Criminal Contemporary Study; Tip for the teachers

Hi second post of the day. I have just spotted a cross over in the specification for criminal psychology. I hadn’t spotted this before as its not a topic that I teach but could be useful in terms of revision. Pupils need a study that supports the use of both their cognitive behavioral treatments for…

Command term ‘analyse’ – one for the teachers ;)

Hi everyone. A question came up on my Hodder teacher training day on Wednesday, that I fudged a little bit as I couldn’t quite remember the rationale for my response. Anyway, here’s the deal. The question was about the use of the command term ‘analyse’ in Edexcel exam papers. Analyse is in the taxonomy, which…

Reflecting on the psychology of heroism

What follows was written as an example of an essay for an Edexcel Key Question asking ‘How can social psychology be used to explain heroism?’ it contains┬ádescriptive material about the KQ, application of psychological concepts, theories and research and some discussion/evaluation. See if you can spot the differing components. Heroism involves voluntarily putting oneself at…