Welcome to the moodle site for the Psychology A-Level at Winstanley College

 

This category contains materials for all the topics in Unit 3 Attachment:

  • Caregiver-infant interaction
  • Stages of attachment
  • Explanations of attachment
  • The Strange Situation
  • Bowlby's maternal deprivation theory
  • Romanian orphans and institutionalisation
  • Effects of early attachment on later relationships

This category contains materials for all the topics in Unit 1 Memory:

  • The multistore model of memory
  • Types of long-term memory
  • The working memory model
  • Explanations of forgetting
  • Eyewitness testimony
  • Improving eyewitness testimony

This category contains materials for all the topic in Unit 1 Psychopathology:

  • Definitions of abnormality
  • Characteristics of phobias, depression and OCD
  • Behavioural explanation of phobias
  • Behavioural treatment of phobias
  • Cognitive explanation of depression
  • Cognitive treatment of depression
  • Biological explanation of OCD
  • Biological treatment of OCD

This category contains materials for all the topics in A-Level Psychology Unit/Paper 1 SOCIAL INFLUENCE:

  • Conformity
  • Obedience
  • Resistance to social influence
  • Minority influence
  • Social influence and social change

This category contains material for all the topics in Unit 2 Approaches in Psychology:

  • Origins of psychology
  • Learning approaches
  • Cognitive approach
  • Biological approach
  • Psychodynamic approach
  • Humanistic approach
  • Comparing approaches

This category contains materials for all the topics in Unit 2 Biopsychology:

  • Structure and functions of neurons
  • The endocrine system
  • Fight or flight response
  • Localisation and lateralisation of function in the brain
  • Plasticity and functional recovery of the brain
  • Ways of studying the brain
  • Biological rhythms

The category contains materials for all topics in Research Methods:

  • Experimental method
  • Non-experimental methods
  • Pilot studies
  • Aims and hypotheses
  • Sampling
  • Experimental designs
  • Non-experimental designs
  • Variables
  • Control
  • Demand characteristics and investigator effects
  • Ethics
  • Reliability and validity
  • Features of science, peer review and the economy
  • Reporting investigations
  • Data handling and analysis
  • Inferential testing

This category contains materials on all the topics in Unit 3 Forensic Psychology:

  • Problems in defining crime
  • Offender profiling
  • Biological explanations of offending behaviour
  • Psychological explanations of offending behaviour
  • Dealing with offending behaviour

This category contains materials for all the topic in Unit 3 Issues and Debates in Psychology:

  • Gender and culture
  • Free will and determinism
  • Nature-nurture debate
  • Holism and reductionism
  • Idiographic and nomothetic approaches
  • Ethical issues

This category contains materials for all the topics in Unit 3 Relationships:

  • Evolutionary explanations
  • Factors affecting attraction
  • Social exchange theory
  • Equity theory
  • Rusbult's investment model
  • Duck's phase model of breakdown
  • Virtual relationships in social media
  • Parasocial relationships

This category contains materials for all the topics in Unit 3 Schizophrenia:

  • Classification and symptoms of schizophrenia
  • Reliability and validity of diagnosis
  • Biological explanations for schizophrenia
  • Psychological explanations for schizophrenia
  • Drug therapy
  • Cognitive behaviour therapy and family therapy
  • Diathesis-stress model

This section includes materials for students who might be interested in developing their understanding of Psychology.

Here you'll find profiles of all the lovely Psychology teachers at Winstanley.

Here you'll find all the materials you need for your induction into Year 1 of the A-Level Psychology course.

Here you'll find al the materials you need for your induction into Year 2 of the A-Level Psychology course.