Agenda: Week of March 23 - 27, 2015

Advanced Placement Psychology with Mr. Duez
Unit 5: Motivation & Emotion; Development
Week at a Glance:
MON: Motivation Introduction Theories; 
TUE: Motivation Introduction Theories; Emotion & Theories

WED/THU: Article Due: Science of Emotions; Finish Motivation & Emotion; Intro to Development: Birth through early childhood
FRI: Quiz is Friday over Motivation & Emotion

Article Due on Wednesday/Thursday - Science of Emotions

Quiz is this FridayTEST IS NEXT THURSDAY
Aidan is a motivated young man. Climbed to the top of Austin!
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Monday, March 23, 2015
Quote: "Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few." - Winston Churchill (speaking about the Royal Air Force)

If you learn only 5 things from this Unit...
1. Human motivation is complex, and while there are a number of theories, none by itself sufficiently explains our behavior.
2. Biological motivation includes the role of the hypothalamus, which maintains a state called homeostasis.
3. Theories of social motivation, including the need for achievement and the hierarchy of needs, show the importance of understanding motivation in the context of our environments.
4. Emotions can be explained through a variety of theoretical perspectives, each arguing that emotion emerges in conjunction with physiological response to stimuli.

Learning Objectives:
- How and why people are motivated?
- Different types of motivation
- The importance of emotion in human behavior

Agenda:
1. DO NOW: What motivates you? Drives you? 

3. Introduction to Motivation & Emotion, Notes/Video/Discussion: 
Video: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us

Notes: Motivation & Emotion - Motivation Explained through Hunger
3. Crash Course Psychology: The Power of Motivation
Feeling motivated? Even if you are, do you know why? The story of Aaron Ralston can tell us a lot about motivation. In this episode of Crash Course Psychology, Hank tells us Ralston's story, as well as 4 theories of motivation and some evolutionary perspectives on motivation. 

Assignments:

Article Due on Wednesday/Thursday - Science of Emotions
Quiz is this FridayTEST IS NEXT THURSDAY
Prepare by reading the notes
Work on the targets for Unit 5: Motivation & Emotion

"I live in a van, down by the RIVER!"
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Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Quote“We are masters of the unsaid words, but slaves of those we let slip out.” - Winston Churchill

If you learn only 5 things from this Unit...
1. Human motivation is complex, and while there are a number of theories, none by itself sufficiently explains our behavior.
2. Biological motivation includes the role of the hypothalamus, which maintains a state called homeostasis.
3. Theories of social motivation, including the need for achievement and the hierarchy of needs, show the importance of understanding motivation in the context of our environments.
4. Emotions can be explained through a variety of theoretical perspectives, each arguing that emotion emerges in conjunction with physiological response to stimuli.

Learning Objectives:
- How and why people are motivated?
- Different types of motivation
- The importance of emotion in human behavior


Agenda:
1. DO NOW QUESTION: Why do people put themselves in harms way for 'fun'???

2. Notes, Video, Discussion: Motivation TheoriesArousal Theory - why do people put themselves in harms way for 'fun'?


A look at the REAL Spiderman (Climbs the tallest building in the world), 
The Fly Girl (Italian Super Model & Extreme Sport Athlete Roberta Mancina) 


Assignments:
Article Due on Wednesday/Thursday - Science of Emotions
Quiz is this FridayTEST IS NEXT THURSDAY
Prepare by reading the notes
Work on the targets for Unit 5: Motivation & Emotion

The last picture I have of my Dad & Grandma alive. This is 4 generations of my family.
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Wednesday, March 25th & Thursday, March 26th, 2015
Quote: "December 7th, 1941... a day that shall live in infamy." - President Franklin Delano Roosevelt

Learning Targets:
Motivation: It is the drive to begin or maintain behavior.

If you learn only 5 things from this Unit...
1. Human motivation is complex, and while there are a number of theories, none by itself sufficiently explains our behavior.
2. Biological motivation includes the role of the hypothalamus, which maintains a state called homeostasis.
3. Theories of social motivation, including the need for achievement and the hierarchy of needs, show the importance of understanding motivation in the context of our environments.
4. Emotions can be explained through a variety of theoretical perspectives, each arguing that emotion emerges in conjunction with physiological response to stimuli.

Learning Objectives:
- How and why people are motivated?
- Different types of motivation
- The importance of emotion in human behavior

Agenda:
1. DO NOW: Which theory of emotion seems to make the most sense to you?
2. Notes, Video, Discussion: Motivation TheoriesArousal Theory - why do people put themselves in harms way for 'fun'?
A look at the REAL Spiderman (Climbs the tallest building in the world), The Fly Girl (Italian Super Model & Extreme Sport Athlete Roberta Mancina) 


Which theory is clearest example in your mind?James-Lange Theory: We have a psychological response and we label it as an emotion: "I see a bear, my muscles tense, I feel afraid."Cannon-Bard Theory: We have an emotional response and we feel the physiological response:  "I see a bear, I feel afraid, my muscles tense."Schacter-Singer Theory: We experience feelings and then label them:  "I feel bad. I must be scared."Cognitive Appraisal: When there is no physiological arousal, we experience something; we think about it, we label it as an emotion.
3. Notes, Video, & Discussion: Development - Stages of Prenatal & Infant Development
Introduction to Development
Possible abnormal events:  Twins, Teratogens (foreign substances that influence the developing fetus) are very damaging from week 3-8.
3. Crash Course Psychology: Development - The Growth of Knowledge
How does our knowledge grow? It turns out there are some different ideas about that. Schemas, Four-Stage Theory of Cognitive Development, and Vygotsky's Theory of Scaffolding all play different roles but the basic idea is that children think about things very differently than adults. Hank explains in today's episode of Crash Course Psychology.


Assignments:
Quiz is this FridayTEST IS NEXT THURSDAY
Prepare by reading the notes
Work on the targets for Unit 5: Motivation & Emotion

Attachment... it's kind of important.
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Friday, March 27, 2015
Quote"Communism is not love. Communism is a hammer which we use to crush the enemy." - Mao Zedong

Learning Targets:
Motivation: It is the drive to begin or maintain behavior.

If you learn only 5 things from this Unit...
1. Human motivation is complex, and while there are a number of theories, none by itself sufficiently explains our behavior.
2. Biological motivation includes the role of the hypothalamus, which maintains a state called homeostasis.
3. Theories of social motivation, including the need for achievement and the hierarchy of needs, show the importance of understanding motivation in the context of our environments.
4. Emotions can be explained through a variety of theoretical perspectives, each arguing that emotion emerges in conjunction with physiological response to stimuli.

Learning Objectives:
- How and why people are motivated?
- Different types of motivation
- The importance of emotion in human behavior

Agenda:
1. Do Now:  Prepare for Quiz over Motivation & Emotion
2. Quiz: Motivation & Emotion

3. Review Quiz


Assignments:
TEST IS NEXT THURSDAY
Prepare by reading the notes
Work on the targets for Unit 5: Motivation & Emotion