Agenda: Week of March 2-6, 2015

Advanced Placement Psychology with Mr. Duez
Unit 3 - Consciousness & Learning
and
Unit 4 - Cognition: Memory, Language/Thought, & Intelligence
WEEK AT A GLANCE:
MONArticle turn it in: How Friends Ruin MemoryHow Friends Ruin, How to write the AP Psych FRQ Essay; Introduce first prompt, take home due on Friday, March 6Memory; Introduction to Unit 4: Cognition
TUE - Memory Systems; How does memory work?
WED/THU -  Superior Autobiographical Memory; Models of memory function.
FRI - Finish Superior Autobiographical Memory; Short-term & Long-term Memory; Atkinson-Shiffrin Model.
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Monday, March 2, 2015
Quote: "Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time. Never make your most important decisions when you are in your worst moods. Wait. Be patient. The storm will pass. The spring will come." - Robert H. Schuller

Learning Targets:
1. Cognition is the study of mental processes.
2. STM seems to be limited to 7+ - 2 items at any given time.
3. The differences between encoding, storage, and retrieval are important.
4. Models of LTM deal with how we organize information that we need to know.
5. Problem solving involves applying what we know in an organized way to issues that we face.
6. Language is a complex system of communication that allows us to use complex symbols to talk about things in the past or future, not just the present.

Essential Questions:
1. Explain the Theory - Model of Information Processing (Atkinson-Shiffrin).  
2. How does encoding, storage, and retrieval work in the memory process?
3. Explain the functions and processing of the brain when remembering.
4. What 4 key methods of problem solving does psychology focus on and compare each process.
5. How do humans learn language acquisition?

Agenda:
1. NO NOW: Prep Article - due at the beginning of the next class: How Friends Ruin Memory.
2. Introduction to the FRQ: Due Fridday
How to write the FRQ
What to expect on the AP Test
Different types of FRQ
3. Notes, Video, Discussion: Introduction to Cognition: Memory, Language, & Thought.

Assignments:
FRQ Due Friday
Mmmmmm, now I want Tacos!
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Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Quote“Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life – think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success.” - Swami Vivekananda

Agenda:
1. DO NOW: What makes up "Cognition"? Can you explain the process of how we think.
2. Notes, Video, Discussion: Memory
3. FRQ - Questions/Answers

Assignments:
Check the notes, YouTube lectures, and work on the Target Sheets to prepare
FRQ Essay take home due on Monday, Oct. 27
WHO ATE THE DAMN PIZZA ROLLS?
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Wednesday, March 4th & Thursday, March 5th, 2015
Quote: "A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.” - David Brinkley

Learning Targets:
1. Cognition is the study of mental processes.
2. STM seems to be limited to 7+ - 2 items at any given time.
3. The differences between encoding, storage, and retrieval are important.
4. Models of LTM deal with how we organize information that we need to know.
5. Problem solving involves applying what we know in an organized way to issues that we face.
6. Language is a complex system of communication that allows us to use complex symbols to talk about things in the past or future, not just the present.

Essential Questions:
1. Explain the Theory - Model of Information Processing (Atkinson-Shiffrin).  
2. How does encoding, storage, and retrieval work in the memory process?
3. Explain the functions and processing of the brain when remembering.
4. What 4 key methods of problem solving does psychology focus on and compare each process.
5. How do humans learn language acquisition?


Agenda:
1. DO NOW: Would you want to remember everything? How would that be helpful/hurtful?
2. VIDEO: The Amazing: Superior Autobiographical Memory
3. How To Write the FRQ in AP Psychology; Discuss Take Home FRQ
4. Remember: FRQ Essay take home due on Monday, Oct. 27

Assignments:

Check the notes, YouTube lectures, and work on the Target Sheets to prepare
FRQ Essay take home due on Monday, Oct. 27
Superior Autobiographical Memory - amazing.
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Friday, March 6, 2015
Quote"Spring is nature's way of saying, 'Let's party!'"  - Robin Williams

Learning Targets:
1. Cognition is the study of mental processes.
2. STM seems to be limited to 7+ - 2 items at any given time.
3. The differences between encoding, storage, and retrieval are important.
4. Models of LTM deal with how we organize information that we need to know.
5. Problem solving involves applying what we know in an organized way to issues that we face.
6. Language is a complex system of communication that allows us to use complex symbols to talk about things in the past or future, not just the present.

Essential Questions:
1. Explain the Theory - Model of Information Processing (Atkinson-Shiffrin).  
2. How does encoding, storage, and retrieval work in the memory process?
3. Explain the functions and processing of the brain when remembering.
4. What 4 key methods of problem solving does psychology focus on and compare each process.
5. How do humans learn language acquisition?


Agenda:
1. DO NOW: How do Superior Autobiographical Memory subjects do it? How can they remember so much of their own lives?
2. Notes, Video, Discussion: Finish Superior Autobiographical Memory; Short-term, Long-term Memory and how it works.
if time....
3. Notes, Video, Discussion: Introduce Language & Thought Introduction

Assignments:

Check the notes, YouTube lectures, and work on the Target Sheets to prepare
FRQ Essay take home due on Monday, Oct. 27