Monday, December 19, 2016

Winter Break Assignment_ Gavin and Kahn

Hello AP Psych Students!

Get ready to start the second semester. Everyone one is off to a fresh start. I can't wait to get back into the grove and get going with the second half of the year! Here is your assignment you should have completed for Monday, January 9th. If you don't have the packet, take notes on a separate sheet of paper.
1. Webquest: Page 5 in the packet

2. Reading 242-249 in text or Unit 7_Video One_Observational Learning- Take notes in notebook using the guide!

Friday, December 16, 2016

Finals Review_Friday

Monday- Period 1 Final
Tuesday Period 2 and 3
In class today we reviewed for the final. We also reviewed Unit 6 Test.

Please begin to review over the weekend. All projects are due the day of your finals!

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Unit One: Approaches/History
Unit One: Research
Unit Two: Biological Basis
Unit Three: Development
Unit Four: Sensation and Perception
Unit Five: Consciousness

6 is broken apart in 3  sections!
Unit 6_Memory Quizlet 
Unit 6_ Cognition_Part One
Unit 6_Cognition_Part Two

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Unit 6 Test

Today you have the Unit 6 Test!!!!


1. Note cards are due-
2. Packet Due
3 Note from video 1-10 Due.

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Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Unit 6_Cognition_

1. Page 23-24
* Ways to Problem solve (heuristics, algorithm, trial and error and insight)
* Problems with Cognition- Fixation and Mental Set
* Decisions (Confirmation Bias, Belief Preserverance Creativity, Heuristics)
Representative Heuristic 
Availability Heuristic

2. Review Quiz and Grade

3. Page 25 and 26- Due Thursday!

Video Notes 1-10 Due Tomorrow
Packet Due Tomorrow- Pages 11, 12, 13, 14, 16, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26)

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Unit 6_Cognition_Terms

1. Quiz

2. Worksheet in Packet on 22
     A. Mental Set;
     B. Concepts
     C. Problem Solving
     D. Decision Making

4. Homework- Found in packet on paget 23-24 Cognitive Worksheet

1. Cognitive Worksheet - page 23-24
2. Vocabulary List For Unit 6----Note Cards Due on Thursday
3. Project
4.   *Extra Credit Powerpoint

Here is the links for all the vocabulary terms for this unit! I would study them:)

Monday, December 12, 2016

Unit 6_Cognition_ Problem Solving_ Monday December 12th

1. Quiz

2. Flashbulb memories

3. Forgetting and Encoding Failure

A. Project
B. Video 9-10.
C. Vocabulary Terms Framing ---Linguistic Determination

Friday, December 9, 2016

Unit 6_Wrap Up Eyewitness Testimony and Quiz

Hey Class!
So the results for the Eyewitness Testimony is.... he wasn't in the line up!  Many of you put #3 and #1. You were putting a poor innocent man away! So my question is....should we use Eyewitness Testimony???? Take a look at the assignment it will be due MONDAY.

* Also you have many assignments to finish for homework. Study the new vocabulary list and video 7 and 8.


1. Vocabulary Term Quiz on Monday
      Cognition --- Intuition   Vocabulary Terms  Quizlet on Cognition- Blue List

2. Finish Video 7-8- Due Monday

3. Class assignment-Yellow Guide
4. Final Test on Thursday

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Unit 6_Memory Construction_Thursday December 8th

1. Flashbulb Memories
2. Review Types of Memories Page 14
3. Retrieval Activities----Review Video 4 and 5 with Graphic Organizer
4. Eyewitness Testimony
Video One
Video Two

Video 7 and 8---- Watch the first 12-15 minutes. The rest will be due on MONDAY
Review Project (Due the day of finals)
If you were absent it might be helpful to look at video one of a crime scene then try to identify the criminal in video two the line up. We will discuss in class on Friday.

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Unit Six_ Encoding Failure_December 7th_Wednesday

1. Quiz on Types of Memory

2. Review Reading on Types of Memories
    A. Discuss types of memories

    B. Sort

3. Project

1. Page 14

2. Flashbulb Memory

3. Project

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Unit 6_ Retrieval_Tuesday_December 6th

1. Vocabulary Review-
Review Friday's Day 2 Terms Quiz and then take Quiz 3- Day Three Terms

2. Finish Effortful Processing (Chunking, Rosy Retrospection, Peg-Word, Self-Reference)

3. Review Information Processing Model
(Sensory, Short-Term, Long-Term, Echoic, Iconic, Serial Positioning, Recency, Primacy, Ways to encode)- Page 8 and 9

