We do more than revise key theory and solve past exam questions.
Each session also includes:
• finer points of exam preparation
• how to decode unusual exam questions
• how to answer questions to the marker’s requirements for maximum marks.

Teacher in charge: Paul Hudson

Paul has been teaching Stage 2 Psychology since its introduction in 2004. He has been an exam marker and supervisor for many of those years and has extensive experience as a moderator in Psychology.

Qualifications: B.A., Dip.Ed.

Session A – Introduction and exam preparation

  • Descriptive statistics
  • Experimental, quantitative observational and qualitative investigation designs
  • Methods of assessing psychological responses
  • Limitations of small and unrepresentative samples
  • Ethical issues
  • Exam format and techniques

    Please note: Classes will run as scheduled on the October 2 Public Holiday.

 

$70.00

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Session B – Social cognition

  • Attitudes and their functions
  • Attitude change (persuasion)
  • Impression formation and management
  • Social Comparison
  • Advertising and social norms
  • Behavioural therapy and applications to larger social issues
  • Methods of assessing attitude
$70.00

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Session C – Learning

  • Classical and operant conditioning, social learning theory
  • Contiguity and contingency
  • Reinforcement and punishment
  • Social issues associated with learning
  • Learning experiments, research and ethics
  • Changing behaviour and treating phobias
$70.00

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Session D – Personality

  • Psychodynamic, humanistic and trait conceptions of personality
  • Personality assessment
  • Psychological interventions and social issues
  • Ethical issues of personality assessment and research
$70.00

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Session E – Psychobiology of altered states of awareness

  • Biology of sleep and circadian rhythms
  • Stages of sleep and sleep disorders
  • Arousal and task performance
  • Stress and its management
  • Psychobiological interventions
  • Social and ethical issues relating to jetlag and shiftwork
$70.00

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Session F – Healthy minds

  • The four levels of Explanation
  • Anxiety disorders and depression
  • Risk and protective factors for mental disorders
  • Ethical issues associated with mental health research
  • Treatment and interventions
$70.00

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