Below are links to A level psychology revision notes organised by module and topic.

The AQA psychology A level syllabus is divided into three modules:

Note: AS level topics are in bold, whereas A level topics are not. The entire issues and options in psychology module is for A level only, not AS.


Introductory topics


Social influence

Memory

Attachment

Psychopathology


Psychology in context


Approaches in psychology

  • Learning approaches
    • Behavioural approaches
    • Social learning theory
  • The cognitive approach
    • Schema
    • Computer modelling
    • Cognitive neuroscience
  • The biological approach
  • The psychodynamic approach
  • Humanistic psychology

Biopsychology

  • The divisions of the nervous system
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  • Sensory, relay, and motor neurons 
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  • The endocrine system
  • Localisation of function in the brain and hemispheric lateralisation
  • Ways of studying the brain
  • Biological rhythms

Research methods

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Issues and options in psychology


Issues and debates in psychology

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Relationships

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Gender

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Cognition and development

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Schizophrenia

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Eating behaviour

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Stress

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Aggression

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Forensic psychology

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Addiction

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