Unit 1: How are behaviour and mental processes shaped?
This unit focuses on human central nervous system function and malfunction. Practical activities should not be limited to assessment tasks; they may be used to introduce a psychological concept, to build understanding of a psychological concept or skill and to practise specific scientific skills, for example, dissections, interpretation of neuroimaging graphics, and scientific modelling and classification.
Area of Study 1: How does the brain function?
Area of Study 2: What influences psychological development?
Area of Study 3: Practical investigation