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Nick and Bethan are co-authors of the highly successful independent learner series of student workbooks and have been teaching A level Psychology since 1999 and involved in Examining for over 15 years.

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Nick and Bethan are co-authors of the highly successful independent learner series of student workbooks and have been teaching A level Psychology since 1999 and involved in Examining for over 15 years.
AQA Student Workbook - Social Influence
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AQA Student Workbook - Social Influence

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Written by leading authors Nick and Bethan Redshaw this Student Workbook builds on over fifteen years of outstanding success and is ideally suited for the classroom, homework, independent study, review, exam preparation and extension. If like us you are serious about helping students achieve their full potential they buy this resource. It will also save you hours and hours of preparation time. Social Influence - Learning Objectives On completion of this workbook you should be familiar with the following: Week 1 - Types of conformity. 1. Types of conformity: internalisation, identification and compliance 2. Explanations for conformity: informational social influence and normative social influence 3. Asch (1951) Conformity in Unambiguous Situations 4. Variables affecting conformity including group size, unanimity and task difficulty Week 2 - Conformity to social roles. 1. Conformity to social roles 2. Zimbardo’s research Week 3 - Explanations for obedience 1. Explanations for obedience: agentic state and legitimacy of authority 2. Milgram’s (1963) study of Obedience to Authority 3. Situational variables affecting obedience including proximity, location and uniform 4. Dispositional explanation for obedience: the Authoritarian Personality. Week 4 - Explanations of resistance to social influence 1. Explanations of resistance to social influence, including social support and locus of control 2. Minority influence including reference to consistency, commitment and flexibility 3. Moscovici et al (1969) study of minority influence 4. The role of social influence processes in social change The supporting POWERPOINT is also available here on TES or in you want to buy our full teacher resource pack go to our website found on the right of this page. Students can also subscribe to our A Level PsychExamhelp. to receive LIVE help and feedback for more information go to our website at the right hand side of the page.
Powerpoint - Schizophrenia - Week 4  Therapies for Schizophrenia
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Powerpoint - Schizophrenia - Week 4 Therapies for Schizophrenia

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Since 2004 Nick and Bethan have worked with top independent and state schools to develop ‘Outstanding’ teaching and learning resources. " Nick and Bethan your student workshop was fantastic pitched at the right level, we will definitely be using you again next year for both Year 12 and Year 13 - excellent resources" Inner London School. This eagerly anticipated powerpoint has been produced by leading authors Nick and Bethan specifically for the AQA Psychology Specification Year 2 - OPTION 2 Schizophrenia and maps onto our VERY popular Option 2 Schizophrenia Workbook also available for download here on TES **This powerpoint covers Week 4; ** 1. Drug therapy: typical and atypical antipsychotics 2. Cognitive behaviour therapy as used in the treatment of schizophrenia 3. Family therapy as used in the treatment of schizophrenia 4. Token economies as used in the management of schizophrenia 5. The importance of an interactionist approach in explaining and treating schizophrenia; the diathesis-stress model. Fully mapped onto the NEW Specification and SOW and has been fully crossed reference with question papers and mark schemes from Spec A, B and the New STEM. In addition includes material and terms mentioned in the SOW but not included in most ‘endorsed textbooks’ DOWNLOAD sit back and LIVE LIFE. Our workbooks are also be supported by our Unique LIVE ONLINE ACADEMY (Psychexamhelp) and LIVE Online Course. Students need to pay a small subscription to receive LIVE help and exam performance feedback for more information go to our website or contact Nick and Bethan information@advancedsuccess.co.uk
Paper 3 - FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGY - SPECIAL OFFER Workbook & Powerpoints - Bundle
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Paper 3 - FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGY - SPECIAL OFFER Workbook & Powerpoints - Bundle

