Psychology

Year 10

Half Term 1 Half Term 2 Half Term 3 Half Term 4 Half Term 5 Half Term 6
  • Non Verbal Communication (NVC)
  1. Paralinguistics
  2. Features of NVC, including body language, gestures and touch
  • Memory
  1. Models of memory
  2. Eyewitness testimony
  3. Why we forget
  • The development of personality
  1. Temperament
  2. Theories of personality development
  3. Anti-social personality disorder
  • Stereotyping, prejudice and discrimination
  1. Common stereotypes
  2. Theories of prejudice and discrimination
  3. Reducing prejudice
  • Research Methods
  • Research methods
  • Designing investigations

Year 11

Half Term 1 Half Term 2 Half Term 3 Half Term 4 Half Term 5 Half Term 6
  • Social influence
  1. Why we conform
  2. Why we obey
  3. De-individuation
  4. Social Loafing
  5. Bystander Intervention
  • Learning
  1. Classical and operant conditioning
  2. Phobias
  3. Why we develop them
  4. Treatments for phobias
  5. Aversion therapy
  6. Token economies
  • Sex and gender
  1. Sex and gender identity
  2. Biological differences between the genders
  3. The three theories of gender identity
  • Aggression
  1. Definitions of aggression
  2. Theories of aggression
  3. Reducing aggression
  • Further research methods
  • Further research methods
  • Designing Investigations
  • Exam Revision