Monthly Archives: November 2016

Year 13 – Biological Explanations of Schizophrenia – Two Useful Powerpoints and a handout

Hello  all,

Here is the powerpoint on th dopamine hypothesis we used in class

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and here is a powerpoint and handout on Structural abnormality. They are pretty detailed, so we will have to choose carefully from these.

biolgical-explanations-structural-abnormalities

 

biological-explanations-structural-abnormalities

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Year 13 unseen tests – week beginning 5th December

Hello all,

Your unseen tests will be taking place in lesson time as follows:

13A – Friday 9th December Period 4
13B  – Friday 9th December Period 1

In order to perform your best in these tests you will need to have your folders  completely in order ie everything printed out and filed using the dividers.

Topics to Revise

13A – Stress – all topics.  PLUS Contoversies covered PLUS Questions on your two Personal Investigations.

13B   – Stress – all topics.  PLUS Characteristics of Schizophrenia PLUS Questions on your two Personal Investigations.

As the senior students in the school, I know that if you are unsure of any topics you will be contacting the teaching team for help well before next Friday.

Remember the best revision involves testing yourself against the clock so make sure you do!

You’ve all worked brilliantly this term, so enjoy your revision!

Thanks for listening.

Mr Haggerty

Year 12 Unseen Tests Week Beginning 5th December

Hello all,

Your unseen tests will be taking place in lesson time as follows:

12C  Friday 9th December Period 2 with Mr Haggerty
12D Tuesday 6th December Period 5 with Mrs Carter

Papers for each group will be different.

Topics to cover:

The Biological Approach (Pages 8-23, excluding Psychosurgery)

Research Methods (Pages 110-131)

In order to perform your best in these tests you will need to have your folders  completely in order ie everything printed out and filed using the dividers.

It is vital that you raise any queries about this material as soon as possible with any member of the Psychology team. Mr Haggerty will be around Thursday and Friday lunchtime to provide additional support.

Enjoy!

Mr haggerty

Year 13 Timed Essay Titles for next week!

Hello all,

here are the titles which are slightly different from the assessment schedule:

Wednesday 23rd November

Period 2

13A – Describe two social psychological explanations of stress (10 marks – AO1)

Period 4

13B – Discuss the view that beta blockers are the best way  to help people modify stress-related behaviour. (15 marks – 10 AO3 + 5 AO2)