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SPECIAL OFFER - AQA Year 2 - Forensic Workbook & Powerpoints - Bundle Only £25 (normally £34 if bought individually) The workbook and powerpoints are a must and will help your students achieve their potential in the NEW A Level Exams as well as saving you hours of preparation time. IDEAL for developing the flipped classroom. The WORKBOOK and supporting POWERPOINT(s) will also be available individually here on TES Written by leading authors and teachers Nick and Bethan Redshaw specifically for the AQA Psychology Specification Year 2 Psychology in Context, ISSUE, DEBATES and OPTIONS and builds on their highly successful year 1 material which is also available to download here on TES (Teacher reference - I have bought your Year 1 e-workbook, which I found to be amazing! ) Student Workbook and Supporting Powerpoints Cover: Option 3 Forensic Psychology - Learning Objectives On completion of this unit you should be familiar with the following: Week 21 - Defining and Measuring Crime 1. Problems in defining crime. 2. Ways of measuring crime, including official statistics, victim surveys and offender surveys. Week 22 - Offender Profiling 1. Offender profiling 2. The top-down approach, including organised and disorganised types of offender 3. The bottom-up approach, including investigative Psychology 4. Geographical profiling. Week 23 - Biological Explanations of Offending Behaviour 1. An historical approach (atavistic form) 2. Genetics 3. Neural explanations. Week 24 - Psychological explanations of offending behaviour 1. Eysenck’s theory of the criminal personality 2. Cognitive explanations; level of moral reasoning and cognitive distortions, including hostile attribution bias and minimalisation 3. Differential association theory 4. Psychodynamic explanations. Week 25 - Dealing with offending behaviour 1. The aims of custodial sentencing 2. The psychological effects of custodial sentencing. 3. Recidivism. 4. Behaviour modification in custody. 5. Anger management and restorative justice programmes. Our Resources are also be supported by our Unique LIVE ONLINE AREA (Psychexamhelp). Students need to pay an additional subscription to receive LIVE help and exam performance feedback for more information go to our website at the right hand side of the page
Paper 3 - SCHIZOPHRENIA - SPECIAL OFFER Workbook and PowerPoint's - Bundle
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Paper 3 - SCHIZOPHRENIA - SPECIAL OFFER Workbook and PowerPoint's - Bundle

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SPECIAL OFFER - AQA Year 2 - Schizophrenia Workbook & Powerpoints - Bundle Only £26 (normally £29 if bought individually) The workbook and powerpoints are a must and will help your students achieve their potential in the NEW A Level Exams as well as saving you hours of preparation time. IDEAL for developing the flipped classroom. The WORKBOOK and supporting POWERPOINT(s) will also be available individually here on TES Written by leading authors Nick and Bethan Redshaw specifically for the AQA Psychology Specification Year 2 Psychology in Context, ISSUE, DEBATES and OPTIONS and builds on their highly successful year 1 material which is also available to download here on TES (Teacher reference - I have bought your Year 1 e-workbook, which I found to be amazing! ) Student Workbook and Supporting Powerpoints Cover: Option 2 Schizophrenia - Learning Objectives On completion of this unit you should be familiar with the following: Week 15 -The Classification of Schizophrenia 1. The Classification of schizophrenia. 2. Positive symptoms of schizophrenia, including hallucinations and delusions. 3. Negative symptoms of schizophrenia, including speech poverty and avolition. 4. Reliability and validity in diagnosis and classification of schizophrenia, including reference to co-morbidity, culture and gender bias and symptom overlap. Week 16 - Biological explanations for Schizophrenia 1. The Biological explanations for schizophrenia 2. Genetics 3. The dopamine hypothesis 4. Neural correlates Week 17 - Psychological explanations for Schizophrenia 1. Psychological explanations for schizophrenia 2. Family dysfunction 3. Cognitive explanations, including dysfunctional thought processing Week 18 - Therapies for Schizophrenia 1. Drug therapy: typical and atypical antipsychotics 2. Cognitive behaviour therapy as used in the treatment of schizophrenia 3. Family therapy as used in the treatment of schizophrenia 4. Token economies as used in the management of schizophrenia 5. The importance of an interactionist approach in explaining and treating schizophrenia; the diathesis-stress model. Our Resources are also be supported by our Unique LIVE ONLINE AREA (Psychexamhelp). Students need to pay an additional subscription to receive LIVE help and exam performance feedback for more information go to our website at the right hand side of the page
Year 2 PowerPoint Week 9 Option 1 Gender - Cognitive Explanations of Gender Development
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Year 2 PowerPoint Week 9 Option 1 Gender - Cognitive Explanations of Gender Development

