PSYCHOLOGY

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PSYCHOLOGY SYLLABUS

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LESSON PLANS

2ND QUARTER

LESSON PLANS FOR THE WEEK OF DECEMBER 22, 2014

MONDAY
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WEDNESDAY
THURSDAY
FRIDAY

Modules 27 and 28 Test and Assignment Due

Holiday Extra Credit

No School - Christmas Break

No School - Christmas Break

No School - Christmas Brea

LESSON PLANS FOR THE WEEK OF JANUARY 5, 2015

**All make-up work is due by Friday, January 10, 2014**

MONDAY
TUESDAY
WEDNESDAY
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FRIDAY

Introduce Psychological Disorders Chapter

Modules 29, 30 and 31 Assignment

Modules 29, 30 and 31 Practice Quizzes

Module 29 Notes

Module 29 Power Point

Module 29 (Introduction to Psychological Disorders)

Objectives: 1) define what a psychological disorder is adn the criteria used to judge psychologically disordered behaviors. 2) explain the development and influence of the medical model of psychological disorders. 3) discuss the different components of the biopsychosocial approach to pscyhological disorders. 4) explain the purpose, uses, and criticisms of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM). 5) discuss the benefit and potential dangers of diagnostic labels.

1. Defining Disorder

2. Understanding Disorders

3. Classifying Disorders

4. Labeling Disorder

Module 29 Practice Quiz

Module 30 Notes

Module 30 Power Point

Module 30 (Anxiety and Mood Disorder)

Objectives: 1) define anxiety and describe the different types of anxiety disorders. 2) discuss the biological factors and the learning factors that may contribute to anxiety disorders. 3) describe the different types of mood disorders. 4) discuss the biological factors and the social-cognitive factors that may contribute to mood disorders.

1. Anxiety Disorders

2. Mood Disorder

Module 30 Practice Quiz

 

Module 31 Notes

Module 31 Power Point

Module 31 (Dissociative, Schizophrenic, and Personality Disorders)

Objectives: 1) describe the symptoms and causes of dissociative disorders. 2) describe the delusions, hallucinations, and inappropriate emotions or behaviors that are common to schizophrenic disorders. 3) discuss the biological factors and the psychological factors that interact to produce schizophrenia. 4) describe the different types of personality disorders.

1. Dissociative Disorders

2. Schizophrenic Disorders

3. Personality Disorders

Module 31 Practice Quiz

Modules 29, 30, and 31 Test (Assignment Due)

LESSON PLANS FOR THE WEEK OF JANUARY 13, 2014

MONDAY
TUESDAY
WEDNESDAY
THURSDAY
FRIDAY

Review for Final Exam

Review for Final Exam

Final Exams

Final Exams

Final Exams

LESSON PLANS FOR THE WEEK OF JANUARY 20, 2014

MONDAY
TUESDAY
WEDNESDAY
THURSDAY
FRIDAY

Classroom Rules and Expectations

Psychology Syllabus

"Finding Out What You Know About Psychology" Handout

Define Psychology

Book Cover Due

Introduction Methods Domain

Modules 1, 2 and 3 Assignment

Modules 1, 2 and 3 Practice Quizzes

Module 1 Notes

Module 1 Power Point

Module 1 - Introduction and Careers

Objectives: 1) Analyze the important elements of the definition of Psychology. 2) Discuss what clinical psychologists do. 3) Name types of academic psychologists, and explain the basic research each might do. 4) Name types of applied psychologists, and explain how they use psychological research.

A. The Definition of Psychology

B. Careers in Psychology

Module 1 Practice Quiz

Module 2 Notes

Module 2 Power Point

Module 2 - History and Perspectives

Objectives: 1) Describe the first psychologists and the origins of psychology as a science. 2) explain how twentieth-century psychologists changed the way psychology was studied. 3) Discuss how some of psychology's groundbreakers helped advance gender and race equality. 4) Explain the six contemporary psychological perspectives. 5) Discuss three recent areas of psychological study.

A. Modern Psychology's Nineteenth-Century Roots

B. Psychology in the Twentieth-Century

C. Psychology's American Groundbreakers

D. Six Contemporary Psychological Perspectives

E. Psychology in the Twenty-First Century

Module 2 Practice Quiz

LESSON PLANS FOR THE WEEK OF JANUARY 27, 2014

MONDAY
TUESDAY
WEDNESDAY
THURSDAY
FRIDAY

 

 

Module 2 Quiz

Module 3 Notes

Module 3 Power Point

Module 3 - Nature and Nurture in Psychology

Objectives: 1) Define the nature-nurture issue and explain the key issues of the field of behavior genetics. 2) Name and describe the elements of the genetic code (chromosomes, DNA, and genes). 3) Discuss how twin studies and adoption studies are used to learn about the influences of nature and nurture. 4) Discuss the research findings related to the environmental influences of early brain development, parents, peers, and our culture.

A. Genetics in Brief

B. Nature and Individual Differences

C. Environment Matters

Module 3 Practice Quiz

Introductory Chapter Test (Assignment Due)

LESSON PLANS FOR THE WEEK OF FEBRUARY 3, 2014

MONDAY
TUESDAY
WEDNESDAY
THURSDAY
FRIDAY

Introduce Research Strategies and Statistics Chapter

Modules 4 and 5 Assignment

Modules 4 and 5 Practice Quizzes

Module 4 Notes

Module 4 Power Point

Module 4 - Research Strategies

Objectives: 1) Explain the advantages of research over other ways of knowing. 2) Understand the ways in which bias can influence research. 3) Compare and contrast the advantages, disadvantages, and key characteristics of different research strategies in psychology. 4) Discuss the ethical guidelines that protect humans and animals in psychological research.

A. Why is Research Important?

B. Observation and Bias

C. Case Studies

D. Correlation

E. Surveys

F. Longitudinal and Cross-Sectional Studies

G. Experiments

H. Research Ethics

Module 4 Practice Quiz

Module 5 Notes

Module 5 Power Point

Module 5 - Psychology's Statistics

Objectives: 1) analyze characteristics of a distribution of scores (including frequency distribution, measures of central tendency, and measures of variation). 2) interpret data represented on a normal distribution. 3) describe the difference between percentage and percentile rank. 4) define correlation coefficient and interpret positive correlations and negative correlations. 5) explain what it means when a research result is statistically significant.

