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AQA Psychology A Level Paper Three: Relationships

1st Edition

By Philip Gorman

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160 pages | 24 B/W Illus.

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Description

The Extending Knowledge and Skills series is a fresh approach to A Level Psychology, designed for greater demands of the new AQA specification and assessment, and especially written to stretch and challenge students aiming for higher grades.

Dealing with the compulsory topic of AQA’s Paper 3: Relationships, this book is deliberately laid out with the assessment objectives in mind, from AO1 – Knowledge and Understanding material, followed by AO2 – Application material, to AO3 – Evaluation and analysis material. Providing the most in-depth, accessible coverage available of individual topics in Paper 3, the text is packed full of pedagogical features, including:

  • Question Time features to ensure that the reader is consistently challenged throughout the book.
  • New research sections clearly distinct within each chapter to ensure readers have access to the most cutting-edge material.
  • A clear focus on the assessment objectives for the paper topic to ensure readers know when and where to apply knowledge.
  • The use of example answers with examiner style comments to provide greater insight into how to/not to answer exam questions.

An engaging, relevant and challenging text which broadens student understanding beyond that of the average textbook, this is the essential companion for any student taking the AQA A Level Paper 3 in Psychology.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction

2. Sexual Selection and Human Reproductive Behaviour

3. Factors Affecting Romantic Relationships Part 1: Self-Disclosure

4. Factors Affecting Romantic Relationships Part 2: Physical Attractiveness

5. Factors Affecting Romantic Relationships Part 3: Filter Theory

6. Theories of Romantic Relationships Part 1: Social Exchange Theory

7. Theories of Romantic Relationships Part 2: Equity Theory

8. Theories of Romantic Relationships Part 3: Rysbult's Investment Model

9. Theories of Romantic Relationships Part 4: Duck's Phase Model

10. Virtual and Parasocial Relationships

Index

About the Author

Phil Gorman is an experienced Psychology teacher and Assistant Principal Examiner for Paper 3 of the AQA A Level Psychology specification. He has been teaching the A Level for over 25 years and examining for roughly the same amount of time. His examining experience has (in the past) taken him to the position of Chief Examiner for Edexcel A Level Psychology.

About the Series

Extending Knowledge and Skills

The Extending Knowledge and Skills series is a fresh approach to A Level psychology, designed for greater demands of the new AQA specification and assessment, and especially written to stretch and challenge students aiming for higher grades.

Going beyond the reach of traditional revision textbooks, each book in the series provides wider explanations and greater levels of detail on each of the main topics within each paper option and shows how to apply this knowledge in an exam setting to produce higher tier responses.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSY000000
PSYCHOLOGY / General
PSY012000
PSYCHOLOGY / Education & Training