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Since 2004 Nick and Bethan have worked with top independent and state schools to develop 'Outstanding' teaching and learning resources. " Nick and Bethan your student workshop was fantastic pitched at the right level, we will definitely be using you again next year for both Year 12 and Year 13 - excellent resources" Head of Psychology, Inner London School. This eagerly anticipated powerpoint has been produced by leading authors Nick and Bethan specifically for the AQA Psychology Specification Year 2 - OPTION 1 - Gender and maps onto our VERY popular Year 2 - Option 1 - Gender Workbook also available for download here on TES This powerpoint covers Week 9 - Cognitive explanations of gender development 1. Cognitive explanations of gender development 2. Kohlberg’s theory, gender identity, gender stability and gender constancy 3. Gender schema theory Fully mapped onto the NEW Specification and SOW and has been fully crossed reference with question papers and mark schemes from Spec A, B and the New STEM. In addition includes material and terms mentioned in the SOW but not included in most 'endorsed textbooks' DOWNLOAD sit back and LIVE LIFE. Our Resources are also be supported by our Unique LIVE ONLINE ACADEMY (Psychexamhelp) and LIVE Online Courses. Students need to pay an additional subscription to receive LIVE help and exam performance feedback for more information go to our website at the right hand side of the page or contact Nick and Bethan information@advancedsuccess.co.uk
Poster - What is Psychology
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Poster - What is Psychology

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Visual and Engaging Psychology Specific Posters by Nick and Bethan Redshaw As most of you know we run the very popular Psychexamhelp on Twitter. Many a time we have been asked by teachers how they can get hold of our colourful and engaging posters. So by popular demand we have posted them here on TES all you need to do is print them out at your school. Designed by us their aim is to break down the AQA Psychology Specification into easily digestible chunks of information. Our visual and attention grabbing designs are guaranteed to brighten up your classrooms and engage your students. A really good tip is to make your classroom specific for the Learning Cycle you are in, for example if covering Social Influence put up your Social Influence posters and create colourful and engaging learning environments for your pupils? We offer over 100 different designs, covering all the psychology topics topics, from Paper 1 through to Paper 3.
Year 2 Student Workbook - Issues and Debates in Psychology
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Year 2 Student Workbook - Issues and Debates in Psychology

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Written by leading authors Nick and Bethan Redshaw specifically for the AQA Psychology Specification Year 2 Psychology in Context, ISSUE, DEBATES and OPTIONS. Building on their highly successful year 1 material available to download here on TES This section on the ISSUES and DEBATES covers; 1. Gender and culture in Psychology – universality and bias. Gender bias including androcentrism and alpha and beta bias; cultural bias, including ethnocentrism and cultural relativism. 2. Free will and determinism: hard determinism and soft determinism; biological, environmental and psychic determinism. The scientific emphasis on causal explanations. 3. The nature-nurture debate: the relative importance of heredity and environment in determining behaviour; the interactionist approach. 4. Holism and reductionism: levels of explanation in Psychology. Biological reductionism and environmental (stimulus-response) reductionism. 5. Idiographic and nomothetic approaches to psychological investigation. Ethical implications of research studies and theory, including reference to social sensitivity. This workbook is a must and will help your students achieve their potential in the NEW A Level Exams as well as saving you hours of preparation time. IDEAL for developing the flipped classroom.. The supporting POWERPOINT will also be available here on TES or in you want to buy our full teacher resource pack go to our website www.advancedsuccess.co.uk found on the right of this page. Students can also buy their own Bespoke Resource Pack for only £35 (With Instant access and ask the authors).
Powerpoint - AQA Attachment - Bowlby's Theory of Maternal Deprivation
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Powerpoint - AQA Attachment - Bowlby's Theory of Maternal Deprivation

