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Dates of studies

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    Hi all

    I'm currently teaching myself A-Level psychology, I'm really enjoying it. However, I haven't been learning dates of the 'minor studies' - the ones used in evaluations etc. I recently read to get an A you need to know ALL the dates - is this the case?! I really hope not cause I'm useless at dates!
    Do you need to know them? And do they deduct marks if you put in a date and it's incorrect?

    Also, I'm curious to see what optional topics for paper three people are thinking about learning - Im planning on learning 2 topics per section, and picking the best on the day of the exam? I might try for all 3, depending on how much time work takes up 😑
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    Dates aren't necessary, but names are.

    You should know a rough date for the key studies (Zimbardo, Milgram etc)

    Don't overload yourself. Pick the suggested/guided one topic per section.

    My students are doing Gender, Aggression and Schizophrenia simply because there's a lot of resources available for all 3. Have a look through the specification, there are some really short topics which are structured nicely, which may help when revising.
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    No, I got an A as AS without putting any dates in - it's more about the content you know of the study/evaluation points. If I know that date, I'll put it in, but it's not something I force myself to remember.
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    Thank you both so much - made me feel a lot better. I think you're right about the optional paper - might just do one topic really thourougly! Thank you
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    You won't pass just doing one topic.

    You need to pick 1 from each section (3 in total) or you won't receive enough marks on paper 3, thus your grade will be pulled down.
 
 
 
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