MOST CURRENT SCHEDULE FIRST

RATS - make sure to keep journal using HW vocab

1/18 - WED. Practice examples of classical cond Classcondpractice3.doc
DATE
AIM/INQUIRY/ESSENTIAL Q(s)
TOPIC -SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY!!! 8-10%
  • AP LEARNING
OBJECTIVES
CLASS ACTIVITIES
VOCABULARY for HW (click here)
HOMEWORK AND/OR ENRICHMENT
ASSIGNED THIS NIGHT
12/16
AIM: What are the dangers of obedience?
//Make sure to get new* HW sheet - we are JUMPING to MODULE 55!//
obedienceconformityabcfilm.doc
Here's a 5 min excerpt on the vid we will watch in class:
ABC: Basic Instinct Webcast
Read about vid
Dr. Zimbardo on Dr. Phil
Stanley Milgram
DUE MONDAY
MODULE 55
55, 729-732
12/19
AIM: Are our attributions biased?
Attribution.doc
Ms. Vita talks through PREZI using screenr.com - this
program limits free users to 5 minute captures
Need to go through the PREZI again?

DUE TUES
56, 741 (bottom)-745
12/20
How do we LIE to ourselves - cognitive dissonance!!!
Cogdissx.doc



57, 747-753 (top)
12/21
AIM: How can psychology contribute to our understanding of persuasion?
2011persuasion.doc

57, 753 (bottom)-762
12/22
AIM: How do groups influence our actions?
thewave.doc

WATCH THE WAVE on youtube Part I Part II
or this page

Deindividuation at PENN STATE
Groupthink (and deindividuation) in powderpuff hazing

58, 771 (bottom)- 774 (top)
12/23
AIM: To apply concepts to real-life scenarios, experiments
Keepin it real.doc

Whowillsurvive.doc


Implicit Harvard Test
Click "I wish to proceed" to take test

58, 765-771 (top)
1/2/2012! and 1/3/2012
AIM: How do social psychologists explain WHY WE HATE?
Lecture, then "Glory Road"
APSOCPSYCFRQ.doc

56, 737-741 (top)
1/3/2012
continued
continued

56, 734-737 (top half)
1/4/2012
To apply concepts visually
SocPsychvisualexamples.doc

Self-fulfilling prophecy ex-

58, 774 (bottom)-777
1/5/2012
HOW CAN WE BE HEROES??
SocPsychAP.doc

Zimbardo's HIP - helping us become heroes
Altruism on //Friends//
People only choose to help in certain circumstances
Bystander Effect Latane/Darley Smoke-filled room
Bystander Effect of kidnapping and *diffusion of resp. and *intervention!
Brad Pitt abduction - No one standing around now!


1/6/2012
Applying terms to 3 major experiments: Asch, Milgram, Zimbardo
obedienceconfm.doc

Solomon Asch visual review


Conformity in Flash mobs

MoviePosterRubric.doc


1/9/2012
Posters



1/10/2012
TEST




DATE
AIM/INQUIRY/ESSENTIAL Q(s)
TOPIC -MEMORY, COGNITION, LANGUAGE HUGE!!! 8-10%
  • AP LEARNING
OBJECTIVES
CLASS ACTIVITIES
VOCABULARY for HW (click here)
HOMEWORK AND/OR ENRICHMENT
ASSIGNED THIS NIGHT




DUE MONDAY MODULE 24, 346-349
See new bi-weekly page on HW link
11/21
To begin memory unit* Describe and differentiate psychological and physiological systems of memory (e.g. - short term memory, ...)
  • Identify key contributors in cognitive psychology...George A. Miller
Memory Day 1.doc
Walter Mischel - is our "executive function" a part of DELAY-GRATIFICATION?
Zimbardo's take on the marshmallow experiment
STM
George A. Miller,
magic #7
Due 11/22
Module 25: pp. 350-352
Three Stage Processing Model-Spacing
11/22
Can we enhance our memory?

