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DSE212 Exploring Psychology


Question: TMA 01 Part 1 ‘Knowing that we are the same as some people but different from others is part of the way in which people form their identity’.

Outline findings from experimental social psychology and one other approach that would support this claim. [Word count 1045]

TMA 01 Part 2
1. The way this study is outlined raises questions about whether the participants can give informed consent. Explain why this is the case. (150 words)
2. There are several other ethical problems with the study in terms of the design as it stands. Identify three and explain why they are problematic. (200 words)
3. How could the study be improved to address its ethical shortcomings? Describe one improvement you would make and explain how it would address the ethical concern on which you have focussed this answer. Remember that you are asked here to address the ethical issues. You will not gain credit for addressing any methodological issues. (150 words)
[Total word count 500 words]

Answer: The concept of identity is complex and has different meanings in different...


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  • Subject: Psychology
  • Course: DSE212 Exploring Psychology
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 1545
  • Date submitted: February 23, 2017
  • Date written: Not available
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 7840

Question: TMA 04 Discuss the extent to which research on neuropsychological impairments to the memory system helps our understanding of how memory works. 92%

DSE212 Exploring Psychology

Answer: Scientists are interested in understanding how memory works because it is crucial...


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  • Subject: Psychology
  • Course: DSE212 Exploring Psychology
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 1547
  • Date submitted: December 07, 2016
  • Date written: April, 2015
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 7741

Question: TMA 02 Describe why altruism is considered an adaptive behaviour by evolutionary psychologists. Evaluate the evidence used to support this claim. 93%

DSE212 Exploring Psychology

Answer: Evolutionary psychologists seek to understand how characteristics or behaviours came about by...


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  • Subject: Psychology
  • Course: DSE212 Exploring Psychology
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: 93%
  • Words: 1085
  • Date submitted: December 07, 2016
  • Date written: April, 2015
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 7740

Question: TMA 03 Conduct an experiment based on the materials in Chapter 7 of Exploring Psychological Research Methods. Analyse the data and write a 2000-word report on this experiment.

Answer: Abstract An experiment investigating a variation of the Stroop effect: where it...


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  • Subject: Psychology
  • Course: DSE212 Exploring Psychology
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 1852
  • Date submitted: October 28, 2016
  • Date written: August, 2012
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 7624

Question: TMA 02 PART 1 Outline the evolutionary process of selection and discuss the relationship between adaptation and environment, using examples from Chapter 2 of Mapping Psychology (Book 1) (Words 1005)

TMA 02 PART 2 Methods questions
Question 1 This question tests your understanding of correlational studies and scatterplots. (Words 211)
Question 2 Understanding of experiments, variables and control. (Words 100)

Answer: Humans without any plan or purpose, over time and extreme periods are...


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  • Subject: Psychology
  • Course: DSE212 Exploring Psychology
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 1316
  • Date submitted: October 28, 2016
  • Date written: March, 2012
  • References: No
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 7623

Question: TMA 06 Describe and evaluate whether using these different perspectives is necessary for psychology.

Answer: Through psychological research, various ranges of perspectives fit together in various ways....


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  • Subject: Psychology
  • Course: DSE212 Exploring Psychology
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 953
  • Date submitted: October 28, 2016
  • Date written: July, 2012
  • References: No
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 7622

Question: TMA 04 Discuss the extent to which research on neuropsychological impairments to the memory system helps our understanding of how memory works.

Answer: Memory cannot be observed directly and therefore researchers have to find alternative...


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  • Subject: Psychology
  • Course: DSE212 Exploring Psychology
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 1336
  • Date submitted: October 08, 2016
  • Date written: April, 2014
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 7585

Question: TMA 06 Drawing on at least two chapters of Book 2, Challenging Psychological issues, evaluate the claim that human distinctiveness is the result of biology.

Answer: Although humans and non-human animals have some similarities with regards to language...


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  • Subject: Psychology
  • Course: DSE212 Exploring Psychology
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 1161
  • Date submitted: October 08, 2016
  • Date written: April, 2014
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 7584

Question: TMA 03 Mean and std. Deviation from the Klein effect.

Answer: Abstract This study further examined the Klein effect which is an experiment...


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  • Subject: Psychology
  • Course: DSE212 Exploring Psychology
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 1241
  • Date submitted: July 05, 2016
  • Date written: Not available
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 7478

Question: TMA 03 Two-process theory of attentional processing and a variation of the Stroop effect.

Answer: Introduction Our senses are constantly bombarded with information but not all of...


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  • Subject: Psychology
  • Course: DSE212 Exploring Psychology
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 1920
  • Date submitted: May 12, 2016
  • Date written: November, 2012
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 7356

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