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A Level Edexcel Psychology Key Question Summary Table

A Level Edexcel Psychology Key Question Summary Table

Designed for the 8PS0/9PS0 A Level Psychology specification but could be used for other specifications. Key Questions for all the approaches including State, Describe, Explain and Evaluate. Listed below: Social = How can knowledge of social psychology be used to explain and reduce football hooliganism? Cognitive = Are eyewitness testimonies accurate? Biological = What are the implications upon society if aggression is due to nature or not nurture? Learning = Should airline companies offer treatment for fear of flying? Clinical = Should workplaces do more to tackle mental health? Child = What factors should parents consider when deciding about daycare for their child?
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A Level Edexcel Psychology Clincial Approach Completed Mindmap

A Level Edexcel Psychology Clincial Approach Completed Mindmap

Designed for the Edexcel A Level Psychology 9PS0 specification but could be used for other A Level Psychology specifications. A mindmap containing information for Clincial Approach. Contains content tailored towards the specification. Depression is the optional disorder picked. All theories, treatments and some methods for this approach. Excludes studies and key q/practical investigation as it would not fit on one mindmap. Practical Investigation = To investigate the effect of acoustic similarity on recall of words in the STM. Practical Investigation = To investigate perceived level of obedience between genders using a questionnaire. Title and answers in boxes in a mindmap format. One page is completely empty for students to fill out whilst the other page is completely filled out with summarised content that students can use whilst revising or to check their answers. Extremely useful revision resource that could be filled out at the end of teaching a topic or whilst revising for exams. Also available as a bundle for all AS mindmaps and all A2 mindmaps.
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A Level Edexcel Psychology Biological Approach Completed Mindmap

A Level Edexcel Psychology Biological Approach Completed Mindmap

Designed for the Edexcel A Level Psychology 8PS0/9PS0 specification but could be used for other A Level Psychology specifications. A mindmap containing all the information for Biological Approach. Contains content tailored towards the specification. All theories, research methods and content for this topic as well as: Classic study - Raine. Contemporary study -Brendgen. Adoption study = Cadoret and Stewart. Twin study = Brendgen. Key Question and Practical Investigation not included but stated. Key Q = Are eyewitness testimonies accurate? Practical Investigation = To investigate the effect of acoustic similarity on recall of words in the STM. Practical Investigation = To investigate perceived level of obedience between genders using a questionnaire. Title and answers in boxes in a mindmap format. One page is completely empty for students to fill out whilst the other page is completely filled out with summarised content that students can use whilst revising or to check their answers. Extremely useful revision resource that could be filled out at the end of teaching a topic or whilst revising for exams. Also available as a bundle for all AS mindmaps and all A2 mindmaps.
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A Level Edexcel Psychology Cognitive Approach Completed Mindmap

A Level Edexcel Psychology Cognitive Approach Completed Mindmap

Designed for the Edexcel A Level Psychology 8PS0/9PS0 specification but could be used for other A Level Psychology specifications. A mindmap containing all the information for Cognitive Approach. Contains content tailored towards the specification. All theories, research methods and content for this topic as well as: Classic study - Baddeley. Contemporary study - Sebastian and Hernandez Gill. Key Question and Practical Investigation not included but briefly explained. Key Q = Are eyewitness testimonies accurate? Practical Investigation = To investigate the effect of acoustic similarity on recall of words in the STM. Practical Investigation = To investigate perceived level of obedience between genders using a questionnaire. Title and answers in boxes in a mindmap format. One page is completely empty for students to fill out whilst the other page is completely filled out with summarised content that students can use whilst revising or to check their answers. Extremely useful revision resource that could be filled out at the end of teaching a topic or whilst revising for exams. Also available as a bundle for all AS mindmaps and all A2 mindmaps.
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A Level Edexcel Psychology Social Approach Completed Mindmap

