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I really want help on how to revise for Psychology, I'm aiming for an A if not a B! However I need really good revision tips that will allow me to remember things easily and for a long period of time.

I know the basic revision tips such as flashcards,mindmaps, past papers but they don't seem to help much! Is there other ways?

Thank you
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Which examining board are you sitting?

I suggest you practise past papers.
When doing this be precise, learn how to answer the question, and learn to write your answers logically and coherently.
I suggest you read and mentally test yourself. Learn a lot of studies and how to elaborate on evaluation (IDA, GRENADES- hope you're familiar with these)
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(Original post by LemonadeAspire)
I really want help on how to revise for Psychology, I'm aiming for an A if not a B! However I need really good revision tips that will allow me to remember things easily and for a long period of time.

I know the basic revision tips such as flashcards,mindmaps, past papers but they don't seem to help much! Is there other ways?

Thank you
You could try:
- teaching others
- recording yourself and listening back to it
- repeating things aloud
- revising with classmates
- drawing diagrams
- making a song of it
- a silly story to help it stick
- making notes from textbook then summarising those further into your own words (try having a limit on number of words to stick to key points)
- writing things over and over again
- using colour
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I suggest you read and mentally test yourself. Learn a lot of studies and how to elaborate on evaluation (IDA, GRENADES- hope you're familiar with these)
What is IDA and GRENADES?
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What is IDA and GRENADES?
It was something my teacher made up, but it seemed that when I was revising for psychology in 2014 on tsr, others came across these terms. I'm sure you have too, they're just acronyms.

Generalisability
Reliability/Reductionist
Ethical issues
Nature vs Nurture
Androcentric
Deterministic
Ethnocentric

That's on the top of my head
Ida= individual differences

All of these should be included in your evaluation alongside studies (which you obviously have to critique Individually/ apart from unit 3)
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You could:
- teaching others
- recording yourself and listening back to it
- repeating things aloud
- revising with classmates
- drawing diagrams
- making a song of it
- a silly story to help it stick
- making notes from textbook then summarising those further into your own words (try having a limit on number of words to stick to key points)
- writing things over and over again
- using colour
Thank you so much!!
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(Original post by AthiaKarim)
It was something my teacher made up, but it seemed that when I was revising for psychology in 2014 on tsr, others came across these terms. I'm sure you have too, they're just acronyms.

Generalisability
Reliability/Reductionist
Ethical issues
Nature vs Nurture
Androcentric
Deterministic
Ethnocentric

That's on the top of my head
Ida= individual differences

All of these should be included in your evaluation alongside studies (which you obviously have to critique Individually/ apart from unit 3)
Yess!! We are getting onto that soon but thank you so much!
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Remember your AO1 (facts and knowledge), AO2 (application of knowledge to scenario Q's) , AO3 (evaluate/ GRAVE/GRENADE)

What is the question actually asking you to do?

Have a look at the AQA revision checklist I've uploaded on the other thread - EVERYTHING you need to know for your exams.
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Yess!! We are getting onto that soon but thank you so much!
You're welcome

Don't leave revision till last minute

Good luck xo
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