  • Identify key contributors in cognitive psychology...Hermann Ebbinghaus
  • Outline the principles that underlie effective encoding, storage, and construction of memories
  • Compare and contrast different cognitive processes
    • effortful vs. automatic processing
    • deep vs. shallow processing
    • focused vs. divided attention
memory taxonomy.pdf
Enhance memory 1.doc
Effortful vs. automatic
Deep vs. Shallow
Hermann Ebbinghaus
Due 11/23
Module 25: pp. 353-358
Serial Position Effect-Chunking
11/23
To continue analyzing models of memory...
How does memory HELP US SURVIVE?
What are different types of long-term memories?

  • Describe and differentiate psychological and physiological systems of memory (e.g. - ...procedural memory)
Types of Long Term memories.doc
Reading excerpt - Musicophilia
Musicophilia.pdf
Clive
More Clive
Procedural memory
Read over Thanksgiving – due 11/29
Module 26: pp. 360-364
Ichonic-Echoic-LongTerm Potentiation
Module 26: Bottom of p. 365-368
Amnesia, Implicit, Explicit, Hippocampus
11/29
Use mnemonics as "memory aids" to review for the midterm
  • Describe strategies for memory improvement
Mnemonics!!
Make a poster to help the class remember...
midterm review 2011.pdf
Brain Scan REVIEW
Gate-control theory of PAIN
Menopause

Due 11/30
Module 27: pp. 370-375
Recall-Mood Congruent
11/30
Apply the three-stage model to real-life situation
  • Describe strategies for memory improvement
Video demo of real-life
Rich-associations demo:
Thanks Charlie Blair-Broeker!

Due 12/1!!! Module 28: pp. 376-381 (top)
Ebbinghaus-Retroactive Interference
12/1
Watch film: MEMENTO
  • Describe and differentiate psychological and physiological systems of memory (e.g. - short term memory, ...)
Memento 2011.doc


12/2
continue film


Due 12/5 Module 28: pp. 381-383
Repression-Misinformation Effect
Module 28: pp. 384-390
Elizabeth Loftus, Source amnesia ***summarize well
12/5
Memory: How can our memories be changed and or
exploring/providing evidence for the malleability of our memory?

  • Identify key contributors in cognitive psychology...
Elizabeth Loftus
Cotton story Part I Part II
Answer q's on today's document -
May also text thoughts on Cotton story to polleverywhere
Elizabeth Loftus
Due 12/6
Module 29: pp. 396-399
Cognition-insight
12/6
Memory, thinking
  • Describe strategies for memory improvement
  • Identify problem-solving strategies as well as factors that effect their effectiveness
FUN!
Recall vs. Recognition with celebrity yearbook photos[1].pptx
Thanks to the teacher who posted this on the 4shared site
DEMOs today!!
morememory.doc

Due 12/7 Module 29: pp. bottom 399-405
Confirmation bias-availability heuristic
Skip overconfidence, but read yellow box
12/7
Thinking -
How can "problem-solving" / "cognition" terms be used to MAKE DECISIONS IN LIFE?
  • Identify problem-solving strategies as well as factors that effect their effectiveness
  • List the characteristics of creative thought and creative thinkers
Algorithm on "Big Bang"
cognitiveintro.doc


12/8
How can "problem-solving" / "cognition" terms be used to MAKE DECISIONS IN LIFE?
  • Identify problem-solving strategies as well as factors that effect their effectiveness
  • List the characteristics of creative thought and creative thinkers
Applyingpsych2life.doc

Due 12/8, 12/9
Module 29: Bottom 403-410
Overconfidence-Belief Perseverance
12/9
*early dismissal
NO CLASS :( (wahhhh-wahhhh-wahhhh!)


Due 12/12
Module 30 p. 412-415
Language-telegraphic speech
12/12
AIM: To explain the logistics, relativity of language
  • Synthesize how biological, cognitive, and cultural factors converge to facilitate acquisition, development, and use of language
IDIOMS in other languages.doc

Periphrastics-1.ppt

Begin to look at the question of animals and language capabilities

Due 12/13 Module 30 p. 415 (bottom)-421
12/13
AIM: Are we BORN with LANGUAGE (nature) or is it a CULTURAL process?
  • Synthesize how biological, cognitive, and cultural factors converge to facilitate acquisition, development, and use of language
  • Identify key contributors in cognitive psychology...Noam Chomsky...Wolfgang Kohler...
Did you summarize well?
Language Summary.doc

