IAS exams

Q. What is an experiment? Explain why is it more difficult to conduct experiments in social – behavioural sciences than in physical sciences. 10 marks

Model answer outline : An experiment is a method of observation under controlled condition. This method enables us to understand the cause – effect relationship between variables. In a typical experiment, the hypothesized cause of an incident is manipulated to see its effect by...

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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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Perceptual Defence

Q.1(d ). Explain and critically evaluate the phenomena of perceptual defence. 10 Marks.( CSE 2018 ). Model answer outline: Perceptual defence refers to the phenomenon in which people take more time to recognize some culturally taboo words or show perceptual distortion( eg they make...

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