Psychology

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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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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