Student resources

This section of the Inthinking website is devoted to materials that support students in their study of IB Psychology.

Materials in this section are made available to you by your teacher.  Teachers will often make more and more material available to you over the course of the year with the goal of keeping you organized in your study of psychology.

What you will find in this section

  • Guidelines for the Extended Essay
  • How to write your internal assessment
  • Learning activities that you will use with your teacher
  • Revision materials including presentations and study guides
  • Sample responses for Paper 1 and Paper 2
  • Summaries of key studies

Selected Pages

Welcome to Inthinking 21 September 2021

Welcome to Inthinking's Psychology site.This site has a lot of resources for you and your teacher - and sometimes, it can...

Focus groups: Media and eating disorders 4 April 2021

The following Paper 3 looks at the role of the media in eating disorders. The research methodology was focus groups. You...

Structured interview: Sun-bathing 2 April 2021

The following Paper 3 looks at the optimism bias in health behaviour related to sunbathing among Swedes. Although the original...

Case study: Moms and childhood obesity 20 January 2021

The following Paper 3 looks at the role of mothers in a child's eating and exercise behaviour. It is a study that focuses...

Experiment: Learning to use condoms 14 January 2021

The following Paper 3 looks at the role of social cognitive theory in the promotion of condom use. The study is an experimental...

Focus group: Stigma and mental illness 7 December 2020

The following is a sample Paper 3 that looks at focus groups. Below you will first find the stimulus piece, followed by...

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