 

A. Frequency Distributions

B. Measures of Central Tendency

C. Measures of Variation

D. Normal Distribution

E. Comparative Statistics

F. Correlation Coefficient

G. Statistical Inference

Module 5 Practice Quiz

LESSON PLANS FOR THE WEEK OF FEBRUARY 10, 2014

MONDAY
TUESDAY
WEDNESDAY
THURSDAY
FRIDAY

Research Strategies and Statistics Chapter Quiz (Assignment Due)

Biopsychological Domain

Introduce Biological Bases of Behavior Chapter

Modules 6 and 7 Assignment

Modules 6 and 7 Practice Quizzes

 

Module 6 Notes

Module 6 Power Point

Module 6 - The Nervous System and the Endocrine System

Objectives: 1) identify and describe the functions of the parts of a neuron. 2) explain the process of neural transmission. 3) explain the roles of neural transmitters in neural transmission. 4) identify and describe the divisions of the nervous system. 5) discuss the nature and function of endocrine system communication.

A. Neurons: The Building Blocks of the Nervous System

B. How Neurons Communicate

C. The Structure of the Nervous System

D. The Endocrine System

Module 6 Practice Quiz

Quiz on Module 6

LESSON PLANS FOR THE WEEK OF FEBRUARY 17, 2014

MONDAY
TUESDAY
WEDNESDAY
THURSDAY
FRIDAY

Module 7 Notes

Module 7 Power Point

Introduce Module 7 - The Brain

Objectives: 1) identify and describe the functions of the lower-level brain structures. 2) identify and describe the functions of the major regions of the cerebra; cortex. 3) describe what is known about the different functions of the left hemisphere and the right hemisphere. 4) describe and evaluate the strengths of the different ways in which psychologists study the brain.

A. Lower-Level Brain Structures

B. The Cerebral Cortex

C. Differences Between the Brain's Two Hemisphere

Module 7 Practice Quiz

 

Module 6 and 7 Test (Assignment Due)

Late Start

Introduce Sensation and Perception Chapter

Modules 8 and 9 Assignment

Modules 8 and 9 Practice Quizzes

 

Module 8 Notes

Module 8 Power Point

Module 8 - Sensation

Objectives: 1) define and apply the basic principles of sensation: thresholds, signal detection, sensory adaptation, and selective attention. 2) explain how structures and receptor cells in the eye work together to detect light waves and change them into neural impulses. 3) describe how the trichromatic theory and opponent-process theory explain color vision. 4) name the structures of the ear, and describe how they work to detect sound waves and change them to neural impulses. 5) explain how receptor cells in the nose, tongue, and skin allow us to sense smells, tastes, and touch.

A. Basic Principles: Thresholds, Signal Detection, Sensory Adaptation, and Selective Attention

B. The Visual System

C. Hearing

D. Other Senses

Module 8 Practice Quiz

LESSON PLANS FOR THE WEEK OF FEBRUARY 24, 2014

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TUESDAY
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FRIDAY

Quiz on Module 8

Module 9 Notes

Module 9 Power Point

Introduce Module 9 - Perception

Objectives: 1) apply Gestalt principles to examples of visual perception. 2) explain why we can see in three dimensions. 3) define types of perceptual constancy and apply them to examples of visual perception. 4) discuss how perceptual sets determine how we interpret sensations. 5) discuss how the principles of perception explain visual illusions.

A. Gestalt Organizational Principles

B. Depth Perception

C. Perceptual Constancy

D. Perception Set

E. Illusions

Module 9 Practice Quiz

 

Quiz on Module 9

Modules 8 and 9 Test (Assignment Due)

Introduce Motivation and Emotion Chapter

Modules 10 and 11 Assignment

Modules 10 and 11 Practice Quizzes

 

LESSON PLANS FOR THE WEEK OF MARCH 3, 2014

MONDAY
TUESDAY
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THURSDAY
FRIDAY

Module 10 Notes

Module 10 Power Point

Module 10 - Motivation

Objectives: 1) explain the limitations of early motivation theories. 2) apply the concept of optimal level of arousal and the concept of homeostasis to examples of motivation. 3) define intrinsic motivation and extrinsic motivation, and explain the advantages of intrinsic motivation. 4) discuss how Abraham Maslow's hierarchy of needs and Henry Murray's achievement motivation theory describe motivation. 5) Explain the physiological factors and the environmental factors that control hunger.

A. Historical Explanations

B. Biological Explanations

C. Cognitive Explanations

D. Clinical Explanations

E. Hunger: A Closer Look

Module 10 Practice Quiz

Module 11 Notes

Module 11 Power Point

Introduce Module 11 - Emotions

Objectives: 1) List the three ingredients of emotion, and explain how they apply to emotional experiences. 2) explain how the historical approaches to emotion differ from the modern theories of emotion. 3) describe the physiological changes that occur during a fear reaction, and identify the parts of the nervous system involved in the changes. 4) explain how gender and culture affect the ability to express and interpret nonverbal communication of emotion.

A. Theories of Emotion

B. Fear: A Closer Look

C. The Expression of Emotion

Module 11 Practice Quiz

Modules 10 and 11 Test (Assignment Due)

Introduce Stress and Health Chapter

Modules 12 and 13 Assignment

Modules 12 and 13 Practice Quizzes

No School - Parent/Teacher Conferences

LESSON PLANS FOR THE WEEK OF MARCH 10, 2014

MONDAY
TUESDAY
WEDNESDAY
THURSDAY
FRIDAY

Module 12 Notes

Module 12 Power Point

Module 12 (Effects of Stress)

Objectives: 1) define stressor and stress reaction, and explain the focus of health psychology. 2) explain the physical reaction to stressors. 3) list the three types of stressors, and categorize examples of stressors correctly. 4) discuss the effects of perceived control and optimism adn pessimism on stress reaction. 5) discuss the effects of stress on cancer and heart disease.

A. Stress

B. Effects of Perceived Control

C. Stress and Disease

Module 12 Practice Quiz

Modules 12 Quiz

Module 13 Notes

Module 13 Power Point

Module 13 - Promoting Wellness

Objectives: 1) discuss research findings related to wellness and exercise, social ties, and longetivity. 2) explain the relationship between wellness and flow experiences, happiness, and optimistic explanatory styles. 3) disucss the negative effects of smoking, and obesity on wellness. 4) describe how set point and metabolic rate interact to make it difficult to lose weight and maintain weight loss.

1. Healthy Lifestyles

2. Positive Experiences and Well-Being

3. Overcoming Illness-Related Behaviors

Module 13 Practice Quiz

Module 12 and 13 Test (Assignment Due)

Introduce Developmental Domain

Modules 14, 15 and 16 Assignment

Modules 14, 15 and 16 Practice Quizzes

3RD QUARTER

LESSON PLANS FOR THE WEEK OF MARCH 17, 2014

**All make-up work is due by Friday, March 23, 2014**

MONDAY
TUESDAY
WEDNESDAY
THURSDAY
FRIDAY

Module 14 Notes

Module 14 Power Point

Module 14 - Prenatal and Child Development

Objectives: 1) describe human development from conception to the newborn stage. 2) explain how developing neural networks affect motor development and cognitive development in infancy and childhood. 3) use Jean Piaget's theory of cognitive development to describe how children think at specific cognitive stages. 4) predict the probable effect of different attachment types and parenting styles. 5) discuss the research on physical, cognitive and social-emotional development of infants and children using the three key developmental issues.

