I've had one A2 psychology lesson so far, and I got given a 24 mark essay which i have no idea how to even start. Obviously the most I've ever done is a 12 marker last year (I'm doing AQA), so I would really appreciate any help
the question is: 'Attitudes to food and eating behaviours are influenced by a range of factors such as culture, mood and health concerns. Discuss research into factors influencing food and/or eating behaviours.'
I've also got given a basic essay plan:
1. Outline a theory or explanation (not research)
2. Evaluate using research to support and contradict the theory -> 2 pieces of supporting research, 1 piece of contradicting research, and 2 IDA
My question is, what would I write for the theory/explanation? and how would I use the IDA paragraphs, because i thought that was mainly for evaluating research?
And yes, i know about the loopa essay books:P i'm not going to buy one until i know im definitely taking the subject next year. Just a basic essay plan from someone hopefully more experienced than i am will hopefully put me on the right track.