Application of Psychology in Other Fields [Optionals IAS Mains Psychology]: Questions 1 - 7 of 11

Access detailed explanations (illustrated with images and videos) to 269 questions. Access all new questions- tracking exam pattern and syllabus. View the complete topic-wise distribution of questions. Unlimited Access, Unlimited Time, on Unlimited Devices!

View Sample Explanation or View Features.

Rs. 750.00 -OR-

How to register? Already Subscribed?

Question 1

Application of Psychology in Other Fields
Edit

Describe in Detail

Essay▾

What is the difference between simulation and imagery? Explain with example its applications to sports psychology.

Explanation

Difference between Simulation and Imagery

  • The simulation or, “mental simulation” , is a theory of everyday human psychological competence: that is, of the skills and resources people routinely call on in the anticipation, explanation, and social coordination of behavior. According to this we represent the mental states and processes of others by men…

… (426 more words) …

Question 2

Application of Psychology in Other Fields
Edit

Appeared in Year: 2018

Describe in Detail

Essay▾

Discuss the most commonly used techniques or skills psychologists teach to athletes for improving their performance. (Paper 2 Section B)

Explanation

Psychologists and the Techniques Used by Them for Improving Their Performance

  • The psychologist use different techniques to increase efficiency of sports training components and, within competition, fix efficiency at the level equal to acquired training level.
  • In other words, it attempts to minimize effects of negative mental influences and at the sam…

… (380 more words) …

Question 3

Application of Psychology in Other Fields
Edit

Appeared in Year: 2017

Describe in Detail

Essay▾

Do you think subliminal messages can actually lead to significant changes in attitudes or behaviour? Cite research evidence. (Paper 1)

Explanation

Subliminal Messages and Changes in Attitudes or Behaviour

  • Subliminal messages are stimuli that lie below our threshold of conscious awareness. Because they fall below the absolute threshold level (ATL) , we can՚t perceive a subliminal message, even if we՚re looking for it.
  • Some of the researches states that subliminal messages can actually lead to si…

… (220 more words) …

Question 4

Application of Psychology in Other Fields
Edit

Appeared in Year: 2017

Describe in Detail

Essay▾

What is man-machine system? In this context, explain the applications of human engineering in designing the display systems of the aircrafts. (Paper II)

Explanation

Man-Machine System

  • Human – machine system is a system in which the functions of a human operator (or a group of operators) and a machine are integrated.
  • This term can also be used to emphasize the view of such a system as a single entity that interacts with external environment.
  • Man-machine system is different from manual system. In other words, manua…

… (267 more words) …

Question 5

Application of Psychology in Other Fields
Edit

Appeared in Year: 2016

Describe in Detail

Essay▾

How can human engineering be put to use in devising instruments that are used by the defence personnel posted in the border areas? Discuss. (Paper-II)

Explanation

Human Engineering and Devising Instruments

  • Human engineering is the science of human behavior and capability, applied to the design and operation of systems and technology.
  • It mainly deals with relationship between man and machine. It can be put to use in devising instruments that are used by the defence personnel in the border areas. It is discussed…

… (207 more words) …

Question 6

Application of Psychology in Other Fields
Edit

Appeared in Year: 2016

Describe in Detail

Essay▾

What role can psychologists play in the development and implementation of “Skill India” scheme of the Government of India? (Paper-II)

Explanation

Skill India and National Development Mission

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a campaign named “Skill India” on 15th July 2015. The main objective of the program is to train about 40 crore people in the country by 2022.
  • “National Skill Development Mission” , “National Policy for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship” , “Pradhan Mantri Kaushal V…

… (317 more words) …

Question 7

Application of Psychology in Other Fields
Edit

Appeared in Year: 2016

Describe in Detail

Essay▾

Examine the role of situational factors in criminal behavior. (Paper-II)

Explanation

Situational Factors

  • Situational Factors (also known as External Factors) are influences that do not occur from within the individual but from elsewhere like the environment and others around you.
  • Criminal behavior can be stated as “Any kind of antisocial behavior, which is punishable usually by law but can be punished by norms, stated by community”
  • As…

… (313 more words) …