AGENDA: Week of Nov. 27 - Dec. 1, 2017

Advanced Placement PSYCHOLOGY with Mr. Duez
COGNITION: CH. 7 "Memory"
Week at a Glance:
MON: Memory Models: Encoding, Storage, & Retrieval. Focus on Encoding & Storage: Attention; Levels of Processing; Enriching Encoding. Sensory/Short-Term/Long-Term Memory.
TUE: Retrieval: Getting info out of memory; Cues; Context; Reconstruction & Misinformation; Monitoring; Forgetting: Ebbinghaus Curve; Recovered memory controversyIn Search of Memory - the physiology of memorySystems & Types of Memory: Declarative/Procedural; Semantic/Episodic; Prospective/Retrospective Memory.
Crash Course: Remembering & Forgetting
THU: QUIZ on Chapter 7 - MemoryReview Quiz; Introduction to Cognition: Language & Thought - Chapter 8; Video - Steven Pinker - Linguistics as a window to understanding the brain
FRI: Notes, Video, & Discussion - Cognition Language & Thought; Article due Monday: Article: Is Texting Ruining Language?

THIS WEEK: 
THU: QUIZ on Chapter 7 - Memory

NEXT WEEK
MON: Quiz on CH 8 - Language & Thought
Article due Monday: Article: Is Texting Ruining Language?
TUE: TEST CH 7 Memory & CH 8 Language & Thought
WED: MOCK TEST - First 50 Questions
THU: MOCK TEST - Second 50 Questions
FRI, MON, TUE - Corrections (Corrections due on Tuesday)
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Dr. Eric Kandel, Nobel Prize Laureate 2000, "discoveries concerning signal transduction in the nervous system"
His research has been concerned with the molecular mechanisms of memory storage in Aplysia (sea slugs) & mice.


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Monday, November 15, 2017
Quote: "Memory is not like a container that gradually fills up; it is more like a tree growing hooks onto which memories are hung." - Peter Russell, "The Brain Book", 1979

Agenda:
1. DO NOW: Studies show that musicians tend to have a better memory than non-musicians, not just for music, but for words & pictures too. What might explain the reason why musicians have an edge?


Notes - Cognition: Memory

3. Notes & Discussion: Memory Models: Encoding, Storage, & Retrieval.
Focus on Encoding & Storage: Attention; Levels of Processing; Enriching Encoding. Sensory/Short-Term/Long-Term Memory.

4. Crash Course Psych: How We Make Memories
Remember that guy from 300? What was his name? ARG!!! It turns out our brains make and recall memories in different ways. In this episode of Crash Course Psychology, Hank talks about the way we do it, what damaging that process can do to us, and that guy... with the face and six pack... (Encoding & Storing Memory, Implicit & Explicit Processing, Shallow & Deep Processing, Long-Term Storage)

Assignments:
This week: 
THU: QUIZ on Chapter 7 - Memory
Next Week
MON: Quiz on CH 8 - Language & Thought
TUE: TEST CH 7 Memory & CH 8 Language & Thought
WED: MOCK TEST - First 50 Questions
THU: MOCK TEST - Second 50 Questions
FRI, MON, TUE - Corrections (Corrections due on Tuesday)
My son experienced buying the parts, assembling them, and building his own computer. Will he remember it?
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Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Quote "Gratitude is born in hearts that take time to count up past mercies." - Charles E. Jefferson

Agenda:
1. DO NOW: How does memory work? Why do we forget?
Explain the Theory - Model of Information Processing (Atkinson-Shiffrin).  

2. Notes & Discussion: Retrieval: Getting info out of memory; Cues; Context; Reconstruction & Misinformation; Monitoring

3. Notes & Discussion: 
Forgetting: Ebbinghaus Curve; Recovered memory controversy; In Search of Memory - the physiology of memorySystems & Types of Memory: Declarative/Procedural; Semantic/Episodic; Prospective/Retrospective 


4. Crash Course: Remembering & Forgetting
In this REALLY IMPORTANT EPISODE of Crash Course Psychology, Hank talks about how we remember and forget things, why our memories are fallible, and the dangers that can pose. (How Memories are Stored, Retrieval Cues & Priming, Context & Mood Influences, How Information is Forgotten, Interference & Misinformation, Issues with Eyewitness Accounts)

