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Psychology A Level

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In St Helens

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The Woodside Centre, Catchdale Moss Lane, Eccleston, St Helens, Merseyside, WA10 5QJ, Merseyside, England
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The Woodside Centre, Catchdale Moss Lane, Eccleston, St Helens, Merseyside, WA10 5QJ, Merseyside, England

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AS Level

Unit 1: PSYA1 Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology and Research Methods

Cognitive Psychology
1. Models of memory
2. Memory in everyday life

Developmental Psychology - Early Social Development
3. Attachment
4. Attachment in everyday life

Research Methods
5. Methods and techniques
6. Investigation design

7. Data analysis and presentation

Unit 2: PSYA2 Biological Psychology, Social Psychology and Individual Differences

Biological Psychology Stress
1. Stress as a bodily response
2. Stress in everyday life

Social Psychology - Social Influence
3. Social influence
4. Social influence in everyday life

Individual Differences Psychopathology (Abnormality)
5. Defining and explaining psychological abnormality
6. Treating abnormality

A2 Level

Unit 3: PSYA3 Topics in Psychology

Biological Rhythms and Sleep
1. Biological rhythms
2. Sleep states
3. Disorders of sleep

1. Social psychological approaches to explaining aggression
2. Biological explanations of aggression
3. Aggression as an adaptive response

Cognition and Development
1. Development of thinking
2. Development of moral understanding
3. Development of social cognition

Unit 4: PSYA4 Psychopathology, Psychology in Action and Research Methods

You are required to study one disorder:

Psychology in Action
You are required to study one contemporary application:

Media Psychology
1. Media influences on social behaviour
2. Persuasion, attitude and change
3. The psychology of celebrity

Psychological Research and Scientific Method
1. The application of scientific method in psychology
2. Designing psychological investigations
3. Data analysis and reporting on investigations

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