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ALP 1.1 Defining normality13 December 2018

This lesson looks at concepts of normality and abnormality. This is usually how I start the unit on abnormal psychology.Personally, I feel that this is one of the most important parts of this unit. It... more

SAQ sample: Ethics in the SCA13 December 2018

The following sample is a response to the question: Explain one ethical consideration related to one research study of the individual and the group.When addressing the question, you need to remember to... more

HL: Concepts in qualitative research10 December 2018

Qualitative research is based on an interpretation approach that is more subjective than quantitative research.Qualitative research cannot be generalized to the same extent as quantitative research. more

Cognitive extension portfoliofree10 December 2018

The following activity is a way to get students to prepare for the HL extensions. I have students work in groups of three to carry out the task below. I do this in the second year as we begin getting... more

Sociocultural extension portfoliofree10 December 2018

The following activity is a way to get students to prepare for the HL extensions. I have students work in groups of three to carry out the task below. I do this in the second year as we begin getting... more

References: Biological approach9 December 2018

Antonova, E., Parslow, D., Brammer, M., Simmons, A., Williams, S., Dawson, G. R., & Morris, R. (2011). Scopolamine disrupts hippocampal activity during allocentric spatial memory in humans: an fMRI study... more

Moms and childhood obesity9 December 2018

The following Paper 3 looks at the role of mothers in a child's eating and exercise behaviour. It is a study that focuses on childhood obesity. It is also a case study. You will find sample responses... more

Writing the Introduction8 December 2018

One of the reasons that many internal assessments are moderated down is because of the quality of the introduction. The goal of this page is to give advice on how to improve this part of the report. more

Reliability of cognition study guide5 December 2018

In order to prepare for exams, it is important to prepare a "tailor made" study guide. A study guide should reflect your own learning and not just what someone tells you is the "best" research to use... more

Cognitive processes study guide5 December 2018

In order to prepare for exams, it is important to prepare a "tailor made" study guide. A study guide should reflect your own learning and not just what someone tells you is the "best" research to use... more