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    I started this thread for all us Edexcel students, as we are seriously lacking Edexcel threads.

    Chat, ask questions, whatever...and good luck!
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    (Original post by lozzyhickers)
    I started this thread for all us Edexcel students, as we are seriously lacking Edexcel threads.

    Chat, ask questions, whatever...and good luck!
    Hey I do edexcel psych.
    Have you done unit 3 in January? Which topics did you do?
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    (Original post by lozzyhickers)
    I started this thread for all us Edexcel students, as we are seriously lacking Edexcel threads.

    Chat, ask questions, whatever...and good luck!
    hello i have edexcel A2 biology and chemistry exams in june. so how is revision going and what are your revision strategies!!!
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    (Original post by INeedToRevise)
    Hey I do edexcel psych.
    Have you done unit 3 in January? Which topics did you do?
    Hello, no we're not allowed to do it in Jan in our college, because statistically we do better in June, how did it go? Was it as hard as you thought it was?

    We've done Criminal, Child, Clinical and obviously, issues and debates. What ones did you do?
    (Original post by precious7)
    hello i have edexcel A2 biology and chemistry exams in june. so how is revision going and what are your revision strategies!!!
    Hi, This thread is specifically for A2 Edexcel Psych students, which is why it's in the Psych section. But to answer your question, i've had quite a few revision strategies over the years, and whether they work for me chages alot. Adn atm none of them seem to be working because I have an illness which greatly affects my concentration =/
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    (Original post by lozzyhickers)
    Hello, no we're not allowed to do it in Jan in our college, because statistically we do better in June, how did it go? Was it as hard as you thought it was?

    We've done Criminal, Child, Clinical and obviously, issues and debates. What ones did you do?
    Exactly the same! Haha thats weird!!

    It was ok I didn't do that good so I'm resitting it in June. There are so many studies!! How do you remember them all? Have you finished being taught on everything then in school?
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    (Original post by INeedToRevise)
    Exactly the same! Haha thats weird!!

    It was ok I didn't do that good so I'm resitting it in June. There are so many studies!! How do you remember them all? Have you finished being taught on everything then in school?
    Bad luck But at least you get to resit, if I muck up in June that's it! Luckly i'm predicted way higher than my uni offer though

    A few of the studies we did last year, like Loftus and Palmer,Bandura, Gottesham and Shields etc so they're firmly embedded into my brain now, as for the others, some I just remember instantly, some I have to put into a table to remember all the details. But i'm crap at dates, so it's a good job they don't matter much! How do you remember? And yes, all teaching is over for me! Just revision now
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    (Original post by lozzyhickers)
    Bad luck But at least you get to resit, if I muck up in June that's it! Luckly i'm predicted way higher than my uni offer though

    A few of the studies we did last year, like Loftus and Palmer,Bandura, Gottesham and Shields etc so they're firmly embedded into my brain now, as for the others, some I just remember instantly, some I have to put into a table to remember all the details. But i'm crap at dates, so it's a good job they don't matter much! How do you remember? And yes, all teaching is over for me! Just revision now
    I didn't do badly. Just need a better grade for uni. I need an A for uni
    Yeah, we did all of them last year as well there are so many for child though.

    I just make cue cards with all the studies. And read over them. Thats what I did last year. And then just recall from memory. This year, I haven't been focusing on psychology too much. Probably why I have to resit.
    Have you got notes on Goldsteins' study??
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    (Original post by INeedToRevise)
    I didn't do badly. Just need a better grade for uni. I need an A for uni
    Yeah, we did all of them last year as well there are so many for child though.

    I just make cue cards with all the studies. And read over them. Thats what I did last year. And then just recall from memory. This year, I haven't been focusing on psychology too much. Probably why I have to resit.
    Have you got notes on Goldsteins' study??
    Oooh I think you can do it, you can't have been far off. Where are you off to then? What are you going to study?
    Yeah there's loads to remember for privation/deprivation, mainly for/against daycare, it sucks!

