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Psychology

Overview

Content

Requirements

Careers

Overview

Students studying the subject at A Level follow the AQA specification.  During the course the following topics are covered.

Content

Year 12 Year 13

Social Influence

Memory

Attachment

Psychopathology

Approaches: Origins of Psychology, Biological approach, Learning approaches, Cognitive approach

Biopsychology: Divisions of the nervous system, Structure and Function of Neurones, Endocrine system, Fight-ir-Flight response

Research Methods

Biopsychology: Functions of the Brain, Studying the Brain, and Biological Rhythms

Approaches: Humanism and Psychodynamic Perspective

Issues and debates in Psychology

Gender

Schizophrenia

Forensic Psychology

Research Methods

Requirements

For more detailed information about the course content and assessment requirements, please refer to the examination board website.

Careers

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