Author: Donald C. Pennington,Julie Mcloughlin,Dave Robertson
Publisher: Hodder Arnold
Introducing Psychology: Approaches, Topics & Methods is the ideal text book for the AQA Specification B AS level psychology. It also provides the interested reader with a good general introduction to key areas of study in modern psychology.
Now in full colour, this thoroughly revised and updated 3rd edition of Psychology for AS Level takes into account all the latest changes to the AQA-A syllabus since the last edition was published. It remains closely mapped to the specification making it ideal for students taking the AS Level Psychology exam. New to this edition is a strong emphasis on exam technique, giving students the best chance possible of the highest grades. A whole chapter is devoted to how to study and how to pass, with an 'Examiner's Viewpoint' written by the Chief Examiner at AQA-A. Throughout the book are hints and tips on picking up marks, and there are constant page references to the summarised content in our companion AS revision guide. Further examination support is provided by our accompanying student website, AS Online, available on a subscription basis to all schools and sixth form colleges that adopt the text. This includes a Student Workbook, interactive exercises, sample essays, interactive multiple-choice questions, a complete Exam Companion and much more. We also provide teacher resources free of charge to qualifying adopters which include a week-by-week teaching plan, sample essays, chapter-by-chapter lecture presentations, and classroom exercises and activities. Please see http://www.a-levelpsychology.co.uk/online for further details of these resources and a demo chapter of AS Online. The book includes coverage of six key areas in psychology: human memory, attachments in development, stress, abnormality, social influence and research methods. It retains the thorough content, volume of features and excellent writing style of previous editions but the layout is now fully structured to improve accessibility. Unlike other A-Level textbooks which focus solely on passing the exam, ‘Psychology for AS Level’ is also designed to foster an interest in the study of psychology as a subject. To this end, the book includes an additional general chapter to introduce the theories and explanations that make psychology a fascinating discipline.
DT These highly successful revision guides have been brought right up-to-date for the new A Level specifications introduced in September 2000. DT Oxford Revision Guides are highly effective for both individual revision and classroom summary work. The unique visual format makes the key concepts and processes, and the links between them, easier to memorize. DT Students will save valuable revision time by using these notes instead of condensing their own. DT In fact, many students are choosing to buy their own copies so that they can colour code or highlight them as they might do with their own revision notes.
Promote students' understanding, consolidate learning and develop the skills of critical analysis and application of Psychology with a wide range of activities. - Gives students clarity with clear information about key concepts, theories and research studies - Builds knowledge with end of chapter practical classroom activities on 'How Psychology Works' - Aids students in their revision and exam performance by including evaluation points on all the topic areas of the A2 Level
This new edition of the Holt and Lewis AQA Psychology textbook offers comprehensive coverage of the new AQA syllabus. Written by two experienced teachers, examiners and textbook authors, this revised edition accommodates the changes to the English AQA specification, with thorough coverage of both AS level and A level year 1. ‘Ask an examiner’ hints and tips, glossaries, web links and exam-style practice questions provide everything students need to learn and succeed. This easy-to-read, visually engaging textbook also features: evaluations of key studies, to encourage reflection and critical analysis, aid understanding and give context; detailed exploration of research methods, to help develop analytical and mathematical skills; ‘Ask an examiner’ hints and tips, practice questions and a section on exam preparation and revision, providing everything students need to prepare for their exams; lists of key terms, QR codes and web links to help explain key issues, carefully chosen images to promote debate and discussion and help ideas stick, colour-coded material for ease of use and checklists to break down everything you need to know for each topic, clearly identified A level only material, enabling it to be easily distinguished from AS material.
Health Psychology provides students and teachers of AQA(B) A2 level psychology with a comprehensive, accessible and learning-oriented textbook. It follows the style of the popular AQA(B) core textbooks for AS and A2 level, Introducing Psychology and Advanced Psychology. Within the four chapters of Health Psychology, full coverage is given to the Unit 4 topic areas: Health and Illness Psychological Aspects of Illness Lifestyles and Health Stress and Stress Management At the end of each chapter specimen questions are provided, written in the AQA Specification B examination style. One question in each chapter also has a sample answer and comments on how to improve. Health Psychology is the ideal textbook for this option of the AQA(B) A2 syllabus. It also provides the interested reader with an excellent introduction to this important area of psychology.