1. The Beginnings of Life

2. Physical Development in Infancy and Childhood

3. Cognitive Development in Infancy and Childhood

4. Social Development in Infancy and Childhood

5. Three Key Developmental Issues

Module 14 Practice Quiz

Quiz on Module 14

Module 15 Notes

Module 15 Power Point

Module 15 - Adolescence

Objectives: 1) explain what adolescence is and how our culture affects it. 2) list the physical changes that occur during puberty. 3) discuss how Jean Piaget's cognitive developmental theory and Lawrence Kohlberg's moral reasoning theory describe adolescent thinking. 4) discuss how Erik Erikson's psychosocial developmental theory describes adolescent identity formation. 5) discuss how developmental psychology's three major issues apply to adolescence.

1. What is Adolescence?

2. Physical Development in Adolescence

3. Cognitive Development in Adolescence

4. Social Development in Adolescence

5. Three Key Developmental Issues

Module 15 Practice Quiz

Quiz on Module 15

Module16 Notes

Module 16 Power Point

Module 16 (Adulthood and Aging)

Objectives: 1) define the concept of social clock adn explain how it affects the transition from adolescence to adulthood. 2) discuss the physical changes that occur in middle and late adulthood. 3) discuss the cognitive changes that occur in middle and late adulthood. 4) predict the likely effect of significant life events on happiness and life satisfaction

1. Early Adulthood Transitions and the Social Clock

2. Physical Changes and Transitions

3. Cognitive Changes and Transitions

4. Social Changes and Transitions

Module 16 Practice Quiz

Modules 14, 15 and 16 Test (Assignment Due)

LESSON PLANS FOR THE WEEK OF MARCH 24, 2014

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FRIDAY

Module 14 Notes

Module 14 Power Point

Module 14 - Prenatal and Child Development

Objectives: 1) describe human development from conception to the newborn stage. 2) explain how developing neural networks affect motor development and cognitive development in infancy and childhood. 3) use Jean Piaget's theory of cognitive development to describe how children think at specific cognitive stages. 4) predict the probable effect of different attachment types and parenting styles. 5) discuss the research on physical, cognitive and social-emotional development of infants and children using the three key developmental issues.

1. The Beginnings of Life

2. Physical Development in Infancy and Childhood

3. Cognitive Development in Infancy and Childhood

4. Social Development in Infancy and Childhood

5. Three Key Developmental Issues

Module 14 Practice Quiz

Quiz on Module 14

Module 15 Notes

Module 15 Power Point

Module 15 - Adolescence

Objectives: 1) explain what adolescence is and how our culture affects it. 2) list the physical changes that occur during puberty. 3) discuss how Jean Piaget's cognitive developmental theory and Lawrence Kohlberg's moral reasoning theory describe adolescent thinking. 4) discuss how Erik Erikson's psychosocial developmental theory describes adolescent identity formation. 5) discuss how developmental psychology's three major issues apply to adolescence.

1. What is Adolescence?

2. Physical Development in Adolescence

3. Cognitive Development in Adolescence

4. Social Development in Adolescence

5. Three Key Developmental Issues

Module 15 Practice Quiz

Quiz on Module 15

Module16 Notes

Module 16 Power Point

Module 16 (Adulthood and Aging)

Objectives: 1) define the concept of social clock adn explain how it affects the transition from adolescence to adulthood. 2) discuss the physical changes that occur in middle and late adulthood. 3) discuss the cognitive changes that occur in middle and late adulthood. 4) predict the likely effect of significant life events on happiness and life satisfaction

1. Early Adulthood Transitions and the Social Clock

2. Physical Changes and Transitions

3. Cognitive Changes and Transitions

4. Social Changes and Transitions

Module 16 Practice Quiz

Modules 14, 15 and 16 Test (Assignment Due)

LESSON PLANS FOR THE WEEK OF MARCH 31, 2014

MONDAY
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THURSDAY
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Introduce Personality Chapter

Modules 17 and 18 Assignment

Modules 17 and 18 Practice Quizzes

Module 17 Notes

Module 17 Power Point

Module 17 (Psychodynamic and Humanistic Perspective on Personality)

Objectives: 1) describe Sigmund Freud's psychodynamic perspective on personality. 2) explain how later psychodynamic theories assessed personality and the new concepts added to psychodynamic theory by the neo-Freudians. 3) evaluate the validity of Freud's theory using contemporary research findings. 4) describe the humanistic perspective on personality. 5) evaluate the validity of the humanistic perspective on personality using contemporary research findings.

1. The Psychodynamic Perspective on Personality

2. The Humanistic Perspective on Personality

Quiz on Module 17

 

Module 18 Notes

Module 18 Power Point

Module 18 (Trait and Social-Cognitive Perspectives on Personality)

Objectives: 1) describe the development of trait theories proposed by Allport, Cattell, and Eysenck. 2) discuss the dimensions of the "Big Five" trait theory. 3) explain how trait theorists assess personality. 4) critique the strengths and weaknesses of the trait theory of personality. 5) discuss the social-cognitive theory of personality and how it explains the relationship among personality, the environment, and behavior. 6) critique the strengths and weaknesses of the social-cognitive theory of personality.

1. The Trait Perspective

Module 16 Practice Quiz

 

LESSON PLANS FOR THE WEEK OF APRIL 7, 2014

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2. The Social-Cognitive Perspective

Module 18 Practice Quiz

Modules 17 and 18 Test (Assignment Due)

Introduce Learning Chapter

Modules 19, 20 and 21 Assignment

Modules 19, 20 and 21 Practice Quizzes

 

Module 19 Notes

Module 19 Power Point

Module 19 - Classical Conditioning

Objectives: 1) use the classical conditioning model to explain an example of a classically conditioned response. 2) describe the sequence of the classically conditioning process: acquisition, extinction; and spontaneous recovery. 3) describe how Ivan Pavlov discovered classical conditioning. 4) define the concepts of generalization and discrimination. 5) explain the bahaviorist perspective, as described by John Watson. 6) discuss recent research findings indicating that cognition and biological predispositions are involved in some classically conditioned responses.

1. Experiencing Classical Conditioning

2. Components of Classical Conditioning

3. Classical Conditioning Processes

4. Ivan Pavlov's Discovery

5. Generalization and Discrimination

6. John Watson and the Classical Conditioning of Emotions

7. Cognition and Biological Predispositions

Module 19 Practice Quiz

 

Quiz on Module 19

LESSON PLANS FOR THE WEEK OF APRIL 14, 2014

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THURSDAY
FRIDAY

Module 20 Notes

Module 20 Power Point

Module 20 - Operant Conditioning

Objectives: 1) define operant conditioning. 2) define the law of effect, and explain teh different kinds of reinforcement. 3) describe the effects of punishment and the disadvantage of using punishment to control behavior. 4) explain how behaviors are influenced through shaping, discrimination, and extinction. 5. contrast the effects of different schedules of reinforcement. 6) discuss how cognition and biology influence the operant conditioning process.

