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Thanks for buying this IB Diploma
Psychology revision e-book.
I am a Psychology teacher with over 15 years of teaching experience, and recognise
that students both often struggle to formulate answers to questions and have big gaps
in their class-notes.
To make your revision easier I've taken information from the…

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Chapter 1: Biological level of analysis
1. Outline principles that define the biological level of analysis
2 Explain how principles that define the biological level of analysis may be demonstrated in research
3 Discuss how and why particular research methods are used at the biological level of analysis
4…

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10 Discuss the use of technology in investigating cognitive processes
11 To what extent do cognitive and biological factors interact in emotion
12 Evaluate one theory of how emotion may affect one cognitive process

Chapter 3: Sociocultural level of analysis
1 Outline principles that define the sociocultural level of analysis…

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6b Describe symptoms and prevalence of one disorder (Bulimia)
7a Analyse etiologies of one disorder ( Depression)
8 Analyse etiologies of one disorder (Bulimia)
9 Examine biomedical, individual and group approaches to treatment.
10 Evaluate the use of biomedical, individual and group approaches to the treatment of one disorder
11…

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the Biological level
of analysis
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1.Outline principles that define the biological level of analysis
2.Explain how these principles can be demonstrated in research
1. All behavior has a physiological basis
The biological level of analysis focuses on the many physiological factors that play a role in behaviour ­
brain processes, neurotransmitters, hormones and genes. Biological…

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This leads to the conclusion that the similarities between twins are due to genes, not environment, since
the differences between twins reared apart must mainly be due to the environment
Grove et al ( 1990) studied 32 sets of MZ twins who were separated and raised apart shortly after birth.…

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4. Animal studies provide insight into human behaviour
About 7-8% of psychological research involves the use of animals. Although the range of species that
have been used in various studies in psychology is broad, 90% of the animals used have been rodents
and birds, principally rats, mice, and pigeons. Only…

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3. Discuss how and why particular research methods are used
at the Biological level of analysis
Typical research method
Explanation / example Evaluation
Lab experiments with animals
As we share an earlier common ancestry and physiology with many species eg. primates it is valid to
make inferences about human behavior…

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Thanks for buying this IB Diploma
Psychology revision e-book.
I am a Psychology teacher with over 15 years of teaching experience, and recognise
that students both often struggle to formulate answers to questions and have big gaps
in their class-notes.
To make your revision easier I've taken information from the…

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Contents
Chapter 1: Biological level of analysis
1. Outline principles that define the biological level of analysis
2 Explain how principles that define the biological level of analysis may be demonstrated in research
3 Discuss how and why particular research methods are used at the biological level of analysis
4…

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10 Discuss the use of technology in investigating cognitive processes
11 To what extent do cognitive and biological factors interact in emotion
12 Evaluate one theory of how emotion may affect one cognitive process

Chapter 3: Sociocultural level of analysis
1 Outline principles that define the sociocultural level of analysis…

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6b Describe symptoms and prevalence of one disorder (Bulimia)
7a Analyse etiologies of one disorder ( Depression)
8 Analyse etiologies of one disorder (Bulimia)
9 Examine biomedical, individual and group approaches to treatment.
10 Evaluate the use of biomedical, individual and group approaches to the treatment of one disorder
11…

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the Biological level
of analysis
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1.Outline principles that define the biological level of analysis
2.Explain how these principles can be demonstrated in research
1. All behavior has a physiological basis
The biological level of analysis focuses on the many physiological factors that play a role in behaviour ­
brain processes, neurotransmitters, hormones and genes. Biological…

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This leads to the conclusion that the similarities between twins are due to genes, not environment, since
the differences between twins reared apart must mainly be due to the environment
Grove et al ( 1990) studied 32 sets of MZ twins who were separated and raised apart shortly after birth.…

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4. Animal studies provide insight into human behaviour
About 7-8% of psychological research involves the use of animals. Although the range of species that
have been used in various studies in psychology is broad, 90% of the animals used have been rodents
and birds, principally rats, mice, and pigeons. Only…

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3. Discuss how and why particular research methods are used
at the Biological level of analysis
Typical research method
Explanation / example Evaluation
Lab experiments with animals
As we share an earlier common ancestry and physiology with many species eg. primates it is valid to
make inferences about human behavior…

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