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Psychology

We hope you are looking forward to joining us in September to study A level Psychology.

 We follow the AQA specification, which can be found here

https://filestore.aqa.org.uk/resources/psychology/specifications/AQA-7181-7182-SP-2015.PDF

Although you will not have studied Psychology before, there are lots of things you can do to get yourself prepared for September.  

Mr Hale

  1. Yr 11 Psychology Transition Work
    PDF File

Recommended textbook:

AQA Psychology for A-Level Year 1 & AS - Cara Flanagan, Dave Berry, Matt Jarvis, Rob Liddle

Reading List:

  •  Freud for Beginners by Richard Appignanesi and Oscar Zarate 
  •  Psychology: A Very Short Introduction by Gillian Butler and Freda McManus    
  •  The Happiness Hypothesis by Jonathan Haidt  
  •  The Psychopath Test by Jon Ronson
  •  The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and Other Clinical Tales by Oliver W Sacks    
  •  The Lucifer Effect  by Philip Zimbardo
  • Magazines/journals: Psychology Review (Quarterly) and The Psychologist (Monthly) 

www.simplypsychology.org 

www.tutor2u.net/psychology 

www.youtube.com/crashcourse 

www.bps.org.uk 

 

The tasks to complete can be found in Related Documents Below