PSYCHOLOGY – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 15

PSYCHOLOGY – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 15 ARCHIVES 1. Describe various ways in which one can use IT and mass media to inculcate the values of hygiene and swacch bharat. 2. What do you understand by information overload? Discuss various psychological factors involved in information management 3. Discuss the role of mass media …

PSYCHOLOGY – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 12

PSYCHOLOGY – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 12 ARCHIVES 1. Describe various patterns of attribution used by an individual in his social interaction. 2. Can attitude be changed. Ennumerate the factors that enhance or inhibit this process 3. Explain the role of dissonance arousal in prejudice.

PSYCHOLOGY – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 11

PSYCHOLOGY – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 11 ARCHIVES 1.       How is intelligence different from aptitude? 2.       What is emotional intelligence? What are its applications in our day to day life? 3.       How are intelligence and creativity interrelated? 4.       Which concept is more relevant in explaining individual differences – IQ or EQ? Substantiate your answer with relevant examples. …

PSYCHOLOGY – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 10

PSYCHOLOGY – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 10 ARCHIVES 1.       Compare model of fluid and crystalized intelligence with Spearman’s 2 factor theory. 2.       Compare ‘multi factor’ theory of intelligence with that of ‘multiple intelligence’ theory 3.       Describe PASS model of intelligence and show the grounds on which it has challenged the ‘g’ theory 4.       What …

PSYCHOLOGY – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 9

PSYCHOLOGY – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 9 ARCHIVES 1.       How does behaviouristic interpretation of problem solving differ from gestalt view? 2.       Describe facilitative and fixating effects of set in problem solving. 3.       Enumerate different strategies of concept formation in children. 4.       Differentiate between inductive and deductive reasoning. Why do scientists prefer inductive reasoning?

PSYCHOLOGY – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 8

PSYCHOLOGY – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 8 ARCHIVES Thinking, Problem Solving What is non directive thinking? Discuss different dimensions of thought processes in relation to concept and creativity. Explain scanning and focussing strategies in concept attainment. Can the cybernetic model of behaviour explain problem solving behaviour? Discuss role of set in thinking with …

PSYCHOLOGY – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 7

PSYCHOLOGY – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 7 ARCHIVES Language Compare Chomsky’s innate mechanism view and skinner’s view on language development. State and critically evaluate Slobin’s cognitive theory of language development Which is more satisfactory explanation for language development – brain maturation or reinforcement. Substantiate your answer. Describe how critical period hypothesis explains process …

PSYCHOLOGY – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 6

PSYCHOLOGY – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 6 Archives Answer the following in 200 words: Critically evaluate stage Vs process models of memory with relevant examples. Describe the interacting systems of memory in information processing approach. Is forgetting a necessary aspect of learning process? Justify with relevant examples. Elaborate on role of extinction in …

Psychology -2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 5

Psychology -2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 5 Archives Topc: Learning Answer in 200 words: How would you process information for long term usage? Discuss the role of repression and interference in forgetting/. What is reminiscence? Discuss in terms of interference process. Evaluate 2 process theories of memory. Next Topic: Memory

Psychology -2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 4

Psychology -2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 4 Archives Topc: Learning Explain how operant conditioning can be used to establish behaviour which is not spontaneously emitted by an organism. Discuss the scope of programmed learning in curriculum of certain courses for students. How do latent learning, insight and imitation differ from each other? Show how …

PSYCHOLOGY-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 3

PSYCHOLOGY-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 3 Archives Learning Answer in 200 words How does Pavlovian conditioning differ from Skinnerian type? What is nature and role of reinforcement in both types? What is S-R conditioning and how is it different from S-S and R-S conditioning. Explain with examples. Escape learning is direct analogue of reward …

PSYCHOLOGY-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 2

PSYCHOLOGY-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 2 Archives Learning Day 2 Answer in 200 Words: Differentiate b/w learning and training. Discuss pavlovian learning theory. Not all phobias are learnt. They may also depend on genetic predispositions. Elaborate. Comment on impact of immediate and delayed reinforcement on learning. Which among these is most effective and why? …

PSYCHOLOGY – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 1

PSYCHOLOGY – 2015:  Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 1 Archives Paper 1 : Topic : Introduction to Psychology Question : 1)Psychology is Natural as well as Social Science. Discuss(200 words) Paper 2: Topic : Psychological Measurement of Individual Differences Question : 1)Discuss on Misuses of Intelligence Tests?(200 words) Next Topic : Introduction to Psychology, Psychological …

Psychology-2014: Answer Writing Challenge – 47

ARCHIVES 03 November 2014 1) Point out the main differences in the approaches of Western and  Vedantic theories of personality (150 Words) 2) The same fire which melts butter hardens steel! Explain this  phenomenon in the Context of frustration and stress resolution in  personality development with examples (200 Words)

Psychology-2014: Answer Writing Challenge – 46

ARCHIVES 31 October 2014 1) Discuss the nature and complexities of altered states of consciousness which are produced by hypnosis, drug use and meditation (200 Words) 2) Just putting the test questions in an objective form does not necessarily render the test scientific. Comment, and elucidate the characteristics of a good psychological test. (200 Words)

Psychology-2014: Answer Writing Challenge – 45

ARCHIVES 30 October 2014 1) What can we inherit? Discuss the various difficulties in isolating the hereditary characteristics from the acquired ones, in some crucial cognitive and personality structures? (200 Words) 2) What do you mean by organizational climate? Is it a unitary or multidimensional concept? How far does the theory of open system help …

Psychology-2014: Answer Writing Challenge – 44

ARCHIVES 29 October 2014 1) Freudians and the neo-Freudians are similar in approach but differ in points of emphasis. Discuss (200 Words)  2) Discuss whether mental health is to be considered only as an absence of mental disease. In this context, explain with suitable examples what is meant by psychosomatic diseases. (250 Words)