Psychology HS P1 - INTERNATIONAL BACCALAURAT BACHILLERATO...

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MARKSCHEME May 2001 PSYCHOLOGY Higher and Standard Level Paper 1 5 pages M01/350/HS(1)M BACCALAUREATE BACCALAUR&AT INTERNATIONAL BACHILLERATO INTERNACIONAL
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[50 marks] 1. Select any two perspectives and compare their interpretations of a current psychological or social issue of your choice. Candidates must use two and only two perspectives. The addition of further perspectives should attract no marks. Comparison includes similarities and differences and should be treated as such by the candidate. There are several grounds on which to formulate a comparison. Examiners should allow for a variety of responses here. However, an essay which is largely descriptive should earn no more than [25 marks] . The line separating psychological from social is sometimes indistinguishable, and is not of particular importance to this essay. For maximum marks the selected issue should be clearly identified so that examiners know the focus of the essay. [25 marks] [25 marks] 2. (a) Define the key concepts associated with the cognitive perspective. This question is asking for concepts which are specific to the cognitive perspective. If concepts from other perspectives are mentioned then award credit only when it is clear that they have a direct bearing on defining cognitive science. There are many appropriate concepts, but key concepts are those clearly fundamental to the cognitive approach. For full marks in part (a) [25 marks] of this question, candidates must correctly identify the key concepts and not vaguely related ones. Furthermore, these concepts must be defined . Providing candidates are addressing two or more concepts they are addressing the question. If few concepts are provided, then more detail is required. (b) How have these concepts been tested empirically?
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Psychology HS P1 - INTERNATIONAL BACCALAURAT BACHILLERATO...

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