Archive | April, 2007

Who’s fault is it anyway? Absent fathers and teenage delinquency

In the Developmental Psychology unit of the AS we look at a longitudinal study of children who have been maternally deprived (Hodges and Tizard). Prior to the Hodges and Tizard study it was thought (mainly as a result of Bowlby’s research) that those children who were maternally deprived as children would become affectionless psychopaths. John […]

PSYlent: 29th April 2007

Here is the first of a what is going to be a weekly overview of those stories that I think are pretty interesting in psychology but don’t really apply to the OCR specification. Seems a shame to miss out on them just because I can’t get them to fit into the specifications. So, here are […]

How many blogs does it take …

Recently I remember (well I had to search for it actually, even though I only wrote it three weeks ago) writing: Blogs aren’t just something that you have to write to make use of them as a teacher; there are hundreds if not thousands of psychology related blogs out there, some useful, some not-so-useful, and […]

ATP: Leicester University 25th Anniversary Conference

From the ATP webiste: Leicester University 25th Anniversary Conference Thursday 5th – Sunday 8th July 2007 Many Lectures and Workshops Exhibition of Books and Teaching Materials Meetings with Exam Board Officers and Examiners Meeting for teachers new to the teaching of Psychology Workshops on the coming (2008) changes in A Level Psychology A full programme […]