Developmental Psychology provides student readers with essential help in all aspects of their first course in developmental psychology, including advice on revising exams, preparing and writing course assessment materials, and enhancing and progressing their knowledge and skills in line with course requirements on a developmental psychology course.
Chapter 3.1: Introduction
If you work your way carefully through this section you should at the end be better equipped to profit from your lectures, benefit from your seminars, construct your essays efficiently, develop effective revision strategies and respond comprehensively to th pressures of exam situations. In the five sections that lie ahead you will be presented with: checklists and bullet points to focus your attention on key issues; exercises to help you participate actively in the learning experience; illustrations and analogies to enable you to anchor learning principles in everyday events and experiences; worked examples to demonstrate the use of such features as structure, headings and continuity; tips that provide practical advice in nutshell form.
In the exercises that are presented each student should decide how much ...