Psychology HS P1 - [25 marks 3(a With reference to one...

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PSYCHOLOGY HIGHER AND STANDARD LEVEL PAPER 1 Thursday 4 May 2000 (afternoon) 2 hours M00/350/HS(1) INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE BACCALAURÉAT INTERNATIONAL BACHILLERATO INTERNACIONAL 220-072 2 pages INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES ! Do not turn over this page until instructed to do so. ! Answer two questions.
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This paper covers the four Perspectives (cognitive, behavioural, humanistic/phenemenological, and psychodynamic) and the six elements of each perspective (historical/cultural context, conceptual framework, basic assumptions, methodologies, application to psychological issues, and critical evaluation). Theoretical and empirical support is required in ALL answers. [50 marks] 1. Compare the methodological orientations of any two perspectives. [25 marks] 2. (a) Explain the historical factors that gave rise to the birth of the psychodynamic and the humanistic perspectives. [25 marks] (b) To what extent do these factors affect their relevance today?
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Unformatted text preview: [25 marks] 3. (a) With reference to one perspective give a precise account of the cultural factors which contributed to its development. [25 marks] (b) Using the information from part (a) support the argument that “Psychological theory must always consider the cultural factors which contributed to its development.” [50 marks] 4. Identify, explain and evaluate the key concepts of either the cognitive perspective or the behavioural perspective. [25 marks] 5. (a) Use the cognitive perspective to explain one psychological issue of your choice. [25 marks] (b) Evaluate the effectiveness of this explanation. [50 marks] 6. Using one perspective of your choice explain why epistemological and methodological biases are important to consider when evaluating psychological research. – 2 – M00/350/HS(1) 220-072...
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Psychology HS P1 - [25 marks 3(a With reference to one...

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