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OCR Psychology for AS with Dynamic Learning CD

Hodder Education presents OCR Psychology for AS a brand new text for the 2008 OCR AS Psychology specification, covering all 15 core studies, contextualising, presenting and evaluating each study in full, in order to make it relevant to the student. The textbook is highly accessible and readable, with useful guidance on comparing studies, applying themes, […]

Review: Psychology in a nutshell?

Introducing Psychological Research 3rd Edition It’s been 7 years since the last revision of Introducing Psychological Research (Banyard & Grayson) but what has this recent 3rd Edition brought us? They say: “This edition provides full summaries of the most important psychological research studies and includes an expanded section on methodology. The studies have been selected […]

Tyranny and the tyrant (The Psychologist)

Last months ‘The Psychologist‘ had an excellent book review of Zimbardo’s recent work ‘The Lucifer Effect: Understanding How Good People Turn Evil‘ written by Phil Banyard. The review highlights the very real holes and pitfalls in Zimbardo’s ‘it’s not my fault I was told to’ argument. The driving force for Philip Zimbardo to write The […]

So you want to be a psychologist?

“What is the recipe for successful achievement? To my mind there are just four essential ingredients: Choose a career you love, give it the best there is in you, seize your opportunities, and be a member of the team.” This is going to be the first in a series of posts concerning becoming a psychologist […]