IB Psychology: Course Book Oxford IB Diploma Program

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  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 10/25/2012
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

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The only DP resources developed with the IB Comprehensively covering all the core and option units for the 2009 syllabus at SL and HL, this text provides unrivalled preparation for IB assessment and was uniquely developed with the IB. Integrating examination of ethical issues, research methods and more, it will spur the highest levels of critical thought and support top achievement.

Table of Contents

Section 1: Research in psychology
1.1. What is psychology?
1.2. Understanding the research process
1.3. Research in psychology: experimental methods
1.4. Non-experimental methods: qualitative research
Section 2: Biological level of analysis
2.1. Biological level of analysis: physiology and behaviour
2.2. Biological level of analysis: genetics and behaviour
2.3. An integrative look at criminal behaviour
Section 3: Cognitive level of analysis
3.1. Cognitive level of analysis: cognitive processes
3.2. Cognitive level of analysis: cognition and emotion
3.3. An integrative look at happiness
Section 4: Sociocultural level of analysis
4.1. Sociocultural level of analysis: sociocultural cognition
4.2. Sociocultural level of analysis: social and cultural norms
4.3. An integrative approach to prejudice and discrimination
Section 5: Abnormal psychology
5.1. Abnormal psychology:concepts of normality
5.2. Abnormal psychology:psychological disorders
5.3. Abnormal psychology:implementing treatment
Section 6: Developmental psychology
6.1. Developmental psychology: cognitive development
6.2. Developmental psychology: social development
6.3. Developmental psychology: identity development
Section 7: Health psychology
7.1. Health psychology: stress
7.2. Health psychology: substance abuse, addictive behaviour and obesity
7.3. Health psychology: health promotion
Section 8: Human relationships
8.1. Human relationships: social responsibility
8.2. Human relationships: interpersonal relationships
8.3. Human relationships: violence
Section 9: Sport psychology
9.1. Sport psychology: emotion and motivation
9.2. Sport psychology: skill development and performance
9.3. Sport psychology: problems in sport
Section 10: Qualitative research
10.1. Qualitative research: theory and practice
10.2. Qualitative research: interviews
10.3. Qualitative research: observations
10.4. Qualitative research: case studies
10.5. Writing paper 3 questions
Section 11: Writing papers in psychology: SAQs and essays
Section 12: The internal assessment in psychology
Section 13: The extended essay in psychology

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