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How to stretch yourself in 
PSYCHOLOGY

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Extended Reading Suggestions

There are many topic specific textbooks available for Psychology looking at areas such as:

 

  • Obedience 

  • Dissociative Identify Disorder 

  • Schizophrenia 

  • Criminal behaviour 

  • OCD 

  • Schizophrenia 

  • Stress 

  • Prosopagnosia 

 

Many of them can be found in the school library. The best way to find out more is to look at the lists displayed in PSY1 and PSY2 or to speak to the staff in the library. 

Enrichment on Twitter

Discover Magazine 

@DiscoverMag 

Science that matters, for readers that matter. 

 

PGS Psychology 

@PgsPsychology 

Fun stuff! Useful stuff! Relevant stuff! Links to a variety of resources for the AQA A level Psychology course and beyond.

Games & Quizzes

Tutor2U have a series of multiple-choice quizzes and activities that can be used to assess knowledge:

 

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Enrichment

 

 

 

They digest at least one new psychology study for you every weekday. Published by the British Psychological Society since 2003, their aim at the Research Digest is to showcase psychological science while also casting a critical eye over its methods. 

Your source for the latest research news. 

These research articles involve many aspects of psychology such as cognitive psychology, depression studies, mental health, stress, happiness and neuropsychology. 

The Psychologist is the only publication of its kind in the UK. If you are interested in human behaviour and what makes us tick, The Psychologist is the magazine for you. Packed with articles, letters, interviews, news, reviews, careers and jobs, it is the best way to keep up to date with all corners of the discipline.

In School Opportunities

- Psychology prefect

- Psychology mentor (yr13 only)

- Contributing to the psychology newspaper publication

'Mockbridge' Zone

Here are some typical interview questions to get you thinking:

- A large study appears to show that 

older siblings consistently score higher than younger siblings on IQ tests. Why would this be?

- What is 'normal' for humans?

- Should interviews be used for selection?

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