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Save yourself HOURS and HOURS of planning and preparation time. The comprehensive PowerPoint fully supports our popular student workbook Attachment section and includes: 1. Bowlby’s theory of maternal deprivation. 2. Romanian orphan studies: effects of institutionalisation. 3. The influence of early attachment on childhood and adult relationships, including the role of an internal working mode Our Attachment workbook is also available to download here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/aqa-new-specification-year-1-attachment-11206998 Fully mapped onto the NEW Specification and SOW and has been fully crossed reference with question papers and mark schemes from Spec A, B and the New STEM. In addition includes material and terms mentioned in the SOW but not included in most 'endorsed textbooks' DOWNLOAD sit back and LIVE LIFE.
Powerpoint - Biopsychology - Week 4 - Ways of Studying the Brain
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Powerpoint - Biopsychology - Week 4 - Ways of Studying the Brain

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NEED a Lesson? Save yourself HOURS and HOURS of planning and preparation time. This PowerPoint fully supports our popular Biopsychology Section of our Popular Student Paper 2 Workbook and covers the following: Week 4 - Ways of Studying the Brain Ways of studying the brain: scanning techniques, including: Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) Electroencephalogram (EEGs) Event-related potentials (ERPs) Post-mortem examinations Fully supported on our Popular Twitter Site: Psychexamhelp
PowerPoint - Research Methods - Week 4 Data handling and analysis
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PowerPoint - Research Methods - Week 4 Data handling and analysis

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NEED a Lesson? Save yourself HOURS and HOURS of planning and preparation time. This PowerPoint fully supports our popular Research Methods Section of our Popular Student Workbooks and covers the following:: Week 4 Data handling and analysis Learning Objectives On completion of this section you should be familiar with the following: Lesson 1. Types of data · Quantitative and qualitative data; the distinction between qualitative and quantitative data collection techniques. · Primary and secondary data, including meta-analysis. Lesson 2. Descriptive statistics · Measures of central tendency – mean, median, mode; calculation of mean, median and mode · Measures of dispersion; range and standard deviation; calculation of range; calculation of percentages. Lesson 3. Graphs · Presentation and display of quantitative data: graphs, tables, scattergrams, bar charts. · Distributions: normal and skewed distributions; characteristics of normal and skewed distributions. Lesson 4. Data handling and analysis · Analysis and interpretation of correlation, including correlation coefficients. Lesson 5. Inferential Testing · Probability and significance; Type I and Type II errors. · Factors affecting the choice of statistical test · The use of statistical tables and critical values in interpretation of significance FOR FURTHER SUPPORT CHECK OUT - This Lesson on our Twitter Moments https://twitter.com/i/moments/956450738196148224
Paper 2 - RESEARCH METHODS -  SPECIAL OFFER (Save 39%) Workbook, Lesson Plans and PowerPoint's Bundle
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Paper 2 - RESEARCH METHODS - SPECIAL OFFER (Save 39%) Workbook, Lesson Plans and PowerPoint's Bundle

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Written by leading authors and teachers Nick and Bethan Redshaw to help their students achieve their full potential. (Teacher Reference - JB Can not recommend these resources more highly! Has made the delivery of A level psych a dream! ) The WORKBOOK and supporting POWERPOINT(s) are also available individually here on TES Student Workbook and Supporting Powerpoints Covers all the compulsary specification criteria click on each resource to view the contents it covers.
Powerpoint - Schizophrenia - Week 3 Psychological explanations of Schizophrenia
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Powerpoint - Schizophrenia - Week 3 Psychological explanations of Schizophrenia

