Think about what makes psychology a science (or not!). See the lecture notes TB1 week 1 from slides 32-49 which looks at psychology as a science.
Topic 1 will be on Psychology as a Science (Teaching block 1 week 1; Lecture on the introduction to the module)
Hint: Think about what makes psychology a science (or not!). See the lecture notes TB1 week 1 from slides 32-49 which looks at psychology as a science.
There is also an excellent chapter freely available online in Brysbaert, M., & Rastle, K. (2012). Historical and Philosophical Issues in Psychology. See chapter 10. Is Psychology a Science? This is freely available as an e-chapter through the university icatsystem.
Topic 2 will be on infants’ cognitive abilities in their first year
Hint: Please focus on in particular, how infants see the physical world in terms of objects and things, and how they see themselves in the social world of interactions, prior to the development of language. You will need to be able to discuss at least two different aspects of infants’ cognitive abilities in some detail.
Please read the excellent and detailed lecture notes from Developmental 2: Infant social and cognitive development delivered by Dr Claudia Uller in TB1 week 5. See slides 36-55 – on understanding the physical world. See also Gleitman, H., Gross, J., & Reisberg, D. (2010). Psychology (8th ed.). US: W.W. Norton and Company. Chapter 14, pp. 550-563. (especially early conceptions of the physical world p. 557-558; Number and mathematical reasoning p. 558-559. The earliest interactions p. 562-563).
Topic 3 will be on personality.
Hint: make sure you can outline 2 keys approaches to understanding personality, and what characterises these approaches in some detail. Please make use of the lecture notes on approaches to studying personality by Dr Sania Shakoor in Teaching block 1, week 1.where she covered the psychodynamic approach, the humanistic approach, trait approach, learning approach, social cognitive approach. Make sure you can discuss any of these approaches – just two will be on the resit paper. See also Gleitman, H., Gross, J., & Reisberg, D. (2010). Psychology (8th ed.). US: W.W. Norton and Company
Topic 4 will be on creativity, expertise and problem solving
Hint: this question will explore links between creativity, expertise and problem solving
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