For those students and teachers who wish to buy the AS content only, this textbook is tailored specifically to the examination techniques and assessment modules of the AQA's AS-level examination (for first examination in June 2001). 1. Social Psychology Social Influence: social faciliation and inhibition; conformity; obedience. 2. Physiological Psychology Stress: stess as a bodily response; stress as a response to external stimuli; stress and illness; stress management. 3. Individual Differences Abnormality: defining abnormality; limitations of attemps; models of abnormality; eating disorders. 4. Cognitive Psychology Memory: short and long-term memory; eyewitness testimony. 5. Developmental Psychology Attachment: attachment development; individual and cross-cultural variations; deprivation and privation; day care. 6. Research Methods Ethical guidelines and research; qualitative and quantitative methods; experimental design and implementation; data analysis. 7. Preparing for the AS Examination
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Mike Cardwell is Chief Examiner for AQA, Editor of Psychology Review and a Senior Lecturer in Psychology at Bath Spa University College. He is also an active member of the Association for the Teaching of Psychology (ATP). Liz Clark is Head of Distance Learning at the Royal College of Nursing, and has been a subject consultant to the National Extension College. Claire Meldrum is an AQA examiner. She lectures on a part-time basis at Norwich City College. Contributing authors: Claire Meldrum, Simon Green, Cara Flanagan, Paul Humphries, Jane Willson, Graham Davies, Pam Prentice.Review:
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Book Description Collins Educational, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 3224767
Book Description Collins Educational, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0003224767