1. What is Operant Conditioning?

2. The Law of Effect

3. Reinforcement

4. Punishment

5. Reinforcement Procedures

6. Schedules of Reinforcement

7. New Understandings of Operant Conditioning

Module 20 Practice Quiz

Late Start

Module 21 Notes

Module 21 Power Point

Module 21 - Observational Learning

Objectives: 1) define obsrevational learning, and discuss the implications of Albert Bandura's experiments. 2) discuss how observational learning can lead to prosocial and antisocial behaviors. 3) evaluate the effects of viewing violence in the media on aggressive behaviors and attitudes.

1. Albert Bandura and Observational Learning

2. Observational Learning in Everyday Life

3. Observational Learning of Violence from the Media

Module 21 Practice Quiz

Modules 19, 20, and 21 Test (Assignment Due)

 

No School - Spring Break

 

LESSON PLANS FOR THE WEEK OF APRIL 28, 2014

MONDAY
TUESDAY
WEDNESDAY
THURSDAY
FRIDAY

Introduce Memory Chapter

Modules 22 and 23 Assignment

Modules 22 and 23 Practice Quizzes

 

Module 22 Notes

Module 22 Power Point

Module 22 - Information Processing

Objectives; 1) discuss the factors and techniques that influence whether information is encoded into memory. 2) explain how memories pass through teh sensory, short-term, and long-term memory stages. 3) identify and explain biological processes related to how memories are stored in the brain. 4) discuss the factors influencing how memories are retrieved.

1. Encoding

2. Storage

3. Retrieval

Module 22 Practice Quiz

Module 22 Quiz

Module 23 Notes

Module 23 Power Point

Module 23 - Forgetting and Memory Construction

Objectives: 1) explain how encoding failure leads to forgetting. 2) discuss the forgetting curve and how decay relates to forgetting. 3) describe how interference and motivated forgetting can cause forgetting through retrieval failure. 4) discuss how the misinformatoin effect can lead to false, constructed memories.

1. Forgetting as Encoding Failure

2. Forgetting as Storage Failure

3. Forgetting as Retrieval Failure

4. Memory Construction

Module 23 Practice Quiz

Modules 22 and 23 Test (Assignment Due)

LESSON PLANS FOR THE WEEK OF MAY 5, 2014

MONDAY
TUESDAY
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THURSDAY
FRIDAY

Introduce Consciousness Chapter

Modules 24, 25 and 26 Assignment

Modules 24, 25 and 26 Practice Quizzes

 

Module 24 Notes

Module 24 Power Point

Module 24 (Sleep, Dreams, and Body Rhythms)

Objectives: 1) define consciousness, and identify the different body rhythms humans experience. 2) explain why we sleep and the effects of sleep deficits. 3) discuss the stages of sleep and the paradoxical nature of REM. 4) explain the four modern explanations of dreaming. 5) describe common sleep disorders.

1. Consciousness

2. Body Rhythms

3. Sleep and Sleep Deficit

4. Why We Sleep

5. Sleep Stages, REM, and Dreaming

6. Sleep Disorders and Sleep Problems

Module 24 Practice Quiz

Quiz on Module 24

Module 25 Notes

Module 25 Power Point

Module 25 (Hypnosis)

Objectives: 1) define hypnosis and explain evidence for the two major theories of hypnosis. 2) explain how hypnosis is induced and the effects of hypnotic suggestions. 3) discuss the evidence against claims that hypnosis can improve memory, increase strength, or cure medical problems.

1. What is Hypnosis?

2. Hypnosis Techniques

3. Applications of Hypnosis

Video "Dr. James Wand: Master Hypnotist"

Module 25 Practice Quiz

Module 26 Notes

Module 26 Power Point

Module 26 (Drugs)

Objectives: 1) define psychoactive drugs, and explain the cycle of dependence, tolerance, and withdrawal. 2) describe the physiological and psychological effects of alcohol. 3) describe the physiological and psychological effects of stimulants. 4) describe the physiological and psychological effects of depressants. 5) describe the physiological and psychological effects of marijuana. 6) discuss factors associated with dreg use nad with the prevention of drug use.

1. Alcohol: A Depressant

2. Stimulants

3. Hallucinogens

4. Marijuana

5. Prevention

Module 26 Practice Quiz

LESSON PLANS FOR THE WEEK OF MAY 12, 2014

MONDAY
TUESDAY
WEDNESDAY
THURSDAY
FRIDAY

Quiz on Module 26

Review for Modules 24, 25 and 26 Test

Module 24, 25 and 26 Test (Assignment Due)

Introduce Intelligence Chapter

Modules 27 and 28 Assignment

Modules 27 and 28 Practice Quizzes

 

Module 27 Notes

Module 27 Power Point

Module 27 (Thinking and Language)

Objectives: 1) explain how concepts are formed. 2) identify categories or problem-solving strategies adn obstacles to solving problems. 3) define the building blocks of language. 4) discuss evidence for competing psychological theories of language acquisition.

1. Thinking

2. Language

Module 27 Practice Quiz

Modules 27 Quiz

LESSON PLANS FOR THE WEEK OF MAY 19, 2014

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Module 28 Notes

Module 28 Power Point

Module 28 (Intelligence and Intelligence Testing)

Objectives: 1) discuss the theory of a single intelligence versus the theory of multiple intelligence. 2) explain the historical development of intelligence tests. 3) contrast the different purposes of aptitude and achievement tests. 4) explain how test are evaluated using the concepts of reliability and validity. 5) discuss the causes of group differences in intelligence quotient (IQ) scores.

1. The Nature of Intelligence

2. Intelligence Testing

3. Test Construction

4. Group Differences in Intelligence Test Scores

Module 28 Practice Quiz

Modules 27 and 28 Test (Assignment Due)

Introduce Psychological disorders Chapter

Modules 29, 30 and 31 Assignment

Modules 29, 30 and 31 Practice Quizzes

 

Module 29 Notes

Module 29 Power Point

Module 29 (Introduction to Psychological Disorders)

Objectives: 1) define what a psychological disorder is adn the criteria used to judge psychologically disordered behaviors. 2) explain the development and influence of the medical model of psychological disorders. 3) discuss the different components of the biopsychosocial approach to pscyhological disorders. 4) explain the purpose, uses, and criticisms of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM). 5) discuss the benefit and potential dangers of diagnostic labels.

