How to “explain additional ethical considerations that could be taken into account when applying the findings.”

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The following has been adapted from our IB revision textbook, now available as an online textbook. IB Psychology’s Paper 3 will have a question on ethical considerations. One of these questions asks you to “describe the ethical considerations in reporting the results…” This is comparatively easy to the second part of this question, “…and explain additional ethical considerations that could …

How to “describe the ethical considerations in reporting the results” in Paper 3

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The following has been adapted from our IB revision textbook, now available as an online textbook. IB Psychology’s Paper 3 will have a question on ethical considerations. One of these questions asks you to “describe the ethical considerations in reporting the results” of the study summarized in the stimulus material. Let’s look at how you can score full marks (3/3) …

How to “explain if further considerations could be applied” in Paper 3.

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The following has been adapted from our IB revision textbook, now available as an online textbook. In the new IB Psychology Paper 3, you may be asked to describe the ethical considerations that were applied in the study  and “explain if further considerations could be applied.” This question is a little misleading, so let’s look at how you can score …

How to “describe the ethical considerations that were applied in the study.”

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The following has been adapted from our IB revision textbook, now available as an online textbook. In the new IB Psychology Paper 3, you may be asked to “describe the ethical considerations that were applied in the study.” This post explains how.  The most important thing to know about Question 2 in Paper 3 is that it’s worth 6 marks …

How to answer Paper 3, Question 1 (a, b & c)

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The following has been adapted from our textbook “IB Psychology: A Revision Guide.” (Now available as an online textbook). All HL students should score 100% (9/9) for the first questions in Paper 3 because it’s so easy. But most don’t because they make basic mistakes. Let’s look at the best and simplest way to answer these three questions. We know …

The answer to every question in psychology

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I’m about to tell you the answer to every essay question in IB Psychology. It’s a simple two word answer.  WARNING: you’re probably not going to like the answer. It may frustrate or disappoint you. You might think this is useless and no help whatsoever. If that’s your reaction, then you’re not ready for the IB Psychology exams. Or at …

Wheel of Fortune: Biological Approach Exam Questions

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Click the “Wheel of IB Psych Exam Fortune” below to generate a random SAQ for the Biological approach. Scroll down to see some possible uses for this wheel.  Ways to use this wheel: Find an SAQ to practice writing exam answers. Click the wheel and say the study you would use for the question. Check your notes to make sure …

Exam Question Bank: Paper 2: Health Psychology

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The following are a list of practice exam questions for IB Psychology’s Health Option in Paper Two. This list contains past exam questions and some written with our best guess as to what the probable exam questions may look like. You could watch this as a video here. READ MORE  IB Psychology Exam Question Banks Paper 1: Biological approach (Link) …

Example Essay: Research methods (case studies) in the biological approach

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Essays on research methods and ethical considerations are the hardest to write in IB Psychology exams. Here is an example essay on the use of case studies in the biological approach. Notice how the essay has a good balance between explaining the method (central argument), using studies (supporting evidence) and explaining limitations (counter-arguments).  Read More:  Example Essay: Technological Techniques 10 …