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Curriculum 2023

Psychology B

 

Subject Name Psychology B
Year Level 11
Subject Length Semester
Subject Type Optional
Year 12 Pathway Year 12 Psychology
Staff Contact Lisa Dickson
lisa.dickson6@schools.sa.edu.au

Content

This subject enables students to understand their behaviours and the behaviours of others. Psychology builds on the scientific method by involving students in the collection and analysis of data. 

This subject allows students to investigate human behaviour, the processes that underlie it, and the factors that influence it. Students can apply psychological knowledge to areas such as education, employment and relationships. 

 

Topics may include:

  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Memory
  • Intelligence

Assessment

Investigations Folio  60%

GIF Analysis - 5 minutes oral presentation, 20%

  • Group investigation - 750 words, 20%
  • Issues Investigation - 750 words, 20%

Skills and Applications Tasks  40%

  • Article Analysis - 750 words, 20%
  • Semester examination 20%

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