Welcome to the Psychology Blog!

This is an exciting way for students to see Psychology in an interactive way! You can expect to see on here all the topic areas we cover in lessons plus extra information with useful links to websites in order to aid revision for exams.

Links to newspapers and other articals will be posted on here regulary to help encourage students to see Psychology from a different perspective. There is a wonderful world full of Psychological happenings, so keep an eye on here for updates!

Enjoy the Blog!

Miss Carpenter

Thursday, 19 January 2012

Unit 2: Individual Differences, useful videos from present day 'insanity'

Norwegian Island Shooting, 2011. This is a documentary which shows a reconstruction of what happened on the day when Anders Behring Breivik opened fire on the Island. It is also an inside into how a man could commit such a terrible and horrific attack on in his own country / people.
(Source: Discovery Channel - Duration = 1hr)

Harold Shipman BBC News Flash – Failure to function adequately – Abnormality is not always accompanied by dysfunction. The family doctor convicted of killing upto 215 of his female patients. From this report on BBC News you get to see his life as a well respected family man, leading upto the trial day for his convictions.
(Source BBC News - Duration = 6mins)

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