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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‘An excellent core text … it covers the specification brilliantly and I like the question and sample answers’ section.’ Sarah Sawyer, Head of Psychology, St Augustine’s Catholic College
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Students and teachers may be interested to know that a Student Workbook (ISBN 0 00 717475 6) accompanying this extremely popular new edition of Cardwell, Clark and Meldrum's AS-level textbook will be published in January 2004. Written by Hugh Hillyard-Parker and Mike Cardwell, it is designed to help students get the most from the textbook from the first day of the course right through to revision and exam preparation.
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Book Description Collins Educational, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0003224767