Psychology

Psychology is the study of the human mind and behaviour. This course will introduce students  to the theories and methods in psychology. It offers the opportunity to look at some of the explanations psychologists give to understand humans and their interaction with the world in which we live. From a personal perspective students should find the fundamental questions of the psychologist of particular interest: Why do

I behave like this? Why do I feel like this? Why do I think like this? These questions are explored through the analysis of research studies and theories, as well as practical work.

The A Level course covers eleven core topics:

  • Social Influence
  • Memory
  • Attachment
  • Psychopathology
  • Approaches in psychology
  • Biopsychology
  • Research methods
  • Issues and debates in psychology
  • Relationships
  • Schizophrenia

The AS course covers six of these core topics:

  • Social Influence
  • Memory
  • Attachment
  • Approaches in Psychology
  • Psychopathology
  • Research
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