Week of November 16, 2015

Advanced Placement PSYCHOLOGY with Mr. Duez
CH. 7 "Memory" -and- CH. 8 "Language & Thought" 
Week at a Glance:
MONFinish (HSAM) Highly Superior Autobiographical Memory; 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
WED/THArticle/Discussion - Due by end of class: How Friends Ruin Memory; Forgetting: Ebbinghaus Curve; Recovered memory controversy; In Search of Memory - the physiology of memory; Systems & Types of Memory: Declarative/Procedural; Semantic/Episodic; Prospective/Retrospective Memory.
FRI: QUIZ on Chapter 7 - Memory; Review Quiz 

This week: 
Wed/Thu: How Friends Ruin Memory Article - done in class & turned in to Mr. Duez
FriQUIZ on Chapter 7 - Memory
Next Week: Thanksgiving Break --- NO ASSIGNMENTS! DO NOT WORK ON PSYCH. 
Get ready for the sprint to the finish line this semester.
Dr. Eric Kandel, Nobel Prize Laureate 2000, "discoveries concerning signal transduction in the nervous system"


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Monday, November 16, 2015
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?
2. Memory Wizards - Highly Superior Autobiographical Memory (video 13 minutes) & Discussion. What can be learned from HSAM persons?
3. Notes & Discussion: Memory Models: Encoding, Storage, & Retrieval.
Focus on Encoding & Storage: Attention; Levels of Processing; Enriching Encoding. Sensory/Short-Term/Long-Term Memory.

Assignments:
Quiz on Friday over Chapter 7 "Memory"

After Thanksgiving:
Friday, Dec. 4th - Quiz Chapter 8 "Language & Thought"
Tues, Dec. (following week): Test over CH. 7 & 8 "Cognition: Memory, Language & Thought"
My son experienced buying the parts, assembling them, and building his own computer. Will he remember it?
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Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Quote "Gratitude is born in hearts that take time to count up past mercies." - Charles E. Jefferson

Agenda:
1. DO NOW: Explain the Theory - Model of Information Processing (Atkinson-Shiffrin).  
2. Notes & Discussion: Retrieval: Getting info out of memory; Cues; Context; Reconstruction & Misinformation; Monitoring

Assignments:
Quiz on Friday over Chapter 7 "Memory"

After Thanksgiving:
Friday, Dec. 4th - Quiz Chapter 8 "Language & Thought"
Tues, Dec. (following week): Test over CH. 7 & 8 "Cognition: Memory, Language & Thought"
Atkinson & Shriffrin's Model of Memory Storage.
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Wednesday, November 18, 2015 & Thursday, November 19, 2015
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: Pick up: How Friends Ruin Memory Article
2. Discuss article/collect it.
3. Notes & Discussion: Forgetting: Ebbinghaus Curve; Recovered memory controversy; In Search of Memory - the physiology of memory; Systems & Types of Memory: Declarative/Procedural; Semantic/Episodic; Prospective/Retrospective 

Assignments:
Quiz on Friday over Chapter 7 "Memory"

After Thanksgiving:
Friday, Dec. 4th - Quiz Chapter 8 "Language & Thought"
Tues, Dec. (following week): Test over CH. 7 & 8 "Cognition: Memory, Language & Thought"
It's all about Cognition: Memory, Language, & Thought
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Friday, November, 20, 2015
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: Prep for the Ch 7 "Memory" Reading Check Quiz
2. Reading Check Quiz Chapter 7 "Memory" - You can use hand written notes
3. Review Quiz

Assignments:
After Thanksgiving:
Friday, Dec. 4th - Quiz Chapter 8 "Language & Thought"
Tues, Dec. (following week): Test over CH. 7 & 8 "Cognition: Memory, Language & Thought"
Have a great Thanksgiving!