Revision Questions for A Level Core Studies OCR New Specification

Revision Questions for A Level Core Studies OCR New Specification

Revision questions on every topic covering the A Level Core Studies (Social, Cognitive, Developmental, Biological and Individual Differences). Questions are based on the specification requirements for both classic and contemporary studies. Useful for students sitting the AS or A Level exams. There are 20 questions per topic area and please note answers are not provided with this set.
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Edexcel Psychology New Specification - Exam Paper Analysis

Edexcel Psychology New Specification - Exam Paper Analysis

An exam paper analysis of the questions on the AS exam papers from 2016 and the specimen papers for 2017. Shows the question topics (Social, Cognitive, Biological, Learning and Issues & Debate) and marks allocated. Useful for helping students focus revision for the summer exams. For use with AS and A Level Psychology students.
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Issues and Debates in Psychology (Edexcel New Specification)

Issues and Debates in Psychology (Edexcel New Specification)

A summary of the issues and debates in A Level Psychology for the new Edexcel specification examined in 2017. Covers all the issues and debates separately with reference to their applications in both the approaches and key studies (10 pages). Used with A Level students and can be adapted for use with other exam boards, as the issues and debates are universal. Can be used as a supporting handout in class or for revision in preparation for exams (very useful for Paper 3).
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Clinical Psychology Edexcel Psychology (New Specification)

Clinical Psychology Edexcel Psychology (New Specification)

A revision quiz (short answer questions) for A Level Psychology following the new Edexcel specification (2017), includes question sheet and answer sheet. Some questions can be used and amended for other Psychology exam boards studying Clinical Psychology. Task has been used with students in a revision lesson and can take up to a hour.
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CIE Psychology Resources for Canli et al Study

CIE Psychology Resources for Canli et al Study

Resources to cover the Canli et al study on the emotional significance of memories in the brain in the Biological Approach for CIE Psychology. Resources for AS/ A Level include Study Detail Sheet, Short Answer Questions (with full answers) and Extended Answer Questions (with answers). Also includes a revision activity task sheet for students. Used with students sitting the CIE Psychology exams but has been used with those studying OCR.
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CIE Psychology Schachter and Singer Resources

CIE Psychology Schachter and Singer Resources

Resources to cover the Schachter and Singer study on the two factor theory of emotion in the Biological Approach for CIE Psychology. Resources for AS/ A Level include Study Detail Sheet, Short Answer Questions (with full answers) and Extended Answer Questions (with answers). Also includes a revision activity task sheet for students. Used with students sitting the CIE Psychology exams but has been used with those studying OCR.
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CIE Psychology Resources for Dement and Kleitman Study

CIE Psychology Resources for Dement and Kleitman Study

Resources to cover the Dement and Kleitman study on REM sleep and dreaming in the Biological Approach for CIE Psychology. Resources for AS/ A Level include Study Detail Sheet, Short Answer Questions (with full answers) and Extended Answer Questions (with answers). Also includes a revision activity task sheet for students. Used with students sitting the CIE Psychology exams but has been used with those studying OCR.
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Introduction to Memory for AQA New Specification

Introduction to Memory for AQA New Specification

A few resources to cover the introduction to Memory topic - includes the Multi-store Model of Memory and the Working Memory Model, and a 10 question test sheet with answers. These resources are to complement a lesson on Memory (see powerpoint for more detail or use the suggested textbook). Can be adapted for use with other exam boards. Used with students completing the new AQA specification in 2017 studying AS level Psychology.
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Introduction to Memory - AQA New Specification 2017

Introduction to Memory - AQA New Specification 2017

A presentation to complement the resources on the Memory topic for the new AQA specification. Includes the Multi-store Model of Memory, plus activities on Capacity, Duration and Encoding, and the Working Memory Model. Can be adapted for use with other exam boards. Used with students sitting AS level Psychology.
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Edexcel New Spec Sample Questions and Answers - Social & Cognitive

Edexcel New Spec Sample Questions and Answers - Social & Cognitive

Paper 1 sample questions for the new specification (2017) for AS/ A Level Edexcel Psychology for the Social and Cognitive approaches. These questions are taken from specimens from the exam board and includes the answers on a separate sheet. Can be used as an assessment or revision task with students. Some questions are methodology based and others are theory based.
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Essay Plan Template for Edexcel AS/ A Level Psychology (New Specification)

Essay Plan Template for Edexcel AS/ A Level Psychology (New Specification)

