AQA A-Level Psychology Resource Library

 

Generic Activities & Documents

Application Story Activity - Generic - A01, A02 & A03

  • Students use notes to find key terms & definitions. Then write short stem style story to hint at terms. then pass to second group who have to identify correct part of story to terms.

Essay Structure Template

  • A tool to help students develop better essay structure technique and time management. Provides hints about when to move on to another part and what to write.

Class Notes Tracking Document

  • PDF & Excel versions of documents to help you track notes completion in your class for flipped teaching.

PDF

Excell

Notes Tracking Document

  • Student version of note tracking document for flipped notes and quiz completion.

The creation of this free to access database of resources is an ongoing project to help people learn and teach psychology, this works as a companion to my completed A-level flipped video lectures.

 

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Types and Explanations of conformity

Variables affecting conformity

Social Influence 

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Conformity to social roles

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Explanations for obedience

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Minority influence

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The role of social influence processes

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90 Question QUIZ

Mind Map

Essay Planning

A3 Support Sheets

 

The multi-store model of memory

Types of long-term memory

The working memory model

Explanations for forgetting

Factors affecting the accuracy of eyewitness testimony

Improving the accuracy of eyewitness testimony

Memory

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90 Question QUIZ

Mind Map

Essay Planning

A3 Support Sheets

 

Caregiver-infant interactions, Stages of attachment

Animal studies of attachment

Explanations of attachment

Ainsworth’s ‘Strange Situation’

Bowlby’s theory of maternal deprivation

The influence of early attachment

Attachment

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90 Question QUIZ

Mind Map

Essay Planning

A3 Support Sheets

 

Definitions of abnormality

Characteristics

The behavioural approach to explaining Phobias

The behavioural approach to treating Phobias

The cognitive approach to explaining Depression

The cognitive approach to treating Depression

Psychopathology

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90 Question QUIZ

Mind Map

The biological approach to explaining OCD

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The biological approach to treating OCD

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Essay Planning

A3 Support Sheets

 

Origins of Psychology

Learning Approaches: Behaviourist Approach

Learning Approaches: Social Learning Theory

The Cognitive Approach

The Biological Approach

The Psychodynamic Approach

Approaches

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90 Question QUIZ

Mind Map

Comparison of Approaches

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Essay Planning

A3 Support Sheets

 

The divisions of the nervous system

The structure and function of Neurons

Biological Psychology

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The function of the Endocrine System

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The fight or flight response

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Localisation of function in the brain

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Plasticity and functional recovery of the brain

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Ways of studying the brain

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Biological rhythms

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90 Question QUIZ

Mind Map

Essay Planning

A3 Support Sheets

 

Research Methods

Experimental Method

Observational techniques

Self-report techniques

Correlations

Content analysis

Case studies

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Scientific Processes

Aims

Hypotheses

Sampling

Pilot Studies

Experimental Designs

Observational Design

Questionnaire construction

Variables

Control

Demand characteristics

Ethics

peer review

Psychology & the economy

Reliability

Types of validity

Features of science

Reporting psychological investigations

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Data Handling and Analysis

Quantitative and qualitative

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Research
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Primary and secondary data

Descriptive statistics

Presentation and display

Distributions

Correlation Analysis

Levels of measurement

Content analysis and coding

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Inferential Testing

The Sign Test

Probability and Significance

Choice of Statistical Test

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90 Question QUIZ

Mind Map

 

Gender in psychology

Culture in psychology

Issues and debates

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Free will and determinism

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The nature-nurture debate

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Holism and reductionism

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Idiographic and nomothetic

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Ethical implications and Social Sensitivity

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90 Question QUIZ

Mind Map

Essay Planning

A3 Support Sheets

 

The evolutionary explanations for partner preferences

Factors affecting attraction in romantic relationships

filter theory

Theories of romantic relationships

Duck’s phase model of relationship breakdown

Virtual relationships in social media

Relationships

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90 Question QUIZ

Mind Map

Parasocial relationships

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Essay Planning

A3 Support Sheets

Sex and gender

The role of chromosomes and hormones

Cognitive explanations of gender development

gender schema theory

Psychodynamic explanation of gender development

Social learning theory as applied to gender development

Atypical gender development

Gender

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90 Question QUIZ

Mind Map

Essay Planning

A3 Support Sheets

 

Piaget’s theory of cognitive development

stages of intellectual development

Vygotsky’s theory of cognitive development

Baillargeon’s explanation of early infant abilities

The development of social cognition

Theory of mind

The mirror neuron system in social cognition

Cognition and development

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90 Question QUIZ

Mind Map

Essay Planning

A3 Support Sheets

 

Classification of schizophrenia

Reliability and validity in diagnosis

Biological explanations

Psychological explanations

Drug therapy:

CBT and family therapy

Schizophrenia

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90 Question QUIZ

Mind Map

interactionist approach

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Essay Planning

A3 Support Sheets

 
 

Explanations for food preferences

Role of learning in food preference

Neural and hormonal mechanisms

Biological explanations for anorexia nervosa

Psychological explanations for anorexia nervosa

Biological explanations for obesity

Eating behaviour

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90 Question QUIZ

Mind Map

Psychological explanations for obesity

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Essay Planning

A3 Support Sheets

 

The physiology of stress

The role of stress in illness

Sources of stress

Measuring stress

Individual differences in stress

Managing and coping with stress

Stress

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90 Question QUIZ

Mind Map

The role of social support in coping with stress

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Essay Planning

A3 Support Sheets

 

Neural and hormonal mechanisms

Genetic factors in aggression

The ethological explanation of aggression

Evolutionary explanations

Social psychological explanations 

Institutional aggression

Media influences on aggression

Aggression

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Essay Planning

A3 Support Sheets

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90 Question QUIZ

Mind Map

 

Problems in defining crime

Offender profiling

Biological explanations of offending behaviour

Psychological explanations of offending behaviour

differential association theory;

Dealing with offending behaviour

Behaviour modification

Forensic psychology

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90 Question QUIZ

Mind Map

Essay Planning

A3 Support Sheets

Describing addiction:

Risk factors in the development of addiction

Explanations for nicotine addiction

Explanations for gambling addiction

Reducing addiction

The theory of planned behaviour

Addiction

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90 Question QUIZ

Mind Map

Prochaska’s six-stage model

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Essay Planning

A3 Support Sheets

 

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