4. Review Video 3_Storage and Types of Memories---only period 1
    Reading in Packet- Page 12 and 13  Storage Reading

1. Finish Reading from the packet Page 12 and 13 in packet, complete graphic organizer---only period 1

2. Quiz over Vocabulary List-  Types of Memory     Quizlet  -Wednesday

3. Video 6 

Monday, December 5, 2016

Unit 6_ Storage_Video 3_Monday December 5th

1. Vocabulary Review-
Review Friday's Day 1 Terms Quiz and then take Quiz 2- Day Two Terms

2. Effortful Processing:
        Rosy Retrospection
        Mnemonic Devices


Vocabulary Review- Hippocampus-Source Amnesia Tuesday-December 6th

Video 5

Quiz on Tuesday- Quizlet 

Friday, December 2, 2016

Unit 6_Ways to Encode_ Video 2_Friday_December 2nd

1. Quiz

2. Three Box Model
    - Sensory (Iconic and Echoic)

    -Short Term (Serial Positioning- Primacy and Recency)

    -Long Term

Video 4

Note Cards   Acoustic Encoding-Explicit Memory Monday- December 5th
Vocabulary Quiz Monday


Thursday, December 1, 2016

Unit 6_Introduction to Memory

In class we will start with test corrections. I will give you 12 minutes to work on them.If you need to show me anything please bring it to me at this time.  If you are done you can work on the note cards or class notes. Video One and Video Two are DUE TODAY.

1. Memory Activity: Why is memory important?

2. Defining Memory
    -  Memory
     - Encoding
     - Storage
     - Retrieval
     -Automatic Processing
     -Effortful Processing
     - Parallel Processing

Video Three

Note Card List --Memory- Visual Processing Completed by Friday- December 2nd
You will have a quiz tomorrow over the following terms Memory- visual processing.

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Unit 4 and 5 Wrap-up_Wednesday November 30th 2016


2. Binder Organization

3. Test Corrections
            Dates to finish Test corrections-Thursday morning/After School
                                                                Friday morning/after School

Video One and Video Two DUE THURSDAY

Upcoming Assigments
Note Card List -
Terms-----Memory- Visual Processing Completed by Friday- December 2nd
Terms----Acoustic Encoding-Explicit Memory Monday- December 5th
Terms----Hippocampus-Source Amnesia Tuesday-December 6th

Video Three- Friday
Video Four- Monday 

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Unit 4 and 5_Test_ Sensation and Perception and Consciousness

Unit 4 and 5 Test Day

As we get closer to finals be mindful that we have one more Unit to complete. Please make sure you complete these notes tonight, so you are prepared for a possible open note quiz Thursday.

Video One: Information Processing- Due Wednesday 

Video Two: Encoding-Due Thursday 

Video Three: Storage- Due Tuesday

Video Four: Retrieval- Due Wednesday

Video Five: Forgetting- Due Thursday

Video Six: Memory Construction- Due Friday

Monday, November 28, 2016

Unit 5_Psychoactive Drugs_Review

1. Kahoot Review

2. Pass back all materials- old quiz, notecards, review guide.

3. Psychoactive Drugs Review

Note cards will be collected tomorrow. You have a test on Unit 4-5.

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Unit 5_Dreams

1. Review Sleep Disorders- 37 around the room.

2. Understanding Dreams 
 Video One: Why do we dream?
Watch the first video and answer the questions about Dream Basics.

 Video Two: Dream Theories
Take 5 minutes to review the dream theories. Review Dream Theories. Define each theory and draw an image

Article on Lucid Dreaming
If you have time take a look at current research on Lucid Dreaming

Dream Dictionary
If you have time, take a look at the dream dictionary.

3.Interesting Facts----

1. Video 4_Drugs

2. Note Cards for Unit 5- Page 27 in Packet

3. Practice Test (Period 1 and 2 odd) (Period 3 even)
4. You should be studying for your Unit 4-5 test over break. The test will be on TUESDAY. Even if you miss school on MONDAY, you will be required to take the test!

Monday, November 21, 2016

Unit 5_Sleep Stages and Disorders

1.  Nearpod Review (Theories/Stages/Disorders)
2. Review Sleep Disorders

Video 3- Dreams and Hypnosis

Friday, November 18, 2016

Unit 5_Theories of Sleep and Theories_Friday

During Class you will be completing the following tasks on sleep. There is to be no talking. This will count as a quiz grade and worksheet is due at the end of class. 

1. In order to make sure everyone completes the video please sign into Edpuzzle. You will have to make an account. Use your full name. It will track your progress and I will give you a participation grade! Use your full first and last name.

1    2.After you are done reviewing the theories of sleep. Take a look at the six different links on the blog. Describe which theory matches the article or video BEST.
 Source One-
Source Two
Source Three
Source Four 




1. Unit Five_Video Two Consciousness_Sleep- Video (Due Monday)

2. Complete Page Web Activity 33-34 in Packet (Due Monday)Psych Central  and Neuroscience for kids

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Unit 4 and 5_Consciousness_Introduction_ Thursday

1. Perception Check

2. What is Consciousness? Page 31
         Video  One  and Video Two

3. Types of Consciousness
      * Meditation and Being Aware
      * Pre-conscious
      * Unconscious
      * Altered States
4. "Being Aware"

5. Begin Page 33 and 34 in your packets.

1. Video One: Introduction to Consciousness

2. In order to check your nightly reading, please complete the online quiz on Socrative (1D3F4077)

* Must be completed by 7 am or no participation will be accepted.

