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Bandura et al. (1961) - Transmission of Aggression Evaluation

Bandura et al. (1961) – Transmission of Aggression

Bandura, A., Ross, D., & Ross, S. A. (1961). Transmission of aggression through imitation of aggressive models. Educational Psychology in context. Readings for future teachers. SAGE Publications, Thousand Oakes, 57-66.

This is the classic developmental psychology study which you will look at for your H167 AS OCR Psychology exam. You will also need this study for your OCR H567 A Level Psychology core studies exam.

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The theme of the developmental psychology studies in the H167  exam is external influences on children’s behaviour This study by Bandura, Ross and Ross (1961) focuses on the transmission of aggression through imitation of aggressive models

What is a model?

A model is a person or persons which perform behaviours in the contexts of psychological studies. Such behaviour may or may not be imitated by participants in the study.

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Grant et al. (1998) – Context-Dependent Memory

Grant, H. M., Bredahl, L. C., Clay, J., Ferrie, J., Groves, J. E., McDorman, T. A., & Dark, V. J. (1998). Context-dependent memory for meaningful material: Information for students. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 12(6), 617-623.

This is the contemporary cognitive psychology study which you will look at for your H167 AS OCR Psychology exam. You will also need this study for your OCR H567 A Level Psychology core studies exam.

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The theme of the cognitive psychology studies in the H167  exam is memory. This study by Grant et al., (1998) focuses on context-dependent memory

What is context-dependent memory?

Context-dependent memory is a not a specific type of memory per se, but it instead it refers to the improved memory performance when individuals are tested in the same context in which they learned the tested material.

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Sperry (1968) - Split Brain Study Evaluation

Sperry (1968) – Split Brain Study

Sperry, R. W. (1968). Hemisphere deconnection and unity in conscious awareness. American Psychologist, 23(10), 723.

This is the classic biological psychology study which you will look at for your H167 AS OCR Psychology exam. You will also need this study for your OCR H567 A Level Psychology core studies exam.

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The theme of the biological psychology studies in the H167  exam is regions of the brainThis study by Sperry (1968) has the tagline by OCR: Split-brain Study

What does it mean to have a ‘split-brain’?

The brain is composed of two cerebral hemispheres: the left hemisphere and the right hemisphere. These hemispheres are connected in the brain by the corpus callosum, and other smaller connections, but we need not worry about them here. Having a ‘split-brain’ simply means that the corpus callosum has been severed.

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Chaney et al., (2004) – Asthma – Developmental

Chaney, G., Clements, B., Landau, L., Bulsara, M., & Watt, P. (2004). A new asthma spacer device to improve compliance in children: a pilot study. Respirology, 9(4), 499-506.

This is the contemporary development psychology study which you will look at for your H167 AS OCR Psychology exam. You will also need this study for your OCR H567 A Level Psychology core studies exam.

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The theme of the development psychology studies in the H167  exam is external influences on behaviourThis study by Chaney et al., (2004) focuses on behaviourist techniques to improve children’s compliance with asthma medication

 

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Casey et al., (2011) Behavioural and Neural Correlates of Delay of Gratification

Casey, B. J., Somerville, L. H., Gotlib, I. H., Ayduk, O., Franklin, N. T., Askren, M. K., … & Glover, G. (2011). Behavioral and neural correlates of delay of gratification 40 years later. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 108(36), 14998-15003.

This is the contemporary biological psychology study which you will look at for your H167 AS OCR Psychology exam. You will also need this study for your OCR H567 A Level Psychology core studies exam.

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The theme of the biological psychology studies in the H167  exam is regions of the brainThis study by Casey et al., (2011) focuses on the behavioural and neural correlates of delay of gratification

Sounds like a mouthful?

Don’t worry, it’s easier than you’d imagine.

What are the behavioural and neural correlates of delay of gratification?

Let’s cover the first part. Behavioural and neural. Behavioural simply refers to any act or response to a stimulus. Neural simply refers to brain activity.

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