    I did that last year, worked really well last yea, but this year, i dunno, doesn't work so well for me, so me and my bf are quizing each other alot. Like you, psychology isn't my top priority at the moment, Film Studies is, that's incredibly hard, and that's the subject I think i'll do worst in so i'm putting in more work there.
    I do have a few notes on it yes, the book's explanation was rubbish though!
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    (Original post by lozzyhickers)
    Oooh I think you can do it, you can't have been far off. Where are you off to then? What are you going to study?
    Yeah there's loads to remember for privation/deprivation, mainly for/against daycare, it sucks!

    I did that last year, worked really well last yea, but this year, i dunno, doesn't work so well for me, so me and my bf are quizing each other alot. Like you, psychology isn't my top priority at the moment, Film Studies is, that's incredibly hard, and that's the subject I think i'll do worst in so i'm putting in more work there.
    I do have a few notes on it yes, the book's explanation was rubbish though!
    Haha thanks I'm hoping to study Pharmacy. Haven't firmed anywhere yet, but probably will be Aston. Yeah I know right?! Child is probably what let me down in January. I'm ok with criminal. I'm trying to balance out psych with the rest of my subjects. I want to get all these studies learnt haha. What grade are you aiming for? And what course do you want to do?

    Which book are you using? We have the "Angles" textbook. Its not very good.
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    (Original post by INeedToRevise)
    Haha thanks I'm hoping to study Pharmacy. Haven't firmed anywhere yet, but probably will be Aston. Yeah I know right?! Child is probably what let me down in January. I'm ok with criminal. I'm trying to balance out psych with the rest of my subjects. I want to get all these studies learnt haha. What grade are you aiming for? And what course do you want to do?

    Which book are you using? We have the "Angles" textbook. Its not very good.
    I've firmed Psychology at Lincoln, I need 300 points inc. AS, but i'm predicted 390, I'd like to get an A, but as long as I get the points, then I don't mind getting a B, any les than that though, I think i'll be pretty disapointed!

    We're using the official 'Edexcel A2 Psychology' one by Christine Brain. You'd think it would be good, as it's official but it's crap! Loads of mistakes in it, we have permission from our teachers to correct them They even got the equations for Classical Conditioning wrong!

    I'm not bad with criminal either, but I find it hard to rememeber the Yarmey study! I can get y head around the theories pretty easily though, it's evaluations of theories that let me down. I just learnt this new method called A.S.A.V.E.R but I just need to put it into practice now!
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    (Original post by lozzyhickers)
    I've firmed Psychology at Lincoln, I need 300 points inc. AS, but i'm predicted 390, I'd like to get an A, but as long as I get the points, then I don't mind getting a B, any les than that though, I think i'll be pretty disapointed!

    We're using the official 'Edexcel A2 Psychology' one by Christine Brain. You'd think it would be good, as it's official but it's crap! Loads of mistakes in it, we have permission from our teachers to correct them They even got the equations for Classical Conditioning wrong!

    I'm not bad with criminal either, but I find it hard to rememeber the Yarmey study! I can get y head around the theories pretty easily though, it's evaluations of theories that let me down. I just learnt this new method called A.S.A.V.E.R but I just need to put it into practice now!
    Ooh cool I bet our book is much worse! Its literally just text text and text.
    A.S.A.V.E.R???
    We don't have to learn the Yarmey study.
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    (Original post by INeedToRevise)
    Ooh cool I bet our book is much worse! Its literally just text text and text.
    A.S.A.V.E.R???
    We don't have to learn the Yarmey study.
    For evaluating a theory:

    A: Alternative Theories
    S: Study
    A: Application
    V: Validity
    E: Ethics
    R: Reliability

    There's also one called G.R.A.V.E for evaluating studies

    G: Generalisability
    R: Reliability
    A: Application
    V: Validity
    E: Ethics

    And lucky you, because Yarmey has lots of little details which are vital to the exam, and they're really hard to remember.
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    (Original post by lozzyhickers)
    For evaluating a theory:

    A: Alternative Theories
    S: Study
    A: Application
    V: Validity
    E: Ethics
    R: Reliability

    There's also one called G.R.A.V.E for evaluating studies

    G: Generalisability
    R: Reliability
    A: Application
    V: Validity
    E: Ethics

    And lucky you, because Yarmey has lots of little details which are vital to the exam, and they're really hard to remember.
    Ooh cool. Thats helpful Thanks.
    Yeah we use grave.