1. Defining Disorder

2. Understanding Disorders

3. Classifying Disorders

4. Labeling Disorder

Module 29 Practice Quiz

Module 30 Notes

Module 30 Power Point

Module 30 (Anxiety and Mood Disorder)

Objectives: 1) define anxiety and describe the different types of anxiety disorders. 2) discuss the biological factors and the learning factors that may contribute to anxiety disorders. 3) describe the different types of mood disorders. 4) discuss the biological factors and the social-cognitive factors that may contribute to mood disorders.

1. Anxiety Disorders

2. Mood Disorder

Module 30 Practice Quiz

 

LESSON PLANS FOR THE WEEK OF MAY 26, 2014

**All make-up work is due by Friday, May 30, 2014**

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No School - Memorial Day

Module 31 Notes

Module 31 Power Point

Module 31 (Dissociative, Schizophrenic, and Personality Disorders)

Objectives: 1) describe the symptoms and causes of dissociative disorders. 2) describe the delusions, hallucinations, and inappropriate emotions or behaviors that are common to schizophrenic disorders. 3) discuss the biological factors and the psychological factors that interact to produce schizophrenia. 4) describe the different types of personality disorders.

1. Dissociative Disorders

2. Schizophrenic Disorders

3. Personality Disorders

Module 31 Practice Quiz

Modules 29, 30, and 31 Test (Assignment Due)

Review for Final Exam

Review for Final Exam

LESSON PLANS FOR THE WEEK OF JUNE 2, 2014

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TUESDAY
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Review for Final Exam

Review for Final Exam

Final Exams

Final Exams

Final Exams

LESSON PLANS FOR SEPTEMBER 1, 2014

MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY

No School - Labor Day

No Class - Class Meeting

Classroom Rules and Expectations

Psychology Syllabus

Book Cover Due

"Finding Out What You Know About Psychology" Handout

Define Psychology

LESSON PLANS FOR SEPTEMBER 8, 2014

MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY

Introduction Methods Domain

Modules 1, 2 and 3 Assignment

Modules 1, 2 and 3 Practice Quizzes

Module 1 Notes

Module 1 Power Point

Module 1 - Introduction and Careers

Objectives: 1) Analyze the important elements of the definition of Psychology. 2) Discuss what clinical psychologists do. 3) Name types of academic psychologists, and explain the basic research each might do. 4) Name types of applied psychologists, and explain how they use psychological research.

A. The Definition of Psychology

B. Careers in Psychology

Module 1 Practice Quiz

 

Module 2 Notes

Module 2 Power Point

Module 2 - History and Perspectives

Objectives: 1) Describe the first psychologists and the origins of psychology as a science. 2) explain how twentieth-century psychologists changed the way psychology was studied. 3) Discuss how some of psychology's groundbreakers helped advance gender and race equality. 4) Explain the six contemporary psychological perspectives. 5) Discuss three recent areas of psychological study.

A. Modern Psychology's Nineteenth-Century Roots

B. Psychology in the Twentieth-Century

C. Psychology's American Groundbreakers

D. Six Contemporary Psychological Perspectives

E. Psychology in the Twenty-First Century

Module 2 Practice Quiz

Module 2 Quiz

Module 3 Notes

Module 3 Power Point

Module 3 - Nature and Nurture in Psychology

Objectives: 1) Define the nature-nurture issue and explain the key issues of the field of behavior genetics. 2) Name and describe the elements of the genetic code (chromosomes, DNA, and genes). 3) Discuss how twin studies and adoption studies are used to learn about the influences of nature and nurture. 4) Discuss the research findings related to the environmental influences of early brain development, parents, peers, and our culture.

A. Genetics in Brief

B. Nature and Individual Differences

C. Environment Matters

Module 3 Practice Quiz

 

LESSON PLANS FOR SEPTEMBER 15, 2014

MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY

Review for Introductory Chapter Test

Introductory Chapter Test (Assignment Due)

Late Start

Introduce Research Strategies and Statistics Chapter

Modules 4 and 5 Assignment

Modules 4 and 5 Practice Quizzes

Module 4 Notes

Module 4 Power Point

Module 4 - Research Strategies

Objectives: 1) Explain the advantages of research over other ways of knowing. 2) Understand the ways in which bias can influence research. 3) Compare and contrast the advantages, disadvantages, and key characteristics of different research strategies in psychology. 4) Discuss the ethical guidelines that protect humans and animals in psychological research.

A. Why is Research Important?

B. Observation and Bias

C. Case Studies

D. Correlation

E. Surveys

F. Longitudinal and Cross-Sectional Studies

G. Experiments

H. Research Ethics

Early Release - Parent's Day

Module 4 Practice Quiz

 

LESSON PLANS FOR SEPTEMBER 22, 2014

MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY

 

Module 5 Notes

Module 5 Power Point

Module 5 - Psychology's Statistics

Objectives: 1) analyze characteristics of a distribution of scores (including frequency distribution, measures of central tendency, and measures of variation). 2) interpret data represented on a normal distribution. 3) describe the difference between percentage and percentile rank. 4) define correlation coefficient and interpret positive correlations and negative correlations. 5) explain what it means when a research result is statistically significant.

A. Frequency Distributions

B. Measures of Central Tendency

C. Measures of Variation

D. Normal Distribution

E. Comparative Statistics

F. Correlation Coefficient

G. Statistical Inference

Module 5 Practice Quiz

Research Strategies and Statistics Chapter Test (Assignment Due)

Biopsychological Domain

Introduce Biological Bases of Behavior Chapter

Modules 6 and 7 Assignment

Modules 6 and 7 Practice Quizzes

Module 6 Notes

Module 6 Power Point

Module 6 - The Nervous System and the Endocrine System

Objectives: 1) identify and describe the functions of the parts of a neuron. 2) explain the process of neural transmission. 3) explain the roles of neural transmitters in neural transmission. 4) identify and describe the divisions of the nervous system. 5) discuss the nature and function of endocrine system communication.

A. Neurons: The Building Blocks of the Nervous System

B. How Neurons Communicate

C. The Structure of the Nervous System

D. The Endocrine System

Module 6 Practice Quiz

 

LESSON PLANS FOR SEPTEMBER 29, 2014

MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY

Quiz on Module 6

 

Module 7 Notes

Module 7 Power Point

Introduce Module 7 - The Brain

Objectives: 1) identify and describe the functions of the lower-level brain structures. 2) identify and describe the functions of the major regions of the cerebra; cortex. 3) describe what is known about the different functions of the left hemisphere and the right hemisphere. 4) describe and evaluate the strengths of the different ways in which psychologists study the brain.