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Since 2004 Nick and Bethan have worked with top independent and state schools to develop ‘Outstanding’ teaching and learning resources. " Nick and Bethan your student workshop was fantastic pitched at the right level, we will definitely be using you again next year for both Year 12 and Year 13 - excellent resources" Inner London School. This eagerly anticipated powerpoint has been produced by leading authors Nick and Bethan specifically for the AQA Psychology Specification Year 2 - OPTION 2 Schizophrenia and maps onto our VERY popular Option 2 Schizophrenia Workbook also available for download here on TES **This powerpoint covers Week 3; ** 1. Psychological explanations for schizophrenia 2. Family dysfunction 3. Cognitive explanations, including dysfunctional thought processing Fully mapped onto the NEW Specification and SOW and has been fully crossed reference with question papers and mark schemes from Spec A, B and the New STEM. In addition includes material and terms mentioned in the SOW but not included in most ‘endorsed textbooks’ DOWNLOAD sit back and LIVE LIFE. Our workbooks are also be supported by our Unique LIVE ONLINE ACADEMY (Psychexamhelp) and LIVE Online Course. Students need to pay a small subscription to receive LIVE help and exam performance feedback for more information go to our website or contact Nick and Bethan information@advancedsuccess.co.uk
Year 2 Powerpoint - Week 3 Issues - Gender, Cultural and Ethical
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Year 2 Powerpoint - Week 3 Issues - Gender, Cultural and Ethical

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Since 2004 Nick and Bethan have worked with top independent and state schools to develop 'Outstanding' teaching and learning resources. This eagerly anticipated powerpoint has been produced by leading authors Nick and Bethan specifically for the AQA Psychology Specification Year 2 Psychology in Context, ISSUE, DEBATES and OPTIONS and maps onto our VERY popular Year 2 - AQA New Specification Workbook - Issues and Debates also available for download here on TES This powerpoint covers Week 3; 1. Universality and bias. Gender bias including androcentrism and alpha and beta bias. 2. Cultural bias, including ethnocentrism and cultural relativism. 3. Ethical implications of research studies and theory, including reference to social sensitivity Fully mapped onto the NEW Specification and SOW and has been fully crossed reference with question papers and mark schemes from Spec A, B and the New STEM. In addition includes material and terms mentioned in the SOW but not included in most 'endorsed textbooks' DOWNLOAD sit back and LIVE LIFE. Students can also subscribe to our A Level PsychExamhelp. to receive LIVE help and feedback for more information go to our website at the right hand side of the page and contact Nick and Bethan our follow us here on TES and send us a message.
Year 2 Powerpoint Week 23 - Option 3 Forensic - Biological Explanations of Offender Profiling
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Year 2 Powerpoint Week 23 - Option 3 Forensic - Biological Explanations of Offender Profiling

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Since 2004 Nick and Bethan have worked with top independent and state schools to develop 'Outstanding' teaching and learning resources. " Nick and Bethan your student workshop was fantastic pitched at the right level, we will definitely be using you again next year for both Year 12 and Year 13 - excellent resources" Inner London School. This eagerly anticipated powerpoint has been produced by leading authors Nick and Bethan specifically for the AQA Psychology Specification Year 2 - OPTION 3 - Forensic Psychology and maps onto our VERY popular Year 2 - Option 3 - Forensic Psychology Workbook also available for download here on TES This powerpoint covers Week 23 - Biological Explanations of Offending Behaviour 1. An historical approach (atavistic form) 2. Genetics 3. Neural explanations. Fully mapped onto the NEW Specification and SOW and has been fully crossed reference with question papers and mark schemes from Spec A, B and the New STEM. In addition includes material and terms mentioned in the SOW but not included in most 'endorsed textbooks' DOWNLOAD sit back and LIVE LIFE. Our workbooks are also be supported by our Unique LIVE ONLINE ACADEMY (Psychexamhelp) and LIVE Online Course. Students need to pay an additional subscription to receive LIVE help and exam performance feedback for more information go to our website at the right hand side of the page or contact Nick and Bethan information@advancedsuccess.co.uk
BY SPECIAL REQUEST  - AQA Year 2 Week 1-5 Issues and Debates Workbooks & Powerpoints - Bundle
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BY SPECIAL REQUEST - AQA Year 2 Week 1-5 Issues and Debates Workbooks & Powerpoints - Bundle