    Oh and I don't know if you have come across this one to remember characteristics of Maternal Deprivation:
    ADDIDDAS

    A: Agression
    D: Deliquency
    D: Dwarfism
    I: Intellectual Retardation
    D: Depression
    D: Dependency
    A: Affectionless
    S: Social maladjustment
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    (Original post by INeedToRevise)
    Ooh cool. Thats helpful Thanks.
    Yeah we use grave.


    Oh and I don't know if you have come across this one to remember characteristics of Maternal Deprivation:
    ADDIDDAS

    A: Agression
    D: Deliquency
    D: Dwarfism
    I: Intellectual Retardation
    D: Depression
    D: Dependency
    A: Affectionless
    S: Social maladjustment
    Oooh no i've never come accross that one, thank you. A good easy one to remember that!
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    (Original post by lozzyhickers)
    Oooh no i've never come accross that one, thank you. A good easy one to remember that!
    No problem

    How far along with revision are you?
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    No problem

    How far along with revision are you?
    In class, not very far at all, we only finished Issues and debates on the last week before easter, so we haven't got too far except doing to odd bit along the way after finishing approaches.
    Personally it's not going too badly, i'm just focusing on my weakness at the moment. How about you?
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    (Original post by lozzyhickers)
    In class, not very far at all, we only finished Issues and debates on the last week before easter, so we haven't got too far except doing to odd bit along the way after finishing approaches.
    Personally it's not going too badly, i'm just focusing on my weakness at the moment. How about you?
    I haven't done much on Issues & Debates. We haven't finished clinical yet. Got a little more to finish in school. I'm just worried about Child mostly- trying to focus on that. Need to get all these studies learnt Psychology always takes a back seat in revision. It shouldn't, but it does I guess I just prefer bio/chem. Haha.
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    (Original post by INeedToRevise)
    I haven't done much on Issues & Debates. We haven't finished clinical yet. Got a little more to finish in school. I'm just worried about Child mostly- trying to focus on that. Need to get all these studies learnt Psychology always takes a back seat in revision. It shouldn't, but it does I guess I just prefer bio/chem. Haha.
    Do you get exam leave though, I know that not all colleges do, so we've basically only got half a term left until we're finished for exams. Did you do Issues and Debates before Clinical then?
    I'm a bit like that too, even though Psychology is what I want to do later in life, I find film much harder, so I have to put in some extra work there to get the grades to get into uni lol.
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    (Original post by lozzyhickers)
    Do you get exam leave though, I know that not all colleges do, so we've basically only got half a term left until we're finished for exams. Did you do Issues and Debates before Clinical then?
    I'm a bit like that too, even though Psychology is what I want to do later in life, I find film much harder, so I have to put in some extra work there to get the grades to get into uni lol.
    Yeah. We go until half term. And then we are off forever haha. Just have to come in for exams. We did Clinical and Issues&Debates at the same time. I had two different teachers. But I had the teacher that taught me Clincal less often hence why we haven't finished.

    Only two people that do Edexcel Psych. Haha.

    Oh and I'm exactly the same. I know I need to do better in bio/chem so I focus on them a lot more than psych.
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    (Original post by INeedToRevise)
    Yeah. We go until half term. And then we are off forever haha. Just have to come in for exams. We did Clinical and Issues&Debates at the same time. I had two different teachers. But I had the teacher that taught me Clincal less often hence why we haven't finished.

    Only two people that do Edexcel Psych. Haha.

    Oh and I'm exactly the same. I know I need to do better in bio/chem so I focus on them a lot more than psych.
    Ah that makes sense, i'm sure you'll be fine though, at least you can concentrate on Unit 4 a bit more I can't elieve the exams are so lcose together. My exam timetable is a *****!

    And I know, we're special
 
 
 
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