Presentation on theme: "1 Psychology at AS & A2 Do young children experience problems later on if separated from their caregivers? Can we improve our memory? What attracts us."— Presentation transcript:
1 Psychology at AS & A2 Do young children experience problems later on if separated from their caregivers? Can we improve our memory? What attracts us to another person? Why do we conform to social behavioural rules (or not as the case may be)? What causes mental disorder and how do we try to cure it?
2 Psychology at AS & A2 Are you interested in exploring the answers to these and many other questions about our minds and behaviour? Are you also prepared to ASK questions and consider explanations in a critical way? Answer YES? Psychology may be the course for you!
3 Psychology at AS & A2 HEALTH WARNING! Be warned: the workload is high You will need to: read a lot write essays use analytical and evaluative skills
4 Psychology at AS & A2 Psychology: Is relevant - to your own experiences Is contemporary - It can be applied to many current issues such as Day Care, Stress management and improving your relationships with others Provides opportunities – to develop the key skills required by employers, especially in communication skills Provides career opportunities – in advertising, careers guidance, retail management, personnel, teaching, the police force and any career that involves working with people