Practice FRQ Savannah Practice FRQ.doc

Genie: Part I Part II
We will watch additional vids in class; however, if you are absent these clips could help
Noam Chomsky
Due 12/14 Module 30 p. 422-428
12/14
AIM: Are ANIMALS able to learn LANGUAGE? Review for exam
Discovering Psychology Lang Dev - watch at least first 6 min.
Bonobo apes


Misinformation effect - Loftus
Other study items
Smithsonian Mag & Memory

STUDY!
Practice thinking terms
Practice 3-stage memory model
12/15
TEST! - 3rd block eats C lunch




DATE
AIM/INQUIRY/ESSENTIAL Q(s)
TOPIC - SENSATION PERCEPTION 6-8% of AP TEST
  • AP LEARNING OBJECTIVES
CLASS ACTIVITIES
VOCABULARY for HW (click here)
HOMEWORK AND/OR ENRICHMENT
ASSIGNED THIS NIGHT
11/2
Why is the sense of vision important to understanding the human experience?
  • Describe sensory processes (e.g. vision), including the specific nature of transduction, relevant anatomical structures, and specialized pathways in the brain for each of the senses
ap eye.doc
SIGHT + ANIMATION
http://www.bbc.co.uk/science/humanbody/body/factfiles/sight/sight.shtml

Modules 13, 14, 15 optional
11/3
To complete understanding of the EYE. Begin the EAR
  • Describe sensory processes (e.g. hearing, vestibular), including the specific nature of transduction, relevant anatomical structures, and specialized pathways in the brain for each of the senses
  • Explain common sensory disorders (e.g. - visual and hearing impairments)
MIX AND MATCH GAME - explains TRICHROMATIC THEORY or Helmholtz
http://www.exploratorium.edu/exhibits/mix_n_match/
Trichromatic YouTube
Color-blind test
OPPONENT PROCESS
theear.pdf
THE EAR
http://nobelprize.org/educational_games/medicine/ear/
David Hubel
Totsten Wiesel
DUE FRI 11/4
Module 12, 192-194
11/4
THE EAR & TASTE
  • Describe sensory processes (e.g. taste),
    including the specific nature of transduction,relevant anatomical structures, and specialized pathways in the brain for each of the senses
PLACE THEORY OF EAR +ANIMATION
http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/matthews/ear.html
Pitch*HIGH frequencies
TOUCH SOUND
Taste AP.doc
Taste animation
Supertasters
Supertaster ideas
TASTE DEMO
Why peppers are HOT!

READ BY TUESDAY 11/8
Module 12 pp. 195-200
Module 12 terms
Subliminal to Inattentional blindness
Practice
LABEL EAR GAME
http://www.purposegames.com/game/705
11/8
SMELL, INTRO to sensation: How does the brain process multiple stimuli?
  • Describe sensory processes (e.g. smell),
    including the specific nature of transduction,relevant anatomical structures, and specialized pathways in the brain for each of the senses
  • Discuss the role of attention in behavior
nose.doc
threshold.doc
Awareness Test - ex. of in-attentional blindness
Change-blindness
Person-swap
Another PREZI

DUE WEDNESDAY, 11/9
Module 16 pp. 235-top 239
Visual Capture-Laws of gestalt
11/9
How does the brain notice stimuli and the differences between them?
  • Discuss the basic principles of sensory transduction, including absolute threshold, difference threshold, signal detection, and sensory adaptation
APmoresenper.doc
JND of dB = 1
Polleverywhere
absolute threshold
difference threshold
signal detection
Gustav Fechner
Ernst Weber
DUE THURSDAY. 11/10
Module 16 pp. 239-243
Depth perception to Monocular cues – also define one out of order: Motion Parallax – it is on page 242
11/10
Review of perception!
  • Describe general principals of organizing and integrating sensation to promote stable awareness of external (e.g. - Gestalt principals, depth perception)
percepreviewgood.doc
Subliminal stimulation
Face perception
Little Dragon!
Great GESTALT demo
Gestalt
Depth perception
DUE FRI. 11/11
Module 16 pp. 244-248
Module 16 terms
Phi Phenomenon, shape and size constancy (in italics) and brightness constancy (also in italics)
WIKI ALSO DUE BY FRI. 11/11 BY MIDNIGHT
11/11
Continue perception
  • Discuss how experience and culture can influence perceptual processes (e.g. - perceptual set, context effects)
appaintouch.doc
sensory adaptation
DUE MON 11/14
Module 17 pp. 250-254
Module 17 terms
Perceptual adaptation to perceptual set
11/14
WEBQUEST, review for test; While reading at home...
  • challenge common beliefs in parapsychological phenomena
  • Explain the role of top-down processing in producing vulnerability to illusion
  • Describe sensory processes (e.g. - kinesthesis, pain)
webquest
Study for TEST!
top-down processing
illusions
READ TUES for TEST
Module 17 pp. 255-262
Module 17 terms
Human factors psychology to parapsych
11/15
TEST!!!



