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Issues and Debates (Edexcel) Critical thinking: Ethics

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Made up proposals that went to an ethics committee. Students have to decide if what is being proposed is within the ethical guidelines and make suggestions to improve on the research in ethical terms.

More cat owners have degrees than dog lovers!

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Demonstrating the dangers of misinterpreting correlational research (obviously all cat owners are more intelligent than dog owners)  and of possible bias caused by funding (Sponsored by the Cats Protection League!)

Teacher resource bank AQA A

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This is the activity bank that AQA A make available on their site. Just putting it here as it is a very good resource for research methods and critical thinking for example.

Welcome to the wonderful world of psychology

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First lesson (single) the year! I will try to separate the sheep from the goats with this worksheet.  Combine with other games and vids if there's time. People may not make it through to lesson 2 if they say Darwin did twin studies in the 1940's or think Loftus theorised about adaption  Useful as a prompt to early group work, to build confidence etc. but also helps to check out the level of student you're working with.

Thinking skills toolkit 2

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This is a second tool to help students who feel a bit exposed when it comes to 'pulling on the thinking cap'.  It's an idea from Matt Jarvis who in his book gives permission for this grid to be reproduced for teaching purposes. Source: Jarvis, M. (2006) Teaching Post 16 Psychology. Cheltenham: Nleson Thornes

Thinking skills toolkit 1

shared by Richard Hood
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This is a tool to help students who feel a bit exposed when it comes to 'pulling on the thinking cap'.  It's an idea from Matt Jarvis who in his book gives permission for this grid to be reproduced for teaching purposes. Source: Jarvis, M. (2006) Teaching Post 16 Psychology. Cheltenham: Nleson Thornes

OCR psychology - worksheet on cognition and turning to crime

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These two tasks are designed with the aim of getting students to engage with the research and to promote independent learning. The 3 studies are; Gudjonsson & Bownes (2002), Palmer & Hollin (1998) and Yochelson & Samenow  (1976) The video clips are currently on iplayer! Teacher notes included

A2 OCR forensic thinking skills upbringing research

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This is a worksheet designed to help students develop thinking skills - it is based on the Farrington study mostly also other 'upbringing' research.

Open-mindedness

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A look at some of the flawed thinking that prompts people who believe in certain non-scientific concepts to advise others who don't to be more open-minded.