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    I'm in year 11 and everyone has been choosing their a levels and I've found that psychology seems to be one of the most popular ones I've heard.

    Many people seem to think it's easy but I'm just wondering why it's such a popular subject to pick?


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    if you have an ology you are a scientist :yep:
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    (Original post by the bear)
    if you have an ology you are a scientist :yep:
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    Because it is easy! Also many people don't have the option for GCSE so they are intrigued by something different, rather than a continuation of subjects they've already done.
    I did chemistry, biology and psychology and it was by far the simplest A level of them all.
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    (Original post by awkwrdbby)
    I'm in year 11 and everyone has been choosing their a levels and I've found that psychology seems to be one of the most popular ones I've heard.

    Many people seem to think it's easy but I'm just wondering why it's such a popular subject to pick?


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    it's a mystery

    https://thepsychologist.bps.org.uk/v...ing-psychology

    another quirk is that it's heavily female dominated at level 3... but I don't think anyone is actually doing anything about that (cf Physics where male leaning gender balance is seen as a big problem and there are organised campaigns to coax more female students in)
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    I would assume that it's because it's a relatively easy subject, is different to anything you will have studied before, and is interesting!
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    A lot of people who choose to do A-level Psychology wrongly assume beforehand that it is all about mental illnesses.
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    (Original post by the bear)
    if you have an ology you are a scientist :yep:
    You're showing your age there, Maureen.
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    You're showing your age there, Maureen.
    it's a catchphrase my nan uses ? i think she got it off the telly or sth :dontknow:
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    it's a catchphrase my nan uses ? i think she got it off the telly or sth :dontknow:
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    (Original post by the bear)
    if you have an ology you are a scientist :yep:
    Ology translates to "study of" does it not?
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    (Original post by Samii123)
    Ology translates to "study of" does it not?


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    (Original post by awkwrdbby)
    I'm in year 11 and everyone has been choosing their a levels and I've found that psychology seems to be one of the most popular ones I've heard.

    Many people seem to think it's easy but I'm just wondering why it's such a popular subject to pick?


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    The study of human mind and behaviour really intrigues people, which makes A Level Psychology an ever popular choice. It is less content heavy than Natural Sciences and concepts in this subject are much easier to comprehend, speaking from experience.
 
 
 

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