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Nick & Bethan Redshaw's A-Level Psychology Resources

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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.
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).
Year 2 Powerpoint - Week 2 Humanistic Approach and Comparisons
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Year 2 Powerpoint - Week 2 Humanistic Approach and Comparisons

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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 - Approaches in Psychology also available for download here on TES This powerpoint covers; Week 2 - The Humanistic Approach Comparison of Approaches 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 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
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
Year 2 Student Workbook - Research Methods the Additional Content
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Year 2 Student Workbook - Research Methods the Additional Content

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This workbook is an absolute must. 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! ) Research Methods Year 2 Additional Content - Learning Objectives On completion of this unit you should be familiar with the following: Week 7 - Research methods 1. Research Methods a. Content analysis, coding and Thematic analysis b. Case studies. 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. 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). 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 This workbook is an absolute 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(s) will also be available soon here on TES. Our workbooks will 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
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
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
Year 2 Powerpoint Week 9 - Option 1 Cognition and Development - Vygotsky’s Cognitive Development
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Year 2 Powerpoint Week 9 - Option 1 Cognition and Development - Vygotsky’s Cognitive 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" 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 1 - Cognition and Development Workbook also available for download here on TES This powerpoint covers Week 9 - Vygotsky’s theory of Cognitive Development 1. Vygotsky’s theory of cognitive development, including the zone of proximal development and scaffolding. 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
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
Paper 1  - PSYCHOPATHOLOGY - SPECIAL OFFER  (46% Off) Workbook, Lesson Plans and PowerPoint's Bundle
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Paper 1 - PSYCHOPATHOLOGY - SPECIAL OFFER (46% Off) Workbook, Lesson Plans and PowerPoint's Bundle

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SPECIAL OFFER (by popular request) includes the Psychopathology Workbook, MTLP Lesson Plans and all the PowerPoint’s for the Psychopathology Topic: Content includes; Week 1 - Definitions of Abnormality Lesson 1 - Definitions of Abnormality, Deviation from social norms, Failure to function adequately, Statistical infrequency, Deviation from ideal mental Week 2 - Phobias Lesson 2 - Phobias - The behavioural, emotional and cognitive characteristics of phobias Lesson 3 - Phobias- The behavioural approach to explaining phobias; the two-process model, including classical and operant conditioning. Lesson 4 - Phobias - The behavioural approach to treating phobias; systematic desensitisation, including relaxation and use of hierarchy; flooding. Week 3 - Depression Lesson 5 - Depression - The behavioural, emotional and cognitive characteristics of depression Lesson 6 - Depression - The cognitive approach to explaining depression; Beck’s negative triad and Ellis’s ABC model Lesson 7 - Depression - The cognitive approach to treating depression; cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT), including challenging irrational thoughts. Week 4. Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Lesson 8 - OCD - The behavioural, emotional and cognitive characteristics of OCD Lesson 9 - OCD - The biological approach to explaining OCD; genetic and neural explanations Lesson 10 - OCD - The biological approach to treating OCD; drug therapy
Paper 3 - Complete Student Workbook - Forensic Psychology
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Paper 3 - Complete Student Workbook - Forensic 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 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! ) 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. 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(s) will also be available soon here on TES. Our workbooks are also be supported by our Unique LIVE ONLINE AREA (Psychexamhelp). Students can also receive LIVE help and exam performance feedback at a small extra cost for more information go to our website or contact us through twitter.
AQA Student Workbook -  Psychopathology
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AQA Student Workbook - Psychopathology

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IDEAL for Revision - IN FULL COLOUR - Written by leading authors Nick and Bethan Redshaw specifically for the AQA Psychology Specification Year 1 (of the Full A level) and AS Introductory Topics and Psychology in Context. Building on their highly successful Independent Learner Series this section on PSYCHOPTHELOGY 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 is also 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).
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