Every Core Study for OCR AS presented by subject and specification experts. Each study is broken up into a core summary, supplementary background information, and commentaries to help you apply approaches, perspectives, issues and methods - all areas that are examined at AS. A comprehensive section on exam preparation gives you the tips you need to tackle the Core Studies paper and guides you towards better exam grades with confidence. Inside these colourfully designed pages you'll find features that help you: - Understand the basic methods and findings of each Core Study - Build up the background knowledge you need for good grades - Explain how to link to approaches, perspectives, issues and methods - Evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of different approaches. Throughout the book there are links to a separately available OCR Research Methods for Psychology AS & A2, containing extra support and detail for the Psychological Investigations AS paper.