VCE Psychology

Psychology is amongst the less popular VCE exam. A good knowledge of the theory involved as well as practice with past exams should see you do well!

 

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The VCE Psychology includes the following topics for study:

Addictive Disorder | Gambling

Allostasis

Anxiety Disorder | Specific Phobia

Biopsychosocial Framework

Classical Conditioning

Classification of Mental Conditions and Disorders

Defining Normality

Ethical Principales

Forgetting

Manipulation and Improvement of Memory

Memory Formation

Mental Illness | Major Depression

Mental Illness | Schizophrenia

Models of Human Memory

Neural Basis of Learning

Observational Learning

Operant Conditioning

Research Methods

Sleep

States of Consciousness

Stress and Health

Stress Management

The Brain

The Central Nervous System

The Nervous System

The Peripheral Nervous System

Theories of Learning

Trial and Error Learning

Visual Perception



 

There’s two sections in the VCE Psychology  Exam, a Multiple Choice Questions section and a second section where students give longer form open answers. One of the key tips for success in VCE Psychology to make use of the available practice exam and past papers. Using the helpful resources on Studyclix for VCE Psychology  can also help students to to do well in exams. Some of the VCE Psychology resources including videos, solutions, notes and practice material. Using these tools and resources can help replace VCE Psychology tuition and improve your grade for the VCE Psychology final exam.

 

According to the VCAA, VCE Psychology “students develop a range of inquiry skills involving practical experimentation and research, analytical skills including critical and creative thinking, and communication skills. Students use scientific and cognitive skills and understanding to analyse contemporary psychology-related issues, and communicate their views from an informed position. ”

 

VCE Psychology Study Design:

http://www.vcaa.vic.edu.au/Documents/vce/psychology/PsychologySD-2016.pdf

 

29 Topics for Psychology

29 Past papers for Psychology

Psychology Discussions

Resources for Common Psychology