Sierpień 31, 2018

IB DP Psychology

Psychology

Psychology to przedmiot, który koncentruje się na naukowym podejściu do problemów ludzkiego zachowania i procesów umysłowych. W ramach tego przedmiotu uczniowie poznawać będą interdyscyplinarną wiedzę pozwalającą im zobaczyć procesy myślowe i zachowania ludzi z perspektywy społecznej, biologicznej i poznawczej. 

Curriculum

First few classes will help you understand what is the nature of the subject, aquatint your-self with assessment, establish workflow. But most importantly you will see how fun psychology is going to be. (Despite the gigantic amount of writing you are going to be doing)

The brain and behaviour

  • Techniques used to study the brain in relation to behaviour
  • Localization
  • Neuroplasticity
  • Neurotransmitters and their effect on behaviour

Hormones and behaviour

  • Hormones and behaviour
  • Pheromones and behaviour

Genetics and behaviour

  • Genes and behaviour
  • Genetic similarities
  • Evolutionary explanations for behaviour

HL only: The role of animal research in understanding human behaviour

Cognitive processing

  • Models of memory
  • Schema theory
  • Thinking and decisio-nmaking

Reliability of cognitive processes

  • Reconstructive memory
  • Biases in thinking and decision-making

Emotion and cognition

  • The influence of emotion on cognitive processes

HL only
Cognitive processing in the digital world

The individual and the group

  • Social identity theory
  • Social cognitive theory
     
  • Stereotypes

Cultural origins of behaviour and cognition

  • Culture and its influence on behaviour and cognition
  • Cultural dimensions

Cultural influences on individual attitudes, identity and behaviours

  • Enculturation
  • Acculturation

HL only
The influence of globalization on individual attitudes, identities and behaviour

  • Research methods
  • Elements of researching behaviour
  • Analysing data
  • Evaluating research
  • Drawing conclusions
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• abnormal psychology
• developmental psychology
• health psychology
• psychology of human relationships.