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AQA Psychology issues and debates work booklet

AQA Psychology issues and debates work booklet

Work booklet given to Y12 student to complete over the summer holidays. Students had some knowledge of the issues and debates content but had not covered it in any great depth. This booklet therefore contains enough detail for them to have a good understanding of the content but also leaves enough gaps for the students to use their existing knowledge and additional research skills to complete. Knowledge review questions are included at the end of every sub topic. As always, I recommend students use the Tutor2u and Simply Psychology sites as a point of reference. Levels of explanation picture credit to Tutor2U Psychology.
lornaslasor
AQA NEW SPEC GCSE PSYCH - Development - Dweck's mindset

AQA NEW SPEC GCSE PSYCH - Development - Dweck's mindset

Lesson covering description and evaluation of Dweck’s mindset include some AO2 application questions with model responses. Resources include a prep learning task set as homework the lesson before, however, this could be adapted to be used in lesson if needed.
lornaslasor
Back To School Ultra Bundle

Back To School Ultra Bundle

This ultra bundle includes 9 of our resources. Editable Weekly Newsletter Templates This editable weekly newsletter template is a great way to keep your students on track and updated. A great reminder for the students to know what is on for the week.It also come with an editable blank template to be able to customise the categories. Editable Parent Newsletter Templates: Take Home Notes from the Teacher These Editable Parent Newsletters are monthly newsletters that you could give to parents as a way of communicating about their child’s progress in school. They are like take home notes that you could give to students to bring home to their parents or if the parents pick up their child at school, you could hand them over personally. It is a great way to keep the parents updated of their child’s performance. A blank monthly parent newsletter template is also provided so you could put your own categories. Editable Monthly Newsletter Templates: Keep your students on track and updated This Editable Monthly newsletter is a great way to keep your students updated of the important dates to remember, get excited for upcoming events and most of all highlight your star students for the month.It also come with an editable blank template to be able to customise the categories. The format is in powerpoint and the newsletters are in PNG format so you can edit. To edit, open the file in powerpoint, click on “INSERT” and look for “TEXT BOX” and type on the text box. To PRINT: The file is on A4 paper size. It could also be printed on black & white or grey scale. Just adjust the colour settings of your computer. Editable Back To School Forms These Back To School Editable forms are useful on the first day of school and on back to school open house night. It includes: *Welcome Sign *Name tags *Transportation Form *Birthday Form *Student information sheet *Email Sign- up sheet *Text Sign-up sheet *Volunteer Sign- up sheet *Supplies list *Signs that you can post on tables to guide parents during back to school open house *Thank you note to parents for volunteering The format is on powerpoint presentation. The paper size is on A4 and all images are in PNG. Should you wish to edit, click on “INSERT” then “TEXT BOX” to edit The slides could also be printed out in black and white or in grey scale. Please check the colour settings of your printer. Feelings Flash Cards for Primary The emotions flashcards include 27 different feelings/emotions. It includes what trigger each emotions and feelings. It also has an interview guide questions and a worksheet to help your students identify, express their feelings and promote discussions. The 27 feelings/emotions are: Girls emotions/feelings: Happy 2.Lonely Mad Proud Sad Embarrassed Sheepish Shy Skeptical Suprised Worried Disappointed Boys’ emotions and feelings: Anxious Bored Confused Enraged Excited Hurt Mad- Accusatory Mad- Indignant Peeved-Tantruming Proud Scared Shy Smug- Self- Important Startled Stressed Tweens and Teens Feelings Flash Cards The emotions flashcards include 28 different feelings/emotions. It includes what trigger each emotions and feelings. It also has an interview guide questions to help your students identify, express their feelings and promote discussions. The 28 feelings/emotions are: Girls emotions/feelings: Baffled Passionate Ecstatic Mad- Frantic Splendid Melancholic Terrified Astounded Introverted Apprehensive Placid Pensive Flabbergasted Sullen Boys’ emotions and feelings: Perplexed Piqued Contented Mad-Absurd Grand Distressed Anxious Stunned Cautious Tense Quiet Wistful Startled Cantankerous Conversation Starters This product contains 100 plus conversation starters that teachers and counselors can use.This product is best used for middle school year children aged 11-13 years old. It is divided into 5 categories: a. Family b. Self c. School d. Friends e. Anything under the sun It also comes with blank templates that you can use to write your own questions for each category. Getting Acquainted: Initial Interview Guide This guide can be used by teachers and counselors to get acquainted with their students. They can easily establish rapport with these short interview guide and they can also take down notes about their observations and impressions of the student. 9 .Classroom Posters for Tweens and Teens Teenagers need to be constantly reminded of rules and expectations in the classroom. These rules and expectations could serve as a guide to help them stay on track and out of trouble, continue to practice good manners that there taught in primary, feel safe and supported in school. The file is in power point version, A4 in size and in JPEG format. List of Classroom Rules and Expectations: Treat others fairly Pay attention in class Listen to the teachers and adults in school Lend a helping hand to others Come to school ready and prepared Stay on task Be kind to others Be friendly and sociable Show respect to others Cooperate with others Don’t be mean on the screen Make smart choices Be responsible Be organized Don’t ruin someone’s reputation by spreading gossip Be forgiving Follow rules Raise your hand if you want to participate and ask questions Be honest Don’t pick fights Eat healthy Work quietly
kitcelcorner
A Level Psychology and Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) taster lesson

A Level Psychology and Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) taster lesson

Psychology taster focuses on Attachment types and encourages students to complete a quiz to find out their own (sensitive questions!) It also included the ‘Marshmallow Test’ by Mischel. EPQ taster session briefly outlines the course and then allows students to practice critical thinking skills by examining sources for and against the ‘Legalise Cannabis’ debate. Both are roughly 45 minutes, summer preparation booklets compliment these lessons.
Findlotte
Psychology & HSC Handbooks / Independent Learning

Psychology & HSC Handbooks / Independent Learning

Includes; 2 handbooks for AQA Psychology and BTEC Health and Social Care which you’ll need to adapt to meet your own departments needs. ‘Nandos’ themed differentiated tasks for Approaches and Attachment (Psychology) and Unit 1 and Unit 2 (HSC) - Again, adapt these if needed, the template is very easy to create additional topics. Independent Record Book template - Students to fill in what activities that are completing in ‘Private Study’ periods and what they have learnt from it.
Findlotte
13/20 of the Core Studies (OCR PSYCHOLOGY AS + A2)

13/20 of the Core Studies (OCR PSYCHOLOGY AS + A2)

Detailed and clear descriptions (aim, sample, method, procedure, variables etc) and evaluations of 13 out of the 20 core studies for OCR Psychology. Social - Levine, Piliavin Cognitive - Grant, Moray Developmental - Bandura, Lee, Kohlberg Biological - Sperry, Casey, Blakemore and Cooper, Maguire Individual differences - Gould, Hancock I have made these myself and have put a considerable amount of time in to these, The studies are in great detail and well worth the purchase. Will save you lots of time planning.
Cecil6
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
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
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
Edexcel Psychology (9-1) GCSE New Spec Unit 3 Lesson 5 - Mid-Scheme Assessment

Edexcel Psychology (9-1) GCSE New Spec Unit 3 Lesson 5 - Mid-Scheme Assessment

This package is designed for the Edexcel Psychology (9-1) New Specification, Unit 3 (Memory) and contains everything you could possibly need for a mid scheme assessment of the following topics: Lesson 4 - Peterson & Peterson Lesson 3 - Evaluating the Multi-Store Model Lesson 2 - The Multi-Store Model Lesson 1 - What is Memory? This package contains the assessment itself, and a mark-scheme of this. It also includes a handy RAG Sheet for students to rate their confidence in the assessed topics, taboo cards for them to revise and practice with before the assessment, and a whole-class feedback document for you to share after the assessment is completed!
MrSidneyStringer
Approaches to Psychology: The 'Key Ideas' Bundle

Approaches to Psychology: The 'Key Ideas' Bundle

A collection of engaging worksheets for the Approaches content in A-Level psychology. Covers key knowledge for all six approaches in the AQA syllabus, with application tasks included. Can be used in class while/after you deliver content, or independently by students for research or with their textbook. Suitable for initial delivery or as a revision activity.
Psynapse-Learning
Key ideas: Psychodynamic Approach to Psychology

Key ideas: Psychodynamic Approach to Psychology

A worksheet for A-level psychology students focused on the key ideas of the psychodynamic approach. Includes cloze tasks, key information, knowledge/application (AO1/AO2) tasks. Students can complete as you deliver content, independently using textbooks, for homework, or as a revision activity. Used with several classes; students have commented on the layout and visual appeal being strengths of this resource.
Psynapse-Learning
Edexcel Psychology (9-1) GCSE New Spec Unit 3 Lesson 4 - Peterson & Peterson

Edexcel Psychology (9-1) GCSE New Spec Unit 3 Lesson 4 - Peterson & Peterson

This lesson is designed for the Edexcel Psychology (9-1) New Specification, Unit 3 (Memory) and contains everything you could possibly need for the 4th lesson, Peterson & Peterson. This package contains the whole lesson Powerpoint, fully differentiated activities and differentiated worksheets! The whole lesson is designed in a ‘pick up and teach it’ way, that means everything you could possibly need is all there for you. There are lots of engaging and interesting activities, designed to keep your classes motivated, engaged and making the best progress that they can within the lesson, as well as providing plenty of opportunities for stretch and challenge. Objectives covered in this lesson are as follows: Describe the APRC of Peterson & Peterson’s study Explain how the findings of the study support the duration of the STM Evaluate Peterson & Peterson’s study
MrSidneyStringer
Edexcel Psychology (9-1) GCSE New Spec Unit 3 Lesson 3 - Evaluating the Multi-Store Model

Edexcel Psychology (9-1) GCSE New Spec Unit 3 Lesson 3 - Evaluating the Multi-Store Model

This lesson is designed for the Edexcel Psychology (9-1) New Specification, Unit 3 (Memory) and contains everything you could possibly need for the 3rd lesson, Evaluating the Multi-Store Model. This package contains the whole lesson Powerpoint, fully differentiated activities and differentiated worksheets/homework! The whole lesson is designed in a ‘pick up and teach it’ way, that means everything you could possibly need is all there for you. There are lots of engaging and interesting activities, designed to keep your classes motivated, engaged and making the best progress that they can within the lesson, as well as providing plenty of opportunities for stretch and challenge. Objectives covered in this lesson are as follows: Describe the primacy and recency effect Explain how the case of Clive Wearing can be used to evaluate the MSM Discuss the strengths and weaknesses of the MSM
MrSidneyStringer
Edexcel Psychology (9-1) GCSE New Spec Unit 3 Lesson 2 - The Multi-Store Model

Edexcel Psychology (9-1) GCSE New Spec Unit 3 Lesson 2 - The Multi-Store Model

This lesson is designed for the Edexcel Psychology (9-1) New Specification, Unit 3 (Memory) and contains everything you could possibly need for the 2nd lesson, The Multi-Store Model. This package contains the whole lesson Powerpoint, fully differentiated activities and differentiated worksheets! The whole lesson is designed in a ‘pick up and teach it’ way, that means everything you could possibly need is all there for you. There are lots of engaging and interesting activities, designed to keep your classes motivated, engaged and making the best progress that they can within the lesson, as well as providing plenty of opportunities for stretch and challenge. Objectives covered in this lesson are as follows: Define key words relating to memory Explain how the STM and LTM differ in terms of duration, capacity and storage Outline the MSM
MrSidneyStringer
Edexcel Psychology (9-1) GCSE New Spec Unit 3 Lesson 1 - What is Memory?

Edexcel Psychology (9-1) GCSE New Spec Unit 3 Lesson 1 - What is Memory?

