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    My specification is AQA Psychology 7181. What are your recommended revision techniques?

    Hey there!

    I didn't study Psychology but I assume the revision methods would be similar here's a few techniques I used for History/Sociology:
    • Summarise the content of each module on one sheet of paper and memorise this
    • Condense theories into 3 bullet points [Linking with the point above]
    • Make a list of significant theories and highlight each one you manage to remember
    • Do every single past paper question
    • Plan your essays with bullet points within a minute
    • Time yourself when doing essays
    • Practice writing really fast
    Allocate your time wisely. Make a time timetable, you could use this Study Planner by TSR if you like. Though if you feel as if your a type to not stick with time tables I'd say you should make a to-do list for every week and tick off the things as you go along – this way you don't omit anything from your revision.

    I hope this helps!
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