PBS students take four papers in their second year. Two papers are compulsory, PBS 3: Social and Developmental Psychology, and PBS 4: Cognitive Neuroscience and Experimental Psychology. Students then choose two further optional papers. A list of optional papers available to students is published before the end of the previous academic year, but choices normally includes papers on Sociology, Neurobiology, Social and Biological Anthropology, the History and Philosophy of Science, Philosophy, and Education.
- Papers. A list of papers available in Part IIA and their Paper Guides.
- E-Learning Resources: The PBS Tripos - Part IIA Moodle site contains lecture handouts and other useful documents, including links to a selection of the material referenced on the reading lists, available electronically.