Additional Review Resource on Types of Consciousness

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Unit 4 and 5_Sensation and Perception_PERCEPTION BASICS

Student Catch Up.
During this time the teacher will be calling you up to discuss your grade and performance. You are RESPONSIBLE FOR THE FOLLOWING CONCEPTS!

1. Video One: Perception

2.Video Two: Depth Perception

Presentation ESP

YOU SHOULD BE COMPLETING THE FOLLOWING LINKS ABOVE FOR HOMEWORK! If you do not have the handout use paper. VIDEO 7 and 8 should also be completed!        

   Unit 5:Consciousness Video One Due Friday

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Unit 4_Sensation and Perception_Quiz

1. Difference between Kinesthetic Awareness and Vestibular Sense

2.Review Guide- True and False Information- Kahoot

3. Quiz - Video on 1-6; Collect Notecards, Review Guide and Vets Day Assignment

Updated Calendar 
Video 7 Due Today USE GUIDE IN PACKET 21-24   Video 7

Video 8 Due Wednesday Guide in Packet 25 Video *Video 8

Monday, November 14, 2016

Unit 4_Taste/Touch/Smell Review

1 Taste and Smell- Review and Video 

2. Hearing
    - Order
    -Sound (Frequency and Amplitude)

3. REVIEW Touch- (VIDEO 5) 
             *Gateway Control Theory

4. Kahoot

1. ALL Material from Video 1-6 and Note cards-DUE TUESDAY (NO LATE WORK)

2. Video 7 Due Tuesday USE GUIDE IN PACKET 21-24
Video  7

3. Quiz Tuesday

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Unit 4_Sensation_Touch_Taste_Smell_ Friday

Hello class! Happy Veteran's Day! Today in class you have a number of things to complete. Please use this time wisely!

Veteran’s Day and Psychology
 Part One: Veterans Day Assignment
Directions: November 11th is Veteran’s Day. It is a time to stop and remember those who have given themselves to the country. Serving in the military has left many veterans’ struggling to adjust back to “normal life.” Take a look at the following cases and answer the questions that follow. Write your answers on the first side of the gold sheet. Due Monday. 
*   Hearing Loss Article
    Part Two: Review Taste, Smell, Touch
  Directions watch the following crash course then complete the worksheet in gold packet.It follows the Veteran's Day Activity. 
  Due Monday Crash Course to Sensation- Due Monday 

    Part Three: Review Guide due Monday
     Directions-Pink guide Work on the review guide-Due Monday

     1. Quiz on TUESDAY (I will check in notes 1-6 and note cards on Page 2 TUESDAY)
2. Review Guide (Due Monday-PINK)
3. Vet's Work and Crash Course-(Gold Worksheet-Due Monday)
4,  Video 7 (Due Monday)- Please take notes for video 7 in Packet on Pages 21-24
5   Test Corrections Due TODAY!  

Unit 4_Sensation_ Hearing_November 10th

1.   Review Vision
2. Parts of the ear and structures

Video 6 
* Note Cards Due Monday
Updated Calendar 

Make sure Unit 4- Video 1- 6 is completed for the QUIZ ON MONDAY.
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Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Unit 4_Sensation_Hearing_Wednesday November 9th

Election News
CNN Student NewsThe U.S. presidential election is front-and-center today on CNN Student News. Learn how President-Elect Donald Trump clinched the vote, hear what he said in his victory speech, and find out when Democratic Presidential Nominee Hillary Clinton conceded. Explanations on how CNN projects elections and how the makeup of Congress was shaping up are also featured this

1. Vision Quiz- Reviewing the definition.

2. Review the order and label.

3. Auditory Processing Sort

*Hearing Worksheet
        Types of Deafness
* Study Visual Processing and the Parts of the Eye
* Note Cards Due Monday
Updated Calendar 

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Unit Four_Light Spectrum and Theories_Tuesday November 8th

Task One: Take a look at the following concepts. You will have 20 minutes to independently complete the worksheet. Then we will review.
1. Light Spectrum
2. Visual Processing
                     A. Define Feature Detection
                    B. Define Parallel Processing 
3. Theories
4. If you have time Colorblind

Task Two: Labeling the eye and understanding the parts of the eye.

Video 5
Notecards-page 2
Study the Vision Processing Worksheet and the Yellow Vision Diagram from Class.

