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1. Re: Psychology AQA B PSYB4 18th June 2012
(Original post by NellyNoodles)
To remember it, we were taught "Chinese men usually sing whilst roasting chinese spicy pears".

(Experiment, unrelated design)
Chinese = Chi squared (nominal)
Men = Mann Whitney (ordinal)
Usually = Unrelated t -test (interval)

(Experiment, related design)
Sing = Sign (nominal)
Whilst = Wilcoxon (ordinal)
Roasting = Related t-test (interval)

(Correlation)
Chinese = Chi squared (nominal)
Spicy = Spearmans Rho (ordinal)
Pears = Pearsons (interval)
We were given a flow chart, and I found it easier to remember as
ION - (With unrelated data first, then related for difference)

I - Interval - This breaks down into - unrelated and related T
O - Ordinal - This Man whitney and Wilcoxon (M before W)
N - Nominal - This into chi and sign (C before S)

I - Interval - Pearson's product moment
O - Ordinal - Spearman's rank
N - Nominal - Chi

That is my hard way of learning it! :|
lool
2. Re: Psychology AQA B PSYB4 18th June 2012
Anyone outline the post-freudian theories for me? Doesn't look like I learnt that
3. Re: Psychology AQA B PSYB4 18th June 2012
(Original post by buttercup94)
Thank you very much for these, very useful.
In approaches, have you not learnt about the structure of a neuron e.g. axon, nodes of ranvier etc. We learnt this for both PSYB2 and PSYB4, it's just that if you haven't been taught that this year, then i don't have to learn it
Thank you

No, we were not taught about the structures of neurons in PSYB4, so it do not think it is something you will need to know about for this exam.
4. Re: Psychology AQA B PSYB4 18th June 2012
(Original post by lamxox)
does anybody know strengths and weaknesses of quantitative and qualitative data???????????????????
Simple note form:
Strengths of quantitative:
Easy to analyse
Can easy be replicated
Objectivity ensured

Weakness of quantitative:
Less meaningful
Low ecological validity

Strengths of qualitative:
Rich and detailed
High validity
More meaningful

Weakness of qualitative:
Difficult to replicate
Difficult to analyse/generalise
Low reliability (Due to being highly subjective)
5. Re: Psychology AQA B PSYB4 18th June 2012
(Original post by HotfireLegend)
Anyone outline the post-freudian theories for me? Doesn't look like I learnt that
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7. Re: Psychology AQA B PSYB4 18th June 2012
(Original post by HotfireLegend)
Anyone outline the post-freudian theories for me? Doesn't look like I learnt that
Erikson - devised nine stages that existed throughout a person's life. At each stage, a conflict needed to be resolved, and from that conflict the individual would gain an ego strength e.g hope. Erikson focused more on the ego and a person's interaction with their culture.

Horney - believed that penis envy only occurred in neurotic woman. Suggested that men experienced womb envy, and this was manifested in their drive to succeed.

http://www.psychexchange.co.uk/profile/51665/
8. Re: Psychology AQA B PSYB4 18th June 2012
(Original post by Placebo101)
This is absolutely amazing. Far more concise than anything I've seen so far. Thanks!

Do you know what you'd have to learn for ethics?
Thankyou
For ethics we were not taught it for PSYB4, but just told to apply what we learnt for PSYB1
9. Re: Psychology AQA B PSYB4 18th June 2012

^ this is what my teacher gave us for the test
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11. Re: Psychology AQA B PSYB4 18th June 2012
the exams in the afternoon tomorrow right?
12. Re: Psychology AQA B PSYB4 18th June 2012
(Original post by chocolate_monster)
Simple note form:
Strengths of quantitative:
Easy to analyse
Can easy be replicated
Objectivity ensured

Weakness of quantitative:
Less meaningful
Low ecological validity

Strengths of qualitative:
Rich and detailed
High validity
More meaningful

Weakness of qualitative:
Difficult to replicate
Difficult to analyse/generalise
Low reliability (Due to being highly subjective)
thank you
13. Re: Psychology AQA B PSYB4 18th June 2012
(Original post by lumayaa)
the exams in the afternoon tomorrow right?

9:15am on monday 18th june
14. Re: Psychology AQA B PSYB4 18th June 2012
(Original post by lamxox)
9:15am on monday 18th june
oh wow! i proper thought it was in the afternoon, thank youuu !
15. Re: Psychology AQA B PSYB4 18th June 2012
(Original post by chocolate_monster)

(Original post by Over The Rainbow X)
Erikson - devised nine stages that existed throughout a person's life. At each stage, a conflict needed to be resolved, and from that conflict the individual would gain an ego strength e.g hope. Erikson focused more on the ego and a person's interaction with their culture.

Horney - believed that penis envy only occurred in neurotic woman. Suggested that men experienced womb envy, and this was manifested in their drive to succeed.

http://www.psychexchange.co.uk/profile/51665/
Thanks, both!
16. Re: Psychology AQA B PSYB4 18th June 2012
(Original post by lumayaa)
the exams in the afternoon tomorrow right?
I really hope not. I don't want to go to school on a sunday!
17. Re: Psychology AQA B PSYB4 18th June 2012
Do we get a choice on the approaches questions? my tutors been really vague on the actual exam paper :/
18. Re: Psychology AQA B PSYB4 18th June 2012
(Original post by Toni-Leigh)
Do we get a choice on the approaches questions? my tutors been really vague on the actual exam paper :/
as far as i know, yes, we do.
on debates and research methods, we don't.
I can't understand how idiographic and nomothetic can be complementary and interact with one another. Could someone explain this to me and give me an example please that I'd be able to quote in the exam if need be. thanks so much in advance!

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20. Re: Psychology AQA B PSYB4 18th June 2012
(Original post by AmyBarbie)
I can't understand how idiographic and nomothetic can be complementary and interact with one another. Could someone explain this to me and give me an example please that I'd be able to quote in the exam if need be.
Studying an individual in depth can lead to some interesting hypotheses that can be explored further in experiments using larger samples. For example the way that an individual with severe amnesia performs could lead to a hypothesis that can be tested using a laboratory experiment and a large sample.

Similarly there may be an individual in an experiment who outperforms the other participants. The researcher could then study how they use memory strategies in much greater detail.
Last edited by Arcane Barn Elk; 17-06-2012 at 07:51.
21. (Original post by Arcane Barn Elk)
Studying an individual in depth can lead to some interesting hypotheses that can be explored further in experiments using larger samples. For example the way that an individual with severe amnesia performs could lead to a hypothesis that can be tested using a laboratory experiment and a large sample.

Similarly there may be an individual in an experiment who outperforms the other participants. The researcher could then study how they use memory strategies in much greater detail.
Thanks very much. So could I use broca's area or Clive wearing as an example of interactionist approach related to idio/nomo debate? And would you regard 'flooding' as a holistic treatment compared to something like systematic desensitisation?

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22. Re: Psychology AQA B PSYB4 18th June 2012
I just hope that the 12 mark essay question is not on the cognitive approach. I want it to be be on the biological or the psychodynamic approach.
The debates section seems ok and not as worrying as the approaches section as you can refer to your own approaches in relation to the what topic they as ask.
And I just don't like the questions where they ask you to write your own study in the research methods section.
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