AQA Psychology Relationships Model Essay Answers For Paper 3 (Unit 3 7182)
If you are studying the full A level for AQA psychology and doing the new specification after 2015 then you will also be sitting paper 3 in your second year of study (also known as unit 3 with the unit code 7182). Relationships is one of the updated topics you can study as part of paper 3 which is mostly all essay based.
This relationships model essay answer ebook covers every single possible essay question you can be asked in the exam and presents to you model essays for every single possible question in this paper 3 exam for this topic. I’ve broken down the new specification completely showing you exactly all the topics that are in relationships and how they can be broken down into 16 mark essays. These are then covered with model essays designed to help you reach the top-band for this AQA psychology exam. Everything is split nicely between theory (AO1) and evaluation (AO3) allowing you to pick out the points you want to use easily for your own work. This ebook will save you literally months in having to source the information and create your own essays from scratch.
Teachers will also find this a really useful revision pack to aid classroom learning to supplement the work they do in class too. All the topics within relationships are covered for relationships with model essay answers which include:
- The evolutionary explanations for partner preferences, including the relationship between sexual selection and human reproductive behaviour.
- Factors affecting attraction in romantic relationships; self-disclosure; physical attractiveness, including the matching hypothesis; filter theory, including social demography, similarity in attitudes and complementarity.
- Theories of romantic relationships: social exchange theory, equity theory and Rusbult’s investment model of commitment, satisfaction, comparison with alternatives and investment.
- Ducks phase model of relationship breakdown: intrapsychic, dyadic, social and grave dressing phases.
- Virtual relationships in social media: Self-disclosure in virtual relationships; the effects of absence of gating on the nature of virtual relationships.
- Parasocial relationships: The levels of parasocial relationships, the absorption addiction model and the attachment theory explanation for parasocial relationships.
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