11/16
States of Consciousness (2-4% of exam)
  • Describe the various states of consciousness and their impact on behavior
  • Discuss aspects of sleep and dreaming
    • stages and characteristics of the sleep cycle
    • theories of sleep and dreaming
    • symptoms and treatments of sleep disorders
Go over SenPer test
Document: sleepdreamshypnosis.doc
Reading: BARRONS REVIEW.pdf
PREZI!! (2nd official!!)
If absent, use Barron's reading to help catch up or PREZI to learn about sleep, sleep disorders, and hypnosis


11/17
  • Describe historic and contemporary uses of hypnosis (e.g. - pain control, psychotherapy)
  • Explain hypnotic phenomena (e.g. - suggestibility, dissociation)
continue PREZI!!
Reading:BARRONS REVIEW.pdf
Again, if absent, use Barron's and/or PREZI to help
PSYCHOACTIVE DRUGS OR PSYCHOTROPIC DRUGS chart.doc
Ernst Hilgard

11/18
  • Identify the major psychoactive drug categories (e.g. - depressants, stimulants) and classify specific drugs, including their psychological and physiological effects
  • Discuss drug dependence, addition, tolerance, and withdrawal
Exploratory activities using computer cart
Part of this activity has a "sleep simulator" where you can wake someone up as they sleep

DUE MONDAY MODULE 24, 346-349

DATE
AIM/INQUIRY/ESSENTIAL Q(s)
  • AP LEARNING OBJECTIVES
CLASS ACTIVITIES
VOCABULARY for HW (click here)
HOMEWORK AND/OR ENRICHMENT
ASSIGNED THIS NIGHT

TOPIC: DEVELOPMENT - TEST 3 (7-9%)



10/14
Test moved one day - begin next unit
AIM: Does evolution explain what we think is attractive?
SCIENCE OF SEX APPEAL AND EVOLUTION
http://dsc.discovery.com/videos/science-of-sex-appeal/

FOR TUES. 10/18, READ MODULE 6 pp. 102-107 summary only
10/18
Do twin studies give insight into nature/nurture debate? - out of order - completed Thur. 10/20
NaturenurtureTWIN.doc
twinnotekey.pdf
Twinreadings.doc

READ TUES. NIGHT FOR WED. 10/19
Module 6: 92-94; Environment-Twins
10/19
How do scientists use epigenetics, evolution to explain our behavior?
basic genetics terms.doc
Basicgenetictermsanswers.pdf
Thanks again to AP teacher Amy Koch for "genetic term" review
Agouti mice
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/genes/
Genetics
http://learn.genetics.utah.edu/
Want to keep licking your rat "pup"?!

Due THUR 10/20 (read Wed night)
Module 7: 122-127
X Chromosome to Androgynous
  • Enrichment Block 1 - work on reading
10/20
Are gender roles biological (nature) AND/or environmental (nurture)? - performed lesson out of order on 10/18 Tues.
  • Discuss the interaction of nature and nurture (including cultural variations)* in determination of behavior
  • Describe how sex and gender influence socialization and other aspects of development
DAVID REIMER YOU TUBE CLIP
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QeSvkE9ZtHk

