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Hi all, so you’ve completed the Unit 4 VCE Psychology for 2012.


What did you think of the paper? What was hard? What was easy? How do you think you went?


Let us know your thoughts and comments below (please keep them clean – all comments are moderated anyway!)…cheers

Hi all,


Congratulations on finishing the Unit 3 VCE Psychology exam for 2012.


What did you think of the paper? What was hard? What was easy? How do you think you went?


Let us know your thoughts and comments below (please keep them clean - all comments are moderated anyway!)…cheers

Hi all,


With the Unit 3 exams and the GAT around the corner I thought it would be timely to remind you all of some key resources that you can find on the VCAA website to help you with your VCE exam preparation.


1. VCAA exam timetable - duh...no kidding...of course you can find when the exam is on here with the timetable.


2. VCE exams navigator - you should have received a hard copy of this from school but it is a very detailed document which outlines everything from examination hall rules, to equipment you can bring in, etc, etc. Very important and very useful...


3. Copy of last years GAT (found here) -I have written about the GAT and the importance about it previously but it is in your best int...

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Thanks to former VCE student Jessica for sharing her VCE Psychology resources with our VCE Help community. If you want to give back and share your resources with the VCE help community please check out the guidelines here.


Especially when learning a new behaviour or response, continuous reinforcement (where we reinforce behaviour every time it occurs) is very effective. However, it is not always practical to do this and it can also mean that the reinforcer becomes ineffective. Lastly, a behaviour that is reinforced using continuous reinforcement is much more likely to be extinguished if the reinforcement stops.


To combat these issues, partial reinforcement (where we reinforce behaviour only so...

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Thanks to former VCE student Jessica for sharing her VCE Psychology resources with our VCE Help community. If you want to give back and share your resources with the VCE help community please check out the guidelines here.


Especially when learning a new behaviour or response, continuous reinforcement (where we reinforce behaviour every time it occurs) is very effective. However, it is not always practical to do this and it can also mean that the reinforcer becomes ineffective. Lastly, a behaviour that is reinforced using continuous reinforcement is much more likely to be extinguished if the reinforcement stops.


To combat these issues, partial reinforcement (where we reinforce behaviour only so...

Read more

This is a guest post from former VCE student Cait Sexton for VCE Psychology. If you want to write a guest post on this blog, check out the guidelines here.


TITLE OF RESEARCH: Thorndike’s Instrumental Learning Experiment with cats (early 1900’s)


AIM: To investigate trial and error learning in cats


HYPOTHESIS: It can be hypothesised that hungry cats when placed in a puzzle box with a food reward outside will use trial and error learning when trying to escape the box so that the time taken for the hungry cat to escape the box will progressively shorten until it becomes a deliberate movement.


IV: Food reward and puzzle box


DV: Time taken to escape the puzzle box, hence how long it took th...

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Hi all, congrats on completing the VCE Psych Unit 4 exam for 2011.


What did you think of the paper? What was hard? What was easy? How do you think you went?


Let us know your thoughts and comments below (please keep them clean!)…cheers

Hi all, congrats on completing the VCE Psych Unit 4 exam for 2011.


What did you think of the paper? What was hard? What was easy? How do you think you went?


Let us know your thoughts and comments below (please keep them clean!)…cheers

Thanks to former VCE student. Dussy K, for sharing her VCE English and VCE Literature notes with our community. If you want to share your resources with the VCE help community check out the guidelines here.


Hedda Gabler- Close analysis 2008 exam


Ibsen uncovers the tragedy of society’s conventions, condemning the constant struggle for power in a world of superficiality. Hedda and Brack, representing the battle for superiority, obsess over the archetype Alpha, Beta relationship, reflecting Ibsen’s carping tone and loss of faith in the veracity of human existence. Hedda Gabler dramatises the seductive appeal for power, challenging social norms through the weakness of Ibsen’s min...

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Hi all,


By now you should have finished the Unit 3 VCE Psychology exam for 2011. What did you think of the paper? What was hard? What was easy? How do you think you went?


Let us know your thoughts and comments below (please keep them clean!)…cheers

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