Assignments:
This week: 
THU: QUIZ on Chapter 7 - Memory
Next Week
MON: Quiz on CH 8 - Language & Thought
TUE: TEST CH 7 Memory & CH 8 Language & Thought
WED: MOCK TEST - First 50 Questions
THU: MOCK TEST - Second 50 Questions
FRI, MON, TUE - Corrections (Corrections due on Tuesday)
Atkinson & Shiffrin's Model of Memory Storage.
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Thursday, November 30, 2017
Quote: "It isn't so astonishing, the number of things I can remember, as the number of things I can remember that aren't so." - Mark Twan (1835-1910)

Agenda:
1. DO NOW: Prep for the Ch 7 "Memory" Reading Check Quiz

2. Reading Check Quiz Chapter 7 "Memory" - You can use handwritten notes

3. Review Quiz

4. Notes, Video, & DiscussionIntro to Language & Thought

Assignments:
Next Week
MON: Quiz on CH 8 - Language & Thought
TUE: TEST CH 7 Memory & CH 8 Language & Thought
WED: MOCK TEST - First 50 Questions
THU: MOCK TEST - Second 50 Questions
FRI, MON, TUE - Corrections (Corrections due on Tuesday)
Article: Is Texting Killing Language? You might be surprised.
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Friday, December 1, 2017
Quote“Thanksgiving Day comes, by statute, once a year; to the honest man it comes as frequently as the heart of gratitude will allow.”  - Edward Sandford Martin

Agenda:
1. DO NOW: Pick up the Article, due Monday: Article: Is Texting Ruining Language?

2. Notes, Video, & Discussion - Cognition Language & Thought
Cognition: Language & Thought: Cognition at Work - Decision Making; Pittsburghese

Assignments:
Article, due Monday: Article: Is Texting Ruining Language?

Next Week
MON: Quiz on CH 8 - Language & Thought
TUE: TEST CH 7 Memory & CH 8 Language & Thought
WED: MOCK TEST - First 50 Questions
THU: MOCK TEST - Second 50 Questions
FRI, MON, TUE - Corrections (Corrections due on Tuesday)

Agenda: Week of Nov. 13-17, 2017

Advanced Placement Psychology with Mr. Duez
Chapter 6 - Learning ~ Test on Wed/Thu
Then we'll begin:
"Cognition"Chapter 7 - Memory & Chapter 8 Language & Thought
WEEK AT A GLANCE:
MON - Reading Check Quiz - Chapter 6 - Learning; Review Quiz
TUE - Observational & Latent Learning; The Cognitive Perspective challenges Behaviorism; Review of key learning/behavior terms and ideas.
WED/THU - TEST Chapters 6 - Learning
FRI - Intro to Memory, Chapter 7-  SAM: Superior Autobiographical Memory - Wizards! 

MON: Quiz - CH 6 LEARNING
Next Wed/Thu - Test over CH 6, Plus FRQ - Research Methods
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Monday, November 13, 2017
Quote: "History is philosophy teaching by examples."  - Thucydides, The History of the Peloponnesian War

Agenda:
1. Reading Check Quiz - Chapter 6 - Learning (You may use your handwritten notes).

2. Review the quiz. & Question: 

Assignments:
Thurs. TEST CH 6
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Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Quote: "People are trapped in history and history is trapped in them."  - James Baldwin
Agenda:
1. DO NOW: Why do we develop a 'taste aversion' to certain foods? Often after we become sick from eating?


2. Notes, Video, Discussion: Observational & Latent Learning; The Cognitive Perspective challenges Behaviorism; Review of key learning/behavior terms and ideas.

Assignments:
Thurs. TEST CH 6

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Thursday, November 16, 2017
Quote: "History with its flickering lamp stumbles along the trail of the past, trying to reconstruct its scenes, to revive its echoes, and kindle with pale gleams the passion of former days."  - Winston Churchill
Agenda:
1. TEST - Chapter 6 - Learning 

Assignments:
Begin reading Chapter 7 Memory
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Friday, November 17, 2017
Quote: "History is filled with the sound of silken slippers going downstairs and wooden shoes coming up."  - Voltaire

Agenda: 
1. DO NOW: What would your life be like if you could remember everything?

