REPEATED QUESTION OF PSYCHOLOGY –I
PSYCHOLOGY & SCHOOLS OF THOUGHT
2001: Critically evaluate different schools and systems of psychology, Discuss their status in Contemporary Psychology.
2002: How BEHAVIOURISM differs from earlier schools of psychology? What were the main objections of the Gestalt Psychologists about Behaviorists?
2003: What makes STRUCTURALISM stand out as different from other schools and how it fits in recent trends in psychology? Discuss.
2004: Describe the aims and methods of STRUCTURALISM and FUNCTIONALISM.
2005: Comment on RECENT TRENDS IN PSYCHOLOGY, as viewed by BEHAVIOURISTS.
2006: Comment on RECENT TRENDS IN PSYCHOLOGY, duly supported by factual data.
2007 Define Psychology , give its scope and write in brief about various schools of psychology
2008: What are the modern approaches or prospective in modern psychology.
2009: Define Psychology, give its scope and write in brief about various schools of psychology.
2010: Define Psychology as Science of Behavior. List various schools and systems used in psychology.
2 2007: Write down the function of central and peripheral nervous system and briefly give the function and structure of the cell.
2008: Identify and describe the major functions of hind-brain, midbrain and forebrain.
2009: Write down the function of central and peripheral nervous system, and briefly give the function and the structure of the cell.
2001: Describe Central and peripheral nervous system and their impact on the human behavior.
2002: What is endocrine system, Discuss the role of various hormones in regulating normal human development?
2003: Describe and explain the role of PHERIPERAL nervous system in determining the overt behavior of an organism.
2004: Name and define the three major subdivisions of the brain and describe their functions.
3 Describe the significance of learning in life of an individual referring to different theories of learning. (2007,2009).
4 Define Motivation. List the various theories of Motivation and explain any one of them. (2007,2009)
2006: Give a comparative account of various theories of MOTIVATION.
2010: Describe the significance of motivation in human life referring to any one theory of motivation.
5 Define the Personality. Write in detail the Psychoanalytic theory of personality. (2007,2009)
6 Explain the process of socialization. Write down the stages involved in formation of Opinions, attitudes and prejudices.(2007,2009)
7 2001: Explain “what takes place in perceptual process once the information from the situation is received by the individual.
2002: What are the main determinants of the perception? Explain the effects of learning and motivation on perception.
2003: Elucidate determinants of PERCEPTION (any 5 out of listed 7) lodged within the individual alone.
2004: Define PERCEPTUAL CONSTANCY. Explain the influences that allow us to perceive constant size, shape and brightness.
2005: What is meant by “DETERMINANTS OF PERCEPTION “? Describe at least 5 out of 8 such major factors.
2008: Explain How Person’s needs beliefs; emotions and expectations can influence his or her expectations.
2010: Define perception and sensation and explain how five senses specially vision and hearing operate.
8 2008: Describe the process of classical conditioning and recognize the principles in real life situations.
2003: Give a comprehensive account of primary (major) and secondary parameters for including a desired response through conditioning.
2004: Compare and contrast the principle of OPERANT and CLASSICAL conditioning and describe the impact of classical conditioning on everyday life.
2006: What is AVOIDANCE CONDITIONING? Describe as to how, if at all, this can be used to reduce the alarming rate of road accidents.
2010: Differentiate between classical conditioning and operant conditioning in context of human learning.
9 2007 : What is Group Dynamics? Write down the structure and function of Group referring to the group norms.
2000: Discuss the nature of Groups? Also explain Riots, and social Loafing.
2005: what is GROUP DYNAMICS? Describe the role, in your opinion; it can play in diffusing the tension at National and International Level. Discuss.
10 2001: Critically analyze the theories of Prejudice with special reference to social Learning, and Motivational approaches. Also suggest two social psychological techniques for reducing various aspects of prejudice and stereotyping.
2003: How PREJUDICES are formed? What role media can play in minimizing the hostile feelings? Discuss.