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  Subject Overview

 

  1 AS Level

Studyroom page 1 Introduction to AS Psychology

  2 A2 Level

Studyroom page 1 Introduction to A2 Psychology
 
 

  Unit 1 Cognitive Psychology

 

  1 Human Memory

Studyroom page 1 Human Memory
Studyroom page 2 Short term and Long term memory
Studyroom page 3 Models of Memory
Studyroom page 4 Eye-Witness Testimony
Studyroom page 5 Strategies for memory improvement

  2 Forgetting

Studyroom page 1 Forgetting
Studyroom page 2 Forgetting in Short Term Memory (STM)
Studyroom page 3 Forgetting in Long Term Memory (LTM)

  3 Reference

Studyroom page Attention
Studyroom page Pattern Recognition
Studyroom page Perception
Studyroom page Visual system
 
 

  Unit 2 Developmental Psychology

 

  1 Attachment

Studyroom page 1 What is attachment
Studyroom page 2 Classical Conditioning
Studyroom page 3 Operant Conditioning
Studyroom page 4 Harlow 1959, Harlow & Zimmerman 1959
Studyroom page 5 Bowlby’s theory 1969, 1973
Studyroom page 6 Phases in the development of attachments
Studyroom page 7 Quality of attachment - (Ainsworth & Bell 1970)
Studyroom page 8 Research into Deprivation and privation
Studyroom page 9 Privation
Studyroom page 10 Deprivation
Studyroom page 11 Separation
Studyroom page 12 Differences between deprivation and privation
Studyroom page 13 Day Care

  2 Intelligence

Studyroom page 1 What is Intelligence
Studyroom page 2 Theories of the nature of Intelligence
Studyroom page 3 Genetics, Environment and Intelligence

  3 Reference

Studyroom page Adolescence
Studyroom page Development of Intelligence
Studyroom page Development of Moral Understanding
Studyroom page Gender Development
Studyroom page Personality Development
 
 

  Unit 3 Social Psychology

 

  1 Social Influence

Studyroom page 1 Social Influence
Studyroom page 2 Conformity
Studyroom page 3 Obedience
Studyroom page 4 Implications of social influence research for social change
Studyroom page 5 Social Influence - Summary

  2 Aggression

Studyroom page 1 Aggression
Studyroom page 2 Social psychological explanations of aggression
Studyroom page 3 Deindividuation
Studyroom page 4 Environmental stressors on aggressive behaviour

  3 Interpersonal Relationships

Studyroom page 1 Interpersonal Relationships
Studyroom page 2 Effects of anxiety on affiliation
Studyroom page 3 Forming relationships and Interpersonal Attraction

  4 Reference

Studyroom page Altruism and Bystander behaviour
Studyroom page Conformity
Studyroom page Cultural and sub-cultural differences in relationships
Studyroom page Interpersonal Relationships
Studyroom page Maintenance and Dissolution of relationships
Studyroom page Obedience
Studyroom page Prejudice
Studyroom page Relationships
Studyroom page Social Cognition
Studyroom page Social Psychology
 
 

  Unit 4 Individual Differences

 

  1 Abnormality (Psychopathology)

Studyroom page 1 How is abnormality determined
Studyroom page 2 Biological Approach to explaining the causes of abnormality
Studyroom page 3 Psychodynamic Approach to explaining the causes of abnormality
Studyroom page 4 Behavioural Approach to explaining the causes of abnormality
Studyroom page 5 Cognitive Approach to explaining the causes of abnormality
Studyroom page 6 Biological Treatments and Therapies for abnormality
Studyroom page 7 Psychodynamic Treatments and Therapies for abnormality
Studyroom page 8 Behavioural Treatments and Therapies for abnormality
Studyroom page 9 Cognitive Treatments and Therapies for abnormality

  2 Depression

Studyroom page 1 Depression

  3 Schizophrenia

Studyroom page 1 Schizophrenia

  4 Reference

Studyroom page Abnormality
Studyroom page Alternative therapies
Studyroom page Anxiety Disorders
Studyroom page Behavioural therapies
Studyroom page Biological therapies
Studyroom page Depression
Studyroom page Eating Disorders
Studyroom page Schizophrenia
 
 

  Unit 5 Physiological Psychology

 

  1 Stress

Studyroom page 1 Stress as a bodily response
Studyroom page 2 Physiological Co-ordination
Studyroom page 3 Organisation of the nervous system
Studyroom page 4 Acute and chronic response to stress
Studyroom page 5 Stress Related Illness
Studyroom page 6 Stress in everyday life
Studyroom page 7 Daily Hassles and Uplifts
Studyroom page 8 Workplace Stress
Studyroom page 9 Personality and stress
Studyroom page 10 Emotion-focused coping and Problem-focused coping
Studyroom page 11 Stress Management

  2 Sleep

Studyroom page 1 Sleep and the Ecological Perspective
Studyroom page 2 Restoration Perspective
Studyroom page 3 Restoration Studies

  3 Reference

Studyroom page Biological rythms
Studyroom page Dreaming
Studyroom page Sleep
Studyroom page Stress
 
 

  Unit 6 Perspectives

 

  1 Anomalistic Psychology

Studyroom page 1 Anomalistic Psychology
Studyroom page 2 Issues of theory and methodology
Studyroom page 3 Fraud
Studyroom page 4 Variables that may have an impact on an anomalous experience
Studyroom page 5 Cognitive Factors
Studyroom page 6 Personality Factors
Studyroom page 7 Biological Factors
Studyroom page 8 Functions of paranormal related beliefs
Studyroom page 9 Deception, self deception, superstition and coincidence
Studyroom page 10 Psychic Healing
Studyroom page 11 Out of Body Experiences (OBE) and Near Death Experiences (NDE)
Studyroom page 12 Mediumship, seances and spiritualism

  2 Nature versus Nurture Debate

Studyroom page 1 The Nature versus Nurture Debate

  3 Reference

Studyroom page Gender and Cultural bias
Studyroom page Nature versus Nurture
 
 

  Unit 7 Comparative Psychology

 

  1 Reference

Studyroom page Comparative Psychology
Studyroom page Evolution
 
 

  Unit 8 Research Methods

 

  1 Research Methods

Studyroom page 1 Reliability and Validity
Studyroom page 2 Ethical Issues
Studyroom page 3 Hypothesis and Variables
Studyroom page 4 Experimental Design
Studyroom page 5 Qualitative and Quantitative Research
Studyroom page 6 Quantitative Data Analysis
Studyroom page 7 Descriptive Statistics
Studyroom page 8 Graphs and Charts
Studyroom page 9 Laboratory and Field Experiments
Studyroom page 10 Quasi or Natural Experiments
Studyroom page 11 Interviews and Surveys
Studyroom page 12 Qualitative Methods and Analysis

  2 Reference

Studyroom page Research Methods
 
 



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