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    WBCS Main 2016 Optional Psychology Question Paper I

    GROUP-A

    Answer any four questions

    1. Discuss the biological basis of behaviour. Also mention the role of specious typical behaviour in the context.      26

    2. What is meant by time perception ?  Discuss the major theoretical perspectives to explain temporal perception. Why is filled time over estimated than unfilled time ?    26

    3. What do you understand by ‘consolidation of memory’ ?   Mention the different types of memory with special reference to theoretical models.  Also discuss the stages of memory.    26

    4. Discuss the physiological basis of emotion. How does Schachtur-Singer’s theory differ from cannon-Bard’s theory of emotion.     26

    5. What do you understand by intelligence ?   What are the different types of intelligence, with special reference to theoretical perspective ?  What is meant by EQ ?       26

    6. Who are gifted children ?  Mention special intervention strategies for.imparting education for such chinldren.      26

    7. Define interest. How can it be measured ?  Mention the relationship between interest, aptitude and intelligence.     26

    GROUP-B

    Answer any two questions

    8. Discuss the concept of value with special focus on its development and measurement. Mention the significance of value development in tne context of modernization,     35

    9. How do assimilation and accommodation interplay in the development of cognition ?  Discuss the different stages of
    cognitive development in accordance with Piaget ?        35

    10. What is sensation ?  Discuss the attribute of sensation. How can sensation be measured ?  Elucidate with the help of suitable mathematical relations and research evidences.   35

    WBCS Main 2016 Optional Psychology Question Paper II

    GROUP-A : Answer any three Questions

    1. What are the major tenets of Roger’s theory of personality ? How are these principles employed in client centred Therapy ? 20+20

    2. Discuss with examples different techniques of sampling. Elucidate the significance of sampling in designing research. How does choice of statistics depend on sampling ? 20+10+10

    3. What are the different types of Mood Disorder ? Discuss the symptoms. Clinical features and etiology of major depression. 10+30

    4. Writes short notes on any two :

    (a) Nature-nurture controversy

    (b) Alderfer’s theory of motivation

    (c) Psychosocial problems of old age 20+20

    GROUP-B : Answer any two Questions

    5. What are the characteristics of a good leader ? Write with special reference to Indian situation. Compare Transactional and tranformational leadership with illustration from Indian context. 20+20

    6. ‘Caste and religion are components of Indian identity at the same time they cause discrimination and violence’. Do you agree with the statement ? Justify your answer with examples. State what psychological issues need to be kept in mind to alleviate caste and religion related violence. 20+20

    7. Write short notes on any two :

    (a) Biological and social aspects of substance abuse

    (b) Source of conflict in organization.

    (c) Primary, Secondary and tertiary prevention in disability. 20+20

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