Are all the AQA Psychology options equal?

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Although most schools have settled on the options they are teaching in AQA Psychology, many have had to make difficult choices; comparison of the available options seems to be a constant topic of conversation between teachers. While writing multiple choice questions for The Complete Companions for AQA Kerboodle , I noticed a few less obvious differences between the topics and hope […]

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Do Nobel prizes distort public understanding of scientific knowledge?

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“Absurd.” “Archaic.” These are surely not descriptions most of us would apply to the world’s most celebrated prize in science. The Nobel Prize, conferring millions of Swedish krone (more than a million American dollars) and everlasting fame upon its recipients, honours the year’s highest achievements in knowledge. Yet even as it grips our imaginations, could […]

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