This textbook has been fully revised in line with the 2009 AQA (A) specification for A2 Level. It is packed with interactive learning features including how science works, check your understanding, explaining the specifications and key research.
Build students understanding of all new topics and concepts throughout the course with this text that's split into manageable sections, therefore accessible to students of all levels. Written by senior examiners and leading author Richard Gross, this colourful textbooks is fully mapped to the AQA (A) A2 Psychology specification. - Enable you to check students' progress with mini-assessments - Strengthens students revision and learning with assessment checks, essay tips and specification hints - Develops knowledge and understanding with up-to-date features on Psychology in real-life
Based on the content of the A2 Complete Companion, this resource provides summaries of the key theories and facts needed to pass the AQA (A) Psychology specification for A2 Level. It can be used as an end-of-course revision aid or as a lesson-by-lesson summary.
Exploring Psychology follows the AQA A specification, with the emphasis on teaching students not only the required knowledge and understanding, but to think and act like psychologists too. Designed to add considerable value to students' exam performance, Exploring Psychology is best suited to students of average and above-average ability. It helps provide an ideal grounding for those considering studying Psychology and related subjects at degree level.
The Complete Companions for AQA 'A' are written by authors Mike Cardwell and Cara Flanagan. Each component in this series is designed to be used independently and also to interlock with each other to provide full support for students. The A2 Mini Companion provides students with the essential facts they need to do well in the A2 AQA 'A' exams. This portable little book concisely provides the underpinning knowledge students need as they revise for their exams and acts as a lesson-by-lesson summary as students work through the course. Although designed to be used independently this book also interlocks seamlessly with each A2 title in the Complete Companions for AQA 'A' series to provide staged support for students - knowledge and study support, revision and exam practice.
This A2 Complete Companion Revision Pack provides all the essential knowledge and exam practice students need for exam success. All the essential facts in the concise, portable Mini Companion, combined with the most comprehensive set of possible questions, answers and expert commentaries in the Exam Companion, at a great price.
The new A2 Complete Companion, Third Edition Student Book has been revised to match the AQA A specification, first examined from January 2012. Written by leading psychology authors, Mike Cardwell and Cara Flanagan, this book is designed to help turn understanding of psychology into even better examination performance.
The new AS Complete Companion, Third Edition Student Book has been revised to match the AQA A specification, first examined from January 2012. Written by leading psychology authors, Mike Cardwell and Cara Flanagan, this book is designed to help turn understanding of psychology into even better examination performance.
This thoroughly updated edition of the bestselling Psychology for A2 Level has been written specifically for the new AQA-A Psychology A2-level specification for teaching from September 2009. It is the ideal follow-up to AS Level Psychology, 4th edition by the same author, but also to any AS-level textbook. This full-colour book, which builds on the ideas and insights explored at AS Level to promote a deeper understanding of psychology, is written in an engaging and accessible style by a highly experienced author. It incorporates contributions, advice and feedback from a host of A-Level teachers and psychologists including Philip Banyard, Evie Bentley, Clare Charles, Diana Dwyer, Mark Griffiths and Craig Roberts. At this level, students select options from a range of specified topics and this book includes chapters on all of the compulsory and optional topics that are on the new A2 syllabus in sufficient depth for the requirements of the course. It has a new focus on the nature and scope of psychology as a science with an emphasis on how science works, and guidance on how to engage students in practical scientific research activities. Presented in a clear, reader-friendly layout, the book is packed with advice on exam technique, hints and tips to give students the best chance possible of achieving the highest grade. The book is supported by our comprehensive package of online student and teacher resources, A2 Psychology Online. Student resources feature a wealth of multimedia materials to bring the subject to life, including our new A2 revision guide and A2 Workbook, multiple choice quizzes, revision question tips, interactive exercises and podcasts by key figures in psychology. Teacher resources include a teaching plan, chapter-by-chapter lecture presentations, and classroom exercises and activities.
Help make sense of the specification, one step at a time with this stripped-down guide. The Gross Guides can be used from the beginning of the course to study for lessons, or just before exams as a revision tool. Whatever revision method your students use, they will find guidance on how to revise the three key areas covered in their exams. - Includes headline factual knowledge right through to more complex ideas, looking at how topics link together, to help stretch and challenge your students - Evaluation pointers summarise topics to ease revision - Bestselling author and trusted examiner team means students can rely on the Gross Guides to get them through their course
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.
Written by a senior examiner, Jean-Marc Lawton, this AQA(A) A2 Psychology Student Unit Guide is the essential study companion for Unit 3: Topics in Psychology: Biological Rhythms and Sleep, Relationships, Aggression and Cognition and Development.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 meets 2012 specification changes exam-style questions, with graded student responses, so you can see clearly what is required to get a better grade
Written by a senior examiner, Jean-Marc Lawton, this AQA(A) A2 Psychology Student Unit Guide is the essential study companion for Unit 4: Psychopathology.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 grademeets 2012 specification changes
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 grademeets 2012 specification changes
Body, Mind & Spirit by Stanley Krippner,Harris L. Friedman
This book presents a provocative debate between parapsychological advocates who claim that Western science's worldview is incomplete, and counteradvocates who insist that parapsychological data is either spurious or can be explained by standard scientific principles. * Includes contributions from 14 scholars weighing in as advocates, counteradvocates, or contributors * 20 examples of original artwork by Dierdre Luzwick, a world-class surrealistic artist * The bibliography contains a reference list at the end of each contributor's section * A glossary of key terms used in the book is supplied
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