Psychology

Why do attitudes not change readily?

Q. Attitudes are changeable but they remain largely maintained in the actual practice. Explain why .10 marks Model answer hints: Attitudes or our evaluative tendencies, once formed, remain largely constant because 1) some attitudes are because of personality traits and dynamics/defences. Extraversion, for example,...

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Decision making

Q. Judging things on the basis of how they look, often but not always, lead to correct decisions. Elaborate and explain its reasons citing research evidences in support 15 marks Model answer Hints :We often make judgements about things on the basis of how...

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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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