Psychology is the scientific study of the mind and behaviour.
This course covers a wide range of topics, including :
• Memory, how our memory works, why we forget information and why our memory isn’t always reliable
• Psychological problems, exploring the causes of disorders such as depression and schizophrenia as well as the development of treatments
• Development, how our brain and thinking changes as we get older, as well as the changing role of education
• Criminal psychology, explanations for anti-social and criminal behaviour and what makes punishments effective.
This course is for students who have a genuine interest in why people think and behave the way that they do. You will need to be able to describe, apply, evaluate and articulate different ideas.
Click the link below to hear from Psychology Teacher Ms Smikle