PYSA2 mindmap of topics

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  • PYSA 2
    • Individual differences
      • Psychological approaches and treatments
        • Pschodynamic approach
        • Cognitive approach
        • Behavioural approach
    • Biological Psychology
      • Stress in everyday life
        • Life changes as a source of stress
        • Workplace as a source of stress
        • Daily hassels as a source of stress
        • Personality factors in stress
          • Type A vs. Type B personality
          • Hardiness
        • Methods of stress management
          • Biological methods
            • Anti-anxiety drugs
            • Biofeedback
          • Psychological methids
            • Stress inoculation training (SIT)
            • Hardiness training
      • Stress as a bodily response
        • Bodily response to stress
          • Sympathmedullary pathway
          • Pituitary adrenal system
        • Stress related illness and the immune system
        • Research into actue stress on the immune system. Kiecolt-Glaser et al (1984)
        • Research into chronic stress on the immune system. Gerra et al (2003)
    • Social Psychology
      • Independent Behaviour
        • Research into independent behaviour
        • Independent behaviour is behaviour that is not altered despite pressures to conform or obey.
        • Explanations of independent behaviour
        • Situational explanations of disobedience
        • Situational explanations of anti-conformity
        • Dispositional explanations of independent behaviour
        • Implications of research for social change
      • Obediaence
        • Obedience is a form of social influence where somebody acts in response to a direct order from an authority figure
        • Research related to obedience: Milgram (1963)
        • Explanations  of obediance
        • Situational explanations of Obediance
        • Dispostional explanations of obediance
      • Conformity
        • Conformity is the process of yielding to the majority influence and is defined by Myers (1999) as ' change in the behaviour or beliefs as a result of real or imagined pressure.
        • Informational social influence
        • Normative social influence


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