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DEVELOPMENT TOPIC - NEW AQA GCSE PSYCHOLOGY (9-1)
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DEVELOPMENT TOPIC - NEW AQA GCSE PSYCHOLOGY (9-1)

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Complete lesson powerpoints and resources for the following spec points: **Early brain development ** A basic knowledge of brain development, from simple neural structures in the womb, of brain stem, thalamus, cerebellum and cortex, reflecting the development of autonomic functions, sensory processing, movement and cognition. The roles of nature and nurture. Piaget’s stage theory and the development of intelligence/ The role of Piaget’s theory in education Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development including concepts of assimilation and accommodation. The four stages of development: sensorimotor, pre-operational, concrete operational and formal operational. Application of these stages in education. Reduction of egocentricity, development of conservation. McGarrigle and Donaldson’s ‘naughty teddy study’; Hughes’ ‘policeman doll study’.
Structure and Function of the Brain - Localisation of Brain Functions AQA GCSE PSYCHOLOGY (9-1)
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Structure and Function of the Brain - Localisation of Brain Functions AQA GCSE PSYCHOLOGY (9-1)

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Complete lesson powerpoint and worksheets. Includes exam questions, mark schemes and success criteras. From the Brain and Neuropsychology topic of the AQA GCSE Psychology (9-1) specification. First exams from summer 2019). Covers the spec point on the structure and function of the brain: frontal lobe, temporal lobe, parietal lobe, occipital lobe and cerebellum. Also includes the functions of these lobes and the localisation of function in the brain (motor, somatosensory, visual, auditory and language areas). This can cover around 2 hours of lesson time.
Structure and Function of Neurons and Hebb's Theory (2 part lesson) AQA GCSE PSYCHOLOGY (9-1)
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Structure and Function of Neurons and Hebb's Theory (2 part lesson) AQA GCSE PSYCHOLOGY (9-1)

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Complete lesson powerpoint and worksheets. From the Brain and Neuropsychology topic of the AQA GCSE Psychology (9-1) specification. First exams from summer 2019). Covers the spec point on the structure and function of neurons, sensory, relay, motor, synaptic transmission, release and reuptake of neurotransmitters. Excitation and Inhibition and an understanding of how these processes all interact. Also includes a lesson on Hebb’s theory of neuronal growth. This can cover around 2-3 hours of lesson time.
Penfield's Study of the Interpretive Cortex (KEY STUDY)- AQA GCSE Psychology (9-1)
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Penfield's Study of the Interpretive Cortex (KEY STUDY)- AQA GCSE Psychology (9-1)

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Whole lesson on Penfield’s study of the interpretive cortex. From the AQA GCSE Psychology new spec (9-1). Does involve use of the AQA Psychology textbook from p158-159, as I intended for the whole class to read this together (a sentence each). Also includes a comic strip to display the study too. Also includes exam questions on localisation of brain function with answers.
9 MARK EXAM QUESTION PLANNING SHEETS - GCSE AQA PSYCHOLOGY (9-1)
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9 MARK EXAM QUESTION PLANNING SHEETS - GCSE AQA PSYCHOLOGY (9-1)

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How to write a 9 mark answer for the new GCSE AQA Psychology (9-1). Includes planning sheets allocated with AO1/AO2/AO3 marks for 9 mark questions with and without a scenarious given. Also includes a powerpoint with a model question and answer showing marking breakdowns. Can be used for any topics across the Psychology course.
Structure and Function of Nervous System, ANS and James-Lange Theory AQA  GCSE PSYCHOLOGY (9-1)
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Structure and Function of Nervous System, ANS and James-Lange Theory AQA GCSE PSYCHOLOGY (9-1)

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Complete lesson powerpoint and worksheets. Also includes a foldable activity and exam questions and mark schemes. Covers the spec point on the structure and function of the nervous system. Includes the divisions of the human nervous system, central, peripheral (somatic and autonomic) and the basic functions of these divisions. Also covers the autonomic nervous system, fight or flight response and the James-Lange theory of emotion. Does require usage from the AQA GCSE Psychology textbook for one of the activities. This can cover around 2-3 hours of lesson time.
BRAIN AND NEUROPSYCHOLOGY TOPIC - AQA GCSE PSYCHOLOGY (9-1)
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BRAIN AND NEUROPSYCHOLOGY TOPIC - AQA GCSE PSYCHOLOGY (9-1)

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All lessons for the entire Brain and Neuropsychology topic. (AQA GCSE PSYCHOLOGY NEW SPEC 9-1) Can also download my FREE resource of the RAG/Checklist for this topic to assist with your planning/ scheme of work. Structure and function of the nervous system The divisions of the human nervous system: central and peripheral (somatic and autonomic), basic functions of these divisions. The autonomic nervous system and the fight or flight response. The James-Lange theory of emotion. Neuron structure and function Sensory, relay and motor neurons. Synaptic transmission: release and reuptake of neurotransmitters. Excitation and inhibition. An understanding of how these processes interact. Hebb’s theory of learning and neuronal growth. Structure and function of the brain Brain structure: frontal lobe, temporal lobe, parietal lobe, occipital lobe and cerebellum. Basic function of these structures. Localisation of function in the brain: motor, somatosensory, visual, auditory and language areas. Penfield’s study of the interpretive cortex. An introduction to neuropsychology Cognitive neuroscience: how the structure and function of the brain relate to behaviour and cognition. The use of scanning techniques to identify brain functioning: CT, PET and fMRI scans. Tulving’s ‘gold’ memory study. A basic understanding of how neurological damage, eg stroke or injury can affect motor abilities and behaviour.
Tulving's 'Gold' Memory Study - Brain and Neuropsychology GCSE AQA Psychology (9-1 new spec)
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Tulving's 'Gold' Memory Study - Brain and Neuropsychology GCSE AQA Psychology (9-1 new spec)

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Simple and straightforward lesson on Tulving’s ‘gold’ memory study (a key study) from the new GCSE AQA Psychology spec. Includes an exam question starter activity and a key study diamond (foldable activity) to fill in the study. Does require the use of pages 164-165 of the AQA GCSE Psychologt textbook. (A handout of the study which includes the aims/methodology/results/conclusion/evaluation will do however).
Piaget's 4 Stage Theory of Cognitive Development - AQA GCSE PSYCHOLOGY (9-1)
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Piaget's 4 Stage Theory of Cognitive Development - AQA GCSE PSYCHOLOGY (9-1)

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Complete lesson powerpoint and storyboard worksheet with additional role-play project. Can do this lesson across 2 lessons. Covers all 4 stages of Piaget’s theory and allows student to carry out a role-play project to help remember these stages. There are links to youtube videos throughout this powerpoint. Does require usage of the AQA GCSE Psychology textbook to complete the storyboard worksheet. For the new AQA specification for GCSE Psychology (first exams from summer 2019).
Educational Application of Piaget's Stage Theory - GCSE AQA PSYCHOLOGY (9-1)
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Educational Application of Piaget's Stage Theory - GCSE AQA PSYCHOLOGY (9-1)

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Complete lesson powerpoint, covering the educational application of Piaget’s stage theory (readiness and learning by discovery). Includes a printable table within slide-show. There are links to youtube videos throughout this powerpoint. May require usage of the AQA GCSE Psychology textbook to complete activities. For the new AQA specification for GCSE Psychology (first exams from summer 2019).