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AQA Psychology for A Level Yr 1 & AS Student Book: 2nd Ed

Author(s): Cara Flanagan, Matt Jarvis, Rob Liddle

awarding body: AQA

level: A Level Year 1 & AS

isbn: 978-1-912820-42-9

subject: Psychology

Pages: 240 pp



Approved by AQA.

Written by leading psychology authors, Cara Flanagan, Matt Jarvis and Rob Liddle, this 2nd edition reflects five years of teaching and learning this specification. We have taken the features you love and made them better.
Take a look!


So what’s new?

Refocused AO3 evaluation material helps students better understand how to develop high level evaluation. Points are made clearer using a three-paragraph structure (point, evidence, conclusion) and features have been developed to encourage discussion (counterpoints, and in the Evaluation extra, identifying an argument and counterargument).

Language and reading level has been amended in places to ensure the content is as accessible and readable as possible for all students.

New material has been introduced where some extra detail is required – for example an extra spread on ‘the role of the father’.

Minor changes have been made to reflect AQA’s small specification changes for teaching from September 2019.

End-of-chapter revision summaries, practice questions and MCQs have all been revised and updated to reflect changes in the content page spreads.

Improved page design makes the page layout even clearer and more student-friendly.

Every change made to the Student Books is reflected appropriately in updated Digital Book Bundles, Revision Guides and Flashbooks

For invaluable revision support it combines brilliantly with the 'Green-hair Girl' 2nd Edition Revision Guide and Flashbook as well as the original (and still completely relevant) Revision App.

See the Digital Book Bundle Year 1/AS 2nd Edition product page for information on how this adds even more value!



How to use this book
What is Psychology?
Chapter 1  Social influence
Chapter 2  Memory
Chapter 3  Attachment
Chapter 4  Approaches in Psychology (including biopsychology)
Chapter 5  Psychopathology
Chapter 6  Research methods
Appendix: AS Level and A Level skills
Index with glossary


About the authors:

Cara Flanagan is one of the best-known and most respected authors for A Level Psychology.  A practiced teacher with examining experience, she is Senior Editor of Psychology Review and a well-known conference presenter. Cara is renowned for creating resources that students love to use.

Matt Jarvis is a Chartered Psychologist and Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society.   He taught psychology for 25 years, has examining experience and is currently Learning Technology and Innovation Manager for a Social Justice and Education charity. Matt is also an editor of Psychology Review.

Rob Liddle has more than twenty years' teaching experience in psychology, from GCSE to postgraduate study.  A psychology graduate with a Masters in Organisational Psychology, Rob is an established author with examining experience.