A Level Edexcel Psychology Social Approach Completed Mindmap

Designed for the Edexcel A Level Psychology 8PS0/9PS0 specification but could be used for other A Level Psychology specifications. A mindmap containing all the information for Social Approach. Contains content tailored towards the specification. Classic study - Sherif. Contemporary study - Burger. Key Question and Practical Investigation not included but stated. Key Q = How can knowledge of social psychology be used to explain and reduce football hooliganism? Practical Investigation = To investigate perceived level of obedience between genders using a questionnaire. Title and answers in boxes in a mindmap format.One page is completely empty for students to fill out whilst the other page is completely filled out with summarised content that students can use whilst revising or to check their answers. Extremely useful revision resource that could be filled out at the end of teaching a topic or whilst revising for exams. Also available as a bundle for all AS mindmaps and all A2 mindmaps.
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ALL OF PSYCHOLOGY - AQA A-Level Psychology

ALL OF PSYCHOLOGY - AQA A-Level Psychology

A COMPLETE bundle of concise, detailed and highly useful revision notes for A-Level Psychology! I get A-star grades and these help me so much! Particularly useful if studying any of the following Paper 3 topics: Relationships, Schizophrenia and/or Forensic Psychology.
marthalxcy
AQA GCSE NEW SPEC - Development - McGarrigle and Donaldson's Naughty Teddy

AQA GCSE NEW SPEC - Development - McGarrigle and Donaldson's Naughty Teddy

This lesson gives students the knowledge they need in order to outline and evaluate this key study as well as apply their knowledge to scenario based questions. Highly student led, the lesson includes relevant video clips, fill in the gap activities, recap AO1 questions, application AO2 questions and student led evaluation via mindmap and live writing with WAGOLL evaluation paragraphs included for teacher (or student) reference.
lornaslasor
AQA GCSE NEW SPEC PSYCH - Development - Piaget

AQA GCSE NEW SPEC PSYCH - Development - Piaget

One to two lessons introducing students to Piaget’s theory of cognitive development. This/these student led lesson(s) include key word mix and match, fill in the gap, cut and stick as well as practical activities to allow children to discover Piaget’s stages and his amain assumptions of schema development, egocentrism and conservation. Assessment comes in the form of mini whiteboard activities as well as written AO2 scenario based questions with model answers.
lornaslasor
Approaches AQA A-level Psychology Induction Workbook/Booklet

Approaches AQA A-level Psychology Induction Workbook/Booklet

An induction workbook for new Y12 students to complete over summer as an introduction to the AQA A-level psychology course. This workbook, based on the latest 2015 specification, provides a brief overview of the origins of Psychology and all of the approaches including the biological, learning, cognitive, psychodynamic, and humanistic approaches. Example activities: Timeline activity Storyboards Matching key terms Labelling diagrams Brainstorming Fill in the blanks Newspaper clippings Video clips and documentaries Application questions
laurenjr
Research Methods - AQA Psychology A-level

Research Methods - AQA Psychology A-level

Cue cards that cover all the content required for research methods in the AQA Psychology 2018 (and onwards) specification. Some topics overlap as they are required on the Year 12 and Year 13 spec.
bethanyjbrown
AQA Psychology progress booklet (Year 12 and 13)

AQA Psychology progress booklet (Year 12 and 13)

Booklet is designed to be given out at the beginning of the year. The booklet covers: expectations, evaluation forms, checklists from the specification, guidance on command words and questions as well as possible essay questions.
mick_w
Psychology Research Method Revision: Planning and conducting a conformity experiment

Psychology Research Method Revision: Planning and conducting a conformity experiment

Students plan and conduct their own conformity experiment in their school. Students use the lessons to revise content they have previously learned and apply it. students found this series of lessons very engaging as they thoroughly enjoyed the idea of making their own experiment. It worked well for Year 12 revision after we finished the content. The main ideas involved in this SOW prepare students for the research method questions in the AS Paper 2 spec. paper.
mick_w
EDEXCEL PSYCHOLOGY TEACHING FROM 2015 - PAPER 3 REVISION

EDEXCEL PSYCHOLOGY TEACHING FROM 2015 - PAPER 3 REVISION

This document provides students with a breakdown of the structure of paper three as well as some sample answers, possible questions/areas to be tested and a summary of the classic studies they must know. Suitable for students studying Edexcel Psychology A level teaching from 2015 Note one of the sample answers is written with a focus on child psych and this option may not have been studied by all
vjbrown85
Mental Health A-level Everything you need to know OCR Applied

