Oxford University Press
Oxford IB Diploma Programme: IB Prepared: Psychology
Alexey Popov
Oxford IB Diploma Programme: IB Prepared: Psychology
3.0 (1 review)
US$ 44.99
The publisher has enabled DRM protection, which means that you need to use the BookFusion iOS, Android or Web app to read this eBook. This eBook cannot be used outside of the BookFusion platform.

IB Prepared resources are developed directly with the IB to provide the most up-to-date, authentic and authoritative guidance on DP assessment. IB Prepared: Psychology combines a concise review of course content with strategic guidance, sample material and exam-style practice opportunities, allowing learners to consolidate the knowledge and skills that are essential to success.

Part 1: General guidance
1.1 The structure of exam papers
1.2 How exam questions will be formulated
1.3 Deciphering assessment criteria
1.4 Structuring an essay
1.5 Command terms and how to approach them
1.6 Analysis of common mistakes
Part 2: Biological approach to behaviour
2.1 Localization of function
2.2 Neuroplasticity
2.3 Neurotransmitters and their effects on behaviour
2.4 Techniques used to study the brain in relation to behaviour
2.5 Hormones and their effects on behaviour
2.6 Pheromones and their effects on behaviour
2.7 Genes and their effects on behaviour
2.8 Genetic similarity
2.9 Evolutionary explanations for behaviour
2.10 The role of animal research in understanding human behaviour (HL only)
Sample questions
Part 3: Cognitive approach to behaviour
3.1 Models of memory
3.2 Schema theory
3.3 Thinking and decision-making
3.4 Reconstructive memory
3.5 Biases in thinking and decision-making
3.6 The influence of emotion on cognitive processes
3.7 Cognitive processing in a technological (digital/modern) world (HL only)
Sample questions
Part 4: Sociocultural approach to behaviour
4.1 Social identity theory
4.2 Social cognitive theory
4.3 Formation of stereotypes and their effects on behaviour
4.4 Culture and its influence on behaviour and cognition
4.5 Cultural dimensions
4.6 Enculturation
4.7 Acculturation
4.8 The influence of globalization on individual behaviour (HL only)
Sample questions
Part 5: Abnormal psychology
5.1 Normality versus abnormality
5.2 Classification systems
5.3 Prevalence rates and disorders
5.4 Validity and reliability of diagnosis
5.5 The role of clinical biases in diagnosis
5.6 Explanations for disorders
5.7 Assessing the effectiveness of treatment
5.8 Biological treatment
5.9 Psychological treatment
5.10 The role of culture in treatment
Sample questions
Part 6: Developmental psychology
6.1 Brain development
6.2 Cognitive development
6.3 Development of empathy and theory of mind
6.4 Gender identity and social roles
6.5 Attachment
6.6 Role of peers and play
6.7 Childhood trauma and resilience
6.8 Effects of poverty/socio-economic status on development
Sample questions
Part 7: Health psychology
7.1 Biopsychosocial model of health and well-being
7.2 Dispositional factors and health beliefs
7.3 Risk and protective factors
7.4 Explanations of health problems
7.5 Prevalence rates of health problems
7.6 Health promotion and effectiveness of health promotion programmes
Sample questions
Part 8: Psychology of human relationships
8.1 Formation of personal relationships
8.2 Role of communication in personal relationships
8.3 Explanations for why relationships change or end
8.4 Cooperation and competition
8.5 Prejudice and discrimination
8.6 Origins of conflict and conflict resolution
8.7 Bystanderism
8.8 Prosocial behaviour
8.9 Promoting prosocial behaviour
Sample questions
Part 9: Paper 3 (HL only)
9.1 Paper 3 structure and tips
9.2 Sample paper 3 and responses
Part 10: Internal assessment
10.1 Unpacking IA assessment criteria
10.2 The IA checklist
10.3 The IA study menu
10.4 Sample IA report
Part 11: Practice exam papers
over 3 years ago


You May Also Like
Oxford IB Diploma Programme: Psychology Course Companion
Alexey Popov, Lee Parker, Darren Seath
Oxford IB Diploma Programme: Psychology Course Companion