VCE Year 12

Subject guide for students studying Year 12 VCE

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** Note: This page is in the process of being updated to reflect the 2017-2021 Psychology study design, please check back frequently for updated links**

Unit 3: area of study 1: How does the nervous system enable psychological functioning?

Unit 3: area of study 2: How do people learn and remember?

Baddeley and Hitch's model of working memory

An overview and outline of the development of Baddeley and Hitch's model of working memory with a link to a PDF file of notes of the presentation https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B52aL...

Atkinson-Shiffrin 3 stage memory model

Brief review on the Atkinson-Shiffrin 3 stage memory information processing model.

Study design: area of study

Unit 3: How does experience affect behaviour and mental processes?

1. How does the nervous system enable psychological functioning?

2. How do people learn and remember?

Unit 4: How is wellbeing developed and maintained?

1. How do levels of consciousness affect mental processes and behaviour?

2. What influences mental wellbeing?

Unit 4: area of study 2: What influences mental wellbeing?

Powerful music video for young people launches

To encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people to talk about mental health and wellbeing, communities in the Northern Territory have worked with headspace and Indigenous Hip Hop Projects (IHHP) to create the 'Got a lot going on' music video.