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Dibrugarh University Arts Question Papers: PHILOSOPHY (Major) (Psychology) ' May 2015


2015
(May)
PHILOSOPHY
(Major)
Course: 604
(Psychology)
Full Marks: 80
Pass Marks: 32
Time: 3 hours
The figures in the margin indicate full marks for the questions.

1. Find out the correct answer:                  1x8=8
a)      Psychology is a positive / normative science.
b)      Psychoanalysis is a theory adopted by Sigmund Freud / J. B. Watson.
c)       Individual knows the environment through sensory nerves / motor nerves.
d)      Colour, tastes, sounds, etc,. are organic / special sensations.
e)      Localization is one of the factors / conditions of memory.
f)       Temperament is an emotional / a volitional trait of personality.
g)      One of the advocators of Gestaltism is Koffka / Stout.
h)      Habits, interests, attitudes of life are personal / social motives.
2. Write short notes on any four of the following:                             4x4=16
i)        Psychoanalysis as a school of psychology.
j)        Neurons.
k)      Marks of good memory.
l)        Characteristics of feeling.
m)    Personality traits.
3. Answer the following questions:
(a) Explain the merits and demerits of experimental method of psychology.                        12
Or
      Write an explanatory note on applied psychology.
(b) What are the different parts of nervous system? Explain the function of central nervous system.         2+10=12
Or
      What do you mean by perception? Critically explain Gestalt theory of perception.                      2+10=12
(c) Do you consider forgetting to be absolutely harmful to us? Explain the normal and abnormal causes of forgetting. 3+8=11
Or
      Critically explain Freudian theory of dream.                                   11
(d) Explain the nature of feeling and determine its relation to emotion.                                 5+6=11
Or
      Explain and examine the theories of learning advocated by Thorndike and McDougall respectively.                    11
(e) What are the different kinds of personality? Explain.                                               11
Or
      Describe the nature of intelligence. What is the range of normal or average person IQ? Explain the method of determining IQ.                                                5+1+5=11


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