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DSE212 Exploring Psychology


Question: TMA 02 What do psychologists mean by ‘theory of mind’? Discuss the claim that theory of mind is an evolved adaptation.

TMA 02 Part 2 Methods

Answer: The following paragraphs will explore the concept ‘theory of mind’ as understood...


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  • Subject: Exploring Psychology
  • Course: DSE212
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 1015
  • Date submitted: March 07, 2014
  • Date written: January, 2010
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 5474

Question: TMA 01 Describe the similarities and differences in the way identity is conceptualised by the psychosocial theory of identity and social identity theory.

TMA 01 Part 2 Ethical Questions.

Answer: Identity is a subject that has long been the focus of psychological...


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  • Subject: Exploring Psychology
  • Course: DSE212
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 1031
  • Date submitted: March 07, 2014
  • Date written: January, 2009
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 5472

Question: TMA 01 Psychosocial and Social Identity Theory.

TMA 01 Part 1 Describe the similarities and differences in the way identity is conceptualised by the psychosocial theory of identity and social identity theory. (Words 1063)

TMA 01 Part 2 Ethics questions. (Words 511)

Answer: Identity is everyday issue, although complex, research into it has motivated psychologists...


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  • Subject: Psychology
  • Course: DSE212
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 1574
  • Date submitted: March 05, 2014
  • Date written: January, 2009
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 5458

Question: TMA 02 Part 1 Option B
All features of our psychological life ... have as their biological bases the activity of neuronal systems in the brain. Does this mean that psychological life can be reduced to neuronal activity?

TMA 02 Part 2 Methods exercises

Answer: Reductionism is a belief that psychological life can only be explained examining...


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  • Subject: Exploring Psychology
  • Course: DSE212
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 1086
  • Date submitted: March 05, 2014
  • Date written: February, 2009
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 5457

Question: TMA 1 Describe the similarities and differences in the way identity is conceptualised by the psychosocial theory of identity and by the social identity theory.

Answer: During the last century there has been a dramatic increase in the...


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  • Subject: Exploring Psychology
  • Course: DSE212
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 1483
  • Date submitted: February 14, 2014
  • Date written: January, 2014
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 5410

Question: TMA 2 Part 1: What do psychologists mean by ‘theory of mind’? This essay will discuss the claim that “theory of mind” is an evolved adaptation.

TMA 2 Part 2: Methods exercises.

Answer: Psychologists describe the theory of mind (ToM) as the ability of an...


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  • Subject: Exploring Psychology
  • Course: DSE212
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 1109
  • Date submitted: February 14, 2014
  • Date written: January, 2014
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 5409

Question: TMA 06 Humans have evolved to be fundamentally distinct from other animals. Critically evaluate this claim by drawing on evidence from chapters 2 and 3 (1500 words)

Answer: Evolutionary psychology explains the processes by which human beings are similar and...


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  • Subject: Exploring Psychology
  • Course: DSE212
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: 88%
  • Words: 1573
  • Date submitted: February 12, 2014
  • Date written: May, 2013
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 5398

Question: TMA 05: A qualitative study showing how significant others can affect development, using thematic analysis.

Answer: Abstract This study examined the developmental psychological view of how childhood relationships...


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  • Subject: Exploring Psychology
  • Course: DSE212
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: 88%
  • Words: 2434
  • Date submitted: February 12, 2014
  • Date written: April, 2013
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 5397

Question: TMA 04 An evaluation of the view that; people act as ‘lay scientists’ in interpreting their social world, perceiving and analysing information in an objective, rational manner.

Answer: It has been suggested that the reason the FAE disappears when assigning...


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  • Subject: Exploring Psychology
  • Course: DSE212
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 1543
  • Date submitted: October 30, 2013
  • Date written: May, 2007
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 5124

Question: TMA 02 Outline the processes involved in evolution and discuss how evolutionary psychologists have contributed to our understanding of altruism as an adaptive behaviour. (1107 words)

Part II Methods (202 words)

Answer: Evolutionary psychologists look at aspects of human behaviour and cognitive abilities and...


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  • Subject: Exploring Psychology
  • Course: DSE212
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 1309
  • Date submitted: October 30, 2013
  • Date written: March, 2007
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 5123

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