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  • A2 Psychology
    • Unit 3
      • Aggression
        • Social psychologicaltheories of aggression
          • Social Learning Theory
          • Deindividuation
        • Institutional Aggression
          • Power of sit and dehumanising labels
          • importation model
        • Neural and hormonal mechanisms in aggression
          • role of low serotonin
          • link between testosterone and aggression
        • Genetic Factors
          • warrior gene
          • general genetic theory
        • Evolutionary Explanation
          • For group display
            • War and sporting events
          • For human aggression
            • Infidelity and jealousy
      • Biological Rhythms
        • Nature of sleep
        • Disruption of biorhythms
          • ie. shift work and jet lag
        • Functions of sleep
        • Circadian / Infradian /Ultradian
        • Explanations for sleep disorders
          • Insomnia, Narcolepsy, Sleepwalking
      • Gender
        • Role of hormones and genes
        • Evolutionary explanations of gender
          • Parental investment
          • Systemising/empathising
        • Biosocial approach to gender
          • And biosocial to gender dysphoria
        • Cognitive developmental therapy
        • Gender Schema Theory
        • Social Influences
        • Cultural influences on gender
    • Unit 4
      • Research Methods
        • *See separate mind map
      • Depression
        • issues with classification and diagnosis
        • biological explanations
        • Clinical characteristics
        • psychological explanations
        • psychological therapies
        • Biological therapies
      • Anomalistic Psychology
        • explanations for magical thinking
        • personality factors
        • explanations for superstitiousbehavious
        • near death experience
        • Role of coincidence and probability judgement
        • out of body experience
        • Methodological issues with paranormal action eg. psychokinesis
        • psychic healing
        • methodological issues related to paranormal cognition
          • ESP, Ganzfeld
        • psychic mediumship
        • Pseudo-science

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