Essay plan/ extended answer template for Edexcel AS/ A Level Psychology (New Specification). Students can use this template sheet to complete summary essays for psychological theories or studies. Gives boxes to guide students - introduction, content and conclusion. Includes a 'hints' sheet for teachers to use to explain each section. Can be adapted for use with other exam boards.
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Edexcel Exam Advice

Edexcel Exam Advice

Exam advice for students sitting the new specification for Edexcel AS/ A Level Psychology. Summary sheet with 7 key points which offer students some guidance before the exam period begins. Could copy as handouts or use as a larger A3 poster in class. Can be amended if necessary.
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Extra reading weblinks for high grades for OCR A Level Psychology (New Specification)

Extra reading weblinks for high grades for OCR A Level Psychology (New Specification)

Extra reading weblinks for high grades for OCR A Level Psychology (New Specification) - CRIMINAL PSYCHOLOGY. Useful for students wanting to achieve an A* or A grade in the exam. Gives background reading tasks, videos and activities and allows students to consolidate their knowledge of the sub-topics in Criminal Psychology (Applied) for A Level. Could be adapted for use with other exam boards.
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Evaluation sheet for Psychological Studies

Evaluation sheet for Psychological Studies

An evaluation grid which gives students an idea of how to evaluate psychological studies. Includes issues on usefulness/ real life applications, ecological validity, data collection, strengths and weaknesses of the method, ethics and generalisation. The worksheet can also be used as a template if information is blanked out. Useful for all areas and levels of Psychology, regardless of examination board. Used with AS and A Level Psychology students.
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Becoming a Teacher - Careers Lesson

Becoming a Teacher - Careers Lesson

This lesson is aimed at students who wish to pursue a career as prospective teachers and has been used with students at GCSE level and A Level. It includes a presentation and weblink (to the DoE Get into Teaching campaign), handout and samples of Literacy and Numeracy papers from the Teaching Agency. This lesson is good for directing students to the right research areas and gets them focused on ways to achieve their ultimate goal of becoming a teacher. Can be used as a whole lesson, assembly or part of careers lesson.
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Essay template for explanations of Anorexia - A Level Psychology

Essay template for explanations of Anorexia - A Level Psychology

A handout to outline all the explanations in Psychology given for Anorexia - essay template for students. Describe and evaluate the biological and psychological explanations of Anorexia Nervosa. Includes the key approaches and studies such as the genetic study by Holland (1988). Useful for student notes for revision or to aid homework task. Additional handouts and worksheets can be found in the resources section of this topic. Used with students studying A Level Psychology for Edexcel and AQA and could be adapted for other boards.
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Mumford and Whitehouse Study on Eating Disorders - Clinical Psychology

Mumford and Whitehouse Study on Eating Disorders - Clinical Psychology

A presentation to outline all the key components of the study by Mumford and Whitehouse (1988) for Clinical Psychology, topic of Eating Disorders. Aim, procedure, results, conclusion and evaluation all covered in detail. Useful for student notes for revision or to use in class to introduce the study. Additional handouts and worksheets can be found in the resources section of this topic. Used with students studying A Level Psychology for Edexcel and could be adapted for other boards.
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Real life case study assessment - Anorexia, Clinical Psychology

Real life case study assessment - Anorexia, Clinical Psychology

An assessment activity to test students understanding of the explanations of Anorexia in Clinical Psychology, the topic of Eating Disorders. Useful for student notes for revision or as a homework assessment. Using a source, students have to answer questions (see below). A. Use the source to define Anorexia Nervosa and identify the main characteristics and symptoms associated with the disorder. B. With reference to the source, describe at least one appropriate treatment for the diagnosis of Anorexia Nervosa. C. Using examples from the source describe and evaluate 2 explanations of the causes of Anorexia Nervosa. Additional handouts and worksheets can be found in the resources section of this topic. Used with students studying A Level Psychology for Edexcel and could be adapted for other boards.
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Definitions of Abnormality - Clinical Psychology A Level

Definitions of Abnormality - Clinical Psychology A Level

A presentation for students to challenge the idea of abnormality and look at the definitions of abnormality and how they have changed over time in various cultures. A good starter activity which includes 16 different examples. Used with students studying A Level Psychology following the Edexcel specification but could easily be adapted for use with other boards. Used in Clinical Psychology. This resource contains a student presentation and an answers presentation.
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