Monday, November 7, 2016

Unit 4_Sensation_Review Video Two and Three_Monday November 7th

Part One:
Review Unit One Vocabulary

*Sensory Adaptation vs. Habituation

*Signal Detection Theory

Part Two: Video Two Notes 
 * Understanding the Process of Vision-in packet 11

* Creating Image with a partner
         1. Create a visual of this term
         2. Define the term
* Placing Terms in Order         

Auditory Webquest ----click on auditory systems! Page 16 and 17

Friday, November 4, 2016

Unit 4_Sensation_Visual Processing_Friday November 4th

Even though people were absent we still covered the following content in class. Make sure you are aware of the terms! 

Part One: Review Introduction Terms Nearpod
Absolute Threshold vs. Difference Threshold 
. Hearing test 
*. Webers Law 
Subliminal Messages 
*Selective Attention
*Change Blindness

Review- Look Over Notes

Weekend Homework: DUE MONDAY
Web Quest Link (Write your answer on page 12 and 13)
*Video 4_Hearing

Auditory Webquest Page 16 and 17

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Unit 4_Day Two_Video One_Thurday Nov. 3rd

Reviewed receptors, sensation, perception, stimulus, top-down and bottome up processing.

Review Video One_ Introduction Terms

1. What do you see? 

2. Top Down vs. Bottom Up Processing

Video Three- Vision PART TWO

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Unit 4_Sensation_Wednesday November 2nd

1. Nearpod

  B. Highlight and Title Introduction to Sensation Notes           

2. What will we explore this unit? Intro

3. Page 8- Review Terms Receptors, Stimulus, Sensation, Perception, Transduction

Video 2- Vision

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Unit 4_Organization_Tuesday_November 1st

1. Review Midterm

2. Attendance for Elearning
      A. Go to Schoology. Sign in.
      B. Courses- AP Psychology
      C. Attendance
      D. Lesson

3. Lets get organized.
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       A. Grade Check- All Late work (nothing dated up to 10/30 will be accepted late)
       B. Test Corrections- Unit 3- Due November 11th.3.
             Test Corrections Form Due November 11th.
       C. Binder Organized
       D. Begin Unit 4 Notes

Finish Video One Notes: 10 minutes-20 Minutes

Monday, October 31, 2016

AP Psychology_Midterm_Monday_October 31st

60 Question Midterm Today!
Happy Halloween

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Video One 
1 minute-10 minute is Due Tuesday
10 minutes- 20 minutes is Due Wednesday

Here is the youtube channel we are not working on Unit 4. 

Friday, October 28, 2016

Unit 3_Midterm

1. Kahoot- Review Research

2. Review Game- I have.. Who has..

3. Test Corrections  Module 29 and 30  Form Due November 11th.

4. Review Unit 3 Test _AP TEST CORRECTION 2016

Review for the Midterm Monday!
Pink Guide Due

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Oct 27th _Test Unit 3

Good Luck today on your test!
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Review Guide 

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Unit 3_Development Review

1. What is old response...  What is old? 

2. Bio/Psycho/Social of Adulthood

3. Biological-
ALZ Information
 What is Alzheimer's Disease? 

4 Stages of Grief  and research

Unit 3 Test is Thursday! Tomorrow!
Notes Video 1-7
Review Guide

Hey Psych Students,

After reviewing the test, there are a few questions on Video 7. Make sure you review Freud, unconscious and Psychoanalysis. Also make sure you review the psycho sexual stages of development, Id/Ego/Superego. 

See you tomorrow!

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Unit 3_Development_ Adulthood

1. Kahoot
2. Review True and False Quiz for Adolescence
3. Kohlberg Review Period 1                        Period 2                        Period 3

Review Guide

Monday, October 24, 2016

Unit 3_Development_Adolescence

2. Terms for Adolescence
3. True and False Check
4. Laurence Kohlberg Dilemmas

Homework :
Moral Reasoning Worksheet
Review for Test on Thursday
Review Kohlberg

Friday, October 21, 2016

Unit Three_ Development

Quiz on Erikson Stages of Development

You have two items you can work on.
A. The review guide is Due Thursday for AP Psychology
B. The Meme Project is Due Monday for AP Psychology

1. Meme Project- Due Monday
2. Review Guide- Due Thursday
3. Video 7- Freud

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Unit Three_ Development_Erikson and Kohlberg_ Thursday

1. Review Stages of Erikson and Homework
2. Meme Assignment Due Monday!  and Meme Creator
3. Kohlberg and the Moral Dilemma

1. Meme Creator
2. Study for Quiz

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Unit 3_Development_Erikson_Wednesday October 19th

1. Discuss Erik Erikson in Class and the Stages of Development
2. Review Skits in Groups

1. Erikson Application Problems
2. Kohlberg Research
3. Video 1-6 Due Friday

Monday, October 17, 2016

October 17th_Parenting

Video 4 Review 
1. Circle
2. Review Sex/Gender/Gender Identity/Gender Roles
3. Videos
4. Reflection

Video Three
1. Parenting Styles
2. Neglect Parents-
3. Chart

Friday, October 14, 2016

Unit 3_Development_Oct. 14th_Quiz and Erik Erikson

1. In class you will take the first quiz for the Development Unit. It will be on Prenatal, Physical and Cognitive Development.

