Psychology

Q. What’s the meaning of “alpha level of significance” in the context of hypothesis testing? Discuss at least three kinds of significance tests with examples

Model answer outline: A significance test is one important tool researchers use to draw conclusion about population based upon research conducted on samples. Research hypothesis is confirmed disconfirming the null hypothesis-by showing that it’s not supportted by data. Null hypothesis is that the population...

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Q1(a). Why is it important to understand psychological processes for other disciplines of social sciences?  10 marks. CSE 2015

Unit 1: Q1(a). Why is it important to understand psychological processes for other disciplines of social sciences? 10 marks. CSE 2015 Model answer Hints : Understanding psychological processes are important for other disciplines of social sciences because social science directly or indirectly deal with...

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Psychology of a suicide bomber

Discuss the psychology of a suicide bomber. Model answer outline : By instinct, everyone wants to save his or her life. This is next to physiological needs in Maslow’s opinion. Everyone, has instinct to protect his/her existence. Then the question is : What motivates...

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