DUE FRIDAY – and during enrichment
  • Enrichment Block 2 - work on reading
Module 7: 110-mid 113
Module 8 pp. 134-138 Conception to FAS
(optional) Module 9, pp. 139-141 (optional)
10/21
How can potential parents prepare for their newborn?
  • Explain the process of conception and gestation, including factors that influence successful fetal development (e.g. nutrition, illness, substance abuse)
  • Discuss maturation of motor skills
Write letter to NEW PARENTS
momdadohowto.doc
Videos in class to help inform parents
For those interested in medicine, neurology, pediatrics
  • Conception
  • Gestation
  • Teratogens
  • Maturation
  • Enrichment Block 3 - work on reading
Due Monday 10/24
Module 9 pp. bottom 149 “Social Dev”– p. 155
Stranger Anxiety to Mary Ainsworth
10/24
How do childhood attachments influence adult life?
  • Describe the influence of temperament and other social factors on attachment and appropriate socialization
attachment.doc
Konrad Lorenz (2nd vid)
Harry Harlow
Mary Ainsworth
Erikson.doc
The Psych Guy memorizing the 8 stages of Erik Erikson
  • Konrad Lorenz
  • Harry Harlow
  • Mary Ainsworth
  • temperament
Due Tuesday 10/25
Module 10 pp. 167 “Social Dev” -169 Identity/Erik Erikson; Erikson-Intimacy
10/25
Is Erikson’s STAGE/DISCONTINUOUS theory effective in describing SOCIAL development?IS FAILURE CUMULATIVE?
  • Characterize the development of decisions related to intimacy as people mature
  • Discuss maturational challenges in adolescence, incl. family related conflicts
  • Predict the physical and cognitive changes that emerge as people age, including steps that can be taken to maximize function
EriksonDay2.doc
erikson skits.doc
From the Bolt resource binder. Retyped by AP teacher Amy Koch
Read about Erikson on Shippensburg's website
Should EARLY ADULTHOOD BE DIVIDED?
Dr. Jensen Arnett's new* research on "emerging adulthood" age 18-29
  • Erik Erikson
Due Wed 10/26
Module 10
pp. 160-165
Physical, moral development of teen
Adolescence-Delay Gratification
  • Enrichment Block 1 read
10/26
Is Kohlberg’s STAGE/DISCONTINUOUS model the most effective way to understand human MORAL development?
  • Compare and contrast models of social development - Gilligan vs. Kohlberg
Kohlbergmorals.doc
heinz dilemma.doc
New* research by Dr. Lene Arnett-Jensen of Clark University
  • Carol Gilligan
  • Lawrence Kohlberg
Due Thur 10/27
Module 9
Bottom 141- mid 144 Piaget Cognitive Dev.
Schema-Object Permanence
  • Enrichment Block 2 read
10/27
Review and prepare for children
  • Explain the maturation of COGNITIVE abilities (e.g. Piaget's stages, information processing*)
Cognitive Stage Piaget.doc
Ms. Vita's first Prezi presentation! Follow arrow to take notes on PIAGET'S COGNITIVE STAGES!
PREZI
Practicing Jean Piaget
http://www.abacon.com/psychsite/cognition_act.html
*We will also prepare for the child lab today!!!!
  • Sensorimotor
  • Preoperational
  • Concrete Operational
  • Formal Operations
Due Friday 10/28 and during ENRICHMENT
Module 9
pp. 144 (bottom)-148 Preoperational-formal operational
pp. 155-157 self concept, parenting styles
  • Enrichment Block 3 read
10/28
CHILD LAB!!!!!! - third block eat C lunch
Bring in a child under 5 - was Piaget right or wrong??
kidsAP.doc
Thanks to Judy Tappara for ideas in "TEACHING TIPS FOR GENERAL PSYCH..."
  • Jean Piaget
Extension! Was due Friday, but now
Due Monday - Module 11 pp. 171-187 adulthood
10/31
Last review - Parenting styles, Teen identity, and Old Age
Doc-devap.doc
Attachment-style quiz
IdentityMarcia quiz
BETTER MARCIA PsychSim online WHO AM I?
Review for test
Review sheets
jeopardy.doc
Review sheet.doc
What kind of parent are you?
  • Diana Baumrind
  • Lev Vygotsky
Enrichment - Was Piaget correct?
11/1
Test date changed-TEST IS TUESDAY






DATE
AIM/INQUIRY/ESSENTIAL Q(s)
  • AP LEARNING OBJECTIVES
CLASS ACTIVITIES
VOCABULARY for HW (click here)
HOMEWORK AND/OR ENRICHMENT
ASSIGNED THIS NIGHT