This lesson is designed for the Edexcel Psychology (9-1) New Specification, Unit 3 (Memory) and contains everything you could possibly need for the 1st lesson, What is Memory? This package contains the whole lesson Powerpoint, a differentiated starter, lots of fully differentiated activities and differentiated worksheets! The whole lesson is designed in a ‘pick up and teach it’ way, that means everything you could possibly need is all there for you. There are lots of engaging and interesting activities, designed to keep your classes motivated, engaged and making the best progress that they can within the lesson, as well as providing plenty of opportunities for stretch and challenge. Objectives covered in this lesson are as follows: Define key words relating to memory Explain the process of input, processing, storage and output Explain how visual, auditory and meaning of information differ in terms of encoding
MrSidneyStringer
Lord Of The Flies Two Projects To Help Understand Personality And Behavior

Lord Of The Flies Two Projects To Help Understand Personality And Behavior

Bring some psychology into your literature class. These two projects allow you and your students to delve beneath the plot of Lord of the Flies and closely examine the personalities and behavior of Ralph, Piggy, and Jack. Id, Ego, Superego, Integrated Components of the Personality-- it’s all here. A unique, different, and interesting set of activities to interest and engage your students and challenge them to look at the characters in a way they’ve never done before. Includes helpful hints and background material for the teacher, too.
lsilvestris
Four A* full mark whole paper examples of Paper 1 (two sets) and Paper 2 (two sets) AQA AS Psychology examinations. 5 Schizophrenia essays and examination tips. A*,full mark examples. Paper 1 AQA A-level Psychology (7182/1) Introductory Topics in Psychology full mark A* answers. Paper 2 AQA A-level Psychology (7182/2) Psychology in context full mark A* specimen example answers. Paper 3 AQA Issues and Options in Psychology. Three 'Schizophrenia' Section C essays. Paper 3 AQA Issues and Options in Psychology. Two 'Relationships' Section B essays. Two 16 mark, A star, 'Gender' Section B essays. (PDF)

Four A* full mark whole paper examples of Paper 1 (two sets) and Paper 2 (two sets) AQA AS Psychology examinations. 5 Schizophrenia essays and examination tips. A*,full mark examples. Paper 1 AQA A-level Psychology (7182/1) Introductory Topics in Psychology full mark A* answers. Paper 2 AQA A-level Psychology (7182/2) Psychology in context full mark A* specimen example answers. Paper 3 AQA Issues and Options in Psychology. Three 'Schizophrenia' Section C essays. Paper 3 AQA Issues and Options in Psychology. Two 'Relationships' Section B essays. Two 16 mark, A star, 'Gender' Section B essays. (PDF)

A*, full mark example of the AQA A-level Psychology (7182/1) PAPER 1 (first set) specimen paper. (New syllabus) Section A : Social Influence Section B : Memory Section C: Attachment. Section D: Psychopathology This resource demonstrates in a practical way how to get the best grade you can in your AQA A-level exam. Featuring answers to the following questions: Section A Social influence 0 1 Which of the following terms best matches the statements below?[4 marks] 0 2 Briefly outline and evaluate the findings of any one study of social influence. [4 marks] 0 3 Discuss two explanations of resistance to social influence. As part of your discussion, refer to the views expressed by Jack and Sarah in the conversation above. [16 marks] Section B Memory 0 4-0 1 What is the most appropriate measure of central tendency for calculating the average of the scores, from Table 1, in each of the two groups? Justify your answer. [2 marks] 0 4-0 2 Calculate the measure of central tendency you have identified in your answer to question 04.0 1 for Group A and Group B. Show your calculations for each group. [4 marks] 0 4-0 3 Use your knowledge of forgetting to explain why this may have occurred. [2 marks] 0 5 Describe and evaluate the working memory model of memory. [16 marks] Section C Attachment 06 Name three stages in the development of attachments identified by Schaffer. [3 marks] 0 7 Name the attachment type demonstrated by each of the children in the conversation above by writing the attachment type next to the name below. [3 marks] 0 8 Briefly evaluate learning theory as an explanation of attachment. [4 marks] 0 9 Explain what is meant by ‘event sampling’. [2 marks] 1 0 Briefly discuss how observational research might be improved by conducting observations in a controlled environment. [4 marks] 1 1 Discuss research into the influence of early attachment on adult relationships. [8 marks] Section D Psychopathology 1 2 Which two of the following are examples of Jahoda’s criteria for ‘ideal mental health’? [2 marks] 1 3 Apart from ‘deviation from ideal mental health’, outline three definitions of abnormality. Refer to the article above in your answer. [6 marks] 1 4 Suggest how the behavioural approach might be used to explain Kirsty’s phobia of balloons. [4 marks] 1 5-0 2 Outline one way in which the researchers should have dealt with ethical issues in this study. [2 marks] 1 5-0 3 Explain how this study could be modified by checking the sleep questionnaire for test-retest reliability. [4 marks] 1 6 Outline cognitive behaviour therapy as a treatment for depression. [4 marks] 3377 words total for all questions and answers in this PDF RESOURCE. A*, full mark example of the AQA A-level Psychology (7182/2) PAPER 2 (first set) specimen paper. Psychology in context (New syllabus) Section A : Approaches in Psychology Section B : Biopsychology Section C: Research methods This resource demonstrates in a practical way how to get the best grade you can in your AQA A-level exam for Paper 2. Featuring answers to the following questions: Section A Approaches in Psychology 0 2 Explain what is meant by ‘inference’ in relation to this study. [2 marks] 0 3 Outline what is meant by ‘congruence’. Explain one way in which Dominic might achieve ‘congruence’. [4 marks] 0 4 Discuss the contribution of behaviourist psychologists such as Pavlov and Skinner to our understanding of human behaviour. [16 marks] Section B Biopsychology 0 6 Outline one difference between the EEG and ERPs. [2 marks] 0 7 Using your knowledge of endogenous pacemakers and exogenous zeitgebers, explain Sam’s experiences. [4 marks] 0 9 Outline the structures and processes involved in synaptic transmission. [6 marks] 1 0 Briefly explain how unusual behaviour in split brain patients could be tested in an experiment. [2 marks] 1 1 Briefly evaluate research using split brain patients to investigate hemispheric lateralisation of function. [4 marks] Section C Research methods 1 2 Identify the dependent variable in this study. [2 marks] 1 3 Write a suitable hypothesis for this study. [3 marks] 1 4 Identify one extraneous variable that the psychologist should have controlled in the study and explain why it should have been controlled. [3 marks] 1 5 Explain one advantage of using a stratified sample of participants in this study. [2 marks] 1 6 Explain how the psychologist would have obtained the male participants for her stratified sample. Show your calculations. [3 marks] 1 8 What conclusions might the psychologist draw from the data in Table 1? Refer to the means and standard deviations in your answer. [6 marks] 1 9 Explain how using the standard deviation rather than the range in this situation, would improve the study. [3 marks] 2 0 Explain why the test you have chosen would be a suitable test in this case. [4 marks] 2 1 What is meant by ‘the results were significant at p 2 2 Briefly explain one method the psychologist could use to check the validity of the data she collected in this study. [2 marks] 2 3 Briefly explain one reason why it is important for research to undergo a peer review process. [2 marks] 2 4 Design an observation study to investigate sex differences in non-verbal behaviour of males and females when they are giving a presentation to an audience. [12 marks] 3065 words total for all questions and answers in this PDF document. Paper 3 AQA Issues and Options in Psychology ‘Schizophrenia’ Section C. Full mark specimen paper 3 (both sets) essays. (PDF). A*, full mark examples. This resource demonstrates in a practical way how to get the best grade for the AQA A2 exam for Section C, Topic : Schizophrenia, Paper 3. Featuring answers to the following questions: AQA A-level PSYCHOLOGY (7182/3) Paper 3 Issues and Options in Psychology 2017 Section C Schizophrenia (first set specimen material) 0 1 Discuss biological explanations for schizophrenia. [16 marks] AQA A-level PSYCHOLOGY (7182/3) Paper 3 Issues and Options in Psychology 2017 Section C Schizophrenia (second set specimen material) 0 1 Discuss reliability and/or validity in relation to the diagnosis and classification of schizophrenia. [8 marks] 0 2 Discuss token economies as a method used in the management of schizophrenia. [8 marks] 3 Paper 3 AQA Issues and Options in Psychology Schizophrenia essays. 1269 words total for all questions and answers in this PDF document. AQA A-level PSYCHOLOGY (7182/3) Paper 3 Issues and Options in Psychology 2017 ‘Relationships’ Section B. Full mark specimen paper 3 (both sets) essays (PDF). A*,full mark examples. This resource demonstrates in a practical way how to get the best grade for the AQA A2 exam for Section B, Topic : Relationships, Paper 3. Featuring answers to the following questions: AQA A-level PSYCHOLOGY (7182/3) Paper 3 Issues and Options in Psychology 2017 Paper 3 (A-level): Specimen question paper (193.6 KB) Section B Relationships 0 1 Discuss evolutionary explanations for partner preferences. [16 marks] AQA A-level PSYCHOLOGY (7182/3) Paper 3 Issues and Options in Psychology 2017 Paper 3 (A-level): Specimen question paper (second set) (72.7 KB) Section B Relationships Read the item and answer the question that follows. Teddy is discussing his girlfriend, Sasha. He says, ‘We were in the same year at university, both studying marketing. She was really good at the theoretical side and I was better when it came to practical work. We specialise in different areas now. I’m always proud to be seen out with Sasha. Other guys are really jealous when they see her. We tell each other everything though, no secrets in our relationship.’ Discuss factors affecting attraction in romantic relationships. Refer to Teddy’s comments in your answer. [16 marks] 1117 words total for all questions and answers in this PDF document. Paper 3 AQA Issues and Options in Psychology ‘Gender’ Section B. Full mark specimen paper 3 (both sets) essays. A*,full mark examples. This resource demonstrates in a practical way how to get the best grade for the AQA A2 exam for Section B, Topic : Gender Paper 3. AQA A-level PSYCHOLOGY (7182/3) Paper 3 Issues and Options in Psychology Paper 3 (A-level): Specimen question paper (193.6 KB) Section B Gender 0 1 Describe and evaluate Kohlberg’s explanation of gender development. [16 marks] Paper 3 Issues and Options in Psychology 2017 Paper 3 (A-level): Specimen question paper (second set) (72.7 KB) Section B Gender 0 2 Read the item and answer the question that follows. Social psychologists are writing a report about their research into children’s toys. They write, ‘Parents still tend to buy pink for girls. In fact, it is hard to find any adverts aimed at girls that are not ‘pink and fluffy’. For boys, parents tend to buy more competitive or combat-type toys. Good against evil is a common theme in adverts aimed at boys. Even at school, playground activities are different. As children get older, boys and girls tend to have more shared interests like music’. Discuss the influence of culture and media on the development of gender roles. Refer to the report above in your answer. [16 marks] Words: 1424. Copyright: Joseph Campbell 2018. A*, full mark examples of the AQA AS PAPER 1 (first and second set) and AQA AS PAPER 2 (first and second set) specimen papers. For teaching AS Psychology. Featuring answers to the following questions: Paper 1 (First set) Section A Social influence 0 1 Briefly outline and evaluate the authoritarian personality as an explanation of obedience to authority. [4 marks] 0 2 With reference to the article above, explain how social influence leads to social change. [6 marks] 0 3 Describe and evaluate two studies of social influence. [12 marks] Section B Memory 0 1 The experiment used an independent groups design. Explain how this study could have been modified by using a matched pairs design. [4 marks] 02 Identify and outline two techniques that may be used in a cognitive interview. [4 marks] 0 3 Outline and evaluate research into the effects of leading questions on the accuracy of eyewitness testimony. [8 marks] Section C Attachment 0 1 With reference to Abdul’s conversation with his friend, outline two features of caregiver-infant interaction. [4 marks] 0 2 Explain how such observational research might be refined through the use of behavioural categories. [4 marks] 0 3 Discuss Bowlby’s maternal deprivation theory. Refer to the experience of Joe as part of your discussion. [12 marks] Paper 1 (Second set) Section A Social influence 0 1 Identify and briefly discuss two reasons why people have criticised Zimbardo’s prison study. [6 marks] 0 2 With reference to this example of social change, explain how psychology might affect the economy. [4 marks] 0 3 Discuss two explanations for conformity. Refer to Polly and Jed in your discussion. [12 marks] Section B Memory 0 1 Use your knowledge of the multi-store model of memory to explain the purpose of this research and the likely outcome. [4 marks] 0 2 Suggest one 4-letter sequence and one 5-letter sequence that the researcher could use. In the case of each sequence, give a justification for your choice. Use a different justification for each sequence. [4 marks] 0 3 Discuss two explanations for forgetting. Refer to Martin’s experiences in your answer. [12 marks] Section C Attachment 0 1 Using the data in Table 1, explain the procedure used for the time sampling technique in this study. [3 marks] 0 2 In what percentage of the total observations was the baby gazing at his mother? Show your calculations. [2 marks] 0 3 Explain what is meant by ‘overt observation’. [2 marks] 0 4 Outline the procedure used in one study of animal attachment. [4 marks] 0 5 Briefly discuss one limitation of using animals to study attachment in humans. [4 marks] 0 6 Outline and evaluate Bowlby’s monotropic theory of attachment. [8 marks] Approaches in Psychology 0 1 Briefly suggest how each of these responses might inform psychologists investigating models of human cognitive processing. [2 marks] 0 2 Explain which type of conditioning is being investigated in this experiment? [2 marks] 0 3 Outline what is meant by social learning theory and explain how social learning might have occurred in the procedure described above. [6 marks] 0 4 Discuss two limitations of social learning theory. [6 marks] Section B Psychopathology 0 1 Distinguish between obsessions and compulsions. [2 marks] 0 2 With reference to the study described above, what do the results seem to show about possible influences on the development of OCD? [4 marks] 0 3 Outline one cognitive characteristic of OCD and one behavioural characteristic of OCD that can be identified from the description provided by Steven. [2 marks] 0 4 Briefly outline one strength of the cognitive explanation of depression. [2 marks] 0 5 Outline and evaluate the behavioural approach to treating phobias. [12 marks] Section C Research methods Identify the experimental design used in this study and outline one advantage of this experimental design. [3 marks] 0 2 Describe one other experimental design that researchers use in psychology. [2 marks] 0 3 Apart from using random allocation, suggest one way in which the psychologist might have improved this study by controlling for the effects of extraneous variables. Justify your answer. [2 marks] 0 4 Write a suitable hypothesis for this study. [3 marks] 0 5 From the information given in the description, calculate the number of participants in each group in Condition B. [1 mark] 0 6 Name a measure of dispersion the psychologist could use. [1 mark] 0 7 The psychologist uses the measure of dispersion you have named in your answer to question 0 6. State how the result for each condition would differ. [1 mark] 0 8 Explain how the psychologist could have used random allocation to assign the 15 participants in Condition B into the 5 groups. [3 marks] 0 9 Using the information given, explain how the psychologist could further analyse the data using percentages. [2 marks] 1 0 At the end of the study the psychologist debriefed each participant. Write a debriefing that the psychologist could read out to the participants in Condition A. [6 marks] Section A Approaches in Psychology 0 1 Briefly explain one function of the endocrine system. [2 marks] 0 2 Why are the standard deviation values found in the study above useful descriptive statistics for the cognitive psychologist? [2 marks] 0 3 Outline one problem of studying internal mental processes like memory ability by conducting experiments such as that described in Question 03 above. [2 marks] 0 4 Use your knowledge of genotype and phenotype to explain this difference in their personalities. [4 marks] 0 5 Outline and evaluate the social learning theory approach. Refer to evidence in your answer. [12 marks] Section B Psychopathology 0 1 What is meant by ‘statistical infrequency’ as a definition of abnormality? [2 marks] Outline two characteristics of obsessive-compulsive disorder. Refer to Gavin in your answer. [4 marks] A psychologist has suggested treating Tommy’s fear of birds using systematic desensitisation. Explain how this procedure could be used to help Tommy overcome his phobia. [4 marks] 0 4 Explain why systematic desensitisation might be more ethical than using flooding to treat Tommy’s phobia. [2 marks] 0 5 Outline and evaluate at least one cognitive approach to explaining depression. [12 marks] Section C Research Methods 0 1 What does the table suggest about the relationship between age and attitude to social care issues? Explain your answer. [2 marks] 0 2 The researchers rated the active engagement of the participants in the discussion on social care. They used this rating as a measure of each participant’s attitude to social care issues. Briefly explain how investigator effects might have occurred in this study. [2 marks] 0 3 Outline how the researchers could have avoided investigator effects having an impact on the study. [2 marks] 0 4 Briefly discuss the benefits for the researchers of using both closed and open questions on their questionnaire about attitudes to social care. [4 marks] 0 5 Write one question that you think the researchers might have put on their questionnaire. Explain which type of question you have written and why you think this would be a suitable question for this study. [3 marks] 0 6 Identify the qualitative and quantitative data collected in this study. Explain your answer. [4 marks] 0 7 Explain how the researchers should have addressed two ethical issues in the investigation. [4 marks] Total words for this resource : 8624 words. This resource is entirely compatible with Paper 3 of the new A-Level Psychology: AQA Year 2, Section C’s 16 mark question on Schizophrenia for first teaching in September 2016. Five AQA ‘A’ star PSYA4 Schizophrenia 24 mark answers for £5. ‘A’ grade answers from January 2012, June 2012, January 2013, June 2013 and June 2014 exams on the ‘Schizophrenia’ section. AQA ‘A’ June 2014 – Schizophrenia. http://filestore.aqa.org.uk/subjects/AQA-PSYA4-QP-JUN14.PDF Section A - Psychopathology Each topic carries 24 marks. Where appropriate, refer to theories and/or studies. Topic: Schizophrenia 0 1 Discuss psychological explanations for schizophrenia. [8 marks + 16 marks] AQA ‘A’ June 2013 – Schizophrenia. http://filestore.aqa.org.uk/subjects/AQA-PSYA4-QP-JUN13.PDF Section A - Psychopathology Each topic carries 24 marks. Where appropriate, refer to theories and/or studies. Topic: Schizophrenia 0 1 Discuss biological explanations for schizophrenia. [8 marks + 16 marks] AQA ‘A’ January 2013 – Schizophrenia. http://filestore.aqa.org.uk/subjects/AQA-PSYA4-QP-JAN13.PDF Section A - Psychopathology Each topic carries 24 marks. Where appropriate, refer to theories and/or studies. Topic: Schizophrenia 0 1 Outline and evaluate one biological therapy for schizophrenia. (4 marks + 8 marks) 0 2 Outline and evaluate one psychological therapy for schizophrenia. (4 marks + 8 marks) AQA ‘A’ June 2012 – Schizophrenia. http://filestore.aqa.org.uk/subjects/AQA-PSYA4-QP-JUN12.PDF Section A - Psychopathology Each topic carries 24 marks. Where appropriate, refer to theories and/or studies. Topic: Schizophrenia 0 1 Outline and evaluate one biological therapy for schizophrenia and one psychological therapy for schizophrenia. [8 marks + 16 marks] AQA ‘A’ January 2012 – Schizophrenia. http://filestore.aqa.org.uk/subjects/AQA-PSYA4-QP-JAN12.PDF Section A - Psychopathology Each topic carries 24 marks. Where appropriate, refer to theories and/or studies. Topic: Schizophrenia Discuss issues associated with the classification and/or diagnosis of schizophrenia. [8 marks + 16 marks] The following are five ‘A’ grade answers. You will have 35 minutes roughly to answer each question in an exam. The answers presented here are from January 2012, June 2012, January 2013, June 2013 and June 2014’s past papers and would get you the top bands for these questions. Word total for this resource : 3026 Seven steps to examination success, literally gleaned and condensed from spending thousands of hours with hundreds of students in order to help them achieve the highest grades possible Total words for this resource 554. Total words in this bundle : 22468 words.
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Four A* full mark whole paper examples of Paper 1 (two sets) and Paper 2 (two sets) AQA AS Psychology examinations. 5 Relationships essays and examination tips. A*,full mark examples. Paper 1 AQA A-level Psychology (7182/1) Introductory Topics in Psychology full mark A* answers. Paper 2 AQA A-level Psychology (7182/2) Psychology in context full mark A* specimen example answers. Paper 3 AQA Issues and Options in Psychology. Three 'Schizophrenia' Section C essays. Paper 3 AQA Issues and Options in Psychology. Two 'Relationships' Section B essays. Two 16 mark, A star, 'Gender' Section B essays. (PDF)

