AO1: Knowledge and Comprehension
Describe: Give a detailed account
Identify: Provide an answer from a number of possibilities.
Outline: Give a brief account or summary.
AO2: Application and Analysis
Comment: Give a judgment based on a given statement or result of a calculation.
Explain: Give a detailed account including reasons or causes.
Suggest: Propose a solution, hypothesis or other possible answer.
AO3: Synthesis and Evaluation
Contrast: Give an account of the differences between two (or more) items or situations, referring to both (all) of them throughout.
Discuss: Offer a considered and balanced review that includes a range of arguments, factors or hypotheses. Opinions or conclusions should be presented clearly and
supported by appropriate evidence.
Evaluate: Make an appraisal by weighing up the strengths and limitations.
To what extent: Consider the merits or otherwise of an argument or concept. Opinions and conclusions should be presented clearly and supported with appropriate evidence
and sound argument.
AO4: Selection and use of skills appropriate to psychology.
Design: Produce a plan, simulation or model.
Investigate: Observe, study, or make a detailed and systematic examination, in order to
establish facts and reach new conclusions.
Predict: Give an expected result.