Course Overview Unit 3: The conscious self Course work (SAC’s: total 100 marks) 17% of total marks Mid year exam 33% of total marks Unit 4: Brain, behaviour & experience Course work (SAC’s: total 100 marks) 17% of total marks End of year exam 33% of total marks So.... Course work (SAC’s) 34% of study score Exams 66% of study score SAC = School Assessed Course Work. * You MUST be present for SAC’s. If you are not present you must contact the school BEFORE the SAC and produce a medical certificate, otherwise you are awarded a zero for that particular Outcome. You MUST complete all the outcomes to pass the subject.
- Why do I remember some things and forget other things?
How do I form memories?
How do I improve my memory?
Why does my memory decline over my lifespan?
What is my memory made up of?
* Research methods & ethics (include across the entire course)
Sample Exam Question:
Mark was in a serious car accident, although he was not injured. In the days following the accident he could not help thinking about it over and over. In terms of the consolidation theory, explain why Mark is able to remember the details of the accident in 6 weeks time. (2 Marks)