2. You then will complete the following chart for Monday. Erik Erikson Research Chart Due Monday

1. Finish Video 5- Started this on Thursday night, it needs to be finished for Monday!

2. All note cards are due by the end of next week.

3. Don't forget test corrections are due today!

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Unit Three_ Development_ October 13_Gender Development

A. Who are role models in your life that you depend on and have helped in your developmental process? 

B. Often times when you are scared or nervous, how do you react? 

Video Three: Social Influence on Development 
 Social Development
1. Imprinting   and Konrad Video 
2. Attachment and Harry Harlow
3. Strange Situation and Mary Ainworth

Video 4: Gender Review
1. Gender Terminology
2. Group Activity on Gender
3. Gender Development Article 
4. Review Guide

1. Review Guide -Make sure you review
2. Be prepared for a quiz on Friday (Video One-Video four)
           *Over the weekend you will have to complete the rest 15 minutes- 26 minutes.

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Unit 3_Development_Oct 12_Social Development

Period One and Three:
A. Piaget Recap
1. Review Schema, Assimilation and Accommodation
2. Legacy Today
3. Review Page 20

Period 2- No Class- Complete Homework from Tuesday and Wednesday!

Unit 3_ Video Four_Gender
Review Guide- Due Friday

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Unit 3_Development_October 11th_Piaget Review

1. Piaget Review
    a. Review Piaget Stages on page 19 Piaget Application
    b. mnemonic device- some pigs can fly, otters eat canned apples
    c. Jerome Kagen- Rouge Test- Self Recognition
    c. Lev Vygotsky (Theory of mind and zone of proximal development)
    d. Assimilation vs. Accommodation
    e. Legacy Today
2 Social Development

Notecards- Page 2
Page 21 in Packet 
Piaget in Pictures Project
Quiz on Video 1-4 Friday 

Period 2- Video 4 (For Thursday should be completed) 

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Unit 3_Piaget

Video Notes One: Review 
1. True and False Reading Check Quiz- Prenatal
2. Review Prenatal Questions and page 12 in packet
                        Video - Apgar 

Video Notes Two:Review 

1. Stages of Piaget Development
#Picture Ideas Examples

1. Stages of Piaget- Piaget in Pictures Document Due Wednesday
2. Reading Page 426-434 Childhood and Social Development

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Unit 3_Development_Sept 28_Prenatal and Infancy Notes

Finished the Video from Tuesday. Miracle of Life.


1. Worksheet on the Fetus (page 30). 

2. Make sure you have video 1 and 2 complete. 

3. Notecards page 2

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Unit 3_Prenatal

Task One: Watch the Greatest Miracle of Life WATCH ONLY UNTIL 25 minutes and Complete (Vocabulary Review and Interesting Facts on the )Viewing Guide in your packet on page 10 B.

Task Two: Test Review

Homework: Video Two

Monday, October 3, 2016

Unit 3_Development_Sept 25_Development Prenatal

Task One: Grade Check and Reflection
Wednesday from 8:20-8:40 I will be in 152 F to check in ALL last work. This is the last time I will collect anything from Unit 2. After this date I WILL NOT ACCEPT ANY LATE WORK.

Task One: Getting Organized
Task Two: Grade Check: Overview of the Unit

Task Three: YOU ALREADY HAVE THE DOCUMENT! Find it in your google documents. AP Psych Test Correction. You look at 5 items you miss and write five on this document!

Task Four:Begin Homework

Video One: Prenatal 
MODULE 6 and MODULE 8 for test corrections- Due Friday, October 14th!

Friday, September 30, 2016

Unit 2_Test_ Friday

Today is your test! I graded your
1. Note cards
2. Pink Packet
3. Brain Packet
4. Brain Profiles

Homework: Be Thankful

On the yellow sheet of paper or a sheet of loose-leaf write a short reflection of what you are thankful for. Also describe how you feel at this point in the semester. How are your grades, have you applied to college, what are your thoughts for next year?

This is an interesting article about being thankful!
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Thursday, September 29, 2016

Unit 2_Sept 22_ Genetics, Evolutionary Psych and Behavior

1. Review Phineas Gage-
    1. Who is Phineas Gage?
    2. Briefly explain his accident.
    3. What did they learn about his brain, due to the accident?
    4. How has he contributed to brain research?
2. Review the quiz

3. Genetics Overview 
A. Briefly explain the difference between nurture and nature.
B. Which one do you believe impacted your human development the most?
C. How would Psychologist go about examining which aspect impact individuals more, when the world is so intertwined?

