Agenda: Week of Monday, Sept. 14, 2015

Advanced Placement Psychology with Mr. Duez
Unit 1: History & Evolution of Psychology -and- Research Methods
Weiten 1 - Evolution of Psychology
Weiten 2 - The Research Enterprise in Psychology
WEEK AT A GLANCE:
MON: Mr. Duez is out. Sub will show a series of videos to help understand Chapter 2
TUE: Descriptive Research, Experimentation & Operational definitions, Research Statistics
WED/THU: Research Statistics, Hogwarts stat exercise in groups,
FRIQuiz Weiten 2: Research Methods; Review Quiz

ASSIGNMENTS:
Take notes, use the target sheets, prepare for the quiz - Friday over Ch 2. Research Methods
QUIZ FRIDAY - RESEARCH METHODS
Next Wed/Thu, Sept. 16 & 17 - Unit 1 TEST Ch 1 & 2 History/Approaches & Research Methods

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Monday, Sept. 14, 2015
Quote: "I was taught that the human brain was the crowning glory of evolution so far, but I think it's a very poor scheme for survival." - Kurt Vonnegut



Video - Crash Course "Research & Experimentation" 
Crash Course Psychology: Research & Experimentation  So how do we apply the scientific method to psychological research? Lots of ways, but today Hank talks about case studies, naturalistic observation, surveys and interviews, and experimentation. Also he covers different kinds of bias in experimentation and how research practices help us avoid them.

ASSIGNMENTS:
Take notes, use the target sheets, prepare for the quiz - Friday over Ch 2. Research Methods
QUIZ FRIDAY - RESEARCH METHODS
Next Wed/Thu, Sept. 16 & 17 - Unit 1 TEST Ch 1 & 2 History/Approaches & Research Methods
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Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015
Quote: "No matter how closely you examine the water, glucose, and electrolyte salts in the human brain, you can't find the point where these molecules became conscious." - Deepak Chopra



Agenda:
1. DO NOW: What are the 3 types of Research?
2. Notes, Discussion, Video: Research Methods
3. Discuss the nature of Operational Definitions & the need for them in learning psychology research design.

ASSIGNMENTS:
Take notes, use the target sheets, prepare for the quiz - Friday over Ch 2. Research Methods
QUIZ FRIDAY - RESEARCH METHODS
Next Wed/Thu, Sept. 16 & 17 - Unit 1 TEST Ch 1 & 2 History/Approaches & Research Methods
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Wednesday, Sept 16 & Thursday, Sept 17, 2015
Quote: "Everything we do, every thought we've ever had, is produced by the human brain. But exactly how it operates remains one of the biggest unsolved mysteries, and it seems the more we probe its secrets, the more surprises we find." - Neil deGrasse Tyson
Essential Questions:
Agenda:
1. DO NOW: What are the 3 basic types of research? Advantages/Disadvantages to each?
2. Notes, Video, Discussion: Research Statistics
3. Hogwarts stat exercise in groups
4. Notes, Video, Discussion: Correlations

ASSIGNMENTS:
Take notes, use the target sheets, prepare for the quiz - Friday over Ch 2. Research Methods
QUIZ FRIDAY - RESEARCH METHODS
Next Wed/Thu, Sept. 16 & 17 - Unit 1 TEST Ch 1 & 2 History/Approaches & Research Methods
Remember, for tough topics like "Correlations & Statistics" Mr. Duez has YouTube Lectures available.
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Friday, Sep 18, 2015
Quote: "Science is nothing but perception." - Plato

Essential Questions:
Agenda:
1. DO NOW: Prep for the Quiz over Research Methods
2. QUIZ - RESEARCH METHODS
3. Review Quiz

ASSIGNMENTS:
Take notes, use the target sheets, prepare for the quiz - Friday over Ch 2. Research Methods
Next Wed/Thu, Sept. 16 & 17 - Unit 1 TEST Ch 1 & 2 History/Approaches & Research Methods