Psychology for A2

Psychology for A2


Edited by Mike Cardwell, Edited by Liz Clark, Edited by Claire Meldrum

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  • Publisher: Collins Educational
  • Format: Paperback | 672 pages
  • Dimensions: 192mm x 265mm 1,722g
  • Publication date: 20 April 2004
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0007170424
  • ISBN 13: 9780007170425
  • Edition: 3, Revised
  • Edition statement: 3rd Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: 100 col illus, With index
  • Sales rank: 335,760

Product description

This new edition of Cardwell, Clark and Meldrum's best-selling textbook contains many student-friendly features and a stimulating full-colour design. The text has been extensively revised and updated in the light of real A2 teaching and examining experience. Following on from the acclaimed third edition of Psychology for AS-level, the new A2 book contains a number of new interactive features -- Getting you thinking, Check your understanding, An eye on the exam. Also included are a number of exclusive 'Expert interviews' with leading psychologists to help stimulate students' own evaluation skills. The text is divided into eight main sections, providing comprehensive coverage of all compulsory and optional AQA(A) units:1. Social Psychology 2. Physiological Psychology 3. Cognitive Psychology 4. Developmental Psychology 5. Comparative Psychology 6. Individual Differences 7. Perspectives -- including new units on Issues, Debates and Approaches. 8. Exam preparation and coursework -- including a complete sample examination paper, sample answers and examiner commentary.

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Author information

* Mike Cardwell is a senior examiner for a major awarding body and Principal Lecturer in Psychology at Bath Spa University College. He has written and contributed to many best-selling resources, including Do Brilliantly AS & A2 Psychology (Collins), and is an editor of Psychology Review. * Liz Clark is Head of Distance Learning at the Royal College of Nursing, where she develops and runs flexible learning programmes. * Claire Meldrum is a practising teacher of A-level Psychology with experience of schools and FE colleges. Her other books include Instant Revision AS Psychology (Collins) and Do Brilliantly AS Psychology.

Review quote

Praise for the second edition:'An excellent core text ... it covers the specification brilliantly and I like the question and sample answers' section.' Sarah Sawyer, Head of Psychology, St Augustine's Catholic College'... I came out with a high A grade which I honestly didn't expect, and which is the result of studying your excellent book ... [It] was clear, explained everything in a way in which I could understand, and somehow many facts and quotes just stuck in my head... the book was just a pleasure to study from ... ' Judy, a student from Liverpool