TOPIC - BRAIN/BIOLOGY TEST 2 (8-10%)



9/26
AIM:
Explain how neurons are at the
center of our existence
  • Identify basic processes and systems
in the biological bases of behavior, incl.
parts of the neuron and the process of
transmission of a signal between neurons
NEURON.pdf
Neuro-coloringbook.doc
Thanks to Kent Korek
for posting this coloring-book
idea on 4-shared site
  • Parts of the neuron
Module 4, pp. 50-53
9/27
AIM: How does neural communication
relate to behavior?
  • Discuss the influence of drugs on
neurotransmitters (e.g. - reuptake
mechanisms)
moreneuron.doc
Websites
Hum of neuron
Mad neuron!
Harvard's Action Potential!
Another video of action potential

Module 4, pp. 54-top half 55
Answers to practice review
9/28
AIM: What role do neurochemicals
play in psychopathology?
Neuraltransmission.doc
Neurotransmitters.doc
Neurotransmitters2.doc
Inhibit, excite
Temporal, spatial

Module 4, mid. P. 55-top half 56
9/29
AIM: What are [neural] implications
for treatment?
Build-a-neuron
Want to know who
discovered info about neurons? Here's interactive

Module 4, pp. 56-top half of 59
STUDY FOR NO-NOTE QUIZ ON
NEURONS -see 9/27 for answers on
review sheets
9/30
AIM: Is texting and driving really
dangerous? How can neural
speed inform us?
Neurons Reflexes and reactions.doc

Module 4, pp. bottom 59-62
10/3
AIM: How do biological processes
work to create and sustain behavior?
  • Discuss the effect of the endocrine system on behavior
Finished drug types
MEMORIZE BRAIN!
Thank you Professor Michael Britt!
psychfiles.doc
  • Major brain regions, lobes, and cortical areas
Start reading Oct 4 HW
10/4
AIM: Continue: Biological processes
  • Recount historic and contemporary research strategies and technologies
    that support research (e.g. ...imaging techniques)
  • Describe the nervous system and and its subdivisions and functions
brainsuperrubric.doc
  • Major brain regions, lobes, and cortical areas
Module 5, pp. 67-73
  • Enrichment BLK 1- The moved
reading pp. 83-88 summary
10/5
AIM: Continue: Biological processes
Continue superheroes.
KEEP READING :)

Module 5, pp. 74-76
  • Enrichment BLK 2- The moved
reading pp. 83-88 summary
10/6
AIM: To review nervous system and endocrine system
Nervous sys and endocrine.doc
What neurotransmitter are you? Fun
  • Central and peripheral nervous system
Module 5, pp. 76-80
  • Enrichment BLK 3- The moved
reading pp. 83-88 summary
10/7
AIM: How does the left brain “wrestle”
with the right?
early dismissal
More review: Brain Drain.doc
Answers brain drain answers.doc
Thanks to AP teacher Amy Koch for review guide
Lobes of Brain.doc
RightLeftBrain info
MIRROR TRACE!! Experiment
http://opl.apa.org/Experiments/MirrorDrawing.aspx?DayNumber=1
CLASS ID: 3177 or 4105
CHOOSE PENN MANOR HS from list
IV: Left hand or Right Hand
DV: Speed of tracing, accuracy
Hypothesis: Right handers will be slower at the process compared to left-handers' SPEED AND ACCURACY
SECOND EXPERIMENT
Hemispheric differences
  • Brain lateralization and hemispheric
specialization
Module 5, pp. 64-67 (what was originally
due on Oct. 3)
10/11
AIM: What are the implications
of a severed corpus callosum?
  • Recount historic and contemporary
research strategies and technologies
that support research (e.g. - case studies
split-brain research, ...)
Split brain APPSYCH.doc
Students can go here and click "Hemispheric Specialization" or go directly to "Hemispheric Specialization"
Meet split brain patients and Dr. Gazzaniga
Nobel Prize Game
  • Split-brain research
  • Michael Gazzaniga
  • Roger Sperry
Module 5, pp. 80-83
10/12
AIM: What evidence do psychologists use to show brain structure and function?
WEBQUEST
Brain imaging
brainscans.doc
*special schedule PSAT/PLAN testing
MRI Game
AP PSYCH BRAIN REVIEW.doc
AP PSYCH Brain review answers.pdf
  • Brain imaging
STUDY!!
Complete review sheet from class, check answers
STUDY REVIEW SHEETS FROM LAST WEEK
Thanks to AP teacher Amy Koch for review guide
10/13
AIM: How does brain plasticity
impact the outcome of learning,
injuries?
  • Recount historic and contemporary research strategies and technologies that support research (e.g. - case studies ...)
Plasticity
Homunculus
LOBES
READINGS
Ben Carson.pdf
Oliver Sacks.pdf
Ben Carson correspondence.pdf
  • Paul Broca
  • Carl Wernicke
  • Case studies
STUDY!!!!
10/17
AIM: Test
Essay and MC
Phineas Gage