A. Lower-Level Brain Structures

B. The Cerebral Cortex

C. Differences Between the Brain's Two Hemisphere

Module 7 Practice Quiz

 

Review for Modules 6 and 7 Test

Module 6 and 7 Test (Assignment Due)

Introduce Sensation and Perception Chapter

Modules 8 and 9 Assignment

Modules 8 and 9 Practice Quizzes

 

1ST QUARTER LESSON PLANS FOR OCTOBER 6, 2014

Module 8 Notes

Module 8 Power Point

Module 8 - Sensation

Objectives: 1) define and apply the basic principles of sensation: thresholds, signal detection, sensory adaptation, and selective attention. 2) explain how structures and receptor cells in the eye work together to detect light waves and change them into neural impulses. 3) describe how the trichromatic theory and opponent-process theory explain color vision. 4) name the structures of the ear, and describe how they work to detect sound waves and change them to neural impulses. 5) explain how receptor cells in the nose, tongue, and skin allow us to sense smells, tastes, and touch.

A. Basic Principles: Thresholds, Signal Detection, Sensory Adaptation, and Selective Attention

B. The Visual System

C. Hearing

D. Other Senses

Module 8 Practice Quiz

Module 8 - Sensation continued

Quiz on Module 8

Module 9 Notes

Module 9 Power Point

Introduce Module 9 - Perception

Objectives: 1) apply Gestalt principles to examples of visual perception. 2) explain why we can see in three dimensions. 3) define types of perceptual constancy and apply them to examples of visual perception. 4) discuss how perceptual sets determine how we interpret sensations. 5) discuss how the principles of perception explain visual illusions.

A. Gestalt Organizational Principles

B. Depth Perception

C. Perceptual Constancy

D. Perception Set

E. Illusions

Module 9 Practice Quiz

 

 

No School - Parent-Teacher Conferences

LESSON PLANS FOR OCTOBER 13, 2014

MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY

Quiz on Module 9

Modules 8 and 9 Test (Assignment Due)

Late Start

Introduce Motivation and Emotion Chapter

Modules 10 and 11 Assignment

Modules 10 and 11 Practice Quizzes

Module 10 Notes

Module 10 Power Point

Module 10 - Motivation

Objectives: 1) explain the limitations of early motivation theories. 2) apply the concept of optimal level of arousal and the concept of homeostasis to examples of motivation. 3) define intrinsic motivation and extrinsic motivation, and explain the advantages of intrinsic motivation. 4) discuss how Abraham Maslow's hierarchy of needs and Henry Murray's achievement motivation theory describe motivation. 5) Explain the physiological factors and the environmental factors that control hunger.

A. Historical Explanations

B. Biological Explanations

C. Cognitive Explanations

D. Clinical Explanations

E. Hunger: A Closer Look

Module 10 Practice Quiz

Quiz on Module 10

LESSON PLANS FOR OCTOBER 20, 2014

MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY

Module 11 Notes

Module 11 Power Point

Introduce Module 11 - Emotions

Objectives: 1) List the three ingredients of emotion, and explain how they apply to emotional experiences. 2) explain how the historical approaches to emotion differ from the modern theories of emotion. 3) describe the physiological changes that occur during a fear reaction, and identify the parts of the nervous system involved in the changes. 4) explain how gender and culture affect the ability to express and interpret nonverbal communication of emotion.

A. Theories of Emotion

B. Fear: A Closer Look

C. The Expression of Emotion

Module 11 Practice Quiz

Quiz on Module 11

Review for Modules 10 and 11 Test

Modules 10 and 11 Test (Assignment Due)

Introduce Stress and Health Chapter

Modules 12 and 13 Assignment

Modules 12 and 13 Practice Quizzes

Module 12 Notes

Module 12 Power Point

Module 12 (Effects of Stress)

Objectives: 1) define stressor and stress reaction, and explain the focus of health psychology. 2) explain the physical reaction to stressors. 3) list the three types of stressors, and categorize examples of stressors correctly. 4) discuss the effects of perceived control and optimism and pessimism on stress reaction. 5) discuss the effects of stress on cancer and heart disease.

A. Stress

B. Effects of Perceived Control

C. Stress and Disease

Module 12 Practice Quiz

LESSON PLANS FOR OCTOBER 27, 2014

**All make-up work is due by Friday, October 31, 2014**

MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY

Module 12 Quiz

Module 13 Notes

Module 13 Power Point

Module 13 - Promoting Wellness

Objectives: 1) discuss research findings related to wellness and exercise, social ties, and longetivity. 2) explain the relationship between wellness and flow experiences, happiness, and optimistic explanatory styles. 3) disucss the negative effects of smoking, and obesity on wellness. 4) describe how set point and metabolic rate interact to make it difficult to lose weight and maintain weight loss.

1. Healthy Lifestyles

2. Positive Experiences and Well-Being

3. Overcoming Illness-Related Behaviors

Module 13 Practice Quiz

Module 12 and 13 Test (Assignment Due)

Introduce Developmental Domain

Modules 14, 15 and 16 Assignment

Modules 14, 15 and 16 Practice Quizzes

 

Make-Up Day

Early Release

LESSON PLANS FOR NOVEMBER 3, 2014

MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY

 

Module 14 Notes

Module 14 Power Point

Module 14 - Prenatal and Child Development

Objectives: 1) describe human development from conception to the newborn stage. 2) explain how developing neural networks affect motor development and cognitive development in infancy and childhood. 3) use Jean Piaget's theory of cognitive development to describe how children think at specific cognitive stages. 4) predict the probable effect of different attachment types and parenting styles. 5) discuss the research on physical, cognitive and social-emotional development of infants and children using the three key developmental issues.

1. The Beginnings of Life

2. Physical Development in Infancy and Childhood

3. Cognitive Development in Infancy and Childhood

4. Social Development in Infancy and Childhood

5. Three Key Developmental Issues

Module 14 Practice Quiz

 

Quiz on Module 14

Module 15 Notes

Module 15 Power Point

Module 15 - Adolescence

Objectives: 1) explain what adolescence is and how our culture affects it. 2) list the physical changes that occur during puberty. 3) discuss how Jean Piaget's cognitive developmental theory and Lawrence Kohlberg's moral reasoning theory describe adolescent thinking. 4) discuss how Erik Erikson's psychosocial developmental theory describes adolescent identity formation. 5) discuss how developmental psychology's three major issues apply to adolescence.

