Very Short Questions Fall 2019 || General Psychology

Very Short Questions Fall 2019

Very Short Questions Fall 2019

The answers to the Very Short Questions Fall 2019 are given below:

1. Mention any three misconceptions about psychology?

ANS- The misconceptions about psychology are given below:

  • Psychology Is Easy
  • Psychology Is Just Common Sense
  • Psychology Isn’t a Real Science

2. What is perceptual distortion?

ANS- Perceptual distortion happens when the stated view differs from an “ordinary reaction”. This is a component of individual contrasts, for instance in perceptual style and is theoretically not the same as mental trips and optical dreams.

3. Define conformity?

ANS- Conformity is the act of matching attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors to group norms, politics or being like-minded. Norms are implicit, specific rules, shared by a group of individuals, that guide their interactions with others.

4. What is the endocrine system?

ANS- The endocrine system is a messenger system comprising feedback loops of the hormones released by internal glands of an organism directly into the circulatory system, regulating distant target organs. In vertebrates, the hypothalamus is the neural control center for all endocrine systems.

5. How is memory related to the brain?

ANS- The brain simmers with activity. Different groups of neurons (nerve cells), responsible for different thoughts or perceptions, drift in and out of action. Memory is the reactivation of a specific group of neurons, formed from persistent changes in the strength of connections between neurons.

6. State the individual differences in intelligence on the basis of I.Q.


The individual differences in intelligence on the basis of I.Q are

130 and above Very Superior
120–129 Superior
110–119 High Average
90–109 Average
80–89 Low Average
70–79 Borderline
69 and below Extremely Low

7. Give any three causes of stress.

ANS- The causes of stress are:

  • Break-up
  • Divorce
  • Death of a near person

8. Differentiate between common sense and psychology.

ANS- Psychology refers to the scientific study of the mental processes and behaviour of the human being. Psychology is a broad field of study that consists of various subfields such as social psychology, abnormal psychology, child psychology, developmental psychology, etc.

Common sense refers to good sense in practical matters. This is something that is essential for people when engaging in daily activities.

9. What is neural impulse?

ANS- A Neural Impulse is a spike of electrical activity that travels down the length of a nervous system. For example, if you touch a hot stove, nerve cells in your fingers will fire, sending impulses through the nerves in your hand, quickly reaching your brain, which will send a signal back down to move your hand away from the heat.

10. Give two examples of the prototype.

ANS- A prototype is an early sample, model, or release of a product built to test a concept or process. It is a term used in a variety of contexts, including semantics, design, electronics, and software programming. A prototype is generally used to evaluate a new design to enhance precision by system analysts and users.

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