This full colour, activity-based textbook, written for AQA, will help you easily deliver the research methods components of the AQA A Level Psychology specification. Written by experienced senior examiners who have designed this series to make teaching and learning the research methods component much easier for you and your students.
The 'Revise AS' study guides are written by examiners and contain in-depth course coverage of the key information plus hints, tips and guidance. End of unit sample questions and model answers provide essential practice to improve students exam technique.
The unique approach of this book is that it provides comprehensive coverage of only the most popular areas of the AQA A A2 specification: relationships, pro- and anti-social behaviour, biological rhythms, cognitive development, social and personality development, evolutionary explanationsof human behaviour, psychopathology, treating mental disorders, plus issues, debates and approaches. This core textbook offers students the opportunity to improve their grades and have their very own expert to take home the friendly examiner - The Complete Companion!
Early Socialisation looks at sociability and attachment and how they relate to emotional and cognitive development. Topics covered include: bonding, attachment, deprivation, separation and privation, as well as enrichment. Social and cultural variations are considered, and theories of attachment and loss are described and evaluated.
Practicals for Psychology provides a set of materials that allows introduductory level students to select and devise their own practicals with the minimum of supervision. Each practical can be replicated without specialist equipment. The book includes: * Twenty studies, covering a wide range of topics and methodologies * Points to think about including the ethical and methodological issues raised by the studies * A 'Do-It-Yourself' section for each key study, showing students how to design their own practical * How to write up the practical, incorporating an actual student report with comments by an examiner * Questionnaires and word lists.
Now in full colour, this thoroughly revised and updated 3rd edition of Psychology for AS Level takes into account all the latest changes to the AQA-A syllabus since the last edition was published. It remains closely mapped to the specification making it ideal for students taking the AS Level Psychology exam. New to this edition is a strong emphasis on exam technique, giving students the best chance possible of the highest grades. A whole chapter is devoted to how to study and how to pass, with an 'Examiner's Viewpoint' written by the Chief Examiner at AQA-A. Throughout the book are hints and tips on picking up marks, and there are constant page references to the summarised content in our com...
How do we know right from wrong, good from bad, help from hindrance, and how can we judge the behavior of others? Ethics are the rules and guidelines that we use to make such judgements. Often there are no clear answers, which make this subject both interesting and potentially frustrating. In this book the authors offer readers the opportunity to develop and express their own opinions in relation to ethics in psychology. There are a number of famous many psychological studies that appear to have been harmful or cruel to the people or animals who took part in them. For example, memory researchers carried out studies on a man who had no memory for over forty years, but because he had no memory...
This is the ideal dictionary for AS and A2 students. Unlike other dictionaries, the terms here are all directly relevant to AS/A-level psychology. All the entries are clearly and concisely defined with diagrams and further explanation where appropriate. In many cases, entries are cross-referenced to related terms and concepts and include the guidance of the author, experienced examiner Cara Flanagan, on how the term should be used correctly. The Essential Word Dictionary is the perfect reference companion, whether students are new to the subject, part way through their course or revising for their exams.