Critical Thinking in Psychology 2015

Critical Thinking in Psychology

Introduction

Area of Focus Video     CT Psych Syllabus

Black and White Basketball Pass Video

Critically read the following articles (highlight, notes, etc) and be prepared to discuss: Intro to Psych Reading 1    Intro to Psych Reading 2

Biology and Human Behavior

Study 1: One Brain or Two

Mini Left/Right Brain Experiment Info                  Google Doc Template    *due april 27th!*

L-R rubric  Resubmit due May 1st!

 Perception and Consciousness

Perception Reading:– section 3.3 ONLY! pages 28-42 Due April 29th

Marshmallow Test Planning

CT Perception Questions – due April 30th

In class Sleep/Dream readings:   sleep reading  dreams reading

Freud Reading – Due May 4th

In class FREUD Poster Assignment – if you were absent, choose any one of 12 possible topics on the second page to create your ‘post’ on.  Bring a hard copy of the post to class to add to the Freud Web.

Learning, Conditioning and Memory

Learned Behavior Video  +Pavlov Study

 Human Development, Motivation and Personality

Nature vs Nurture video + Debate Information – Debate will be May 18th!

Mental Disorders and Abnormal Psychology

Create a 1 page INFOGRAPHIC  (should include at least 300 words of information, and pictures, stats, charts, etc) on your mental/psychological disorder that answers the following questions:

  • Description of the mental disorder ( general description, symptoms, statistics, related disorders, etc)
  • The history of the disorder – when was it first discovered, how has it evolved over time, what doctors did major work on it?
  • How does the disorder effect the brain or the body?  What are the impacts on the patient’s life?
  • Treatments for the illness.

PAPER NEEDS TO BE TURNED IN HARD COPY MAY 21ST and EMAILED OR SHARED WITH MS P BEFORE CLASS!

 Social Psychology 

Social Psychology Experiment Project – Part one is due June 3rd!

FOCUS QUESTION MATERIALS

brainstorming 1 DUE: Monday April 20th

Brainstorming 2– DUE MONDAY MAY 11th!

brainstorming 3 – due thursday may 28th – Check out THIS presentation to help!

Focus Question Presentation –  Presentations will be  June 1st

CRITICAL THINKING FINAL PRODUCT FORM – DUE JUNE 9th!

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