2. Video & Discussion: Introduction to Memory by looking at SAM: Superior Autobiographical Memory wizards.

Assignments:
Begin reading Chapter 7 Memory

Agenda: Week of November 6-10, 2017

Advanced Placement Psychology with Mr. Duez
Chapter 6: Learning
WEEK AT A GLANCE:
MON: Learning - Classical Conditioning Part I
; Pavlov’s Demonstration: “Psychic Reflexes”
Terminology and Procedures, Classical Conditioning in Everyday Life, Basic Processes in Classical Conditioning
TUE: Learning - Comparing Classical & Operant Conditioning; Classical Conditioning Part II - Acquisition, Extinction; Spontaneous Recovery, Generalization; Discrimination. 
THU: Discuss FRQ Timed-Writing for next class. Learning - Operant Conditioning, Part I - Thorndike, Watson, Skinner. Reinforcement Practice: Reinforcement Schedules Worksheet; Complete as many as possible. We will discuss and go over the answers. (if time) Video: Crash Course Psychology - The Bobo Beatdown
FRI: FRQ Timed-Writing: Research Methods

ASSESSMENTS AT A GLANCE:

This Friday: FRQ Timed-Writing: Research Methods
MON: Quiz - CH 6 LEARNING
Next Wed/Thu - Test over CH 6 - "Learning"
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FRQ: Timed-Writing on FRIDAY 

HEADS: Question #1 - Based off of Research Methods (2014)
Actual 2014 Research Methods Question FRQ
Actual 2014 Scoring Guidelines for Research Methods FRQ

TAILS: Question #2 - Research Methods (2015)
 Actual 2015 Research Methods Question #2 - FRQ
Actual 2015 Scoring Guidelines for Research Methods #2 - FRQ
USE THE FRQ TAB AT THE TOP OF THIS WEBSITE FOR HELP
How do dogs learn a new trick? Operant Conditioning... that's how.
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Monday, Nov. 6, 2017
Quote:  “The test we must set for ourselves is not to march alone but to march in such a way that others wish to join us.” - Hubert Humphrey

Agenda:
1. DO NOW: Label the Lightning and Thunder example that we discussed on Friday as:
Lightning - Thunder = Fear
Unconditioned Stimulus (UCS) and Unconditioned Response (UCR)
Neutral Stimulus (NS) and Conditioned Stimulus (CS)
Conditioned Response

2. Notes, Discussion, & Video: Learning - Classical Conditioning
Learning - Classical Conditioning Part IPavlov’s Demonstration: “Psychic Reflexes”
Terminology and Procedures, Classical Conditioning in Everyday Life, Basic Processes in Classical Conditioning

ASSESSMENTS:
This Friday: FRQ Timed-Writing: Research Methods
MON: Quiz - CH 6 LEARNING
Next Wed/Thu - Test over CH 6 - "Learning"
Oh Watson, you were the most interesting man in the world! (To Rayner anyway!)
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Tuesday, Nov 7, 2017
Quote:  “An excuse is worse and more terrible than a lie, for an excuse is a lie guarded.” - Pope John Paul I

Agenda:
1. DO NOW:  Label the Attachment example that we discussed last Friday as:
Food, Mother, Baby = Attachment
Unconditioned Stimulus (UCS) and Unconditioned Response (UCR)
Neutral Stimulus (NS) and Conditioned Stimulus (CS)
Conditioned Response

2. Notes, Discussion, & VideoLearning - Comparing Classical & Operant ConditioningClassical Conditioning Part II - Acquisition, Extinction; Spontaneous Recovery, Generalization; Discrimination. 

ASSESSMENTS:
This Friday: FRQ Timed-Writing: Research Methods
MON: Quiz - CH 6 LEARNING
Next Wed/Thu - Test over CH 6 - "Learning"
Yep, it's kind of like that.
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Thursday, Nov 9, 2017
Quote: “Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” - Waldo Emerson

Agenda:
1. Do Now: Compare Classical & Operant Conditioning

2. Video: Crash Course Psychology - How To Train a Brain 
I'm sure you've heard of Pavlov's Bell (and I'm not talking about the Aimee Mann song), but what was Ivan Pavlov up to, exactly? And how are our brains trained? And what is a "Skinner Box"? All those questions and more are answered in today's Crash Course Psychology, in which Hank talks about some of the aspects of learning. 