Mental Health A-level Everything you need to know OCR Applied

3 page document that condenses the course down, everything the specification says you need to know about issues in mental health for component 3 of a-level psychology exam. This is the minimum you need to learn for A* (or the best grade you can achieve) , this is everything that could come up in the simplest terms.
anassa_oneill
AQA A-LEVEL PSYCHOLOGY INTRO TO RM

AQA A-LEVEL PSYCHOLOGY INTRO TO RM

A 4-page booklet and a PowerPoint that covers the introduction to research methods: A starter activity - mind map of “what do we need to consider when conducting research?” Covers key terms such as aim, hypothesis, IV, DV, operationalise AfL practice throughout Covers the experimental method Easy to follow along, step by step PowerPoint to fill in the 4-page booklet. Helps students to structure their notes.
charlotte_pagett
GCSE OPTIONS EVENING POSTER FOR AQA GCSE PSYCHOLOGY

GCSE OPTIONS EVENING POSTER FOR AQA GCSE PSYCHOLOGY

3 posters to illustrate what psychology is about! First poster: An overview of the exams, what topics are covered, what subjects “go with” psychology and a description of what psychology is. Second poster: A display of questions relating to each topic covered in Year 1 (Unit 1). Third poster: A display of questions relating to each topic covered in Year 2 (Unit 2).
charlotte_pagett
AQA GCSE UNIT 1 LITERACY MAP

AQA GCSE UNIT 1 LITERACY MAP

A poster that can be printed and given to students to encourage greater use of keywords, knowledge of command words and effective evaluation. It contains a list of key words for the memory, perception and development topics as well as the title of the key studies required for each topic. It has an evaluation diagram on there to encourage students to ‘build’ their evaluation and also a description of what the three main command words are (describe, apply, evaluate). My students love this and refer to it often.
charlotte_pagett
AQA A-LEVEL INFERENTIAL STATISTICS

AQA A-LEVEL INFERENTIAL STATISTICS

A collection of resources aimed at students in their 2nd year of study, sitting the AQA A-level Psycholgy exam. Each statistical test is covered over 2 pages within the 21-page booklet and involves students working through each test. The 21-page booklet is student friendly and has step-by-step instructions as well as extra guidance on each PowerPoint dedicated to each statistical test. PLEASE NOTE: This does not cover the sign test as this is taught in Year 1. It covers the inferential statistics part of research methods, including: Choosing a statistical test Probability and significance (including type 1 and 2 errors) Mann-Whitney Wilcoxon Unrelated t-test Related t-test Spearman’s rho Pearson’s R Chi-squared To be used alongside the pink-haired girl book! Suitable for beginners to statistics, easy to follow along.
charlotte_pagett
AQA A-LEVEL APPROACHES REVISION POSTERS

AQA A-LEVEL APPROACHES REVISION POSTERS

6 revision posters that cover each approach required for AQA A-level exams. Space for students to write main assumptions, key words, evaluation as well as links to debates. Biological Behavioural SLT Cognitive Humanistic Psychodynamic
charlotte_pagett
AQA A-LEVEL  FORENSIC 12 page booklet and 8 page booklet

AQA A-LEVEL FORENSIC 12 page booklet and 8 page booklet

A 12-page booklet for students to fill in. It looks at the six explanations for offender behaviour as well as space to evaluate: Atavistic form Genetic and neural Eysenck Cognitive Differential association theory Psychodynamic Also contains an 8-page booklet for students to fill in. It looks at the four ways of dealing with offender behaviour as well as space to evaluate: Custodial sentencing Behaviour modification Anger management Restorative justice
charlotte_pagett
HOW TO REVISE

HOW TO REVISE

A 10-slide PowerPoint that talks through useful revision tips for both GCSE and A-Level students. It has a Psychology focus on the last two slides but can be adapted for any subject.
charlotte_pagett
Brain research with monkeys

Brain research with monkeys

Macaque monkeys are rewarded to use a computer touch screen. They have to learn about the images that give the reward. Dr Mitchell is interested in the role of the mediodorsal thalamus in learning. She wonders whether one day we will be able to improve our own ability to learn. You can see a 360 online lab tour of the Oxford University primate facility here: http://www.labanimaltour.org/oxford See more films about the use of animals in medical and scientific research here: http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/resources/video-library/ These clips can be used for careers teaching as well as well as Biology as they feature scientists and technicians at work…
understandinganimalresearch