Exam Board: AQA Level: AS/A-level Subject: Psychology First Teaching: September 2015 First Exam: June 2016 AQA Approved Equip your students with the knowledge and the skills that they need for the new AQA Psychology AS and A-level; guidance on assessment objectives, activities and clear, comprehensive coverage consolidates understanding and develops key skills to ensure progression - Thoroughly engage your students with Psychology at AS and A-level through extensive real-life contemporary research - Ensure your students learn and understand content for all the key topics with popular clear, accessible style from Jean-Marc Lawton and Eleanor Willard - Help your students understand the assessment objectives and develop their examination skills with assessment guidance and checks throughout and practice questions - Ensure progression and encourage independent thinking with extension suggestions and activities - Supports co-teaching of AS and year one A-level for the new AQA specification
This anthology is the official publication of World without Anger (WWA), a non-profit organization whose mission is to promote peace. This collection of peer-reviewed papers stemmed from presentations given at the 6th International WWA conference, titled “Global Peace and Emotional Intelligence for Education, Cultural Diversity, Harmony and Behavior Management”. The contributions reflect diverse, international perspectives on peace-related subjects. The topics include anger cognition and management; the study of self-referential and inclusive language; indigenous perspectives on peace; associations of stress with cardiovascular parameters; strategies to reduce anger through dance; personality traits including agreeableness among public employees; human resource development; emotional intelligence and technology project outcomes among ethnic minorities; the association of emotional maturity and academic performance; and emotional awareness and decision-making. The contributors’ backgrounds in psychology, business, education, and other fields bring a rich, multidisciplinary perspective to this publication.
AQA Psychology for AS and A-level Year 1 is the definitive textbook for the new 2015 curriculum. Written by eminent psychologist Professor Michael Eysenck, in collaboration with a team of experienced A-level teachers and examiner, the book enables students not only to pass their exams with flying colours, but also to fully engage with the science of psychology. As well as covering the six core topics students will study, the book includes: Activities which test concepts or hypotheses, bringing theory to life Key research studies explained and explored, showing the basis on which theory has developed Case studies which show how people’s lives are affected by psychological phenomena Evaluation boxes which critically appraise key concepts and theories Self-assessment questions which encourage students to reflect on what they’ve learnt Section summaries to support the understanding of specific ideas – perfect for revision Exam hints which steer students towards complete and balanced answers Key terms defined throughout so students aren’t confused by new language 200 figures, tables and photos End of chapter further reading to enable students to develop a deeper understanding End of chapter revision questions and sample exam papers to consolidate knowledge and practice exam technique A full companion website with a range of further resources for both students and teachers, including revision aids and class materials Incorporating greater coverage of research methods, as well as key statistical techniques, the sixth edition of this well-loved textbook continues to be the perfect introduction to psychology. Accessible yet rigorous, the book is the ideal textbook for students taking either the AS course or year 1 of the A-level.
Exam Board: Edexcel Level: AS/A-level Subject: Psychology First Teaching: September 2015 First Exam: June 2016 Endorsed for Edexcel Develop your students' knowledge of the foundations of modern psychological understanding with this detailed textbook for Edexcel AS and A level Psychology, with targeted activities and clear explanations to build practical, mathematical and problem-solving skills Written by experienced author and examiner Christine Brain, this AS and year one A level textbook is fully mapped to the new Edexcel specification. - Helps students build their confidence in practical, mathematical and problem-solving skills through well-presented explanations and activities - Develops understanding and helps each student reach their potential with the essential information covered in a clear, logical format, supported by illustrations, questions and extension tasks - Supports you and your students through the new specification, with accessible coverage of all the key areas of Psychology for AS and year one of A level - Encourages your students to develop their interest in Psychology and its applications, with extension tasks and relevant content
A state-of-the-art psychological perspective on team working and collaborative organizational processes… This handbook makes a unique contribution to organizational psychology and HRM by providing comprehensive international coverage of the contemporary field of team working and collaborative organizational processes. It provides critical reviews of key topics related to teams including design, diversity, leadership, trust processes and performance measurement, drawing on the work of leading thinkers including Linda Argote, Neal Ashkanasy, Robert Kraut, Floor Rink and Daan van Knippenberg.
Dictionary of Sport Psychology: Sport, Exercise, and Performing Arts is a comprehensive reference with hundreds of concise entries across sports, martial arts, exercise and fitness, performing arts and cultural sport psychology. This dictionary uses a global approach to cover philosophical and cultural backgrounds, theory, methodology, education and training and fields of application. Each entry includes phenomenon, subject description and definition, related theory and research, practice and application across sports and related performance domains. An authoritative, balanced and accessible presentation of the state-of-the-art in key subject areas, this dictionary is a must-have reference for anyone studying or practicing sport psychology. Provides a diverse cultural perspective to ensure the broadest coverage of internationalization Covers a broad scope of terms and concepts Includes extended performance domains, such as music, dance, theater arts and the circus Utilizes an alphabetical approach so entries are easily found and quickly referenced Contains entries written by leading researchers and scholars across the globe
This book explains how social psychological concepts can be closely integrated with sociotechnical perspectives of energy transitions. It shows the value of actor-centred analysis that acknowledges the role of individual-level processes within their wider contexts of energy supply and use. In this way, the book connects social psychological and sociological frames of analysis, preserving the value of both, to provide multi-level, analytically extended accounts of energy transitions processes. Sociotechnical thinking is about the interactions of people and technology, including the rules, regulations and institutions involved. Such perspectives help to identify the many forms of path dependency that can make change difficult. Human behaviour plays a strong role in maintaining these path dependencies, but it can also introduce change. This book advocates a deliberately interdisciplinary research agenda that recognises the value of social psychological perspectives when seeking to create new pathways for energy supply and use. At the same time, it also demonstrates the value of sociotechnical perspectives for energy-related social psychology. Energy Transitions and Social Psychology will be of great interest to students and scholars of energy transitions, environmental and energy psychology, sustainable development and innovation studies, as well as students and scholars of environment and energy more generally.
Exam Board: OCR Level: A-level Subject: Psychology First Teaching: September 2015 First Exam: June 2016 OCR Publishing Partner Ensures your students master the core studies and research methods for OCR Psychology with a clear, organised approach; activities, research practicals and practice questions develop the skills required at AS and A Level - Supports you and your students through the new OCR A Level specification, with an author team experienced in teaching and examining OCR Psychology - Helps students easily navigate the core studies and associated themes and perspectives with an organised, accessible approach - Ensures your students develop strong research skills, with research practicals and thorough coverage of the content needed for the Research methods paper - Develops the critical thinking, mathematical and problem-solving skills required for the study of Psychology through a wealth of targeted activities - Strengthens students' learning and progression with practice questions and extension activities
Health Psychology: Well-Being in a Diverse World introduces students to the main topics and issues in health psychology through a unique perspective focused on diversity. Using a conversational tone, author Regan A. R. Gurung explores the key determinants of behavior—such as family, environment, ethnicity, and religion—and connects concepts to personal experiences for students to gain a deeper understanding and appreciation of the material. Extensively updated based on over 1,000 new articles cited, and with a new chapter on research methods, the Fourth Edition reflects the latest cutting-edge research in the field to explain more thoroughly how context and culture are important predictors of healthy behavior.