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Degree: BSc (Hons) Psychology (Bachelors) - Manchester University
Hi, I'm Olivia, and I am currently in my final year of my Psychology degree. Psychology is a subject that I am passionate about and, through my tutorials, I hope to help other students understand particular parts of the topic that they are struggling with and, in turn, get them interested and invested in the subject.
Since the age of 15 I have helped teach children as young as 7 to dance, so I am experienced in preparing people for exams that I have already taken.
I will be making our sessions as interactive as possible by making sure that my teaching techniques are tailored for each individual student and their own learning style. This might be through diagrams, analogies, essay planning, or any other style you learn best with.
As well as understanding, knowing how to answer exam questions are also an important part of the subject, especially for A Level students. When you feel that your understanding has improved to the point where you can explain things back to me, we will go through past papers and I will guide you on how to answer the different types of questions.
I hope to make our sessions enjoyable and show you that Psychology is a really interesting topic, and although there is a lot to remember for the exams, it doesn't have to be as stressful to learn as it seems!
If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact me by either sending me a message through 'WebMail' or by booking a 'Meet the Tutor' session! I took my Psychology A Level through the AQA exam board so this is my specialist board, but when it comes to understanding I can teach content from any exam board. Make sure to let me know which one you are with and the topics or modules you are finding difficult.
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Independent groups is one type of experimental design, whereby different participants take part in each condition of the independet variable. Random allocation is used when possible to ensure that there is no systematic difference between the participants' characteristics in each group.
Repeated measures is another type of experimental design. This is where participants take part in every condition of the independent variable and are acting as their own controls. To make sure the results are not affected by order effects (e.g. boredom or fatigue), we can counterbalance the conditions so, for example, one group of participants take part in condition A then B, and another group takes part in B then A.
Matched pairs combines the advantages of both an independent groups design with a repeated measures design. Each participant is matched as closely as possible with a participant in the other condition, so in effect researchers can treat their results as if they were the same person but without the worry of order effects.see more
Social Learning Theory proposes that behaviours are learned through the observation of others, leading us to imitate these actions. Observational learning is particularly influential if said behaviour is rewarded.
A classic example of Social Learning Theory is shown in Bandura's Bobo Doll study, whereby children watched a video of an adult model acting aggressive towards a bobo doll, then placed in a room with a replica of the doll. Most of the children imitated the actions of the adult by kicking the doll, shouting at it, and hitting it.see more