4. Three: Interesting Video
Genetics, Twins, Habitability,Molecular Genetics and Evolutionary Psychology

5. Four :
After looking at the Jim Case study, which do you believe has a bigger impact on Human Development, nurture or nature.

Review the Language Structure- Review Language
      A. Broca

      B. Wenicke's

Review Guide

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Unit 2_ Brain Quiz_ Wednesday_September 28

1. Quiz on 2 B

1. Video 10
2. Note cards Page 4
3. Page 30, 31 and 32 in packet
4. Review Guide Due Friday

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Day 29_ Unit 2_Tuesday_Left vs. Right


1. Online Quiz: Left vs. Right
         A. After taking the quiz briefly explain how you feel about the results?
         B. Why might it be beneficial to understand which hemisphere you are dominate in?

2.Review Left vs. Right Notes

3. Brain Plasticity

4. Talk about the Split Brain Video Part One and Part Two
5. Finish Brain Cases and Orange Worksheet

1. Study for Quiz
2. Video 9

Monday, September 26, 2016

Day 29_Unit 2_Orange Investigation_Monday 26th of September

Remember you have your test on Friday for Unit 2. Please continue to study!

1. *Brain Video- Brain Operation

2. Today in class you will be completing this Document with your group. Please make a copy and be sure to share it with your classmates. Please place it in your correct Psychology Folder.

3. When you are done, please finish coloring your brain profiles! Due tomorrow!


A. Study the brain regions
B. Page 26-28 in the packet and link

Friday, September 23, 2016

Day 28_Unit 2_Sept 23rd_Case Studies

1. Review the Cortex- Profile 5

2. Begin Case Studies- Group 4

A. Review Guide - Test Friday (Due Thursday)
B. Note Cards Page 3
C. Reading 80-88 or _Video 8
D. Quiz on Tuesday on Parts of the Brain

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Day 27_ Unit 2_Sept. 22_ Limbic System_ Cerebral Cortex

1. Review Parts of the Hindbrain
             Brain Says

2. Review Parts of the Limbic System
              Brain Says

3. Review Parts of the Cortex
              Brain Says

Color Page 2, 3 and 4 in the packet

Homework: Note Cards Page 3

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Day 26_Unit 2_Wednesday the 21st_Hind Brain, Limbic System and Cerebral Cortex_Unit day 8

1..Task One_ Understanding Brain Techniques

2. Review the Regions of the Brain- Color Areas- Label

3. Review Structures of the Brain
 - Hind brain
           A. Born with just a Brainstem
           B. Current Event- Cerebellum

Homework- Video 6 or page 71-71 in the book- use outline page 8 in packet
                     Video 7 or page 74-79 in packet- use chart page 9 and 10 in packet

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Day 25_Unit 2_Tuesday September 20th_Day 7

1. Wrap up MS and ALS Discussion.
A.  Catching Kayla- MS
B. Mike Oyer Story

2. Buzzword Quiz

3. Quiz on Neurons and Neurotransmitters

Video 5 Quiz

Monday, September 19, 2016

Day 24_Day 6_ Unit 2_ Looking at the Neuron in Everyday Life_Case Studies

Task One: Finish Neurotransmitter Cases

Task Two- Case Studies with Neurotransmitters
CHART FOR CLASS- Movie Reflection
 Task 3_Buzzword Quiz 
1. Prepare for Quiz 2- Parts of the Neuron, Nervous System. Neural Communication. Endocrine System
2.Unit Two_Video Four_ Tools for Examining the Brain

Friday, September 16, 2016

Day 23_Day 5_Unit 2_Neurotransmitter

1. Neural Transmission Application- Hallway

2.   Discuss Neurotransmitter/ Questions- Chart 

3.  Activity: A Day in the Life of a Psychologist. 
You will apply what you have learned about the Neurotransmitters to several cases. You will need to turn in one copy from your group to get graded. 

A. Finish the worksheet on MS and ALS Research. Use the following links.
       1.MS WEBSITE and  MS Video Link 
       2. ALS WEBSITE
B Study Neurotransmitter Chart- Quiz Monday on BUZZ WORDS
C. Neuron/Neurotransmitter/Nervous System Quiz Tuesday
E. Write a short paragraph describing the following terms and how they work-
Action Potential
Resting Potential
All-or-none response

F.Color Page 13

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Day 22__Unit 2_Neural Communication_Day 4 Brain Unit

Task One: Review Parts of the Neuron

Task Two- Complete page 2. Page 14 A
Task Three: 
                         Lecture: Questions on Neural Transmission

Task Four:
                         Demo: Neural Transmission- Hallway activity

                     1. GET CAUGHT UP

                     2. Neural Transmitter Fill in the Blank Activity
                           Use your notes from video 2 continued (Tuesday nights homework) or the following                            links:

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Day 21_ Unit 1_Reflection_Test Corrections_Day 3

 1. Please watch and be ready to ask any questions about Test Corrections 

 2. For Participation, please complete 6 more missed questions on the TEST correction document shared with you. The Title is AP PSYCH_Test Corrections_2016

1. Please watch the following video and complete page 14b. DO NOT WORRY ABOUT THE LAST TWO QUESTIONS. 
2. Also read the following textbook pages (53-55)  and answer the following questions on page 14B. 

