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Nick & Bethan Redshaw's A-Level Psychology Resources

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).
Paper 3 - Complete Student Workbook  - Schizophrenia
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Paper 3 - Complete Student Workbook - Schizophrenia

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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 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. 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 will also be supported by our Unique LIVE ONLINE AREA (Psychexamhelp) for more information contact us through our Website or Twitter
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.
Workbook Answers - Schizophrenia - Classification of Schizophrenia
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Workbook Answers - Schizophrenia - Classification of Schizophrenia

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This answer booklet is specifically for all the questions on the classification of schizophrenia section of our successful and extremely popular Paper 3 Student Workbook on Schizophrenia: Schizophrenia Student Workbook ISBN-13: 978-1326809492 available as a paperback on Amazon or available for download here on TES. OUR Student Workbooks build on over fifteen years of outstanding success and is ideally suited for the classroom, homework, independent study, review, exam preparation and extension.
Paper 3 - Issues and Options in Psychology– Practice Questions Holism Vs Reductionism (16 marks)
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Paper 3 - Issues and Options in Psychology– Practice Questions Holism Vs Reductionism (16 marks)

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Discuss the holism-reductionism debate in psychology. Refer to at least two topics you have studied in your answer. (16 marks) This excellent resource by Nick and Bethan has been written for the AQA syllabus but can be used for all boards that cover Debates in their syllabus. It provides you with a detailed breakdown/markscheme of requirements for A01 and A03 to achieve an outstanding answer. Our supporting workbooks can be found here on TES and our published books are available exclusively on Amazon Books. Proud to be helping students and psychology departments achieve their best results ever. In addition if you want all our resources they are available for immediate access via our unique and oustanding Cloud based Teacher Resource Pack used by teachers across the UK and international to support their teaching and learning. We can also come to your school and provide a focused Student Revision Workshop tailored specifically to your students needs contact Nick or Bethan on 01952 740404 or e-mail information@advancedsuccess.co.uk for more details.
MTLP Lesson Plan - Research Methods - Week 02 Non Experimental Methods
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MTLP Lesson Plan - Research Methods - Week 02 Non Experimental Methods

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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 Outstanding (OFSTED) Medium Term Lesson Plan covers the whole of Week 02 Non Experimental Methods Learning Objectives On completion of this week your students should be familiar with the following: 1. Types of observation techniques · Naturalistic and controlled observation; covert and overt observation; participant and non-participant observation. · Observational design: behavioural categories; event sampling; time sampling. 2. Self-report techniques · Questionnaires; questionnaire construction, including use of open and closed questions · Interviews; design of interviews, structured and unstructured 3. Correlations · The difference between correlations and experiments · Analysis of the relationship between co-variables; positive, negative and zero correlations This resource is best used alongside our other outstanding resources also found here on TES but we have made it available in Word Format and can be fully adapted with minimum effort to your own resources. Also contact us about you and your students joining our ONLINE Community for Live feedback and eAssessments. If you want all our resources then why not buy our Teacher Resource Pack at http://bit.ly/1SZ11Cd
Paper 1  - MEMORY - SPECIAL OFFER (45% Off) - Workbook, Lesson Plans and PowerPoint's Bundle
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Paper 1 - MEMORY - SPECIAL OFFER (45% Off) - Workbook, Lesson Plans and PowerPoint's Bundle

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SPECIAL OFFER (by popular request) includes the Memory Workbook, MTLP Lesson Plans and all the PowerPoint’s for the Memory Topic: Content includes; Week 1 - The Multi Store Model of Memory Lesson 1 - The Multi Store Model of Memory Lesson 2 - Features of Each Store Lesson 3 - Types of long-term memory Week 2 - The Working Memory Model Lesson 4 - The Working Memory Model Lesson 5 - Research studies into the WMM Week 3 - Explanations for forgetting, proactive and retroactive interference Lesson 6 - Explanations for forgetting Lesson 7 - Retrieval failure due to absence of cues Week 4 - Factors affecting the accuracy of EWT Lesson 8 - Factors affecting the accuracy of eyewitness testimony Lesson 9 - The effect of anxiety on the accuracy of eyewitness testimony Lesson 10 - Improving the accuracy of eyewitness testimony
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
Year 2 Powerpoint Week 11 - Option 1 Cognition and Development -The development of social cognition
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Year 2 Powerpoint Week 11 - Option 1 Cognition and Development -The development of social cognition

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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 11 - The development of social cognition 1. The development of social cognition 2. Selman’s levels of perspective-taking 3. Theory of mind, including theory of mind as an explanation for autism; the Sally-Anne study 4. The role of the mirror neuron system in social cognition 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
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.
Poster - Attachment - Shaffer & Emerson's Stages of Attachment
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Poster - Attachment - Shaffer & Emerson's Stages of Attachment

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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 and are ideal for Revsion. A really good tip is to make your classroom specific for the Learning Cycle you are in, for example if covering this topic put up this poster 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.
Paper 1  - ATTACHMENT - SPECIAL OFFER (49% Off) Workbook, Lesson Plans and PowerPoint's Bundle
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Paper 1 - ATTACHMENT - SPECIAL OFFER (49% Off) Workbook, Lesson Plans and PowerPoint's Bundle

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SPECIAL OFFER (by popular request) includes the Attachment Workbook, MTLP Lesson Plans and all the PowerPoint’s for the Attachment Topic: Content includes; Week 1 - Explanations of Attachment Lesson 1 - Animal studies of attachment Lorenz and Harlow Lesson 2 - Bowlby’s Monotropic Theory of Attachment Lesson 3 - The Learning Theory of Attachment Week 2 - Caregiver-infant interactions in humans Lesson 4 -Caregiver-infant interactions in humans Lesson 5 - Stages of attachment identified by Schaffer Lesson 6 - Multiple attachments and the role of the father Week 3 - Types of Attachment Lesson 7 - Use of the “Strange Situation” Lesson 8 - Cultural variations in attachment including van Ijzendoorn Week 4 - Bowlbys Theory of Maternal Deprivation Lesson 9 - Bowlbys Theory of Maternal Deprivation Lesson 10 - Romanian orphan studies Lesson 11 - The influence of early attachment
Paper 1 - SOCIAL INFLUENCE - SPECIAL OFFER (40% Off) Workbook, Lesson Plans and PowerPoint's Bundle
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Paper 1 - SOCIAL INFLUENCE - SPECIAL OFFER (40% Off) Workbook, Lesson Plans and PowerPoint's Bundle

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SPECIAL OFFER (by popular request) includes the SOCIAL INFLUENCE Workbook, MTLP Lesson Plans and all the PowerPoint's for the Psychopathology Topic: Content includes; Week 1 - Types of Conformity Lesson 1 - Types of conformity Lesson 2 - Explanations for conformity Lesson 3 - Asch (1951) Conformity in Unambiguous Situations Lesson 4 - Variables affecting conformity Week 2 - Conformity to social roles as investigated by Zimbardo Lesson 5 - Conformity to social roles as investigated by Zimbardo. Week 3 - Explanations for obedience - Milgram Lesson 6 - Explanations for Obedience Lesson 7 - Milgram's (1963) Study of Obedience to Authority Lesson 8 - Situational variables affecting obedience Lesson 9 - Dispositional explanation for obedience Week 4 - Explanations of resistance to social influence Lesson 10 - Explanations of resistance Lesson 11 - Minority influence Lesson 12 - The role of social influence processes in social change Supported by FREE Support and our Lesson by Lesson Twitter Moments https://twitter.com/psychexamhelp/status/953985169572196352
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.