This is a comprehensive student revision guide for those taking the OCR AS Psychology exam. It summarises the specification material clearly and attractively, so that information can be easily digested and retained.
Packed full of revision tips and techniques, the book includes a number of unique and helpful features:
Overviews of the OCR specification content
Coverage of all the core studies
A separate chapter dedicated to research methods and preparing for the exam
A large number of exam-style questions and answers, annotated with teacher comments
Separate sections for each unit exam on how to answer questions successfully
A comprehensive glossary of important terms and their definitions, to aid understanding of the material.
OCR Psychology: AS Revision Guide provides the detailed information which will aid students in their preparation
for the exam.
Although a companion to OCR Psychology: AS Core Studies and Psychological Investigations, Third Edition, by Philip Banyard and Cara Flanagan, this revision guide can be used alongside any OCR AS-Level Psychology textbook.
Cara Flanagan is an experienced teacher and senior A-Level examiner. She has written a wide range of articles and textbooks for A Level Psychology students, as well as editing the Foundations of Psychology Series (Routledge) with Phil Banyard. Aside from her writing, Cara regularly speaks at student conferences and teacher CPD courses. Her home is in the Scottish Highlands where she writes while enjoying the glorious landscape.
Unit G541 Psychological Investigations. Specification details and information about how this unit is marked. Ethics. Sampling. Representing data. Observation & exam practice. Self-report & exam practice. Experiment & exam practice. Correlation & exam practice. Unit G542 The Core Studies. Specification details and information about how this unit is marked. Issues and approaches. Loftus and Palmer (eyewitness testimony). Baron-Cohen et al. (autism). Savage-Rumbaugh et al. (language acquisition). Samuel and Bryant (conservation). Bandura et al. (aggression). Freud (Little Hans). Maguire et al. (brain scans). Dement and Kleitman (sleep and dreaming). Sperry (split-brain). Milgram (obedience). Reicher and Haslam (BBC prison study). Piliavin et al. (subway Samaritan). Rosenhan (sane in insane places). Thigpen and Cleckley (multiple personality disorder). Griffiths (gambling). Glossary plus index.