SECTION – A (500 words)
problem 1: Starting of scientific psychology is supposed to be in the year 1879. Why? Discuss the evolution of Psychology from Psychophysics of Fechner, Structuralism, Psychoanlysis, and Behaviorism to Cognitive psychology. What was the fundamental concept of human behavior in each of the above main theories of psychology? Describe.
problem 2: prepare short notes on the given:
a) Relation of Psychology to Biological sciences and Physical Sciences.
b) Psychology of Vision (Seeing) and hearing.
c) Short term and Long term Memory.
e) Perceptual Constancy.
d) Phases of Human development.
e) Human Brain and emotions.
SECTION – B (300 words)
problem 3: What do you mean by the term Gestalt psychology? Illustrate the laws of organization given by Gestalt psychologists? Can you describe the process of illusion on the basis of such laws? Describe with illustrations.
problem 4: How do we see colors? Critically assess the different theoretical views of color vision.
problem 5: What do you understand by the term classical conditioning? Describe the initial work by Ivan Pavlov on conditioning. What is the procedure or actions that humans learn by classical conditioning?
problem 6: How do we forget? Is the procedure of forgetting same for STM and LTM? What proposal would you give to enhance memory?
SECTION - C (200 word)
problem 7: How do you define the term intelligence? Give various theoretical perspectives.
problem 8: Define the term concept of psychophysics. What are the different methods to study the concept of threshold?