AQA Psychology for GCSE: Understanding Psychology

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Hodder Education Group, Jun 26, 2009 - Education - 193 pages
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Motivate and engage your students with this straightforward, topic by topic introduction to Psychology.

Written by a team of motivated and experienced authors this text covers all the key topics and issues in this new specification. All Unit 1 and Unit 2 topics, from Memory through to Aggression, are introduced to the beginner. The book also introduces Research Methods and relates these to topics throughout and in two separate sections, making the book suitable for both Short and Full course students.


- Helps students stay engaged with full-colour photgraphs and activities throughout
- Accessible introduction that builds understanding of Psychology research
- Ensures understanding with explanations and evaluations of key studies in terms of the focus on Reasons, Methods, Results and Conclusions

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About the author (2009)

Barbara Woods is an experienced teacher of Psychology GCSE, and author of numerous bestselling Psychology textbooks.

Vicky Carrington is an experienced GCSE and A level teacher, examiner, and Head of Psychology at Ellesmere Port Catholic High School. Vicky has worked in both school and adult education and helped develop access courses for Psychology. She also works to promote best practice in Psychology teaching through training events, Psyonline and the ATP helpline.

Nigel Holt is Senior Lecturer at Bath Spa University. Nigel has taught at GCSE and is an experienced A level examiner. An active researcher, he has published a wide range of textbooks in Psychology for AS, A2 and undergraduate students.

Rob Lewis has twenty years' teaching experience in Psychology. He has held senior examining posts at AS and A level with several major exam boards and continues to be involved in specification development and INSET training at a senior level.

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