Four A* full mark whole paper examples of Paper 1 (two sets) and Paper 2 (two sets) AQA AS Psychology examinations. 5 Relationships essays and examination tips. A*,full mark examples. Paper 1 AQA A-level Psychology (7182/1) Introductory Topics in Psychology full mark A* answers. Paper 2 AQA A-level Psychology (7182/2) Psychology in context full mark A* specimen example answers. Paper 3 AQA Issues and Options in Psychology. Three 'Schizophrenia' Section C essays. Paper 3 AQA Issues and Options in Psychology. Two 'Relationships' Section B essays. Two 16 mark, A star, 'Gender' Section B essays. (PDF)

A*, full mark example of the AQA A-level Psychology (7182/1) PAPER 1 (first set) specimen paper. (New syllabus) Section A : Social Influence Section B : Memory Section C: Attachment. Section D: Psychopathology This resource demonstrates in a practical way how to get the best grade you can in your AQA A-level exam. Featuring answers to the following questions: Section A Social influence 0 1 Which of the following terms best matches the statements below?[4 marks] 0 2 Briefly outline and evaluate the findings of any one study of social influence. [4 marks] 0 3 Discuss two explanations of resistance to social influence. As part of your discussion, refer to the views expressed by Jack and Sarah in the conversation above. [16 marks] Section B Memory 0 4-0 1 What is the most appropriate measure of central tendency for calculating the average of the scores, from Table 1, in each of the two groups? Justify your answer. [2 marks] 0 4-0 2 Calculate the measure of central tendency you have identified in your answer to question 04.0 1 for Group A and Group B. Show your calculations for each group. [4 marks] 0 4-0 3 Use your knowledge of forgetting to explain why this may have occurred. [2 marks] 0 5 Describe and evaluate the working memory model of memory. [16 marks] Section C Attachment 06 Name three stages in the development of attachments identified by Schaffer. [3 marks] 0 7 Name the attachment type demonstrated by each of the children in the conversation above by writing the attachment type next to the name below. [3 marks] 0 8 Briefly evaluate learning theory as an explanation of attachment. [4 marks] 0 9 Explain what is meant by ‘event sampling’. [2 marks] 1 0 Briefly discuss how observational research might be improved by conducting observations in a controlled environment. [4 marks] 1 1 Discuss research into the influence of early attachment on adult relationships. [8 marks] Section D Psychopathology 1 2 Which two of the following are examples of Jahoda’s criteria for ‘ideal mental health’? [2 marks] 1 3 Apart from ‘deviation from ideal mental health’, outline three definitions of abnormality. Refer to the article above in your answer. [6 marks] 1 4 Suggest how the behavioural approach might be used to explain Kirsty’s phobia of balloons. [4 marks] 1 5-0 2 Outline one way in which the researchers should have dealt with ethical issues in this study. [2 marks] 1 5-0 3 Explain how this study could be modified by checking the sleep questionnaire for test-retest reliability. [4 marks] 1 6 Outline cognitive behaviour therapy as a treatment for depression. [4 marks] 3377 words total for all questions and answers in this PDF RESOURCE. A*, full mark example of the AQA A-level Psychology (7182/2) PAPER 2 (first set) specimen paper. Psychology in context (New syllabus) Section A : Approaches in Psychology Section B : Biopsychology Section C: Research methods This resource demonstrates in a practical way how to get the best grade you can in your AQA A-level exam for Paper 2. Featuring answers to the following questions: Section A Approaches in Psychology 0 2 Explain what is meant by ‘inference’ in relation to this study. [2 marks] 0 3 Outline what is meant by ‘congruence’. Explain one way in which Dominic might achieve ‘congruence’. [4 marks] 0 4 Discuss the contribution of behaviourist psychologists such as Pavlov and Skinner to our understanding of human behaviour. [16 marks] Section B Biopsychology 0 6 Outline one difference between the EEG and ERPs. [2 marks] 0 7 Using your knowledge of endogenous pacemakers and exogenous zeitgebers, explain Sam’s experiences. [4 marks] 0 9 Outline the structures and processes involved in synaptic transmission. [6 marks] 1 0 Briefly explain how unusual behaviour in split brain patients could be tested in an experiment. [2 marks] 1 1 Briefly evaluate research using split brain patients to investigate hemispheric lateralisation of function. [4 marks] Section C Research methods 1 2 Identify the dependent variable in this study. [2 marks] 1 3 Write a suitable hypothesis for this study. [3 marks] 1 4 Identify one extraneous variable that the psychologist should have controlled in the study and explain why it should have been controlled. [3 marks] 1 5 Explain one advantage of using a stratified sample of participants in this study. [2 marks] 1 6 Explain how the psychologist would have obtained the male participants for her stratified sample. Show your calculations. [3 marks] 1 8 What conclusions might the psychologist draw from the data in Table 1? Refer to the means and standard deviations in your answer. [6 marks] 1 9 Explain how using the standard deviation rather than the range in this situation, would improve the study. [3 marks] 2 0 Explain why the test you have chosen would be a suitable test in this case. [4 marks] 2 1 What is meant by ‘the results were significant at p 2 2 Briefly explain one method the psychologist could use to check the validity of the data she collected in this study. [2 marks] 2 3 Briefly explain one reason why it is important for research to undergo a peer review process. [2 marks] 2 4 Design an observation study to investigate sex differences in non-verbal behaviour of males and females when they are giving a presentation to an audience. [12 marks] 3065 words total for all questions and answers in this PDF document. Paper 3 AQA Issues and Options in Psychology ‘Schizophrenia’ Section C. Full mark specimen paper 3 (both sets) essays. (PDF). A*, full mark examples. This resource demonstrates in a practical way how to get the best grade for the AQA A2 exam for Section C, Topic : Schizophrenia, Paper 3. Featuring answers to the following questions: AQA A-level PSYCHOLOGY (7182/3) Paper 3 Issues and Options in Psychology 2017 Section C Schizophrenia (first set specimen material) 0 1 Discuss biological explanations for schizophrenia. [16 marks] AQA A-level PSYCHOLOGY (7182/3) Paper 3 Issues and Options in Psychology 2017 Section C Schizophrenia (second set specimen material) 0 1 Discuss reliability and/or validity in relation to the diagnosis and classification of schizophrenia. [8 marks] 0 2 Discuss token economies as a method used in the management of schizophrenia. [8 marks] 3 Paper 3 AQA Issues and Options in Psychology Schizophrenia essays. 1269 words total for all questions and answers in this PDF document. AQA A-level PSYCHOLOGY (7182/3) Paper 3 Issues and Options in Psychology 2017 ‘Relationships’ Section B. Full mark specimen paper 3 (both sets) essays (PDF). A*,full mark examples. This resource demonstrates in a practical way how to get the best grade for the AQA A2 exam for Section B, Topic : Relationships, Paper 3. Featuring answers to the following questions: AQA A-level PSYCHOLOGY (7182/3) Paper 3 Issues and Options in Psychology 2017 Paper 3 (A-level): Specimen question paper (193.6 KB) Section B Relationships 0 1 Discuss evolutionary explanations for partner preferences. [16 marks] AQA A-level PSYCHOLOGY (7182/3) Paper 3 Issues and Options in Psychology 2017 Paper 3 (A-level): Specimen question paper (second set) (72.7 KB) Section B Relationships Read the item and answer the question that follows. Teddy is discussing his girlfriend, Sasha. He says, ‘We were in the same year at university, both studying marketing. She was really good at the theoretical side and I was better when it came to practical work. We specialise in different areas now. I’m always proud to be seen out with Sasha. Other guys are really jealous when they see her. We tell each other everything though, no secrets in our relationship.’ Discuss factors affecting attraction in romantic relationships. Refer to Teddy’s comments in your answer. [16 marks] 1117 words total for all questions and answers in this PDF document. Paper 3 AQA Issues and Options in Psychology ‘Gender’ Section B. Full mark specimen paper 3 (both sets) essays. A*,full mark examples. This resource demonstrates in a practical way how to get the best grade for the AQA A2 exam for Section B, Topic : Gender Paper 3. AQA A-level PSYCHOLOGY (7182/3) Paper 3 Issues and Options in Psychology Paper 3 (A-level): Specimen question paper (193.6 KB) Section B Gender 0 1 Describe and evaluate Kohlberg’s explanation of gender development. [16 marks] Paper 3 Issues and Options in Psychology 2017 Paper 3 (A-level): Specimen question paper (second set) (72.7 KB) Section B Gender 0 2 Read the item and answer the question that follows. Social psychologists are writing a report about their research into children’s toys. They write, ‘Parents still tend to buy pink for girls. In fact, it is hard to find any adverts aimed at girls that are not ‘pink and fluffy’. For boys, parents tend to buy more competitive or combat-type toys. Good against evil is a common theme in adverts aimed at boys. Even at school, playground activities are different. As children get older, boys and girls tend to have more shared interests like music’. Discuss the influence of culture and media on the development of gender roles. Refer to the report above in your answer. [16 marks] Words: 1424. Copyright: Joseph Campbell 2018. A*, full mark examples of the AQA AS PAPER 1 (first and second set) and AQA AS PAPER 2 (first and second set) specimen papers. For teaching AS Psychology. Featuring answers to the following questions: Paper 1 (First set) Section A Social influence 0 1 Briefly outline and evaluate the authoritarian personality as an explanation of obedience to authority. [4 marks] 0 2 With reference to the article above, explain how social influence leads to social change. [6 marks] 0 3 Describe and evaluate two studies of social influence. [12 marks] Section B Memory 0 1 The experiment used an independent groups design. Explain how this study could have been modified by using a matched pairs design. [4 marks] 02 Identify and outline two techniques that may be used in a cognitive interview. [4 marks] 0 3 Outline and evaluate research into the effects of leading questions on the accuracy of eyewitness testimony. [8 marks] Section C Attachment 0 1 With reference to Abdul’s conversation with his friend, outline two features of caregiver-infant interaction. [4 marks] 0 2 Explain how such observational research might be refined through the use of behavioural categories. [4 marks] 0 3 Discuss Bowlby’s maternal deprivation theory. Refer to the experience of Joe as part of your discussion. [12 marks] Paper 1 (Second set) Section A Social influence 0 1 Identify and briefly discuss two reasons why people have criticised Zimbardo’s prison study. [6 marks] 0 2 With reference to this example of social change, explain how psychology might affect the economy. [4 marks] 0 3 Discuss two explanations for conformity. Refer to Polly and Jed in your discussion. [12 marks] Section B Memory 0 1 Use your knowledge of the multi-store model of memory to explain the purpose of this research and the likely outcome. [4 marks] 0 2 Suggest one 4-letter sequence and one 5-letter sequence that the researcher could use. In the case of each sequence, give a justification for your choice. Use a different justification for each sequence. [4 marks] 0 3 Discuss two explanations for forgetting. Refer to Martin’s experiences in your answer. [12 marks] Section C Attachment 0 1 Using the data in Table 1, explain the procedure used for the time sampling technique in this study. [3 marks] 0 2 In what percentage of the total observations was the baby gazing at his mother? Show your calculations. [2 marks] 0 3 Explain what is meant by ‘overt observation’. [2 marks] 0 4 Outline the procedure used in one study of animal attachment. [4 marks] 0 5 Briefly discuss one limitation of using animals to study attachment in humans. [4 marks] 0 6 Outline and evaluate Bowlby’s monotropic theory of attachment. [8 marks] Approaches in Psychology 0 1 Briefly suggest how each of these responses might inform psychologists investigating models of human cognitive processing. [2 marks] 0 2 Explain which type of conditioning is being investigated in this experiment? [2 marks] 0 3 Outline what is meant by social learning theory and explain how social learning might have occurred in the procedure described above. [6 marks] 0 4 Discuss two limitations of social learning theory. [6 marks] Section B Psychopathology 0 1 Distinguish between obsessions and compulsions. [2 marks] 0 2 With reference to the study described above, what do the results seem to show about possible influences on the development of OCD? [4 marks] 0 3 Outline one cognitive characteristic of OCD and one behavioural characteristic of OCD that can be identified from the description provided by Steven. [2 marks] 0 4 Briefly outline one strength of the cognitive explanation of depression. [2 marks] 0 5 Outline and evaluate the behavioural approach to treating phobias. [12 marks] Section C Research methods Identify the experimental design used in this study and outline one advantage of this experimental design. [3 marks] 0 2 Describe one other experimental design that researchers use in psychology. [2 marks] 0 3 Apart from using random allocation, suggest one way in which the psychologist might have improved this study by controlling for the effects of extraneous variables. Justify your answer. [2 marks] 0 4 Write a suitable hypothesis for this study. [3 marks] 0 5 From the information given in the description, calculate the number of participants in each group in Condition B. [1 mark] 0 6 Name a measure of dispersion the psychologist could use. [1 mark] 0 7 The psychologist uses the measure of dispersion you have named in your answer to question 0 6. State how the result for each condition would differ. [1 mark] 0 8 Explain how the psychologist could have used random allocation to assign the 15 participants in Condition B into the 5 groups. [3 marks] 0 9 Using the information given, explain how the psychologist could further analyse the data using percentages. [2 marks] 1 0 At the end of the study the psychologist debriefed each participant. Write a debriefing that the psychologist could read out to the participants in Condition A. [6 marks] Section A Approaches in Psychology 0 1 Briefly explain one function of the endocrine system. [2 marks] 0 2 Why are the standard deviation values found in the study above useful descriptive statistics for the cognitive psychologist? [2 marks] 0 3 Outline one problem of studying internal mental processes like memory ability by conducting experiments such as that described in Question 03 above. [2 marks] 0 4 Use your knowledge of genotype and phenotype to explain this difference in their personalities. [4 marks] 0 5 Outline and evaluate the social learning theory approach. Refer to evidence in your answer. [12 marks] Section B Psychopathology 0 1 What is meant by ‘statistical infrequency’ as a definition of abnormality? [2 marks] Outline two characteristics of obsessive-compulsive disorder. Refer to Gavin in your answer. [4 marks] A psychologist has suggested treating Tommy’s fear of birds using systematic desensitisation. Explain how this procedure could be used to help Tommy overcome his phobia. [4 marks] 0 4 Explain why systematic desensitisation might be more ethical than using flooding to treat Tommy’s phobia. [2 marks] 0 5 Outline and evaluate at least one cognitive approach to explaining depression. [12 marks] Section C Research Methods 0 1 What does the table suggest about the relationship between age and attitude to social care issues? Explain your answer. [2 marks] 0 2 The researchers rated the active engagement of the participants in the discussion on social care. They used this rating as a measure of each participant’s attitude to social care issues. Briefly explain how investigator effects might have occurred in this study. [2 marks] 0 3 Outline how the researchers could have avoided investigator effects having an impact on the study. [2 marks] 0 4 Briefly discuss the benefits for the researchers of using both closed and open questions on their questionnaire about attitudes to social care. [4 marks] 0 5 Write one question that you think the researchers might have put on their questionnaire. Explain which type of question you have written and why you think this would be a suitable question for this study. [3 marks] 0 6 Identify the qualitative and quantitative data collected in this study. Explain your answer. [4 marks] 0 7 Explain how the researchers should have addressed two ethical issues in the investigation. [4 marks] Total words for this resource : 8624 words This resource is entirely compatible with Paper 3 of the new A-Level Psychology: AQA Year 2, Section B’s 16 mark essay question on Relationships for first teaching in September 2016. This is a PDF file available now for download. Five AQA ‘A’ PSYA3 Relationships 24 mark answers for £5. ‘A’ grade answers from January 2012, June 2012, January 2013, June 2013 and January 2014 exams on the ‘Relationships’ section. AQA PSYCHOLOGY (SPECIFICATION A) PSYA3 (January 2012) Unit 03 - Topics in Psychology: Question paper (86.8 KB) Topic: Relationships Discuss research into the breakdown of romantic relationships. (24 marks) AO1 =8; AO2 =16. AQA PSYCHOLOGY (SPECIFICATION A) PSYA3 (June 2012) Unit 03 - Topics in Psychology: Question paper Topic: Relationships Discuss the relationship between sexual selection and human reproductive behaviour. (24 marks) AO1 =8; AO2 =16. AQA PSYCHOLOGY (SPECIFICATION A) PSYA3 (January 2013) Unit 03 - Topics in Psychology: Question paper Topic: Relationships 0 4 Outline and evaluate one theory of the formation of romantic relationships. (12 marks) AO1 =4; AO2 =8. 0 5 Discuss research into the influence of childhood on adult relationships. (12 marks) AO1 =4; AO2 =8. Total for this question: 24 marks. AQA PSYCHOLOGY (SPECIFICATION A) PSYA3 (June 2013) Unit 03 - Topics in Psychology: Question paper Topic: Relationships 0 4 Outline and evaluate one theory of the maintenance of romantic relationships. (12 marks) AO1 =4; AO2 =8 0 5 Discuss research into the influence of culture on romantic relationships. (12 marks) AO1 =4; AO2 =8 Total for this question: 24 marks. AQA PSYCHOLOGY (SPECIFICATION A) PSYA3 (June 2014) Unit 03 - Topics in Psychology: Question paper Topic: Relationships Discuss sex differences in parental investment. (24 marks) AO1 =8; AO2 =16. The following are five ‘A’ grade answers. You will have 30 minutes roughly to answer each question in an exam. The answers presented here are from January 2012, June 2012, January 2013, June 2013 and June 2014’s past papers and would get you the top bands for these questions. 3044 words total for all five answers in this PDF document. 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Four A* full mark whole paper examples of Paper 1 (two sets) and Paper 2 (two sets) AQA AS Psychology examinations. Paper 1 AQA A-level Psychology (7182/1) Introductory Topics in Psychology full mark A* answers. Paper 2 AQA A-level Psychology (7182/2) Psychology in context full mark A* specimen example answers. Paper 3 AQA Issues and Options in Psychology. Three 'Schizophrenia' Section C essays. Paper 3 AQA Issues and Options in Psychology. Two 'Relationships' Section B essays. Two 16 mark, A star, 'Gender' Section B essays and examination tips. (PDF)

