Exam Board: Edexcel Level: AS and A level Subject: Psychology First teaching: September 2015 First exams: June 2017 (2016 for AS) This Student Book + ActiveBook covers both the Edexcel AS and A level Psychology courses from 2015 and will help you to: * develop greater confidence in the practical application of relevant psychology and mathematical skills (for example data handling, analysis and application) through the use of in-depth explanations and worked examples * understand the requirements of assessment through dedicated Exam Preparation content which reflects the linear nature of the new qualification * develop the knowledge and skills that will be required in Higher Education through a focus on further research, independent enquiry and extended writing * think more like a psychologist, making links between themes within the book and exploring the synoptic nature of the course through the new 'Thinking Bigger' and 'Wider Issues and Debates' features. The ActiveBook gives you easy online access to the textbook content so you don't have to carry the book to and from school or college. You can make it your own with notes, highlights and links to wider reading - perfect for supporting coursework and revision activities.
Written by leading psychology authors, Cara Flanagan, Matt Jarvis, Rob Liddle, Julia Russell and Mandy Wood, this book's engaging visual style and tone will support you through every step of your Year 1 or AS course and help you thoroughly prepare for assessment. // Endorsed by Edexcel offering high quality support you can trust. // Designed to motivate students of all ability levels with a stunning visual style to help you engage with the information. // Each topic is presented on one spread to help you instantly see the whole picture, with description and evaluation clearly separated. // `Apply it' activities provide plentiful opportunities to help you develop and practise your application and research methods skills. // Numerous links are made between topic content and 'Individual Differences' and 'Developmental Psychology'. // Evaluation points relating to 'Issues and Debates' are integrated into every topic spread. // A chapter is dedicated to research methods and practical activities are included in each chapter to prepare you for research methods questions and practical investigations. // Visual summaries help ensure you have a good grasp of the basics. // Lots of exam support throughout to help you understand the assessment objectives and mark schemes, and guide you on the skills you need for exam success.