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This SPECIAL OFFER (by popular request) includes all the workbooks and powerpoints for weeks 1-5: This package includes; Week 1 - Introduction to Year 2 Approaches and The Psychodynamic Approach Week 2 - The Humanistic Approach Comparison of Approaches Week 3; 1. Universality and bias. Gender bias including androcentrism and alpha and beta bias. 2. Cultural bias, including ethnocentrism and cultural relativism. 3. Ethical implications of research studies and theory, including reference to social sensitivity Week 4 1. Free will and determinism: hard determinism and soft determinism; biological, environmental and psychic determinism. The scientific emphasis on causal explanations. 2. Idiographic and nomothetic approaches to psychological investigation Week 5 3. The nature-nurture debate: the relative importance of heredity and environment in determining behaviour; the interactionist approach. 4. Holism and reductionism: levels of explanation in Psychology. Biological reductionism and environmental (stimulus-response) reductionism.
Year 2 - The Research Methods Additional Content Powerpoint
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Year 2 - The Research Methods Additional Content Powerpoint

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Since 2004 Nick and Bethan have worked with top independent and state schools to develop 'Outstanding' teaching and learning resources. " Nick and Bethan your student workshop was fantastic pitched at the right level, we will definitely be using you again next year for both Year 12 and Year 13 - excellent resources" Inner London School. This eagerly anticipated powerpoint has been produced by leading authors Nick and Bethan specifically for the AQA Psychology Specification Year 2 - Research Methods Additional Content and maps onto our VERY popular Student Workbook of the same name also available for download here on TES Week 7 - Research Methods Additional Content - Learning Objectives On completion of this unit you should be familiar with the following: Lesson 1. Research methods a. Content analysis, coding and Thematic analysis b. Case studies. Lesson 2. Scientific processes a. Types of validity across all methods of investigation: face validity, concurrent validity, ecological validity and temporal validity. Assessment of validity. Improving validity. b. Features of science: objectivity and the empirical method; replicability and falsifiability; theory construction and hypothesis testing; paradigms and paradigm shifts. c. Reporting psychological investigations. Sections of a scientific report: abstract, introduction, method, results, discussion and referencing. Lesson 3. Data handling and analysis a. Analysis and interpretation of correlation, including correlation coefficients. b. Levels of measurement: nominal, ordinal and interval (covered in 4b). c. Content analysis and coding. Thematic analysis (covered in 1a). Lesson 4. Inferential testing a. Probability and significance: Type I and Type II errors b. Factors affecting the choice of statistical test, including level of measurement: nominal, ordinal and interval data and experimental design. When to use the following tests: Spearman’s rho, Pearson’s r, Wilcoxon, Mann-Whitney, related t-test, unrelated t-test and Chi-Squared test. c. The use of statistical tables and critical values in interpretation of significance; d. Introduction to statistical testing; the sign test. Including the mathematical criteria the calculation of non-parametric tests. Fully mapped onto the NEW Specification and SOW and has been fully crossed reference with question papers and mark schemes from Spec A, B and the New STEM. In addition includes material and terms mentioned in the SOW but not included in most 'endorsed textbooks' DOWNLOAD sit back and LIVE LIFE. Our workbooks are also be supported by our Unique LIVE ONLINE ACADEMY (Psychexamhelp) and LIVE Online Course for more information go to our website at the right hand side of the page or contact Nick and Bethan information@advancedsuccess.co.uk
Powerpoint- Biopsychology -  Week 3 - Localisation of the Functions of the Brain
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Powerpoint- Biopsychology - Week 3 - Localisation of the Functions of the Brain

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NEED a Lesson? Save yourself HOURS and HOURS of planning and preparation time. This PowerPoint fully supports our popular Biopsychology Section of our Popular Student Paper 2 Workbook and covers the following: ** Week 3 - Localisation of the Functions of the Brain** Localisation of function in the brain and hemispheric lateralisation: motor, somatosensory, visual, auditory and language centres; Broca’s and Wernicke’s areas, split brain research. Plasticity and functional recovery of the brain after trauma. Fully supported on our Popular Twitter Site: Psychexamhelp