Paper 1 (2 hours)


Paper 1 has 5 section, Topics 1-4 are assessed in the first 4 sections, Section A: Social Psychology, Section B: Cognitive Psychology, Section C: Biological Psychology, Section D: Learning Theories. Section E is on’ Issues and Debates’ and this is the section where “anything goes” and you can be asked to select and use psychological knowledge and skills from across the specification. Use the subheadings below to explore all aspects of the Paper 1 spec. There are 90 marks available on this paper. Don’t forget your calculator!

1. Social

2. Cognitive

3. Biological

4. Learning

5. Issues and Debates

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