSYCHOLOGY – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 26 ARCHIVES Economic psychology is there a motivational syndrome associated with agro-economic development? discuss comment on effectiveness of training programs for developing entrepreneurship and achievement motivation discuss the psychological perspective concerning consumer rights and consumer courts
PSYCHOLOGY – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 25 ARCHIVES Therapeutic approaches describe in which way the eastern traditional wisdom has contributed to dealing with psychological illnesses? comment on limits of psycho-therapeutic approaches discuss salient features of behaviour therapy. comment on its applicability to the indian community. write a note on assumptions underlying client centred […]
PSYCHOLOGY – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 24 ARCHIVES Motivation and Emotion 1. Discuss the role of cognition in experiencing emotion in light of various experimental studies. 2. Is it correct to state that the theoretical conceptualization of achievement motivation is not adequate enough to describe the economic […]
PSYCHOLOGY – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 23 ARCHIVES Motivation and Emotion 1. ‘Motivation is a goal didected behavior’ discuss by ennumerating various steps involved in motivation process. 2. Evaluate the drive reduction theory of motivation. Has it any relevance to homeostasis? 3. What is the concept of economic motive. Discuss its influence on […]
PSYCHOLOGY – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 22 ARCHIVES 1. What arethe implications of organizational and humanistic man models for behavior change? 2. Behaviorism was a necessary protest, but it hit beyond the mark. Discuss. 3. Explain the factorial approach to study personality.
PSYCHOLOGY – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 21 ARCHIVES personality 1. What are the big 5 factors in personality. Critically examine their conceptual basis. 2. Is personality consistent? Support with relevant empirical studies. 3. Man as viewed from the perspective of a humanistic psychologist.
PSYCHOLOGY – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 20 ARCHIVES 1. Write a short note on the role of community psychology in bringing about a social change and foster communal harmony in india. 2. Show conceptual relationship between social change and organizational change. 3. What is interaction process analysis. How does it measure group behavioir?
PSYCHOLOGY – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 19 ARCHIVES Psychological problems on social integration 1. Pathology of prejudice is just a small part of story of prejudice. Comment. 2. Discuss major steps to achieve social integration. 3. What are the psychological concepts associated with self fulfilling prophecy?
PSYCHOLOGY – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 18 ARCHIVES 1. Critically examine distance education in light of mass media and IT. Comment on role of psychologists in this regard. 2. Discuss the psychological consequences of recent developments in IT, wrt social and cognitive development
PSYCHOLOGY – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 17 ARCHIVES Explain w.r.t deprivation, nature vs nurture theory?(200 words) What is reminiscence? Is it a fact or misnomer? Support your ans with case studies.(250 words) Discuss level of processing information for long term usage?(200 words)
PSYCHOLOGY – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 16 ARCHIVES Sensation,Attention and Perception Questions (Answer in 150 words) 1.Explain the concept of perceptual organization?what are the process which influence it? 2.Perception of size is explain from visual angel perspective.Evaluate its adequacy?? 3.What is sensory adaptation?explain with examples.