Four A* full mark whole paper examples of Paper 1 (two sets) and Paper 2 (two sets) AQA AS Psychology examinations. Paper 1 AQA A-level Psychology (7182/1) Introductory Topics in Psychology full mark A* answers. Paper 2 AQA A-level Psychology (7182/2) Psychology in context full mark A* specimen example answers. Paper 3 AQA Issues and Options in Psychology. Three 'Schizophrenia' Section C essays. Paper 3 AQA Issues and Options in Psychology. Two 'Relationships' Section B essays. Two 16 mark, A star, 'Gender' Section B essays and examination tips. (PDF)

A*, full mark example of the AQA A-level Psychology (7182/1) PAPER 1 (first set) specimen paper. (New syllabus) Section A : Social Influence Section B : Memory Section C: Attachment. Section D: Psychopathology This resource demonstrates in a practical way how to get the best grade you can in your AQA A-level exam. Featuring answers to the following questions: Section A Social influence 0 1 Which of the following terms best matches the statements below?[4 marks] 0 2 Briefly outline and evaluate the findings of any one study of social influence. [4 marks] 0 3 Discuss two explanations of resistance to social influence. As part of your discussion, refer to the views expressed by Jack and Sarah in the conversation above. [16 marks] Section B Memory 0 4-0 1 What is the most appropriate measure of central tendency for calculating the average of the scores, from Table 1, in each of the two groups? Justify your answer. [2 marks] 0 4-0 2 Calculate the measure of central tendency you have identified in your answer to question 04.0 1 for Group A and Group B. Show your calculations for each group. [4 marks] 0 4-0 3 Use your knowledge of forgetting to explain why this may have occurred. [2 marks] 0 5 Describe and evaluate the working memory model of memory. [16 marks] Section C Attachment 06 Name three stages in the development of attachments identified by Schaffer. [3 marks] 0 7 Name the attachment type demonstrated by each of the children in the conversation above by writing the attachment type next to the name below. [3 marks] 0 8 Briefly evaluate learning theory as an explanation of attachment. [4 marks] 0 9 Explain what is meant by ‘event sampling’. [2 marks] 1 0 Briefly discuss how observational research might be improved by conducting observations in a controlled environment. [4 marks] 1 1 Discuss research into the influence of early attachment on adult relationships. [8 marks] Section D Psychopathology 1 2 Which two of the following are examples of Jahoda’s criteria for ‘ideal mental health’? [2 marks] 1 3 Apart from ‘deviation from ideal mental health’, outline three definitions of abnormality. Refer to the article above in your answer. [6 marks] 1 4 Suggest how the behavioural approach might be used to explain Kirsty’s phobia of balloons. [4 marks] 1 5-0 2 Outline one way in which the researchers should have dealt with ethical issues in this study. [2 marks] 1 5-0 3 Explain how this study could be modified by checking the sleep questionnaire for test-retest reliability. [4 marks] 1 6 Outline cognitive behaviour therapy as a treatment for depression. [4 marks] 3377 words total for all questions and answers in this PDF RESOURCE. A*, full mark example of the AQA A-level Psychology (7182/2) PAPER 2 (first set) specimen paper. Psychology in context (New syllabus) Section A : Approaches in Psychology Section B : Biopsychology Section C: Research methods This resource demonstrates in a practical way how to get the best grade you can in your AQA A-level exam for Paper 2. Featuring answers to the following questions: Section A Approaches in Psychology 0 2 Explain what is meant by ‘inference’ in relation to this study. [2 marks] 0 3 Outline what is meant by ‘congruence’. Explain one way in which Dominic might achieve ‘congruence’. [4 marks] 0 4 Discuss the contribution of behaviourist psychologists such as Pavlov and Skinner to our understanding of human behaviour. [16 marks] Section B Biopsychology 0 6 Outline one difference between the EEG and ERPs. [2 marks] 0 7 Using your knowledge of endogenous pacemakers and exogenous zeitgebers, explain Sam’s experiences. [4 marks] 0 9 Outline the structures and processes involved in synaptic transmission. [6 marks] 1 0 Briefly explain how unusual behaviour in split brain patients could be tested in an experiment. [2 marks] 1 1 Briefly evaluate research using split brain patients to investigate hemispheric lateralisation of function. [4 marks] Section C Research methods 1 2 Identify the dependent variable in this study. [2 marks] 1 3 Write a suitable hypothesis for this study. [3 marks] 1 4 Identify one extraneous variable that the psychologist should have controlled in the study and explain why it should have been controlled. [3 marks] 1 5 Explain one advantage of using a stratified sample of participants in this study. [2 marks] 1 6 Explain how the psychologist would have obtained the male participants for her stratified sample. Show your calculations. [3 marks] 1 8 What conclusions might the psychologist draw from the data in Table 1? Refer to the means and standard deviations in your answer. [6 marks] 1 9 Explain how using the standard deviation rather than the range in this situation, would improve the study. [3 marks] 2 0 Explain why the test you have chosen would be a suitable test in this case. [4 marks] 2 1 What is meant by ‘the results were significant at p 2 2 Briefly explain one method the psychologist could use to check the validity of the data she collected in this study. [2 marks] 2 3 Briefly explain one reason why it is important for research to undergo a peer review process. [2 marks] 2 4 Design an observation study to investigate sex differences in non-verbal behaviour of males and females when they are giving a presentation to an audience. [12 marks] 3065 words total for all questions and answers in this PDF document. Paper 3 AQA Issues and Options in Psychology ‘Schizophrenia’ Section C. Full mark specimen paper 3 (both sets) essays. (PDF). A*, full mark examples. This resource demonstrates in a practical way how to get the best grade for the AQA A2 exam for Section C, Topic : Schizophrenia, Paper 3. Featuring answers to the following questions: AQA A-level PSYCHOLOGY (7182/3) Paper 3 Issues and Options in Psychology 2017 Section C Schizophrenia (first set specimen material) 0 1 Discuss biological explanations for schizophrenia. [16 marks] AQA A-level PSYCHOLOGY (7182/3) Paper 3 Issues and Options in Psychology 2017 Section C Schizophrenia (second set specimen material) 0 1 Discuss reliability and/or validity in relation to the diagnosis and classification of schizophrenia. [8 marks] 0 2 Discuss token economies as a method used in the management of schizophrenia. [8 marks] 3 Paper 3 AQA Issues and Options in Psychology Schizophrenia essays. 1269 words total for all questions and answers in this PDF document. AQA A-level PSYCHOLOGY (7182/3) Paper 3 Issues and Options in Psychology 2017 ‘Relationships’ Section B. Full mark specimen paper 3 (both sets) essays (PDF). A*,full mark examples. This resource demonstrates in a practical way how to get the best grade for the AQA A2 exam for Section B, Topic : Relationships, Paper 3. Featuring answers to the following questions: AQA A-level PSYCHOLOGY (7182/3) Paper 3 Issues and Options in Psychology 2017 Paper 3 (A-level): Specimen question paper (193.6 KB) Section B Relationships 0 1 Discuss evolutionary explanations for partner preferences. [16 marks] AQA A-level PSYCHOLOGY (7182/3) Paper 3 Issues and Options in Psychology 2017 Paper 3 (A-level): Specimen question paper (second set) (72.7 KB) Section B Relationships Read the item and answer the question that follows. Teddy is discussing his girlfriend, Sasha. He says, ‘We were in the same year at university, both studying marketing. She was really good at the theoretical side and I was better when it came to practical work. We specialise in different areas now. I’m always proud to be seen out with Sasha. Other guys are really jealous when they see her. We tell each other everything though, no secrets in our relationship.’ Discuss factors affecting attraction in romantic relationships. Refer to Teddy’s comments in your answer. [16 marks] 1117 words total for all questions and answers in this PDF document. Paper 3 AQA Issues and Options in Psychology ‘Gender’ Section B. Full mark specimen paper 3 (both sets) essays. A*,full mark examples. This resource demonstrates in a practical way how to get the best grade for the AQA A2 exam for Section B, Topic : Gender Paper 3. AQA A-level PSYCHOLOGY (7182/3) Paper 3 Issues and Options in Psychology Paper 3 (A-level): Specimen question paper (193.6 KB) Section B Gender 0 1 Describe and evaluate Kohlberg’s explanation of gender development. [16 marks] Paper 3 Issues and Options in Psychology 2017 Paper 3 (A-level): Specimen question paper (second set) (72.7 KB) Section B Gender 0 2 Read the item and answer the question that follows. Social psychologists are writing a report about their research into children’s toys. They write, ‘Parents still tend to buy pink for girls. In fact, it is hard to find any adverts aimed at girls that are not ‘pink and fluffy’. For boys, parents tend to buy more competitive or combat-type toys. Good against evil is a common theme in adverts aimed at boys. Even at school, playground activities are different. As children get older, boys and girls tend to have more shared interests like music’. Discuss the influence of culture and media on the development of gender roles. Refer to the report above in your answer. [16 marks] Words: 1424. Copyright: Joseph Campbell 2018. A*, full mark examples of the AQA AS PAPER 1 (first and second set) and AQA AS PAPER 2 (first and second set) specimen papers. For teaching AS Psychology. Featuring answers to the following questions: Paper 1 (First set) Section A Social influence 0 1 Briefly outline and evaluate the authoritarian personality as an explanation of obedience to authority. [4 marks] 0 2 With reference to the article above, explain how social influence leads to social change. [6 marks] 0 3 Describe and evaluate two studies of social influence. [12 marks] Section B Memory 0 1 The experiment used an independent groups design. Explain how this study could have been modified by using a matched pairs design. [4 marks] 02 Identify and outline two techniques that may be used in a cognitive interview. [4 marks] 0 3 Outline and evaluate research into the effects of leading questions on the accuracy of eyewitness testimony. [8 marks] Section C Attachment 0 1 With reference to Abdul’s conversation with his friend, outline two features of caregiver-infant interaction. [4 marks] 0 2 Explain how such observational research might be refined through the use of behavioural categories. [4 marks] 0 3 Discuss Bowlby’s maternal deprivation theory. Refer to the experience of Joe as part of your discussion. [12 marks] Paper 1 (Second set) Section A Social influence 0 1 Identify and briefly discuss two reasons why people have criticised Zimbardo’s prison study. [6 marks] 0 2 With reference to this example of social change, explain how psychology might affect the economy. [4 marks] 0 3 Discuss two explanations for conformity. Refer to Polly and Jed in your discussion. [12 marks] Section B Memory 0 1 Use your knowledge of the multi-store model of memory to explain the purpose of this research and the likely outcome. [4 marks] 0 2 Suggest one 4-letter sequence and one 5-letter sequence that the researcher could use. In the case of each sequence, give a justification for your choice. Use a different justification for each sequence. [4 marks] 0 3 Discuss two explanations for forgetting. Refer to Martin’s experiences in your answer. [12 marks] Section C Attachment 0 1 Using the data in Table 1, explain the procedure used for the time sampling technique in this study. [3 marks] 0 2 In what percentage of the total observations was the baby gazing at his mother? Show your calculations. [2 marks] 0 3 Explain what is meant by ‘overt observation’. [2 marks] 0 4 Outline the procedure used in one study of animal attachment. [4 marks] 0 5 Briefly discuss one limitation of using animals to study attachment in humans. [4 marks] 0 6 Outline and evaluate Bowlby’s monotropic theory of attachment. [8 marks] Approaches in Psychology 0 1 Briefly suggest how each of these responses might inform psychologists investigating models of human cognitive processing. [2 marks] 0 2 Explain which type of conditioning is being investigated in this experiment? [2 marks] 0 3 Outline what is meant by social learning theory and explain how social learning might have occurred in the procedure described above. [6 marks] 0 4 Discuss two limitations of social learning theory. [6 marks] Section B Psychopathology 0 1 Distinguish between obsessions and compulsions. [2 marks] 0 2 With reference to the study described above, what do the results seem to show about possible influences on the development of OCD? [4 marks] 0 3 Outline one cognitive characteristic of OCD and one behavioural characteristic of OCD that can be identified from the description provided by Steven. [2 marks] 0 4 Briefly outline one strength of the cognitive explanation of depression. [2 marks] 0 5 Outline and evaluate the behavioural approach to treating phobias. [12 marks] Section C Research methods Identify the experimental design used in this study and outline one advantage of this experimental design. [3 marks] 0 2 Describe one other experimental design that researchers use in psychology. [2 marks] 0 3 Apart from using random allocation, suggest one way in which the psychologist might have improved this study by controlling for the effects of extraneous variables. Justify your answer. [2 marks] 0 4 Write a suitable hypothesis for this study. [3 marks] 0 5 From the information given in the description, calculate the number of participants in each group in Condition B. [1 mark] 0 6 Name a measure of dispersion the psychologist could use. [1 mark] 0 7 The psychologist uses the measure of dispersion you have named in your answer to question 0 6. State how the result for each condition would differ. [1 mark] 0 8 Explain how the psychologist could have used random allocation to assign the 15 participants in Condition B into the 5 groups. [3 marks] 0 9 Using the information given, explain how the psychologist could further analyse the data using percentages. [2 marks] 1 0 At the end of the study the psychologist debriefed each participant. Write a debriefing that the psychologist could read out to the participants in Condition A. [6 marks] Section A Approaches in Psychology 0 1 Briefly explain one function of the endocrine system. [2 marks] 0 2 Why are the standard deviation values found in the study above useful descriptive statistics for the cognitive psychologist? [2 marks] 0 3 Outline one problem of studying internal mental processes like memory ability by conducting experiments such as that described in Question 03 above. [2 marks] 0 4 Use your knowledge of genotype and phenotype to explain this difference in their personalities. [4 marks] 0 5 Outline and evaluate the social learning theory approach. Refer to evidence in your answer. [12 marks] Section B Psychopathology 0 1 What is meant by ‘statistical infrequency’ as a definition of abnormality? [2 marks] Outline two characteristics of obsessive-compulsive disorder. Refer to Gavin in your answer. [4 marks] A psychologist has suggested treating Tommy’s fear of birds using systematic desensitisation. Explain how this procedure could be used to help Tommy overcome his phobia. [4 marks] 0 4 Explain why systematic desensitisation might be more ethical than using flooding to treat Tommy’s phobia. [2 marks] 0 5 Outline and evaluate at least one cognitive approach to explaining depression. [12 marks] Section C Research Methods 0 1 What does the table suggest about the relationship between age and attitude to social care issues? Explain your answer. [2 marks] 0 2 The researchers rated the active engagement of the participants in the discussion on social care. They used this rating as a measure of each participant’s attitude to social care issues. Briefly explain how investigator effects might have occurred in this study. [2 marks] 0 3 Outline how the researchers could have avoided investigator effects having an impact on the study. [2 marks] 0 4 Briefly discuss the benefits for the researchers of using both closed and open questions on their questionnaire about attitudes to social care. [4 marks] 0 5 Write one question that you think the researchers might have put on their questionnaire. Explain which type of question you have written and why you think this would be a suitable question for this study. [3 marks] 0 6 Identify the qualitative and quantitative data collected in this study. Explain your answer. [4 marks] 0 7 Explain how the researchers should have addressed two ethical issues in the investigation. [4 marks] Total words for this resource : 8624 words Seven steps to examination success, literally gleaned and condensed from spending thousands of hours with hundreds of students in order to help them achieve the highest grades possible Total words for this resource 554. Total words in this bundle : 19442
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A* full mark whole paper examples of Paper 1 (two sets) and Paper 2 (two sets) AQA AS Psychology examinations. 5 Schizophrenia essays and 5 Relationships essays and examination tips. A*,full mark examples. Paper 1 AQA A-level Psychology (7182/1) Introductory Topics in Psychology full mark A* answers. Paper 2 AQA A-level Psychology (7182/2) Psychology in context full mark A* specimen example answers. Paper 3 AQA Issues and Options in Psychology. Three 'Schizophrenia' Section C essays. Paper 3 AQA Issues and Options in Psychology. Two 'Relationships' Section B essays. Two 16 mark, A star, 'Gender' Section B essays. (PDF)