1. What is Adolescence?

2. Physical Development in Adolescence

3. Cognitive Development in Adolescence

4. Social Development in Adolescence

5. Three Key Developmental Issues

Moduel 15 Practice Quiz

Quiz on Module 15

Module16 Notes

Module 16 Power Point

Module 16 (Adulthood and Aging)

Objectives: 1) define the concept of social clock adn explain how it affects the transition from adolescence to adulthood. 2) discuss the physical changes that occur in middle and late adulthood. 3) discuss the cognitive changes that occur in middle and late adulthood. 4) predict the likely effect of significant life events on happiness and life satisfaction

1. Early Adulthood Transitions and the Social Clock

2. Physical Changes and Transitions

3. Cognitive Changes and Transitions

4. Social Changes and Transitions

1. Early Adulthood Transitions and the Social Clock

2. Physical Changes and Transitions

3. Cognitive Changes and Transitions

4. Social Changes and Transitions

Module 16 Practice Quiz

LESSON PLANS FOR NOVEMBER 10, 2014

MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY

Modules 14, 15 and 16 Test (Assignment Due)

Introduce Personality Chapter

Modules 17 and 18 Assignment

Modules 17 and 18 Practice Quizzes

Module 17 Notes

Module 17 Power Point

Module 17 (Psychodynamic and Humanistic Perspective on Personality)

Objectives: 1) describe Sigmund Freud's psychodynamic perspective on personality. 2) explain how later psychodynamic theories assessed personality and the new concepts added to psychodynamic theory by the neo-Freudians. 3) evaluate the validity of Freud's theory using contemporary research findings. 4) describe the humanistic perspective on personality. 5) evaluate the validity of the humanistic perspective on personality using contemporary research findings.

1. The Psychodynamic Perspective on Personality

2. The Humanistic Perspective on Personality

Module 17 Practice Quiz

Module 17 continued

Quiz on Module 17

LESSON PLANS FOR THE WEEK OF NOVEMBER 17, 2014

MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY

Module 18 Notes

Module 18 Power Point

Module 18 (Trait and Social-Cognitive Perspectives on Personality)

Objectives: 1) describe the development of trait theories proposed by Allport, Cattell, and Eysenck. 2) discuss the dimensions of the "Big Five" trait theory. 3) explain how trait theorists assess personality. 4) critique the strengths and weaknesses of the trait theory of personality. 5) discuss the social-cognitive theory of personality and how it explains the relationship among personality, the environment, and behavior. 6) critique the strengths and weaknesses of the social-cognitive theory of personality.

1. The Trait Perspective

2. The Social-Cognitive Perspective

Module 18 Practice Quiz

Modules 17 and 18 Test (Assignment Due)

Introduce Learning Chapter

Modules 19, 20 and 21 Assignment

Modules 19, 20 and 21 Practice Quizzes

 

Module 19 Notes

Module 19 Power Point

Module 19 - Classical Conditioning

Objectives: 1) use the classical conditioning model to explain an example of a classically conditioned response. 2) describe the sequence of the classically conditioning process: acquisition, extinction; and spontaneous recovery. 3) describe how Ivan Pavlov discovered classical conditioning. 4) define the concepts of generalization and discrimination. 5) explain the bahaviorist perspective, as described by John Watson. 6) discuss recent research findings indicating that cognition and biological predispositions are involved in some classically conditioned responses.

1. Experiencing Classical Conditioning

2. Components of Classical Conditioning

3. Classical Conditioning Processes

4. Ivan Pavlov's Discovery

5. Generalization and Discrimination

6. John Watson and the Classical Conditioning of Emotions

7. Cognition and Biological Predispositions

Module 19 Practice Quiz

Quiz on Module 19

LESSON PLANS FOR THE WEEK OF NOVEMBER 24, 2014

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Module 20 Notes

Module 20 Power Point

Module 20 - Operant Conditioning

Objectives: 1) define operant conditioning. 2) define the law of effect, and explain teh different kinds of reinforcement. 3) describe the effects of punishment and the disadvantage of using punishment to control behavior. 4) explain how behaviors are influenced through shaping, discrimination, and extinction. 5. contrast the effects of different schedules of reinforcement. 6) discuss how cognition and biology influence the operant conditioning process.

1. What is Operant Conditioning?

2. The Law of Effect

3. Reinforcement

4. Punishment

5. Reinforcement Procedures

6. Schedules of Reinforcement

7. New Understandings of Operant Conditioning

Module 20 Practice Quiz

Module 21 Notes

Module 21 Power Point

Module 21 - Observational Learning

Objectives: 1) define obsrevational learning, and discuss the implications of Albert Bandura's experiments. 2) discuss how observational learning can lead to prosocial and antisocial behaviors. 3) evaluate the effects of viewing violence in the media on aggressive behaviors and attitudes.

1. Albert Bandura and Observational Learning

2. Observational Learning in Everyday Life

3. Observational Learning of Violence from the Media

Module 21 Practice Quiz

Modules 19, 20, and 21 Test (Assignment Due)

No School - Thanksgiving Break

No School - Thanksgiving Break

LESSON PLANS FOR THE WEEK OF DECEMBER 1, 2014

MONDAY
TUESDAY
WEDNESDAY
THURSDAY
FRIDAY

Introduce Memory Chapter

Modules 22 and 23 Assignment

Modules 22 and 23 Practice Quizzes

Module 22 Notes

Module 22 Power Point

Module 22 - Information Processing

Objectives; 1) discuss the factors and techniques that influence whether information is encoded into memory. 2) explain how memories pass through the sensory, short-term, and long-term memory stages. 3) identify and explain biological processes related to how memories are stored in the brain. 4) discuss the factors influencing how memories are retrieved.

1. Encoding

2. Storage

3. Retrieval

Module 22 Practice Quiz

Module 22 Quiz

Module 23 Notes

Module 23 Power Point

Module 23 - Forgetting and Memory Construction

Objectives: 1) explain how encoding failure leads to forgetting. 2) discuss the forgetting curve and how decay relates to forgetting. 3) describe how interference and motivated forgetting can cause forgetting through retrieval failure. 4) discuss how the misinformatoin effect can lead to false, constructed memories.

 

1. Forgetting as Encoding Failure

2. Forgetting as Storage Failure

3. Forgetting as Retrieval Failure

4. Memory Construction

Module 23 Practice Quiz

Modules 22 and 23 Test (Assignment Due)

LESSON PLANS FOR THE WEEK OF DECEMBER 8, 2014

MONDAY
TUESDAY
WEDNESDAY
THURSDAY
FRIDAY

Introduce Consciousness Chapter

Modules 24, 25 and 26 Assignment

Modules 24, 25 and 26 Practice Quizzes

Module 24 Notes

Module 24 Power Point

Module 24 (Sleep, Dreams, and Body Rhythms)

Objectives: 1) define consciousness, and identify the different body rhythms humans experience. 2) explain why we sleep and the effects of sleep deficits. 3) discuss the stages of sleep and the paradoxical nature of REM. 4) explain the four modern explanations of dreaming. 5) describe common sleep disorders.

1. Consciousness

2. Body Rhythms

3. Sleep and Sleep Deficit

4. Why We Sleep

5. Sleep Stages, REM, and Dreaming

6. Sleep Disorders and Sleep Problems

Module 24 Practice Quiz

Quiz on Module 24

Module 25 Notes

Module 25 Power Point

Module 25 (Hypnosis)

Objectives: 1) define hypnosis and explain evidence for the two major theories of hypnosis. 2) explain how hypnosis is induced and the effects of hypnotic suggestions. 3) discuss the evidence against claims that hypnosis can improve memory, increase strength, or cure medical problems.