Ever had difficulty choosing a research project? Ever wondered how your work will be marked? This book will help students to understand the coursework specifications and marking criteria for a number of key exam boards, including; AQA (specification A and B), OCR, EDEXCEL and SQA. It provides specific and highly relevant advice on how to maximise achievement in coursework. Guidance is offered on how best to choose a research project, through to practical advice on how to carry out research and write up reports. Topics to be avoided are also considered and advice on how to navigate the difficulties and avoid common pitfalls provided. Key issues covered include: * An overview of the main methods of investigation in psychology * Data analysis, including how to present data in Word and Excel and how best to comment on it * How to draw conclusions from data and create inferential statistics. Incorporating a series of examples, including an investigation from start to finish, and a laboratory experiment, this book provides clear, hands-on advice. It will be an invaluable tool for GCSE, AS and A2 students, helping them to maintain their motivation through coursework assignments and to achieve their potential.
Teaching Psychology 14-19 - first published as Teaching Post-16 Psychology - is a core text for all training psychology teachers, as well as experienced teachers engaged in further study and professional development. Taking a reflective approach, Matt Jarvis explores key issues and debates against a backdrop of research and theory, and provides guidance on practical ideas intended to make life in the psychology classroom easier. With an emphasis on the application of psychology to teaching psychology, it clearly and comprehensively covers the knowledge essential to develop as a successful teacher. Key issues considered include: The appeal of psychology and what the subject can offer students The psychology curriculum and advice on how to choose a syllabus Principles of effective teaching and learning Teaching psychological thinking Differentiated psychology teaching Choosing and developing resources Using technology effectively. With a new chapter exploring the role of practical work in the post-coursework era, this second edition considers psychology teaching across the 14-19 age range and has been updated in light of the latest research, policy and practice in the field. Teaching Psychology 14-19 is an essential text for all those engaged in enhancing their understanding of teaching psychology in the secondary school.
Contemporary Topics provides students and teachers of AQA(B) A2 level psychology with a comprehensive, accessible and learning-oriented textbook. It follows the style of the popular AQA(B) core textbooks for AS and A2 level, Introducing Psychology and Advanced Psychology. Within the four chapters of Contemporary Topics, full coverage is given to the Unit 4 topic areas: · Human relationships · Psychology and paranormal phenomena · Substance abuse · Criminological psychology At the end of each chapter specimen questions are provided, written in the AQA Specification B style. One question in each chapter also has a sample answer and comments on how to improve. Contemporary Topics is the ideal textbook for this option of the AQA(B) A2 syllabus. It also provides the interested reader with an excellent introduction to these contemporary topics in psychology.
Written by leading Psychology author, Cara Flanagan, this practical, activity-based textbook is designed to boost students' confidence and provide the skills, knowledge and understanding needed to get to grips with the research methods part of A Level Psychology (AQA A, AQA B, Edexcel, OCR and WJEC).
Psychology by Donald C. Pennington,Julie Mclloughlin,Richard Smithson
Author: Donald C. Pennington,Julie Mclloughlin,Richard Smithson
Publisher: Hodder Arnold
Advanced Psychology: Child development, Perspectives and Methods provides students and teachers of A2 level psychology with the ideal text book covering the core topic areas of the AQA (B) A2 specification.
What does a Criminological Psychologist do? The popular image is that of a latter-day Sherlock Holmes helping the police to solve crimes and mysteries, but the reality is much more complex. Psychology and Crime is a new introduction to the topic of Criminological Psychology that helps dispel these popular myths by providing a comprehensive overview of the topic of Criminological Psychology. The book includes both classic and contemporary psychological theory and research on a range of criminological issues including the nature, measurement and causes of crime, police work and offender profiling, eye-witness memory, trial procedures, jury decision making and the treatment of crime. Putwain and Sammons have produced an introductory text which covers the material on this topic in the A2 components of the AQA-B, OCR and Edexcel A-Level specifications. Psychology and Crime is also ideal for undergraduate students looking for an introduction to criminological psychology and for students studying psychology and media. It will also be useful for those who work in fields related to criminology such as the police and probation services, social workers and therapists.
Written by a senior examiner, Jean-Marc Lawton, this AQA(A) A2 Psychology Student Unit Guide is the essential study companion for Unit 4: Psychology in Action and Research Methods. This full-colour book includes all you need to know to prepare for your unit exam: clear guidance on the content of the unit, with topic summaries, knowledge check questions and a quick-reference index examiner's advice throughout, so you will know what to expect in the exam and will be able to demonstrate the skills required exam-style questions, with graded student responses, so you can see clearly what is required to get a better grade meets 2012 specification changes
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