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Class Neurons!

Check out the link!

Day 20_ Unit 2_Day 2_Sept 13th_Neuron Activity

Welcome to UNIT 2- The Brain!!!

Task One Video and Notes on a Neuron
1. Endocrine System Review

2.Open up your packets to page 14. Watch the following video clip. As you view the clip you should draw a neuron and label the parts.  The Neuron

1.      3.Assemble a neuron and for a participation grade, you must explain the structure and parts to Ms Gavin when assembled (BEFORE YOU CAN EAT YOUR COOKIES).

2.   4.While snacking on your cookies, color and label the structures on page 13. Use your book for another reference.

Hey Class so the video is a little choppy for video 2 there are two parts. Look at the links below and follow which times to watch. Use page 5 and 6 in your packet for an outline. 
Please watch  - Video One_Part Two (9 minutes- 15 minutes)- Title Your Notes Neural Transmission
Please also watch Unit Two_Video Two Continued - Title Your Notes- Neurotransmitters

Monday, September 12, 2016

Day 19_Unit 2_ Day One_ Nervous System

1. Review impact of stress on the body and the Nervous System
September 11th
2. Review Structure of the Nervous System and Endocrine System

3. Talk about the impact of stress and ways to focus on relaxation skills
Relaxation Techniques

Journal - 3 ways to relax during stressful times
               3 things you appreciate

Vocabulary Cards Page 2 in packet
Write a short response on 3 things you are grateful for in your life!

Friday, September 9, 2016

Dy 18_Unit 2_Nervous System_ Day One Biological Unit

Hey Class!

Today I am out at a conference, this is a great day to get organized for Unit 2. You have 2 videos to view during class and you should take notes in your notebook.

A. Unit Two_Video Three: Nervous System- The sub will pass out an outline for proper note taking for this unit.

B. When you are done with the video complete the questions on the back of the worksheet that applies the material.

C. If you finish you can start your homework! Only complete the first 9 minutes of Unit Two_Video One_ Neuron for homework. Use page 5 in your packet for the outline.

****** Only until watch until 8:49- Video One_ Neurons.

Video One_ Part Two (8minutes – 19 minutes)will be due on TUESDAY!

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Day 17_ TEST UNIT 1

Test Day!
I am very proud of all you have done so far! You can do it and are GREEEEEEEEEEEAT!
Good Luck:)

Enjoy the night off....

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Day 15_ Experiment Review

1. Review Correlations- Kahoot

2. Experiment Review
-Period 1
- Period 2
- Period 3

3. Practice Worksheet- Handout
    Practice 24 and 25 in packet

Study for Unit One Test
Worksheet in packet page 24-25

Friday, September 2, 2016

Day 14_ Surveys and Experiments

1.  Hurricanes

2. Operational Definitions (around the room review)

3. Survey Explanation- Up Close

4. Correlation Review- Worksheet from Thursday

5. Experimentation Review- Handout in class

Pink Packet Due Tuesday ----- Word Bank
Begin Interview Project

Test is Thursday- Unit One

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Day 13_ Correlation Practice

1. Review Research Methods
-Period 1
- Period 2
- Period 3

2. Operational Definition- Measurable....Homework Page 31

2. Correlation Examples Worksheet
Psychology Today
Video Response: Link
Neuroscience for Kids

1. Finish the correlation practice (period 3 will finish in class)
2. Operational Definitions page 22 in packet
3. Video Lecture 8 (Use page 8 as a reference)  OR Page 37-46 in the textbook

Tuesday Research Quiz
Thursday Unit 1 TEST

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Day 12_ Buzz Word Quiz

1.Buzz word Quiz
2. Please watch the following video and register for the open learning initiative.
3. You need to complete the first module for tomorrow.

Watch the following video and use this  link and follow the instructions below!
1. Register by typing in the COURSE KEY: Leyden
2.Password is Gavin

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

SI_Day 11_Research Methods

1. Review the Scientific Method
    Operational Definitions

2 Methods of Research- Mix up

Period 3
   (Survey, Naturalistic Observation, Case Study, Experiment, Correlation)

3. Presentation
    Hawthorne Plant 

Homework: Methods Practice Page 23 and Study and Note cards

Monday, August 29, 2016

SI_Day 10_Monday_Research Methods

1. Introduction to Research Worksheet Form
     Purpose of research....Importance of Research
  A. Kitty Genovese
  B. New York
  C. What would you do?