3. Notes, Discussion, & VideoOperant Conditioning, Part II

Reinforcement Practice: Reinforcement Schedules Worksheet; Complete as many as possible. We will discuss and go over the answers.

(if time) Video: Crash Course Psychology - The Bobo Beatdown In this episode of Crash Course Psychology, Hank talks about how we learn by observation... and how that can mean beating the tar out of an inanimate clown named Bobo. 
Limitations of Classical and Operant Conditioning; Basics of Learning; Mirror Neurons; Bobo Doll & Bandura


ASSESSMENTS:
This Friday: FRQ Timed-Writing: Research Methods
MON: Quiz - CH 6 LEARNING
Next Wed/Thu - Test over CH 6 - "Learning"
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Friday, Nov 10, 2017
Quote: “Don’t wish it were easier, wish you were better. Don’t wish for fewer problems, wish for more skills. Don’t wish for less challenges, wish for more wisdom.” - Earl Shoaf


Agenda:
1. DO NOW: Prep black pen & sheets of paper for Timed-Writing

2. FRQ Timed-Writing: FRQ Timed-Writing: Research Methods

ASSESSMENTS:
This Friday: FRQ Timed-Writing: Research Methods
MON: Quiz - CH 6 LEARNING
Next Wed/Thu - Test over CH 6 - "Learning"

Agenda: Oct 30 - Nov 3, 2017

Advanced Placement Psychology with Mr. Duez
Chapter 4 & 5: Sensation & Perception & Consciousness
WEEK AT A GLANCE:
MON: Reading Check Quiz - Chapter 5 - Consciousness; Review Quiz
TUE: Dreams; Altered Consciousness - drugs; Drug Chart
Pick up CHART - DRUGS ~ Effect on Consciousness
Compare these drugs and their effects: Alcohol, Caffeine, Marijuana, LSD
WED/THU: TEST CH 4 & 5; Article: Sleep
FRI: Intro to Learning - Ch 6: Classical Conditioning
Friday, October 28, We will be on Pep Rally Schedule for the Senior Panoramic Picture.

Assignments at a Glance:
WED/THU: TEST CH 4 & 5 Sensation & Perception -and- Consciousness
Due Friday: Article: Sleep
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Monday, Oct. 24, 2016

Quote: "He Who Knows Others Is Wise. He Who Knows Himself Is Enlightened." - Tao Te Ching
Agenda:
Reading Check Quiz - Chapter 5 - Consciousness; Review Quiz

1. DO NOW: Explain the states of sleep.

2. Notes & Discussion: Stages of Sleep and Sleep Disorders
Including Crash Course: Sleep & Dreaming


3. Which theory of dreaming do you subscribe to?
Notes & Discussion: Dreaming

Freud: Dreams as wish fulfillment - The day residue shapes dreams that satisfy unconscious needs in a disguised fashion.
Cartwright: The problem-solving view - We mull over major problems in our lives with reduced logical constraints.
Hobson: Activation-synthesis model - The cortex constructs a story to make sense of internal signals from lower brain centers.


Assignments:
WED/THU: TEST CH 4 & 5
Due Friday: Article: Sleep
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Tuesday, Oct 25, 2016
Quote: "I haven’t failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” - Thomas Edison

Agenda:
1. DO NOW: Pick up CHART - DRUGS ~ Effect on Consciousness
Compare these drugs and their effects: Alcohol, Caffeine, Marijuana, LSD

2. Notes, Video, Discussion: Consciousness: 
Notes: Dreams & Dream Theory 
Notes: Drugs & Altered Consciousness

Assignments:
WED/THU: TEST CH 4 & 5
Due Friday: Article: Sleep
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Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016
Quote: ”It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.” - Aristotle

Agenda:
1. DO NOW: Prep for the Test - Need a Pencil

2. TEST OVER CH. 4 & 5 - SENSATION & PERCEPTION & CONSCIOUSNESS

3. ARTICLE: Begin working on the article that is Due Friday: Article: Sleep

Assignments:


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Friday, Oct. 28, 2016
Quote: “If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door.” - Milton Berle

Agenda:
Friday-We will be on Pep Rally Schedule

1. DO NOW: How do you learn? What happens in the brain? What is learning?

2. Notes, Video, Discussion:  Intro to Learning - Ch 6: Classical Conditioning


Celebrating Success!

Very proud of all of the hard work that has been put into this class! Great work.