AQA(B) Psychology for AS
Includes CD-ROM

By Donald Pennington & Julie McLouchlin
May 2008
Hodder Education
Distributed By Trans-Atlantic Publications
ISBN: 9780340947029
391 Pages, Illustrated, 7 1/2 x 9 5/8"
$57.50 Paper Original

Brand new for the AQA(B) 2008 specifications, AQA(B) Psychology for AS is the complete textbook for the new AS Level specification. Written by experienced senior examiners Julie McLoughlin and Donald Pennington, best-selling authors of Introducing Psychology: Approaches, Topics & Methods and Advanced Psychology: Child Development, Perspectives & Methods, this is the ideal resource for the new AQA(B) specification.

Covering all the topic areas of the AS Level, each chapter provides the student and teacher with clear information about key concepts, theories and research studies, along with evaluation points to aid students in their revision and exam performance. At the end of each chapter, there are practical classroom activities to promote understanding of ‘How Psychology Works’, consolidate learning and develop the skills of critical analysis and application of psychology.

Generously illustrated, and now in full colour, AQA(B) Psychology for AS is the essential textbook for the AQA(B) student. A new CD-ROM in the back of the book supplies fantastic extra resources for students, including drag-and-drop exercises, self-assessment questions, useful websites and further reading lists.

Table of Contents:
Introducing psychology
  Chapter 1 Key Approaches in Psychology
  Chapter 2 Biopsychology
  Chapter 3 Gender Development
  Chapter 4 Research Methods
Social Psychology, Cognitive Psychology and Individual Differences
  Chapter 5 Social Influence
  Chapter 6 Social Cognition
  Chapter 7 Remembering and forgetting
  Chapter 8 Perceptual Processes
  Chapter 9 Anxiety Disorders
  Chapter 10 Autism
The AS examinations

About the Author(s):
Julie McLoughlin, experienced senior examiner at AS and A2 Level and Head of Psychology at The Kingsley School, Leamington Spa.
Donald Pennington, extensive experience of examining at AS and A2 Level. He has written numerous books on social psychology and personality and is Professor of Psychology at Coventry University.

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