Recap last lesson Contributions to society You need to be able to describe and evaluate –2 contributions for each of the 5 Approaches –1 for each of the A2 applications LEARNING OBJECTIVES All of you should be able to • Recall the key assumptions of each approach Most of you should be able to • Identify at least two contributions to society that each approach/application has made to increase our understanding of human behaviour Some of you should be able to • Evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of each approach/application Gimme 5… How many studies can you remember? HEALTH CLINICAL COGNITIVE PSYCHODYNAMIC BIOLOGICAL SOCIAL LEARNING CRIMINAL ACTIVITY 1 Each approach has their own paradigm, (a collection of agreed thoughts which are starting blocks in explaining behaviour) we know them as ASSUMPTIONS. CARD SORT THE KEY ASSUMPTIONS INTO THE RIGHT APROACHES What is a ‘contribution to society’? • A contribution to society is something that helps that society to function in some way. – For example, society needs to know what will cause unrest, and to know what causes crime so that it can be reduced. – Society needs to know about education so that its members are skilled for jobs, as the economy of a society is very important. WHAT CONTRIBUTIONS HAVE EACH APPROACH/APPLICATION MADE TO SOCIETY? THINK Contributions Strengths Weaknesses Cognitive Social Biological Psychodynamic Learning Health Criminal Clinical PG 136 IN TEXT BOOK USE OTHER BOOKS TOO Choose a psychological concept and spend a minute making notes on how RESEARCH into this topic has benefited society. VIOLENCE IN THE MEDIA TOKEN ECONOMY GENDER ABNORMALITY THERAPY ADDICTION FORGETTING OBEDIENCE MEMORY PREJUDICE REDUCING DRUG MISUSE BEHAVIOUR MODIFICATION EDUCATION For each of the 5 following approaches: – – – – You need to recall one assumption, the research methods, describe and evaluate one study general notes about the approach including advantages and disadvantages. – the contributions to psychology and to society. – You also need to be able to compare and contrast any 2 of the approaches, • Describe and evaluate two contributions to society made by one application of psychology that you have studied. Extension/Home work: Read the example essays in handout Write your own answer to the question.