Archive | June, 2007

PSYlent: 24th June 2007

Here is the next PSYlent, the weekly overview of those stories that I think are pretty interesting in psychology but don’t really apply to OCR. Seems a shame to miss out on them just because I can’t get them to fit into the specifications. So, here are those studies that would have been without a […]

It’s oh so quiet

Yes indeed, it’s been oh so quiet around PsychBLOG over the past few weeks with only a few posts (and I even forgot to publish PSYlent last week too). I am still around just bogged down with examining (only 320 scripts to go) and having to write almost 10,000 words of assignments (although this was […]

Gotcha. New police interview technique

In the A2 Crime course we look at Interview and Negotiation techniques and investigate which ones are effective at soliciting the most information out of witnesses to an offence. Shifting uncomfortably in your seat? Stumbling over your words? Can’t hold your questioner’s gaze? Police interviewing strategies place great emphasis on such visual and speech-related cues, […]

Review: How to get all 20 core studies into 12cm!

There’s a new CD (which are 12cm – thus the title) out that should be on all of your wish lists this summer: Mark Holah (with LearnByIT) has just released Core Studies in Psychology CD aimed at colleges and teachers as a teaching and revision aid and it’s well worth checking out. From the press […]

PSYlent: 10th June 2007

Here is the next PSYlent, the weekly overview of those stories that I think are pretty interesting in psychology but don’t really apply to OCR. Seems a shame to miss out on them just because I can’t get them to fit into the specifications. So, here are those studies that would have been without a […]

The Psychology of Celebrity

I have wanted for a while now to make a list of well known people who have an A level in psychology. The addition to the AQA specification of the ‘psychology of celebrity’ and the start of Big Brother has rekindled my interest in this question. If anybody could help me I would be very […]

PSYlent: 3rd June 2007

Here is the next PSYlent, the weekly overview of those stories that I think are pretty interesting in psychology but don’t really apply to OCR. Seems a shame to miss out on them just because I can’t get them to fit into the specifications. So, here are those studies that would have been without a […]