A* full mark whole paper examples of Paper 1 (two sets) and Paper 2 (two sets) AQA AS Psychology examinations. 5 Schizophrenia essays and 5 Relationships essays and examination tips. A*,full mark examples. Paper 1 AQA A-level Psychology (7182/1) Introductory Topics in Psychology full mark A* answers. Paper 2 AQA A-level Psychology (7182/2) Psychology in context full mark A* specimen example answers. Paper 3 AQA Issues and Options in Psychology. Three 'Schizophrenia' Section C essays. Paper 3 AQA Issues and Options in Psychology. Two 'Relationships' Section B essays. Two 16 mark, A star, 'Gender' Section B essays. (PDF)

A*, full mark example of the AQA A-level Psychology (7182/1) PAPER 1 (first set) specimen paper. (New syllabus) Section A : Social Influence Section B : Memory Section C: Attachment. Section D: Psychopathology This resource demonstrates in a practical way how to get the best grade you can in your AQA A-level exam. Featuring answers to the following questions: Section A Social influence 0 1 Which of the following terms best matches the statements below?[4 marks] 0 2 Briefly outline and evaluate the findings of any one study of social influence. [4 marks] 0 3 Discuss two explanations of resistance to social influence. As part of your discussion, refer to the views expressed by Jack and Sarah in the conversation above. [16 marks] Section B Memory 0 4-0 1 What is the most appropriate measure of central tendency for calculating the average of the scores, from Table 1, in each of the two groups? Justify your answer. [2 marks] 0 4-0 2 Calculate the measure of central tendency you have identified in your answer to question 04.0 1 for Group A and Group B. Show your calculations for each group. [4 marks] 0 4-0 3 Use your knowledge of forgetting to explain why this may have occurred. [2 marks] 0 5 Describe and evaluate the working memory model of memory. [16 marks] Section C Attachment 06 Name three stages in the development of attachments identified by Schaffer. [3 marks] 0 7 Name the attachment type demonstrated by each of the children in the conversation above by writing the attachment type next to the name below. [3 marks] 0 8 Briefly evaluate learning theory as an explanation of attachment. [4 marks] 0 9 Explain what is meant by ‘event sampling’. [2 marks] 1 0 Briefly discuss how observational research might be improved by conducting observations in a controlled environment. [4 marks] 1 1 Discuss research into the influence of early attachment on adult relationships. [8 marks] Section D Psychopathology 1 2 Which two of the following are examples of Jahoda’s criteria for ‘ideal mental health’? [2 marks] 1 3 Apart from ‘deviation from ideal mental health’, outline three definitions of abnormality. Refer to the article above in your answer. [6 marks] 1 4 Suggest how the behavioural approach might be used to explain Kirsty’s phobia of balloons. [4 marks] 1 5-0 2 Outline one way in which the researchers should have dealt with ethical issues in this study. [2 marks] 1 5-0 3 Explain how this study could be modified by checking the sleep questionnaire for test-retest reliability. [4 marks] 1 6 Outline cognitive behaviour therapy as a treatment for depression. [4 marks] 3377 words total for all questions and answers in this PDF RESOURCE. A*, full mark example of the AQA A-level Psychology (7182/2) PAPER 2 (first set) specimen paper. Psychology in context (New syllabus). Section A : Approaches in Psychology Section B : Biopsychology Section C: Research methods This resource demonstrates in a practical way how to get the best grade you can in your AQA A-level exam for Paper 2. Featuring answers to the following questions: Section A Approaches in Psychology 0 2 Explain what is meant by ‘inference’ in relation to this study. [2 marks] 0 3 Outline what is meant by ‘congruence’. Explain one way in which Dominic might achieve ‘congruence’. [4 marks] 0 4 Discuss the contribution of behaviourist psychologists such as Pavlov and Skinner to our understanding of human behaviour. [16 marks] Section B Biopsychology 0 6 Outline one difference between the EEG and ERPs. [2 marks] 0 7 Using your knowledge of endogenous pacemakers and exogenous zeitgebers, explain Sam’s experiences. [4 marks] 0 9 Outline the structures and processes involved in synaptic transmission. [6 marks] 1 0 Briefly explain how unusual behaviour in split brain patients could be tested in an experiment. [2 marks] 1 1 Briefly evaluate research using split brain patients to investigate hemispheric lateralisation of function. [4 marks] Section C Research methods 1 2 Identify the dependent variable in this study. [2 marks] 1 3 Write a suitable hypothesis for this study. [3 marks] 1 4 Identify one extraneous variable that the psychologist should have controlled in the study and explain why it should have been controlled. [3 marks] 1 5 Explain one advantage of using a stratified sample of participants in this study. [2 marks] 1 6 Explain how the psychologist would have obtained the male participants for her stratified sample. Show your calculations. [3 marks] 1 8 What conclusions might the psychologist draw from the data in Table 1? Refer to the means and standard deviations in your answer. [6 marks] 1 9 Explain how using the standard deviation rather than the range in this situation, would improve the study. [3 marks] 2 0 Explain why the test you have chosen would be a suitable test in this case. [4 marks] 2 1 What is meant by ‘the results were significant at p 2 2 Briefly explain one method the psychologist could use to check the validity of the data she collected in this study. [2 marks] 2 3 Briefly explain one reason why it is important for research to undergo a peer review process. [2 marks] 2 4 Design an observation study to investigate sex differences in non-verbal behaviour of males and females when they are giving a presentation to an audience. [12 marks] 3065 words total for all questions and answers in this PDF document. Paper 3 AQA Issues and Options in Psychology ‘Schizophrenia’ Section C. Full mark specimen paper 3 (both sets) essays. (PDF). A*, full mark examples. This resource demonstrates in a practical way how to get the best grade for the AQA A2 exam for Section C, Topic : Schizophrenia, Paper 3. Featuring answers to the following questions: AQA A-level PSYCHOLOGY (7182/3) Paper 3 Issues and Options in Psychology 2017 Section C Schizophrenia (first set specimen material) 0 1 Discuss biological explanations for schizophrenia. [16 marks] AQA A-level PSYCHOLOGY (7182/3) Paper 3 Issues and Options in Psychology 2017 Section C Schizophrenia (second set specimen material) 0 1 Discuss reliability and/or validity in relation to the diagnosis and classification of schizophrenia. [8 marks] 0 2 Discuss token economies as a method used in the management of schizophrenia. [8 marks] 3 Paper 3 AQA Issues and Options in Psychology Schizophrenia essays. 1269 words total for all questions and answers in this PDF document. AQA A-level PSYCHOLOGY (7182/3) Paper 3 Issues and Options in Psychology 2017 ‘Relationships’ Section B. Full mark specimen paper 3 (both sets) essays (PDF). A*,full mark examples. This resource demonstrates in a practical way how to get the best grade for the AQA A2 exam for Section B, Topic : Relationships, Paper 3. Featuring answers to the following questions: AQA A-level PSYCHOLOGY (7182/3) Paper 3 Issues and Options in Psychology 2017 Paper 3 (A-level): Specimen question paper (193.6 KB) Section B Relationships 0 1 Discuss evolutionary explanations for partner preferences. [16 marks] AQA A-level PSYCHOLOGY (7182/3) Paper 3 Issues and Options in Psychology 2017 Paper 3 (A-level): Specimen question paper (second set) (72.7 KB) Section B Relationships Read the item and answer the question that follows. Teddy is discussing his girlfriend, Sasha. He says, ‘We were in the same year at university, both studying marketing. She was really good at the theoretical side and I was better when it came to practical work. We specialise in different areas now. I’m always proud to be seen out with Sasha. Other guys are really jealous when they see her. We tell each other everything though, no secrets in our relationship.’ Discuss factors affecting attraction in romantic relationships. Refer to Teddy’s comments in your answer. [16 marks] 1117 words total for all questions and answers in this PDF document. Paper 3 AQA Issues and Options in Psychology ‘Gender’ Section B. Full mark specimen paper 3 (both sets) essays. A*,full mark examples. This resource demonstrates in a practical way how to get the best grade for the AQA A2 exam for Section B, Topic : Gender Paper 3. AQA A-level PSYCHOLOGY (7182/3) Paper 3 Issues and Options in Psychology Paper 3 (A-level): Specimen question paper (193.6 KB) Section B Gender 0 1 Describe and evaluate Kohlberg’s explanation of gender development. [16 marks] Paper 3 Issues and Options in Psychology 2017 Paper 3 (A-level): Specimen question paper (second set) (72.7 KB) Section B Gender 0 2 Read the item and answer the question that follows. Social psychologists are writing a report about their research into children’s toys. They write, ‘Parents still tend to buy pink for girls. In fact, it is hard to find any adverts aimed at girls that are not ‘pink and fluffy’. For boys, parents tend to buy more competitive or combat-type toys. Good against evil is a common theme in adverts aimed at boys. Even at school, playground activities are different. As children get older, boys and girls tend to have more shared interests like music’. Discuss the influence of culture and media on the development of gender roles. Refer to the report above in your answer. [16 marks] Words: 1424. Copyright: Joseph Campbell 2018. A*, full mark examples of the AQA AS PAPER 1 (first and second set) and AQA AS PAPER 2 (first and second set) specimen papers. For teaching AS Psychology. Featuring answers to the following questions: Paper 1 (First set) Section A Social influence 0 1 Briefly outline and evaluate the authoritarian personality as an explanation of obedience to authority. [4 marks] 0 2 With reference to the article above, explain how social influence leads to social change. [6 marks] 0 3 Describe and evaluate two studies of social influence. [12 marks] Section B Memory 0 1 The experiment used an independent groups design. Explain how this study could have been modified by using a matched pairs design. [4 marks] 02 Identify and outline two techniques that may be used in a cognitive interview. [4 marks] 0 3 Outline and evaluate research into the effects of leading questions on the accuracy of eyewitness testimony. [8 marks] Section C Attachment 0 1 With reference to Abdul’s conversation with his friend, outline two features of caregiver-infant interaction. [4 marks] 0 2 Explain how such observational research might be refined through the use of behavioural categories. [4 marks] 0 3 Discuss Bowlby’s maternal deprivation theory. Refer to the experience of Joe