CSS Psychology 2018

PART-II

No. 2. To what extent in the twenty-first century you justify the role of 'the mind' in psychology? (20)

No. 3. Why is associative learning important? Discuss with respect to the behavioral repertoire provided by instrumental versus associative forms of learning. (20)

No. 4. What are the major developmental changes that occur during the school years? (20)

No. 5. How do social and cognitive processes affect behavior? (20)

No. 6. What are the defining characteristics of humanistic therapy? Discuss how one might assess different psychotherapies. Which of the psychotherapies appear to be the most effective? (20)

No. 7. Is there any harm in national stereotypes? Discuss the relevant factors which we need to take into consideration when we wish to build social harmony in society. (20)

No. 8. Write comprehensive notes on any TWO of the following: (10 each)

(i) Stress is linked to illness, with examples (ii) Consequences of redundancy and unemployment. (iii) Role of the reinforcer in classical and instrumental conditioning. (20)