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REVISION

Hopefully, by now, revision is well under way. This booklet is meant to
supplement your own revision notes, not replace them. Obviously, if in
doubt, refer back to your class notes.

For this unit 542, you need to know 15 key studies in details, and the main
assumptions,…

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PROCEDURE: - Lab Exp, Opportunity sample 252 children tested on
conservation tasks.3 I.Vs ­ age (5, 6, 7 & 8), conditions (standard, one question
& fixed array) and materials (mass, volume & number).
RESULTS: - younger children made more mistakes than older children. All
children did better on the…

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Bandura

AIM: - To see if children imitate modelled aggression in a new setting and to
investigate sex differences.
PARTICIPANTS: - Lab Exp, Opportunity sample 72 nursery children divided
into 3 groups (aggressive model/non-aggressive model/no model). Subdivided
into boys and girls with same sex model or not.
PROCEDURE: -…

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Freud

AIM: - To provide support for Freud's psychoanalytic theory of development
and his theory explaining phobias.
PROCEDURE: - Case study, Opportunity sample. Hans' father recorded
events and conversations and sent these to Freud. Case study and Action
Research.
PARTICIPANT: - Hans aged 3-5 years during case study.
DETAILS…

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Section C
Developmental
a) Key Assumptions: An approach
to understanding the human condition
that covers the whole lifespan.
Researchers use a wide range of
methods and techniques. The focus
is on how behaviours are initiated
and then develop. Typical areas of
study include; emotional and moral
development; how thinking…

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Describe a similarity and a
difference between the Bandura
study and any other which uses
the developmental approach.






Describe a similarity and a
difference between the Freud
study and any other which uses
the developmental approach.








d) Strengths Weaknesses
This approach considers the whole Often focuses on the development…

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Individual Differences

Rosenhan

AIM: - To investigate the reliability of psychiatric diagnoses and consider
whether abnormality is due to personality or situation.
PROCEDURE: - Field exp, Self-selected Ps, Opportunity sample of
hospitals.8 pseudo patients sent to 12 hospitals in USA. Said they heard voices
saying `empty, thud and hollow'.…

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Results?

Conclusions?

Alternatives?


Thigpen & Cleckley

AIM: - To record the case history of a patient with multiple personalities.
PROCEDURE: - A case history, opportunity sample of a female who has two
distinct personalities Eve White and Eve Black. Eve White is demure and serious.
Has headaches and blackouts…

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