OCR AS - Level Psychology Core Studies Booklet

A Booklet i generated - its quite large (67 Pages) but it should tell you everything you need to know, with evaluation and key terms, Also a short introduction on each perspectives too! :)

But its all nicely set out with lots of bullet points so its not all cluttered!, i hope it helps!

Good luck!

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  • Created on: 15-05-12 18:44
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Cognitive Psychology
Cogni
ti
ve
psychol
ogy
a t
tempt
s t
o expl
ain
our
behavi
our
though
an
under
standi
ng
of
ment
al
pr
ocesses.
And
how we make
sense of
t
hese
processes.
Pr
ocesses
invol
ve
Percept
ion
Language
Memo ry
Thi
nking
Al
ong
w i
th
bel
ief
s and
att
it
udes
and
thei
r
inf
ormat
ion.…read more

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Loftus & Palmer (1974)
`Reconstruction of Automobile Destruction'
Background
Memor
y not
a camera
Memor
y can
be
alt
ered and
changed (
Ma l
leabl
e)
Memor
y can
be
dist
ort
ed
o H ow r
e l
i
a bl
e i
s Eye
Witness
Testi
mo ny
(EWT )
o D evl
in
commi tt
ee sai
d t
hat
74% of
a l
l
convi
cted
cri
minals
w er
e al
l
put
down
on
eye wit
ness t…read more

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Resul
ts
wer
e t
o be
anal
ysed
stat
ist
ical
ly
and
w as
found
to
be
si
gni
fi
cant
ly
Smashed (Group 1) 40.
8 mph
Collided (Group 2) 39.
3 mph
Bumped (Group 3) 38.
1 mph
Hit (Group 4) 34.
0 mph
Contacted (Group 5) 31.…read more

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I
n t
he second
experi
ment
it
di
d al
ter
people
me mory
though
the
cri
ti
cal
.
T hi
s
cor
responded
to
the
ver
b used
to
de scr
ibe
as peopl
e who
`smashed'
thr
ough t
he
gl
ass
broke.…read more

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BaronCohen
`Another advanced theory of mind evidence from high functioning adults with
autism or Asperger's syndrome'
Background
Autism
Unabl
e/
d i
ff
icul
ty
to
commu ni
cat
e
Don'
t
li
ke change
Speci
ali
sed subj
ects
Di
ff
icul
t
to
read emo t
ions
Li
kes
anima l
s
Poor
soci
al
skil
ls
Bad
theory
of
min d
Phot
ographic
me mo r
y (
in
some cases)
Can'
t
und er
stand metaphors
Facts
Fi
rst
r
ecognised…read more

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Causes of autism
Ref
ri
g er
a t
or
parent
ing
Geneti
cs
Chr
o moso mal
abnormali
ti
es
Envi
ronme nt
al
catal
ysts
MMR vacci
ne
Ext
reme
ma l
e br
ain
Cognit
ive
defect
s `
l
a ck
of
theor
y of
mi
nds
(TOM)
'
Theory of mind
The
abil
i
ty
to
att
ri
but
e ment
al
stat
es
(f
eel
ing
bel
ief
s Et
c.…read more

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Tor
ret
s Syndr
ome
o 1 0 par
ti
cipant
s
o 8 Male
o 2 Female
o Me an
age:
27
o Me an
IQ:
103.5
Controlled for
Age
+ I
Q
Ext
raneous
and
conf
oundi
ng
var
iabl
es.…read more

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Gender
Recognition
Condition Mean Score
Autistic Adults 24.1
`Normal' Adults 23.3
Torres's adults 23.7
Results
Eyes test
Condition Mean Score
Autistic Adults 16.3
`Normal' Adults 20.3
Torres's adults 20.…read more

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May
cause
str
ess
to
par
ti
ci
pant
s
How representative was the sample?
Har
d t
o
gener
ali
se
w i
th
only
4 aut
ist
ic
adul
ts
Small
number
of
adul
ts
in
other
cl
ini
cal
groups.
What type of data was collected?
Quant
it
ive
consi
sti
ng of
numbers
fr
om each st
ud y
w i
th
resul
ts.…read more

Comments

myah

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myah

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Dan

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Fatimah__:)

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TK_23

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