Psychology A Level revision course in London (Easter)

 

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Why do an Easter Revision course in Psychology at Ashbourne?

The Psychology Easter Revision course will be taught by Dennis Fulcher. Dennis is the College’s polymath and Head of Humanities. Originally a graduate in Sociology, Dennis has also completed a Masters in Government and Political Studies, a PGCE and a Diploma in Print Journalism. Students will benefit from Dennis’ wealth of knowledge in this subject as well as the individual attention which is a hallmark of the Easter Revision programme at Ashbourne.

There will be revision of the following areas

Social influence: Conformity, obedience, resistance and social change

Memory: The multi-store model of memory, types of long term memory, the working memory model, accuracy and forgetting

Attachment:
Caregiver-infant interactions in humans, stages of attachment, types of attachment, impact of early attachment on adult relationships

Psychopathology: Definitions of abnormality, characteristics of phobias, depression and obsessive-compulsive disorder, the behavioural approach, the cognitive approach, the biological approach

Approaches in psychology: Learning approaches, the cognitive approach, the biological approach, the psychodynamic approach, humanistic psychology

Biopsychology:
The divisions of the nervous system, the structure and function of neurons, transmission, the endocrine system, localisation of functions in the brain, biological rhythms.

There will be revision of the following areas

Social influence: Conformity, obedience, resistance and social change

Memory: The multi-store model of memory, types of long term memory, the working memory model, accuracy and forgetting

Attachment: Caregiver-infant interactions in humans, stages of attachment, types of attachment, impact of early attachment on adult relationships

Psychopathology: Definitions of abnormality, characteristics of phobias, depression and obsessive- compulsive disorder, the behavioural approach, the cognitive approach, the biological approach.

Approaches in psychology: Learning approaches, the cognitive approach, the biological approach, the psychodynamic approach, humanistic psychology

Biopsychology: The divisions of the nervous system, the structure and function of neurons, transmission, the endocrine system, localisation of functions in the brain, biological rhythms.

Research methods: Experimental method, observational techniques, self-report techniques, correlations, content analysis, case studies

Issues and debates in psychology: Gender and culture in psychology, free will and determinism, the nature-nurture debate, holism and reductionism, idiographic and nomothetic approaches, ethical implications of research.

See our full list of A level revision courses in London or read more about our Easter Revision Course programme.