Psychology for A2 Level is a highly readable textbook, which has been written for the new A2 Psychology syllabus of the AQA Specification A (formerly AEB) and is aimed specifically at students pursuing their studies in psychology beyond AS level. It is an ideal follow-up to any AS level textbook, but in particular the best-selling Psychology for AS Level by the same authors. A supporting CD-Rom of AS / A2 teaching resources is free to teachers who recommend either of these textbooks to their students.
The areas covered are: Social Psychology, Physiological Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Comparative Psychology and Individual Differences. There are also chapters on Perspectives in Psychology and on the assessed Coursework. The book includes a number of helpful features:
Tailored to the new AQA(A) specification so that students can easily use the text for their A2 studies o Mapped clearly and comprehensively to the requirements of three parts of the A2 assessment: Options paper; Synoptic paper; and Coursework o Careful explanations that are easy to read and enable clear understanding o Case studies of real life examples o Important key studies, each with critical evaluation and discussion points o Detailed end-of-chapter summaries o Exam-style questions to test understanding and to give exam practice o Suggested activities and self-assessment questions to stimulate thought and interpretation o Suggestions for further reading, in print and on-line o Many illustrations and humorous drawings to reinforce learning objectives o Tips and suggestions for studying, learning, choosing options and preparing for exams and coursework o Glossary of key terms
The book is supported by a website, www.a-levelpsychology.co.uk, where further information and resources related to AS and A2 level psychology can be found.