as part of your discussion. [12 marks] Paper 1 (Second set) Section A Social influence 0 1 Identify and briefly discuss two reasons why people have criticised Zimbardo’s prison study. [6 marks] 0 2 With reference to this example of social change, explain how psychology might affect the economy. [4 marks] 0 3 Discuss two explanations for conformity. Refer to Polly and Jed in your discussion. [12 marks] Section B Memory 0 1 Use your knowledge of the multi-store model of memory to explain the purpose of this research and the likely outcome. [4 marks] 0 2 Suggest one 4-letter sequence and one 5-letter sequence that the researcher could use. In the case of each sequence, give a justification for your choice. Use a different justification for each sequence. [4 marks] 0 3 Discuss two explanations for forgetting. Refer to Martin’s experiences in your answer. [12 marks] Section C Attachment 0 1 Using the data in Table 1, explain the procedure used for the time sampling technique in this study. [3 marks] 0 2 In what percentage of the total observations was the baby gazing at his mother? Show your calculations. [2 marks] 0 3 Explain what is meant by ‘overt observation’. [2 marks] 0 4 Outline the procedure used in one study of animal attachment. [4 marks] 0 5 Briefly discuss one limitation of using animals to study attachment in humans. [4 marks] 0 6 Outline and evaluate Bowlby’s monotropic theory of attachment. [8 marks] Approaches in Psychology 0 1 Briefly suggest how each of these responses might inform psychologists investigating models of human cognitive processing. [2 marks] 0 2 Explain which type of conditioning is being investigated in this experiment? [2 marks] 0 3 Outline what is meant by social learning theory and explain how social learning might have occurred in the procedure described above. [6 marks] 0 4 Discuss two limitations of social learning theory. [6 marks] Section B Psychopathology 0 1 Distinguish between obsessions and compulsions. [2 marks] 0 2 With reference to the study described above, what do the results seem to show about possible influences on the development of OCD? [4 marks] 0 3 Outline one cognitive characteristic of OCD and one behavioural characteristic of OCD that can be identified from the description provided by Steven. [2 marks] 0 4 Briefly outline one strength of the cognitive explanation of depression. [2 marks] 0 5 Outline and evaluate the behavioural approach to treating phobias. [12 marks] Section C Research methods Identify the experimental design used in this study and outline one advantage of this experimental design. [3 marks] 0 2 Describe one other experimental design that researchers use in psychology. [2 marks] 0 3 Apart from using random allocation, suggest one way in which the psychologist might have improved this study by controlling for the effects of extraneous variables. Justify your answer. [2 marks] 0 4 Write a suitable hypothesis for this study. [3 marks] 0 5 From the information given in the description, calculate the number of participants in each group in Condition B. [1 mark] 0 6 Name a measure of dispersion the psychologist could use. [1 mark] 0 7 The psychologist uses the measure of dispersion you have named in your answer to question 0 6. State how the result for each condition would differ. [1 mark] 0 8 Explain how the psychologist could have used random allocation to assign the 15 participants in Condition B into the 5 groups. [3 marks] 0 9 Using the information given, explain how the psychologist could further analyse the data using percentages. [2 marks] 1 0 At the end of the study the psychologist debriefed each participant. Write a debriefing that the psychologist could read out to the participants in Condition A. [6 marks] Section A Approaches in Psychology 0 1 Briefly explain one function of the endocrine system. [2 marks] 0 2 Why are the standard deviation values found in the study above useful descriptive statistics for the cognitive psychologist? [2 marks] 0 3 Outline one problem of studying internal mental processes like memory ability by conducting experiments such as that described in Question 03 above. [2 marks] 0 4 Use your knowledge of genotype and phenotype to explain this difference in their personalities. [4 marks] 0 5 Outline and evaluate the social learning theory approach. Refer to evidence in your answer. [12 marks] Section B Psychopathology 0 1 What is meant by ‘statistical infrequency’ as a definition of abnormality? [2 marks] Outline two characteristics of obsessive-compulsive disorder. Refer to Gavin in your answer. [4 marks] A psychologist has suggested treating Tommy’s fear of birds using systematic desensitisation. Explain how this procedure could be used to help Tommy overcome his phobia. [4 marks] 0 4 Explain why systematic desensitisation might be more ethical than using flooding to treat Tommy’s phobia. [2 marks] 0 5 Outline and evaluate at least one cognitive approach to explaining depression. [12 marks] Section C Research Methods 0 1 What does the table suggest about the relationship between age and attitude to social care issues? Explain your answer. [2 marks] 0 2 The researchers rated the active engagement of the participants in the discussion on social care. They used this rating as a measure of each participant’s attitude to social care issues. Briefly explain how investigator effects might have occurred in this study. [2 marks] 0 3 Outline how the researchers could have avoided investigator effects having an impact on the study. [2 marks] 0 4 Briefly discuss the benefits for the researchers of using both closed and open questions on their questionnaire about attitudes to social care. [4 marks] 0 5 Write one question that you think the researchers might have put on their questionnaire. Explain which type of question you have written and why you think this would be a suitable question for this study. [3 marks] 0 6 Identify the qualitative and quantitative data collected in this study. Explain your answer. [4 marks] 0 7 Explain how the researchers should have addressed two ethical issues in the investigation. [4 marks] Total words for this resource : 8624 words This resource is entirely compatible with Paper 3 of the new A-Level Psychology: AQA Year 2, Section B’s 16 mark essay question on Relationships for first teaching in September 2016. This is a PDF file available now for download. Five AQA ‘A’ PSYA3 Relationships 24 mark answers for £5. ‘A’ grade answers from January 2012, June 2012, January 2013, June 2013 and January 2014 exams on the ‘Relationships’ section. AQA PSYCHOLOGY (SPECIFICATION A) PSYA3 (January 2012) Unit 03 - Topics in Psychology: Question paper (86.8 KB) Topic: Relationships Discuss research into the breakdown of romantic relationships. (24 marks) AO1 =8; AO2 =16. AQA PSYCHOLOGY (SPECIFICATION A) PSYA3 (June 2012) Unit 03 - Topics in Psychology: Question paper Topic: Relationships Discuss the relationship between sexual selection and human reproductive behaviour. (24 marks) AO1 =8; AO2 =16. AQA PSYCHOLOGY (SPECIFICATION A) PSYA3 (January 2013) Unit 03 - Topics in Psychology: Question paper Topic: Relationships 0 4 Outline and evaluate one theory of the formation of romantic relationships. (12 marks) AO1 =4; AO2 =8. 0 5 Discuss research into the influence of childhood on adult relationships. (12 marks) AO1 =4; AO2 =8. Total for this question: 24 marks. AQA PSYCHOLOGY (SPECIFICATION A) PSYA3 (June 2013) Unit 03 - Topics in Psychology: Question paper Topic: Relationships 0 4 Outline and evaluate one theory of the maintenance of romantic relationships. (12 marks) AO1 =4; AO2 =8 0 5 Discuss research into the influence of culture on romantic relationships. (12 marks) AO1 =4; AO2 =8 Total for this question: 24 marks. AQA PSYCHOLOGY (SPECIFICATION A) PSYA3 (June 2014) Unit 03 - Topics in Psychology: Question paper Topic: Relationships Discuss sex differences in parental investment. (24 marks) AO1 =8; AO2 =16. The following are five ‘A’ grade answers. You will have 30 minutes roughly to answer each question in an exam. The answers presented here are from January 2012, June 2012, January 2013, June 2013 and June 2014’s past papers and would get you the top bands for these questions. 3044 words total for all five answers in this PDF document.This resource is entirely compatible with Paper 3 of the new A-Level Psychology: AQA Year 2, Section C’s 16 mark question on Schizophrenia for first teaching in September 2016. Five AQA ‘A’ star PSYA4 Schizophrenia 24 mark answers for £5. ‘A’ grade answers from January 2012, June 2012, January 2013, June 2013 and June 2014 exams on the ‘Schizophrenia’ section. AQA ‘A’ June 2014 – Schizophrenia. http://filestore.aqa.org.uk/subjects/AQA-PSYA4-QP-JUN14.PDF Section A - Psychopathology Each topic carries 24 marks. Where appropriate, refer to theories and/or studies. Topic: Schizophrenia 0 1 Discuss psychological explanations for schizophrenia. [8 marks + 16 marks] AQA ‘A’ June 2013 – Schizophrenia. http://filestore.aqa.org.uk/subjects/AQA-PSYA4-QP-JUN13.PDF Section A - Psychopathology Each topic carries 24 marks. Where appropriate, refer to theories and/or studies. Topic: Schizophrenia 0 1 Discuss biological explanations for schizophrenia. [8 marks + 16 marks] AQA ‘A’ January 2013 – Schizophrenia. http://filestore.aqa.org.uk/subjects/AQA-PSYA4-QP-JAN13.PDF Section A - Psychopathology Each topic carries 24 marks. Where appropriate, refer to theories and/or studies. Topic: Schizophrenia 0 1 Outline and evaluate one biological therapy for schizophrenia. (4 marks + 8 marks) 0 2 Outline and evaluate one psychological therapy for schizophrenia. (4 marks + 8 marks) AQA ‘A’ June 2012 – Schizophrenia. http://filestore.aqa.org.uk/subjects/AQA-PSYA4-QP-JUN12.PDF Section A - Psychopathology Each topic carries 24 marks. Where appropriate, refer to theories and/or studies. Topic: Schizophrenia 0 1 Outline and evaluate one biological therapy for schizophrenia and one psychological therapy for schizophrenia. [8 marks + 16 marks] AQA ‘A’ January 2012 – Schizophrenia. http://filestore.aqa.org.uk/subjects/AQA-PSYA4-QP-JAN12.PDF Section A - Psychopathology Each topic carries 24 marks. Where appropriate, refer to theories and/or studies. Topic: Schizophrenia Discuss issues associated with the classification and/or diagnosis of schizophrenia. [8 marks + 16 marks] The following are five ‘A’ grade answers. You will have 35 minutes roughly to answer each question in an exam. The answers presented here are from January 2012, June 2012, January 2013, June 2013 and June 2014’s past papers and would get you the top bands for these questions. Word total for this resource : 3026 Seven steps to examination success, literally gleaned and condensed from spending thousands of hours with hundreds of students in order to help them achieve the highest grades possible Total words for this resource 554. Total words in this bundle : 25512
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Working Memory Model Bundle

