Latest updates

Baumgartner et al (2008) 18 June 2019

Baumgarten et al (2008) carried out a study to investigate the role the hormone oxytocin may play in trust relationships. You can use this study for the following content in the biological approach: more

Baumgartner et al (2008) 18 June 2019

Baumgarten et al (2008) carried out a study to investigate the role the hormone oxytocin may play in trust relationships. You can use this study for the following content in the biological approach: more

Becker et al (2002)18 June 2019

Becker et al carried out a study on the role of the media on adolescent female body image in Samoa. You can use this study for the following learning objectives:The aetiology of eating disorders. more

Nolen Hoeksema (2000)free15 June 2019

Nolen-Hoeksema (2000) found that both men and women who ruminate more following the loss of loved ones are more likely to become depressed and to suffer longer and more severe depression than those who... more

Bagby and Rector (1992)free15 June 2019

One aspect of the Social Identity Theory is that we tend to show in-group bias - that is, a preference for people in our own group and a bias against those that are not in our group. The following study... more

SAQ sample: Localization of function14 June 2019

The following sample SAQ addresses the question: Describe one study related to localization of function. The sample below is an exemplary response.An annotated copy of the sample response can be found... more

Rosenhan (1973)11 June 2019

There is perhaps no study more controversial in abnormal psychology than the Rosenhan study. It is also a rather complicated study, divided into three parts.Rosenhan's study was historic, but it is of... more

Critical thinkingfree9 June 2019

The following section of the site provides ideas for activities for developing critical thinking skills. The activities are generally not designed to be used with a specific unit or topic but can be adapted... more

Course organization free9 June 2019

Theoretically, there are several different ways in which you could organize your course. That being said, most teachers teach the course sequentially - starting with the core and then teaching the options.... more

Resourcesfree9 June 2019

This section of the Inthinking website is devoted to materials that support the new curriculum - that is, the curriculum that will first be assessed in May 2019.If as you work through the site you think... more