DATE
AIM/INQUIRY/ESSENTIAL Q(s)
  • AP LEARNING OBJECTIVES
CLASS ACTIVITIES
VOCABULARY for HW (click here)
HOMEWORK AND/OR ENRICHMENT ASSIGNED ON THIS NIGHT

TOPIC - HISTORY, APPROACHES, RESEARCH/ TEST 1 (8-10%)

VOCAB FROM CLASS BELOW!!!
Click above link for more vocab: the words included in this column are recommended by the AP Psych Testing Committee
BI-WEEKLY PAGE
History Research HW 1.doc
8/29
AIM: Why study psychology?
Ramachandran's discoveries through film and activity
Phantom limb
Mirror therapy

8/30
AIM: How can I do well in this course? How should I read my text?
Summer book evaluation
"Long" guidelinesAP® Psychology.pdf PDF
AP 2011 2012.doc MicroWord
(Not printed due to page length)
"Short" Guidelines - paper from class-acknowledgment form includedpsychguide2011.pdf
Psychology
False presuppositions, Loftus
Pica
  • Get acknowledgment form signed by Tues. 9/6
  • For more "5-step" HW sheets, click IMPT. INFO
  • To look at a specific college for AP requirements, click FAQ
  • For vocabulary (click)
  • Read and define terms pp. 6-11 THIS IS DUE 9/1 - 25 TERMS TOTAL - it is A LOT!! Begin tonight! From HUMANISTIC (red) to PSYCHIATRY (red)
8/31
Who were the first psychologists? How did this discipline begin?
  • Recognize how philosophical perspectives shaped the development of psychological thought.
  • Describe and compare different theoretical approaches in explaining behavior
  • Identify major historical figures (early years)
Notes module 1: How did psychology begin? - notes, discussion, video
FIRSTDAYAP.doc
  • Structuralism
  • Functionalism
  • Behaviorism
  • Gestalt
  • Mary Whiton Calkins
  • Carl Rogers
  • B. F. Skinner
  • Margaret Floy Washburn
  • John B. Watson
  • Wilhelm Wundt
We will read and take notes on beginning of Module 1 during enrichment next week. This will help with our wiki discussion. Click here for vocab
USE PROLOGUE QUIZ 1, 2 AND CHAPTER 1, QUIZ 1, 2
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STUDY QUESTIONS FROM CHAPTER 1: THINKING CRITICALLY ABOUT PSYCHOLOGY
9/1
What are the main (contemporary) approaches to psychology?
  • Describe and compare different theoretical approaches in explaining behavior
  • Recognize the strengths and limitations of applying theories to explain behavior
  • Identify major historical figures (contemporary)
apapproaches.doc
  • Psychoanalytic/psychodynamic
  • Humanism
  • Evolutionary
  • Biological
  • Cognitive
  • Charles Darwin
  • Dorothea Dix
  • Sigmund Freud
  • G. Stanley Hall
  • William James
  • Ivan Pavlov
  • Jean Piaget
  • Read Module 2 pp. 16-22
9/6
How do psychologists evaluate human behavior scientifically/empirically?
  • Psychology is an empirical discipline: we develop knowledge through RESEARCH
  • Discuss the value of reliance on the operational definitions and measurement in behavioral research
Limits of intuition
methods.doc
  • Operational definition
  • Read Module 3 - pp. bottom 33- top 36
  • ACKNOWLEDGMENT FORM DUE 9/6 (in addition to reading)
  • 3-ring binder: Class section, HW section
  • BLOCK 1 Enrichment
9/7
How are correlations both informative and misleading? What are scatterplots?
  • Differentiate types of research...with regard to purpose, strengths and weaknesses
correlation 2011.doc
  • Correlational studies
  • Read Module 3 - pp. 36-top 38
  • BLOCK 2 Enrichment
9/8
FLOODING!!! No school - make-up day is FEBRUARY 17



