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AQA Psychology for A Level Year 2 Student Book

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

awarding body: AQA

level: A Level Year 2

isbn: 978-1-908682-41-3

subject: Psychology

Pages: 416 pp



N.B. This is the current edition.  There is a new 2nd Edition of this book.

(For details of the new edition click here)


Written by leading psychology authors Cara Flanagan, Dave Berry, Matt Jarvis and Rob Liddle, this Student Book has been approved by AQA offering high quality support you can trust.



AQA AS and A Level Psychology specification changes and our books

Click here to download the AQA AS and A Level Psychology minor specification changes (from September 2019) and their effect on our books and teaching.



Approved by AQA this book offers high quality support you can trust

Designed to be motivating and student-friendly, its engaging visual style and tone will support you through every step of the course and help you prepare thoroughly for your exams.

Clear support for the assessment objectives is provided with descriptive and evaluative information made apparent and distinct

The research methods and mathematical requirements are given a special focus and are carefully integrated within topics as well as a standalone chapter

Just the right detail and depth of information will enable students to achieve their potential

Exam support sections introduce students to the assessment objectives and mark schemes and guide students on the skills they need for assessment

For invaluable revision support it combines brilliantly with the 'Pink-hair Girl' Revision Guide, Flashbook and Revision App


How to use this book

Chapter 1 Approaches in Psychology

Chapter 2 Biopsychology

Chapter 3 Research Methods

Chapter 4 Issues and Debates

Chapter 5 Relationships

Chapter 6 Gender

Chapter 7 Cognition and Development

Chapter 8 Schizophrenia

Chapter 9 Eating Behaviour

Chapter 10 Stress

Chapter 11 Aggression

Chapter 12 Forensic Psychology

Chapter 13 Addiction

Appendix: 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.

Dave Berry is a practised teacher with examining experience.  He regularly leads face-to-face and online training courses for a major awarding body.  Dave is Head of Psychology at Oldham Hulme Grammar School.

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.