2. Review Research (Hindsight Bias, Intuition, and Overconfidence)

   Buzz Word Quiz WEDNESDAY!
   Note cards Due Wednesday!

Friday, August 26, 2016

SI_Day 9_Introduction to Research

1. Approaches review, Andrea Yates Review Video, Wrap around the room, Class discussion and then final reflection with responses.

Homework: Video 6 and Video 7 (Outline for video on page 7 and 8) or Reading Page 26-37


Thursday, August 25, 2016

SI_Day 8_ Quiz Unit One_Thursday

Today you will turn in your note cards and your notes. You have your first quiz. Good Luck!

1.Review page 18-19 and bag activity
2. Kahoot
3. Quiz Unit One
4. Andrea Yates Reading Page 21
1. Page 21 in packet with worksheet- Please print out or use the hand out given in class.
2. Read pages or Video Five Research. Use page 7 as your guide.

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

SI_Day 7_ Contemporary Approaches

Happy Wednesday! Make sure you study for the quiz tomorrow! (History, Sub-fields and Contemporary Approaches)  Here is the you-tube page.   The quiz covers videos one, two and three. Here are some Practice problems you may want to look at for tomorrow. 

A. Review Approaches- Hand and Review
B. Bag Activity

Finish Note cards
Page 18 and 19- Approaches Practice

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Day 6_ August 23rd_ Approaches

1. Review Nurture Note Card as a circle.... Introduce your neighbor and tell me how they were impacted by their environment.

2. Review the Bio-Psycho-Social Model- Notes and hand demo

3. Organize Binder- Follow Page 4.


Notecards 1-30  Link of Terms 

Monday, August 22, 2016

SI_ Day 5_ Monday August 22_ People in Psych and Approaches

1. Review Word sort from Friday's Class - with group page 16 and 17 in packet

2. Nature vs. Nurture discussion

3. Review lecture from Video 3/4

1. Materials- box, binder, notecards)

2. Nurture Note card

3. Video 2- Careers in Psychology use page 6 as your outline for the video notes.

Updates this week

Friday, August 19, 2016

SI_Day 4_Functionalism and Structuralism/ People in Psych

1. Bell Ringer- What's in the Box? Memory Techniques

2. Review Lecture -History and Review Structuralism and Functionalism

3. Historical Word Sort- Time to look at the various "People in Psychology." Use the yellow word sort at match it with the various people on page 16 and 17 in your packet.

4. Whats in the Bucket?

A. Video 3 and 4 - Take notes on Yellow Chart


Thursday, August 18, 2016

SI_Day 3_What is Psychology and when did it begin?

1. List of Items

2. True or False Quiz

3. Unit One Notes: History-Review Video One
    A. Is Psychology a Science
    B. History (Greeks, Monism vs. Dualism, Structuralism vs. Functionalism)
4. Exercise- Monism vs. Dualism; Introspection
5. Questions and concerns about blog/video/status check

 Homework: Flip through packet and complete PsychSim 5. Worksheets in the packet Pages 9-11

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

SI_Day 2_ August 17_ What is AP Psychology?

                                August 17th- Day Two- What is AP and class expectations???

Today's Agenda
1. Review Materials needed for class (Binder, Notebook, Pen, highlighter, note-card)
2. Review College Boards Website and Syllabus

3. Getting to know your classmates.  Student/Teacher Finish Meeting My Class- 3A Worksheet- class buddy


For homework you need to read pages 1-7 in the text or watch the following video.
Use the outline handed out in class to help you!

Sunday, August 14, 2016

S1_Day_One_August 16_Welcome to AP PSYCH

Welcome to AP PSYCHOLOGY! I am excited you are taking part of the journey this year! It will be a great year! I use blogger everyday to post the agenda for the day, assignments, videos and make class updates. It is a great tool, so please save it to your favorites today!

Today's Agenda
1. What's in the box?
2. Meet the Teacher- Who is Ms. Gavin?
3. Roster and Schoology/Blog
4. Discuss Homework With AP PSYCH COLLEGE Board
       Copy of the Worksheet- Introduction_AP PSYCH_College Board Worksheet
                            Link for Side One- Task One:Understanding an AP Course
                            Link for Side Two- Task Two: Understanding PSYCHOLOGY

5. Meet the class- Who are my classmates?

                A. Introduction_AP_PSYCH_College Board Worksheet
                B. Read Over the Calendar
                C. Look over needed materials below for Thursday, August 18th
                D. Parent Form

Class Materials
A. 2 Inch 3 Ring Binder
·         B. 13 Tabs
·        C.  Loose Leaf Paper
·        D.  Pen, Pencils, Highlighter
·        E. 3-Ring Notebook
·        F. Notecards
·        I  Shoebox
          J.   Forty Studies that Changed Psychology by Roger R. Hock Ph.D.- Needed in September