9/9
How can random events lead to false or illusory correlations?
challengerscatterplot2011.doc
*Thanks to Robert Mcentarrfer

9/12
What are the advantages and disadvantages of correlational studies?
  • Differentiate types of research...with regard to purpose, strengths and weaknesses
  • Describe how research design drives the reasonable conclusions that can be drawn (e.g. - experiments = cause and effect)
  • Experiments
  • Survey Research
  • Naturalistic observations
  • Case Studies
  • Read Module 3 - pp. 31-mid 33
  • TELL FAMILY ABOUT PARENTS' NIGHT 9/15
9/13
Why are representative samples important? What if the world only had 100 people?
Repsample.doc
  • Random sampling
  • Read Module 3 - pp. 38-bottom TO 39 - read "control condition" as last term
  • TELL FAMILY ABOUT PARENTS' NIGHT 9/15
  • BLOCK 1 Enrichment


add before or after chart in 2012 -
types of research longitudinal, cross-sectional, etc.? More practice with identifying types of research


9/14
What limits researchers?
  • Differentiate types of research...with regard to purpose, strengths and weaknesses
  • Identify independent, dependent, confounding, and control variables in experimental designs
research chart.doc
Practice in Identifying Variables.doc
More practice identifying variables in experiments - answers on Test1 link
Practice variable II.doc
*Thanks to AP Psych teacher Amy Koch for "practicing variables" examples!
  • Independent variable
  • Dependent variable
  • Confounding/extraneous variables
  • Control variables
  • Read Module 3 - pp. 39-mid 41
  • TELL FAMILY ABOUT PARENTS' NIGHT 9/15
  • BLOCK 2 Enrichment
9/15
What is wrong with the studies?
  • Distinguish between random assignment of participants to conditions in experiments and random selection of participants, primarily in correlational studies and surveys
  • Predict the validity of behavioral explanations based on the quality of research design (e.g. - confounding variables limit confidence...)
What'swrongHowcanweFIXIT.doc
From PsychSim5
Whatiswrongwithstudy1 2.pdf
Whatiswrongwiththisstudy 3,4.pdf
  • Random Assignment
  • Read Module 2 - pp. 22-27
  • PARENTS' NIGHT IS TONIGHT!
  • BLOCK 3 Enrichment
9/16
More practice with research methods: What are the crucial issues in each method's design? MORE WHAT'S WRONG WITH STUDIES
  • Identify how ethical issues inform and constrain research practices
  • Describe how ethical and legal guidelines (e.g. - APA, federal regualtions, local institutional review boards) protect research participants and promote sound ethical practice
Early dismissal
moreconfoundingproblemstudies.doc
readings website for "What's wrong with study" and
CHECK ANSWERS
or you can check answers in the following document
Answers what's wrong with the study.pdf
  • Ethics
  • APA - American Psychological Association
  • Read Module 3 - pp. bottom 41-42
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9/19
Why do psychologists need statistics, wait, what???!!! THERE'S MATH IN THIS CLASS??? (yes, it's true)
apstats.doc

9/20
To continue learning statistics and frequency graphs - How can skewed distributions inform us?
  • Distinguish between descriptive and inferential stats
  • Apply basic descriptive statistical concepts, including interpreting and constructing graphs and calculating simple descriptive statistics.

  • Measures of Central Tendency (3 Ms)
  • Standard Deviation
9/21
  • Review for test
  • Practice FRQ
PracticeFRQ.doc

  • 9/22-23
DAYS FOR TESTING
After essay - more fun review
http://www.biologycorner.com/worksheets/controls.html
Answers
http://www.biologycorner.com/worksheets/controls333.html