Working Memory Model Bundle

Here is a bundle with my Working Memory Model resources from the Social Influence part of Psychology, I am bundling some of the topic resources e.g conformity, obedience etc because I understand some people may only want a certain part of a unit. I also am including the how to answer questions booklet as it is a great resource and always helps students with exam technique so this is added to all of the individual topic bundles I am uploading.
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Resistance to Social Influence Bundle

Resistance to Social Influence Bundle

Here is a bundle with my Resistance to Social Influence resources from the Social Influence part of Psychology, I am bundling some of the topic resources e.g conformity, obedience etc because I understand some people may only want a certain part of a unit. I also am including the how to answer questions booklet as it is a great resource and always helps students with exam technique so this is added to all of the individual topic bundles I am uploading.
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Social Change Bundle

Social Change Bundle

Here is a bundle with my Social Change resources from the Social Influence part of Psychology, I am bundling some of the topic resources e.g conformity, obedience etc because I understand some people may only want a certain part of a unit. I also am including the how to answer questions booklet as it is a great resource and always helps students with exam technique so this is added to all of the individual topic bundles I am uploading.
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Minority Influence Bundle

Minority Influence Bundle

Here is a bundle with my Minority Influence resources from the Social Influence part of Psychology, I am bundling some of the topic resources e.g conformity, obedience etc because I understand some people may only want a certain part of a unit. I also am including the how to answer questions booklet as it is a great resource and always helps students with exam technique so this is added to all of the individual topic bundles I am uploading.
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Obedience Bundle

Obedience Bundle

Here is a bundle with my Obedience resources from the Social Influence part of Psychology, I am bundling some of the topic resources e.g conformity, obedience etc because I understand some people may only want a certain part of a unit. I also am including the how to answer questions booklet as it is a great resource and always helps students with exam technique so this is added to all of the individual topic bundles I am uploading.
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Conformity Bundle

Conformity Bundle

Here is a bundle with my Conformity resources from the Social Influence part of Psychology, I am bundling some of the topic resources e.g conformity, obedience etc because I understand some people may only want a certain part of a unit. I also am including the how to answer questions booklet as it is a great resource and always helps students with exam technique so this is added to all of the individual topic bundles I am uploading.
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Student Well- Being for Teens Mega Bundle

Student Well- Being for Teens Mega Bundle

The bundle include: Managing Trauma This resource is for students who are suffering from trauma and have witnessed a traumatic event. It could be use as a group discussion or a one on one session. It could be use by a teacher or a school counsellor. The resource include: What is trauma Causes of trauma Ways that trauma manifest itself Reactions to trauma Activities on how to manage trauma Processing Questions for each activity Quick inputs Bounce Back: Teaching Resilience to Students Our students constantly face a lot of difficulties and struggles whether it’s family, school or community related. This resource could help and support them to handle their difficulties and struggles better. This resource focuses on 4 areas of resiliency: Self-Awareness Conflict resolution Empathy Teaching Courage It includes: Definition of terms Activities for each area 3.Inputs to use for discussion for each area Processing Questions for each activity Resilience Affirmations Resilience is our ability to bounce back from tough situations. When a person is ready to bounce back from a difficult situation, these affirmations could help them get their heads out of the clouds and make them feel better. These affirmations could re-focus your thoughts and be more positive. These are designed to create self-change. They could serve as an inspiration and reminders for everyday life. These affirmations could be done first thing in the morning or in the evening or could be done throughout the day. It is suggested to use these affirmations regularly to create more impact and preserve emotional potency. These could be printed out and you could bring them along wherever you are . These resilience affirmation cards are in A4 size and JPEG format. List of Resilience Affirmation Cards: I can overcome my obstacles I am creative I am resourceful I am resilient I am emotionally resilient I am strong I am persistent I am kind, smart,and important It’s okay. I can do this I will get through this I will be okay I am capable of amazing things I am a good person I deserve to be happy I am stronger than I think I am amazing I can do anything I set my mind to I will keep going Do not give up Keep moving forward I can handle change with ease I am unique I believe in my abilities and skills I can face every situation with confidence There is always a solution to every problem I am responsible for how I respond to others I have the power to choose to let go of any emotion Any difficulty that comes my way is an opportunity to grow I am full of energy and joy I have the power to create change My possibilities are endless I am in charge of how I feel I choose happiness I can, I will I can make healthy choices 4.Emotional Intelligence: Activities for Student Well-Being Teaching emotional intelligence could help students handle situations effectively, be able to identify, communicate their feelings to other people and could help them read situations and relationships. It could also help them regulate their emotions and help them respond appropriately to others. This Emotional Intelligence resource focuses on 4 areas: Intrapersonal Interpersonal Stress Management General Mood This emotional intelligence resource includes: a. Definition of Emotional intelligence b. Signs of high emotional intelligence c. Signs of low emotional intelligence d. Activities on the 4 focused areas e. Processing questions to facilitate better learning experiences Tweens and Teens Feelings Flash Cards The emotions flashcards include 28 different feelings/emotions. It includes what trigger each emotions and feelings. It also has an interview guide questions to help your students identify, express their feelings and promote discussions. The 28 feelings/emotions are: Girls emotions/feelings: Baffled Passionate Ecstatic Mad- Frantic Splendid Melancholic Terrified Astounded Introverted Apprehensive Placid Pensive Flabbergasted Sullen Boys’ emotions and feelings: Perplexed Piqued Contented Mad-Absurd Grand Distressed Anxious Stunned Cautious Tense Quiet Wistful Startled Cantankerous
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GCSE Edexcel Psychology (9-1): Topic 1: Development, Lesson 7: Three Mountains Task

GCSE Edexcel Psychology (9-1): Topic 1: Development, Lesson 7: Three Mountains Task

Lesson objectives: To be able to describe and evaluate the three mountains task study There is a lot of support for literacy with a clear focus on key words. Also there are challenge activities. Most of the questions have the answers/lecture notes on the board which is great for non-specialist teaching. ** THIS PSYCHOLOGY LESSON MAY REQUIRE YOU TO USE/REFER TO THE PEARSON Edexcel GCSE (9-1) Psychology TEXTBOOK**
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GCSE Edexcel Psychology (9-1): Topic 1: Development, Lesson 6: Willingham's learning theory

GCSE Edexcel Psychology (9-1): Topic 1: Development, Lesson 6: Willingham's learning theory

Lesson objectives: To know the different types of memory. To explain Willingham’s learning theory and the effects of learning on development. To evaluate Willingham’s learning theory. There is a lot of support for literacy with a clear focus on key words. Also there are challenge activities. Most of the questions have the answers/lecture notes on the board which is great for non-specialist teaching. ** THIS PSYCHOLOGY LESSON MAY REQUIRE YOU TO USE/REFER TO THE PEARSON Edexcel GCSE (9-1) Psychology TEXTBOOK**
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Psychology Essentials

Psychology Essentials

Here are some psychology essentials, a booklet on how to answer the exam questions with a lot of focus on evaluation, a booklet on methods of effective revision and how to do it this includes structures, models and a step by step with a top tips section before the exam. I have also added an independant study mat which is great to give students for them to complete effective independant study/revision with, and a challenge mat which has a selection of tasks on I give students this so that if they complete a given task and extension they have something to do and it is something that is very productive and essential as it involves improving their exam technique.
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Independant Study Mat Psychology GCE AQA

Independant Study Mat Psychology GCE AQA

Here is an independant study mat for Psychology, excellent for revision and independant study. I have bundled it with another challenge mat along with a ‘How to Revise’ booklet and ‘How to Answer Exam Questions’ booklet.
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Psychology AQA GCE Challenge Mat

Psychology AQA GCE Challenge Mat

Here is a challenge mat for the Psychology Spec, I use it for my students and they all have a copy and then whenever they finish a task before other students or before the time I have allowed they can then set themselves a task.
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