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Digital Access C 416 pp.
148 mm x 210 mm



Publication date:
September 2015

Imprint: Oxford University Press

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IB Psychology Online Course Book

John Crane and Jette Hannibal

Series : IB Diploma

Comprehensively covering all the core and option units for the current syllabus at SL and HL, this text provides unrivalled preparation for IB assessment and was uniquely developed with the IB. Integrating examination of ethical issues, research methods and more, it will spur the highest levels of critical thought and support top achievement.

Readership : IB Diploma Psychology students - SL and HL.


  • "We have adopted the IB Psychology course book, and love it!"

    --Chris Whipple, Social Studies Teacher, Bloomfield School, USA

Section 1: Research in psychology
1.1 What is psychology?
1.2 Understanding the research process
1.3 Research in psychology: experimental methods
1.4 Non-experimental methods: qualitative research
Section 2: Biological level of analysis
2.1 Biological level of analysis: physiology and behaviour
2.2 Biological level of analysis: genetics and behaviour
2.3 An integrative look at criminal behaviour
Section 3: Cognitive level of analysis
3.1 Cognitive level of analysis: cognitive processes
3.2 Cognitive level of analysis: cognition and emotion
3.3 An integrative look at happiness
Section 4: Socio-cultural level of analysis
4.1 Sociocultural level of analysis: sociocultural cognition
4.2 Sociocultural level of analysis: social and cultural norms
4.3 An integrative approach to prejudice and discrimination
Section 5: Abnormal psychology
5.1 Abnormal psychology:concepts of normality
5.2 Abnormal psychology:psychological disorders
5.3 Abnormal psychology:implementing treatment
Section 6: Developmental psychology
6.1 Developmental psychology: cognitive development
6.2 Developmental psychology: social development
6.3 Developmental psychology: identity development
Section 7: Health psychology
7.1 Health psychology: stress
7.2 Health psychology: substance abuse, addictive behaviour and obesity
7.3 Health psychology: health promotion
Section 8: Human relationships
8.1 Human relationships: social responsibility
8.2 Human relationships: interpersonal relationships
8.3 Human relationships: violence
Section 9: Sport psychology
9.1 Sport psychology: emotion and motivation
9.2 Sport psychology: skill development and performance
9.3 Sport psychology: problems in sport
Section 10: Qualitative research
10.1 Qualitative research: theory and practice
10.2 Qualitative research: interviews
10.3 Qualitative research: observations
10.4 Qualitative research: case studies
10.5 Writing paper 3 questions
Section 11: Writing papers in psychology: SAQs and essays
Section 11: Writing papers in psychology: SAQs and essays
Section 13: The extended essay in psychology

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Jette Hannibal is a Senior Examiner in IB Psychology.

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Special Features

  • Developed with the IB for the most comprehensive and accurate match to the syllabus.
  • Written by two experienced IB teachers and mapped to the most recent syllabus, including the options.
  • Critical thinking exercises challenge learners beyond theoretical study, driving independent thought.
  • Case studies keep learning fresh and globally-focused, building international awareness and relevancy.
  • Seamlessly linked to the leaner profile, challenging students with fresh and topical TOK.
  • Packed with assessment support, directly from the IB, to optimize assessment potential.
  • Accessible until 31 December 2018, to be used by a single student or teacher.
  • Multiplatform access, compatible with PCs, Macs, iPads, tablets and more.
  • Your first login to your Online Course Books will facilitated by a printed access card that will be sent to you in the mail. If you are unable to receive a printed access card, please contact Oxford.