Psychology Past Paper 2009 June

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General Certificate of Education
Advanced Subsidiary Examination
June 2009

Psychology
(Specification A)
Unit 1

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2

PSYA1

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4
5

Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology and
Research Methods

Wednesday 13 May 2009

Mark

6
7
8

9.00 am to 10.30 am

TOTAL

You will need no other materials.

Time allowed
1 hour 30 minutes
Instructions
Use black ink or black ball-point pen.
Fill in the boxes at the top of this page.
Answer all questions.
You must answer the questions in the spaces provided. Answers written in margins or on blank pages will not be marked.
Do all rough work in this book. Cross through any work you do not want to be marked.
If you need extra paper, use the Supplementary Answer Sheets. Information
The marks for questions are shown in brackets.
The maximum mark for this paper is 72.
Question 4 should be answered in continuous prose. You may use the space provided to plan your answer. In Question 4, you will be marked on your ability to:
– use good English
– organise information clearly
– use specialist vocabulary where appropriate.

(JUN09PSYA101)

G/K44360

6/6/6/3

PSYA1

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SECTION A: COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY AND RESEARCH METHODS
Answer all questions.

Total for this question: 6 marks
1 Cognitive interviews have been developed to improve witness recall. Identify and explain two techniques used in the cognitive interview.
Technique 1 ................................................................................................................................ ...................................................................................................................................................... ...................................................................................................................................................... ...................................................................................................................................................... ...................................................................................................................................................... ...................................................................................................................................................... Technique 2 ................................................................................................................................ ...................................................................................................................................................... ...................................................................................................................................................... ...................................................................................................................................................... ...................................................................................................................................................... ...................................................................................................................................................... (3 marks + 3 marks)

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Total for this question: 6 marks
2 A brain scan shows that one area of the brain is more active when a person is doing a verbal task. However, when this person is doing a visual task, a different area of the brain is more active.

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(a) Explain how this could relate to the working memory model. Refer to different parts of the working memory model in your answer....
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