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Animal experimentationfree20 October 2017

The history of psychology has many examples of how animals have been used in research which has benefited our understanding of human behaviour. Such studies have included the effects of certain drugs,... more

Bolton (2002)20 October 2017

One of the key questions in diagnosis today is that of cross-cultural validity. For a long time it was believed that the Western model of diagnosis - for example, the DSM - was universal in its applicability.... more

The use of self-reported data18 October 2017

In many psychological studies, data is collected by means of interviews, surveys and/or questionnaires. These research methods are heavily dependent on self-reported data. Often this is the only reasonable... more

Ideas for Internal Assessment18 October 2017

This is by no means a definitive list of all the topics that students could choose to explore in their internal assessment. Students should choose something that they clearly understand and is easy to... more

Writing samples: Relationships16 October 2017

The following section includes annotated samples of responses to exam questions - as well as strategies for answering questions based on the command terms. The responses are not from the IB. They are... more

Writing samples: Development16 October 2017

The following section includes annotated samples of responses to exam questions - as well as strategies for answering questions based on the command terms. The responses are not from the IB. They are... more

Writing samples: Health16 October 2017

The following section includes annotated samples of responses to exam questions - as well as strategies for answering questions based on the command terms. The responses are not from the IB. They are... more

Writing samples: Abnormal16 October 2017

The following section includes annotated samples of responses to exam questions - as well as strategies for answering questions based on the command terms. The responses are not from the IB. They are... more

Writing samples: Sociocultural16 October 2017

The following section includes annotated samples of responses to exam questions - as well as strategies for answering questions based on the command terms. The responses are not from the IB. They are... more

Writing samples: Cognitive16 October 2017

The following section includes annotated samples of responses to exam questions - as well as strategies for answering questions based on the command terms. The responses are not from the IB. They are... more