a-level (AQA) psychology

100+ free to view videos covering all three AQA papers

paper 1

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Social Influence in 20 min

Conformity

Asch

Zimbardo

Milgram

Milgram 2

Agentic state

Authoratarian personality

Resisting Authority

Minority Influence

Social Change

Memory in 20 Min

The Multi-Store Model

Types of long-term memory

The working Memory model

Explanations for Forgetting

Factors affecting EWT

Improving EWT

Attachment in 20 min

Caregiver – Infant interaction

 

Shaffers stages of development

Lorenz and Harlow

Learning theory

Bowlby – Monotrophy

Ainsworths strange situation

Bowlbys maternal deprivation

Cultural Variations

Romanian Orphans

Early attachment on adult relationships

Psychopathology in 15 min

Definitions of abnormality

Behavioural, emotional and cognitive characteristics

Phobias – Behaviourist Explanations

Phobias – Behaviourist Treatments

Depression – Cognitive Explanations

Depression – Cognitive Treatments

OCD – Biological Explanations

OCD – Biological Treatments

paper 2

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Approaches in 20 min

Origins of Psychology

Behaviourism

Social Learning Theory 

Cognitive Psychology

Biological Psychology

Psychodynamic Psychology

Humanistic Psychology

Approaches comparision 

Biological psychology in 20 min

Divisions of the nervous system

Reflex Arc

Synaptic Transmission

Endocrine System

Fight or Flight

Localisation of Function

Brain Plasticity

Split brain Research

Ways of studying the brain

Circadian Rhythm

Infradian Rhythm

Ultradian Rhythm

 

Research Methods in 40 min

Types of Experiment

Observations

self-report-techniques

Case Study

Content analysis

Correlation

Aims and Hypotheses

Sampling

Experimental Design

Variables

Ethics

Psychology and the economy

 

Peer review

Reliability

Validity

Features of science

Reporting psychological investigations

Types of data

descriptive statistics

Display of quantitative data

Distributions

Levels of measurement

Probability and significance

Inferential testing

 

 

paper 3

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Issues and Debates in 15 min

Gender and Culture

Free will and Determinism

Nature and Nurture

Holism and Reductionism

Ideographic and Nomothetic

Ethical Implications

Relationships in 20 minutes

Evolutionary Explanations

Self-Disclosure

Filter theory

Attractiveness (matching hypothesis)

Social Exchange theory

Rusbluts investment model

Ducks phase model

Virtual Relationships

Parasocial relationships

Gender in 18 min

Sex and Gender

The role of chromosomes and Hormones

Cognitive Explanations of gender

Psychodynamic explanation of gender

Social learning theory applied to gender

Atypical gender development

 

THE COGNITION AND DEVELOPMENT UNIT IS NOT IN DEVELOPMENT

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Schizophrenia in 20 min

Classification of Schizophrenia

Biological Explanations for Schizophrenia

Psychological explanations for schizophrenia

Drug treatments for schizophrenia

Psychological Treatments for Schizophrenia

Interactionalist explanation for schizophrenia

THE EATING BEHAVIOUR UNIT IS NOT IN DEVELOPMENT

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THE STRESS UNIT IS NOT IN DEVELOPMENT

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Aggression in 20 min

Neural and Hormonal

Genetic Explanations

Ethology and Evolution

Social Psychological

Institutional

Media Influences
 

Forensic in 22 min

Offender Profiling

Biological explanations of offending

Eysenck’s theory of the criminal

Cognitive explanations of offending

Differential association theory

Psychodynamic explanations of offending

Dealing with offending behaviour

 

THE ADDICTION UNIT IS NOT IN DEVELOPMENT

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