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Psychology AQA A PSYA3 11th June 2012!

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    Hi everyone. Can anyone tell me/point me towards the JUNE 2011 PSYA3 past paper? I can't find it at all on the AQA website and would like to know what the questions were on Sleep, Aggression and Perception!

    Thanks
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    Sleep questions were outline narcolepsy (4 marks) and outline & evaluate evolutionary explanations of sleep (8/12)

    Aggression questions were:

    Outline institutional aggression explanations (4 marks)

    The other one was on Group displays of aggression as an EVOLUTIONARY response which had the bulk of the marks.

    I think there may have been one more for aggression - not sure...

    Check psychexchange for further info - it may be on there.
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    (Original post by Mephestic)
    Sleep questions were outline narcolepsy (4 marks) and outline & evaluate evolutionary explanations of sleep (8/12)

    Aggression questions were:

    Outline institutional aggression explanations (4 marks)

    The other one was on Group displays of aggression as an EVOLUTIONARY response which had the bulk of the marks.

    I think there may have been one more for aggression - not sure...

    Check psychexchange for further info - it may be on there.
    Weren't those the questions for January 2012 paper, not the June 2011 one?
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    (Original post by Heyimdec)
    Weren't those the questions for January 2012 paper, not the June 2011 one?
    haha your right! whoops my bad!

    sorry

    (Original post by 007dunlop)
    Hi everyone. Can anyone tell me/point me towards the JUNE 2011 PSYA3 past paper? I can't find it at all on the AQA website and would like to know what the questions were on Sleep, Aggression and Perception!

    Thanks
    Edit: Ok iv found the paper for you - its attached! go nuts!
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  1. File Type: pdf JUNE 2011 Exam paper PSYA4.pdf (176.0 KB, 444 views)
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    (Original post by Mephestic)
    haha your right! whoops my bad!

    sorry



    Edit: Ok iv found the paper for you - its attached! go nuts!
    That's the PSYA4 not PSYA3 paper
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    (Original post by 007dunlop)
    That's the PSYA4 not PSYA3 paper

    hows this?
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  2. File Type: pdf PSYA3 JUNE 2011.pdf (74.8 KB, 451 views)
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    (Original post by Mephestic)
    hows this?
    Awesome, thanks. Much appreciated!
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    (Original post by Mephestic)
    Relationships I think perhaps either Sexual selection or maintenance.

    For Aggression I think Genetics perhaps.

    no idea for eating behaviour!

    These are just pure guesses btw, im not doing psya3 but i did it january
    Thanks
    I did it in Jan but want to resit.
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    Is anyone doing aggression? - if yes, what are the IDA's (Issues, Debates and Approaches) for the importation model (dispositional factors) and the Deprivational model (situational factots) regarding institutional aggression?!
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    I'm doing Aggression, Biological rhythms and Eating behaviours.

    Just doing some revision now... ahh
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    Relationships Query

    What should be my '2 or more theories' for the formation, maintenance and breakdown?
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    Does anyone have a list of possible essay questions for Relationship and Aggression?

    Will be a big help,

    I have a list for sleep essays for anyone that's interested
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    • Discuss the role of endogenous pacemakers and exogenous zeitgebers in the sleep wake cycle
    • Outline and evaluate research into circadian rhythms
    • Outline and evaluate research into infradian and ultradian rhythms
    • Outlines and evaluate the consequences of disrupting biological rhythms
    • Nature of sleep – Stages of sleep
    • Discuss lifespan changes in sleep
    • Discuss restoration theory of function of sleep
    • Discuss evolutionary theory of the function of sleep
    • Discuss explanations of any two sleep disorders
    • Outline and evaluate explanations into insomnia
    • Outline and evaluate explanations in narcolepsy
    • Outline and evaluate explanations into sleepwalking.
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    (Original post by Eternal*)

    I have a list for sleep essays for anyone that's interested
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    • Discuss the role of endogenous pacemakers and exogenous zeitgebers in the sleep wake cycle
    • Outline and evaluate research into circadian rhythms
    • Outline and evaluate research into infradian and ultradian rhythms
    • Outlines and evaluate the consequences of disrupting biological rhythms
    • Nature of sleep – Stages of sleep
    • Discuss lifespan changes in sleep
    • Discuss restoration theory of function of sleep
    • Discuss evolutionary theory of the function of sleep
    • Discuss explanations of any two sleep disorders
    • Outline and evaluate explanations into insomnia
    • Outline and evaluate explanations in narcolepsy
    • Outline and evaluate explanations into sleepwalking.
    I am not studying Relationships and haven't learnt Aggression yet so don't sorry.

    However I am doing Sleep, so thank you for your list!

    How do you really think they'll ask us specifically ask us about lifespan changes on their own? I don't think there's 24 marks worth to write about? I was thinking that they'd combine that into the nature of sleep?
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    (Original post by hhh123)
    I am not studying Relationships and haven't learnt Aggression yet so don't sorry.

    However I am doing Sleep, so thank you for your list!

    How do you really think they'll ask us specifically ask us about lifespan changes on their own? I don't think there's 24 marks worth to write about? I was thinking that they'd combine that into the nature of sleep?
    It can be combined OR asked on its own. There is actually quite lot on lifespan.
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    Dreading this exam after hearing how bad the January '12 paper was!
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    Does anyone have any model answers for aggression, perception or gender? I've done two on perception, but they need marking. I can upload them once they're marked if anyone wants them.
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    Not model answers, but here are my (complete) notes for biorhythms, aggression and relationships for the PSYA3 exam. There's 5 pages per topic and they cover pretty much everything

    http://www.freefilehosting.net/notes-compiled_1

    Hope this helps!! :bigsmile: :bigsmile: :bigsmile:
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    Dreading this exam.
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    (Original post by CJ 24K)
    Not model answers, but here are my (complete) notes for biorhythms, aggression and relationships for the PSYA3 exam. There's 5 pages per topic and they cover pretty much everything

    http://www.freefilehosting.net/notes-compiled_1

    Hope this helps!! :bigsmile: :bigsmile: :bigsmile:
    Thanks, but the link isn't working for me.
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    (Original post by CJ 24K)
    Not model answers, but here are my (complete) notes for biorhythms, aggression and relationships for the PSYA3 exam. There's 5 pages per topic and they cover pretty much everything

    http://www.freefilehosting.net/notes-compiled_1

    Hope this helps!! :bigsmile: :bigsmile: :bigsmile:
    Isn't working for me either

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