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Oxford Psychology Units 1+2 3rd edition : Student Book + Obook/Assess - Roger Edwards

Oxford Psychology Units 1+2 3rd edition

Student Book + Obook/Assess

Book with Other Items Published: 27th January 2016
ISBN: 9780190303976

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Oxford VCE Psychology Units 1 + 2 Third Edition has been fully revised to match the new VCE Psychology 2016/2017-2021 Study Design. The new edition includes the latest research in psychology and comes with obook/assess - your complete online teaching and learning solution.

Key features include:

  • New and enhanced content for the new course
  • New and enhanced digital content; study, revision and assessment
  • Over 600 auto-marking review questions; over 200 exam preparation and practise questions
  • Authorative, accurate and up-to-date content and research
  • Chapter overviews clearly explain what each chapter covers and what students need to understand
  • 'Investigate boxes’ help enrich and extend students’ knowledge
  • Assessment activities at the end of each Area of Study
  • Student Workbook updated to help students develop key skills and consolidate learning
  • Same peerless author team: Roger Edwards, Karen Marangio, Vicki Moore, Elizabeth Blaher-Lucas, Fiona Ganino-Day.

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Chapter 1 Research toolkit
Chapter 2 Introduction to psychology

Unit 1: How are behaviour and mental processes shaped?

Area of Study 1: How does the brain function?

Chapter 3 Understanding the role of the brain: approaches through time
Chapter 4 Central nervous system, peripheral nervous system & neurons: structure & function
Chapter 5 Hindbrain, midbrain & forebrain: structure, function & the role of the cerebral cortex
Chapter 6 Brain development from infancy through adolescence
Chapter 7 Malfunctioning brains: the impact of injury & understanding neurological disorders through animal studies

Area of Study 2: What influences psychological development?

Chapter 8 Hereditary & environmental interactions: twin & adoption studies
Chapter 9 Critical & sensitive periods in development
Chapter 10 Emotional, cognitive & psychosocial development across the lifespan
Chapter 11 The conceptualisation of normality & mental health
Chapter 12 Mental health as a product of internal & external factors
Chapter 13 Categories of psychological disorder

Area of Study 3: Student-directed research investigation

Unit 2: How do external factors influence behaviour & mental processes?

Area of Study 1: What influences a person’s perception of the world?

Chapter 14 Sensation & perception: taste & vision
Chapter 15 The influence of biological, psychological & social factors on perception: taste & vision
Chapter 16 Fallibility & distortions of perception: taste & vision

Area of Study 2: How are people influenced to behave in particular ways?

Chapter 17 Social cognition: attitudes & stereotyping
Chapter 18 Group & individual behaviour: Asch, Milgram and Zimbardo
Chapter 19 Factors of helping & bullying behaviour
Chapter 20 The influence of the media on individual & group behaviour

Area of Study 3: Student-directed practical investigation

ISBN: 9780190303976
ISBN-10: 0190303972
Series: Oxford Psychology Series
Audience: Primary / High School
Format: Book with Other Items
Language: English
Published: 27th January 2016
Publisher: Oxford University Press Australia
Country of Publication: AU
Weight (kg): 1.22
Edition Number: 3

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