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Psychology as a science

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Interactive presentation for Psyhcology as a science.

AQA Methods 1: Psychology and Science

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I have previously uploaded a couple of powerpoints on scientific methods in Psychology. This is the first in the series, which asks what science is, what scientists do, and starts to look at the use of a hypothesis.

PSYB4 The scientific method

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I've made this table, which I'll blow up onto A3, for the students to complete to help them with the "is psychology a science?" and "should it be a science" type questions. Any feedback would be greatly appreciated as I'm not too confident about the resource - just think its a bit crude. Thanks

Edexcel issues and debates how far psychology is a science

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Edexcel unit 4 issues and debates how far psychology is a science. Power point to accompany the work sheet.

Edexcel how far psychology is a science

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Edexcel Unit 4 issues and debates how far psychology is a science. Worksheet to describe the debate and evaluate whether psychology should be called a science. Includes comparison of the 5 approaches from unit 1 and 2.There is a powerpoint to accompany the work sheet.

A2 OCR G544' Is psychology a science'

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Powerpoint about the Is psychology a science debate-Mainly a s a way of generating dicussion with a few extra references to studies /opinions out side the OCR syllabus. Visually quite dull so please feel free to tart it up a bit

AQA PSYA4 Pop quiz on Kuhn and Popper

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10-mark quiz set to make sure the students have done their hmwk!

Psychology and Science

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Liberally synthesised from other PsychExchangers (thanks), some detailed notes on whether psychology is and should aspire to be a science. Suitable for Edexcel Unit 4

ppt is psychology a science

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this is something i produced for issues and debates edexcel revision.

WJEC PY4 Controversies Psychology as a science

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This was made for WJECY PY4, but could easily be used for any syllabus which looks at the controversy of psychology as a science. This handout examines the debate of whether or not psychology is and should be classed as a science. It presents the basic arguments for and against. There are lots of gaps where students can write in their own examples. My logic is that by letting them chose their own examples, they will chose those theories and studies which they best understand and can

WJEC PY4 Controversies - psychology as a science

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A powerpoint for PY4 (with some help from Aidan Sammons handouts on psychlotron). Useful for most boards.

Example of Tagxedo: Words linked to Psychology and common sense

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Just an example of the type of thing you can create with tagxedo which is a website that creates word clouds. My computer wouldn't let me use wordle so I tried this instead and its great!

Is Psychology A Science?

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Is Psychology A Science? In charting the development of psychology; this outstanding article from the early days of the discipline (1874) addresses this question in detail.This article forms part of an initiative to make important, insightful and engaging public domain works in psychology freely available. See following links to access material that has already been published under this

Expectancy effects in psychology

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I use this after is psychology a science lesson. Has a video link to a dog that can count.

Is Psychology a Science

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OCR G544 - thanks Liz for the lovely interactive title! Also contains link to funny but good video clip at the end.

WJEC- Evaluation Memory Aid

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Uses 7 letters of word SCIENCE to give students some ideas for evaluating approaches (strengths and weaknesses) and methodology. It has helped them get started in these types of questions. A and A* students can add other ideas but this is useful for getting lower ability students writing.

Is Psychology a science?

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Table to go with the powerpoint. I enlarge it to A3 and the students complete it as we go through the presentation. It will take about 2 h to complete the activity. Then I organise a debate and then they write an essay.

Is Psychology a science?

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A presentation which highlight all the main themes with humour. I will use it with the table "is Psychology a science".

Powerpoint to introduce what science is

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I use this powepoint to introduce what science is. The difference between science and non science. May be useful in anomalistic psychology. I put the page numbers for Nelson thornes book in the corner of the ppt.

PSYA4 Application of scientific method powerpoint

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Unit 4 Research methods Explains the terminology e,g, inductive, deductive, arguments for and against psychology as a science. Nine slides with questions at the end.

Science is real by 'They might be giants'

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Fun way to start or end a lesson on 'is psychology a science'

Ross & Phoebe argue about evolution - is psychology a science

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Could be used to prime discussion on 'what is science' etc.  Friends clip

Is Psychology a Science?

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a short video about this famous question ... the presentation is a bit monotonous but the content is good. I will use it as an introduction to the topic

Is Psychology a Science

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Quite funny and good short clip about is psychology a science - has all the right terminology and key points. Some of my students were rolling around laughing - others didnt get it - but still good!

Is Psychology a science?

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A bit strange.. a presentation by ROBOTS!!!! but I can see that being used as an introduction to the topic. Watch it first though you might be surprised!

What Happens When Things Go Wrong: Mental Illness, Part I

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Professor Susan Nolen-Hoeksema describes how modern clinical psychology both identifies and treats various mental disorders. Particular focus is placed upon mood disorders such as bipolar disorder and depression, including current diagnostic criteria and current practices for treatment.

Psychology, Sex, and Evolution

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This lecture reviews what evolutionary theories and recent studies in psychology can tell us about sex and gender differences. Students will hear how psychology can help explain many of the differences that exist in whom we find attractive, what we desire in a mate, and sexual orientation.

An idea by Helen Gibb

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My idea is ...A golden oldie I think i developed from watching a tv programme this week.We created an essay lan which i gave the student 10 mins to learn then i got the students to stand in a circle a ...

An idea by Simon Knight

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Sense about science has a set of resources here: http://www.senseaboutscience.net/?page_id=48 for peer review for us in the "what is science" section of the spec ...