1. What is Hypnosis?

2. Hypnosis Techniques

3. Applications of Hypnosis

Video "Dr. James Wand: Master Hypnotist"

Module 25 Practice Quiz

Module 26 Notes

Module 26 Power Point

Module 26 (Drugs)

Objectives: 1) define psychoactive drugs, and explain the cycle of dependence, tolerance, and withdrawal. 2) describe the physiological and psychological effects of alcohol. 3) describe the physiological and psychological effects of stimulants. 4) describe the physiological and psychological effects of depressants. 5) describe the physiological and psychological effects of marijuana. 6) discuss factors associated with dreg use nad with the prevention of drug use.

1. Alcohol: A Depressant

2. Stimulants

3. Hallucinogens

4. Marijuana

5. Prevention

Module 26 Practice Quiz

LESSON PLANS FOR THE WEEK OF DECEMBER 15, 2014

MONDAY
TUESDAY
WEDNESDAY
THURSDAY
FRIDAY

 

Quiz on Module 26

Review for Modules 24, 25 and 26 Test

 

Modules 24, 25 and 26 Test (Assignment Due)

Late Start

Introduce Intelligence Chapter

Modules 27 and 28 Assignment

Modules 27 and 28 Practice Quizzes

 

Module 27 Notes

Module 27 Power Point

Module 27 (Thinking and Language)

Objectives: 1) explain how concepts are formed. 2) identify categories or problem-solving strategies adn obstacles to solving problems. 3) define the building blocks of language. 4) discuss evidence for competing psychological theories of language acquisition.

1. Thinking

2. Language

Module 27 Practice Quiz

Module 28 Notes

Module 28 Power Point

Module 28 (Intelligence and Intelligence Testing)

Objectives: 1) discuss the theory of a single intelligence versus the theory of multiple intelligence. 2) explain the historical development of intelligence tests. 3) contrast the different purposes of aptitude and achievement tests. 4) explain how test are evaluated using the concepts of reliability and validity. 5) discuss the causes of group differences in intelligence quotient (IQ) scores.

1. The Nature of Intelligence

2. Intelligence Testing

3. Test Construction

4. Group Differences in Intelligence Test Scores

Module 28 Practice Quiz

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PSYCHOLOGY 101 VIDEOS

Introduction to Psychology

Video 1:  What is Psychology

Video 2:  History and Approaches

Video 3:  Scientific Method

Video 4:  Descriptive Methods of Research
    

Biological Psychology

Video 1:  Introduction to Biological Psychology

Video 2:  Neurons

Video 3:  Neurotransmitters

Video 4:  Nervous System

Video 5:  Parts of the Brain

Video 6:  Neuroplasticity

Video 7:  Endocrine System

Sensation and Perception

Video 1:  Introduction

Video 2:  How Does Vision Work

Video 3:  Depth Perception

Consciousness

Video 1:  Introduction to States of Consciousness

Video 2:  Sleep Cycle

Video 3:  Why Do We Sleep and Dream

Video 4:  Hypnosis and Meditation

Video 5:  Psychoactive Drugs

Learning

Video 1:  Classical Conditioning

Video 2:  Watson and Little Albert

  Video 3:  Operant Conditioning

Video 4:  Shaping

Video 5:  Scheduling Reinforcement

Video 6:  Prisoner’s Dilemma

Video 7:  Observation and Insight

Video 8:  Biological Limits on Learning

Thinking, Language and Intelligence

Video 1:  Cognition:  Introduction to Intelligence

Video 2:  Cognition:  History of Intelligence Testing

Video 3:  Cognition:  Biological Bases of Intelligence

Video 4:  Cognition:  Multiple Intelligences

Video 5:  Cognition:  Creativity and Divergent Thinking

Video 6:  Cognition:  What is Language?

Video 7:  Cognition:  Language Acquisition

Video 8:  Cognition:  Information Processing

Video 9:  Cognition:  Categorizing Memory

Video 10:  Cognition:  Attention and Top-Down vs. Bottom-Up Processing

Video 11:  Cognition:  Improving Short-Term Memory

Video 12:  Cognition:  Improving Long-Term Memory

Video 13:  Cognition:  Memory Distortion

Video 14:  Cognition:  Heuristics

Motivation and Emotion

Video 1:  Introduction to Emotions

Video 2:  Categorizing Emotions

Video 3:  Theories of Emotion

Video 4:  Fight or Flight Response

Video 5:  Stressed by Stress

Video 6:  Positive Psychology

  Video 7:  Introduction to Motivation

Video 8:  Hunger

Video 9:  Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs

Child Development

Video 1:  Introduction to Developmental Psychology

Video 2:  Prenatal Development

Video 3:  Infant Development

Video 4:  Harlow’s Monkeys

Video 5:  Assimilation and Accommodation

Video 6:  Piaget’s Stages of Cognitive Development

Video 7:  Kohlberg’s Stages of Moral Development

Video 8:  Parenting Styles

Video 9:  Erikson’s Stages of Identity Formation

Personality

Video 1:  Introduction to Personality

Video 2:  Behavioral Genetics

Video 3:  Id, Ego and Superego

Video 4:  Freudian Defense Mechanisms

Video 5:  Freud’s Stages of Psychosexual Development

Video 6:  Humanistic Psychology

Video 7:  Outmoded Approaches to Personality

Video 8:  Trait Assessment Testing

Psychological Disorders

Video 1:  Definition of Disorders
           
           Video 2:  Classification and Diagnosis

Video 3:  Anxiety Disorders

Video 4:  Mood Disorders

Video 5:  Dissociative Disorders

Video 6:  Somatoform Disorders

Video 7:  Substance-Related Disorders

Video 8:  Schizophrenia

Video 9:  Eating Disorders

Video 10:  Personality Disorders

Methods of Therapy

Video 1:  Individual Therapy

Video 2:  Group Therapy

Video 3:  Psychiatric Drugs

Video 4:  Biological Therapy

Video 5:  Treatment Effectiveness

Psychology and Health

Video 1:  The General Adaptation Syndrome

Video 2:  Factors Influencing the Severity of Stress

Video 3:  Health Psychology

Video 4:  Healthy Coping Techniques

Video 5:  The Two Major Ways of Coping with Stress

Video 6:  Types of Stress

Social Psychology

Video 1:  Introduction to Social Psychology
           
Video 2:  Stereotypes

Video 3:  Attitudes

Video 4:  Attraction

Video 5:  Attribution

Video 6:  Persuasion

Video 7:  Conformity

Video 8:  Obedience and Authority

Video 9:  Group Behavior

Video 10:  Aggression

Video 11:  Altruism

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