• Designing and conducting experiments, including field and laboratory experiments

Past Paper Questions

  • Justify the use of the experimental method instead of case studies in cognitive psychology. (3) October 2016
  • Describe a procedure Laurence could use for his study of memory. (4) June 2017
12 Marker
  • Evaluate Mia and Felipe’s use of the laboratory experimental method in their investigation of memory. You must make reference to the context in your answer. (12)
  • Evaluate whether Damon’s choice of a field experiment was a more appropriate method than Elisa’s choice of a laboratory experiment for this research scenario. (12) June 2018