Agenda: April 27 - May 1, 2015

Advanced Placement Psychology with Mr. Duez
AP Test Review & Preparation Focus:
FRQs & Confusing Psych Terminology
WEEK AT A GLANCE:
MON: Get the FRQ responses back; Review FRQ writing; Discuss AP Test - ONE WEEK AWAY; Confusing Pairs Video.
TUE: In class FRQ & Review/Self Assess it; Discuss confusing Psych terminology.
WED/THU: Practice AP Psych Test - 100 questions in 70 Minutes; Get results & fill out item analysis.
FRI: Finish item analysis on the exam. Review the top 10 missed questions.

NEXT MONDAY: THE AP TEST!
AP EXAM REVIEW - CONFUSING PAIRS

ASSIGNMENTS:
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Monday April 28, 2014
Quote"Properly trained, a man can be dog's best friend." - Corey Ford

Agenda:

1. DO NOW: Which unit of Psychology was most difficult for you this semester? 
2. Get FRQ Responses Back: Review the responses. Discuss most missed items. Discuss FRQ strategy for next week.
3. REVIEW:
AP EXAM REVIEW - CONFUSING PAIRS

ASSIGNMENTS:
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Tuesday, April 27, 2014
Quote: “If you think dogs can't count, try putting three dog biscuits in your pocket and then giving Fido only two of them." - Phil Pastoret

Agenda:
1. DO NOW: Prep for FRQ - blank sheets of paper, black pen.
2. FRQ Questions: We'll do 2 of them for practice & self-assess afterwards.
3. REVIEW:
AP EXAM REVIEW - CONFUSING PAIRS

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Wednesday, April 30, 2014 & Thursday May 1, 2014
Quote“I know you've heard it a thousand times before. But it's true - hard work pays off. If you want to be good, you have to practice, practice, practice. If you don't love something, then don't do it.” - Ray Bradbury

Agenda:
1. DO NOW: Prep for Practice AP Test - Multiple Choice Only
2. Practice AP TEST: 100 questions, 70 minutes
3. After Test, get score & ITEM ANALYSIS: Fill out the item analysis to understand what areas you need to review.


ASSIGNMENTS:
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Friday, May 2, 2014
Quote: "The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty." - Winston Churchill

Agenda:
1. DO NOW: What questions do you have in preparation for Monday?
2. Review the top 10 most missed questions from the practice test.
3. Last weekend tips on preparation.


ASSIGNMENTS:

Agenda: Week of April 20-24, 2015

AP Psychology with Mr. Duez
Unit 6: Psychological Disorders & Treatment -and- Social Psychology
WEEK AT A GLANCE:
MON: Stereotypes, Attribution Theory Introduction.
How does being part of a group influences the way individuals behave? Why people cooperate with & help others?  What factors contribute to aggressive behavior & violence?
TUE: Attribution Theory: Confirmation Bias, Self-fulfilling Prophecy, Bystander Effect, Stanford Marshmallow Experiment.
How does being part of a group influences the way individuals behave? Why people cooperate with & help others?  What factors contribute to aggressive behavior & violence?
WED/THU: Milgram Experiment, Asche Conformity Test, Social Loafing, Group-think, Zimbardo: Stanford Prison Experiment
What is Altruism?  Conformity, Compliance, & Aggression --  Is it formed through education or is it just part of being a human being?
FRI: TEST: Unit 6 - Psychological Disorders/Treatment & Social Psychology

TEST IS FRIDAY OVER UNIT 6.
STUDY NOTES & TARGET SHEETS
CONTINUE REVIEWING FOR AP TEST
We will begin reviewing on Monday. Over the weekend, continue using the AP Test Review Tab at the top of this website to prepare.
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If you have been to a concert, you may have felt the crowd influence your behavior.
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Monday, April 20, 2015
Quote:"When somethings dark, let me shed a little light on it
When somethings cold, let me put a little fire on it
If somethings old, I wanna put a bit of shine on it
When somethings gone, I wanna fight to get it back again" 
The Fixer, Pearl Jam. Lyrics by Eddie Vedder

TARGETS - Unit 6 - Social Psychology
1. How being part of a group influences the way individuals behave?
2. Why people cooperate with and help others?
3. What factors contribute to aggressive behavior and violence?

1. Social psychology refers to how groups influence the behavior of an individual.
2. Attribution theory refers to how we make judgments about others.
3. Obedience and conformity both refer to the influence of others on our behavior.
4. Milgram did studies in social psychology that seem to be on the ethical edge.
5. Behavior can be influenced by the presence of a group.

Agenda:
1. DO NOW: Are babies racist?
2. Notes, Video, & Discussion: What is Altruism?  Conformity, Compliance, & Aggression
3. Crash Course Psychology: Social Thinking

TEST IS FRIDAY OVER UNIT 6.
STUDY NOTES & TARGET SHEETS
CONTINUE REVIEWING FOR AP TEST
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Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Quote: "I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not." - Kurt Cobain

TARGETS - Unit 6 - Social Psychology
1. How being part of a group influences the way individuals behave?
2. Why people cooperate with and help others?
3. What factors contribute to aggressive behavior and violence?

1. Social psychology refers to how groups influence the behavior of an individual.
2. Attribution theory refers to how we make judgments about others.
3. Obedience and conformity both refer to the influence of others on our behavior.
4. Milgram did studies in social psychology that seem to be on the ethical edge.
5. Behavior can be influenced by the presence of a group.

1. DO NOW: Compare Conformity and Obedience - What is the difference between the two?
2. Notes, Video, & Discussion:  Social Psych: Stanford Marshmallow Experiment, Milgram, Ashe Conformity Test, & Stanford Prison Experiment
3. Crash Course Psychology: Social Influence

TEST IS FRIDAY OVER UNIT 6.
STUDY NOTES & TARGET SHEETS
CONTINUE REVIEWING FOR AP TEST
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Wednesday, April 22, 2015 & Thursday, April 23, 2015
Quote"An honest man's pillow is his peace of mind." - John Cougar Mellencamp, Minutes To Memories

TARGETS - Unit 6 - Social Psychology
1. How being part of a group influences the way individuals behave?
2. Why people cooperate with and help others?
3. What factors contribute to aggressive behavior and violence?

1. Social psychology refers to how groups influence the behavior of an individual.
2. Attribution theory refers to how we make judgments about others.
3. Obedience and conformity both refer to the influence of others on our behavior.
4. Milgram did studies in social psychology that seem to be on the ethical edge.
5. Behavior can be influenced by the presence of a group.

Agenda:
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Friday, April 24, 2015
Quote"If you choose not to decide, you still have made a choice." - Rush, Freewill. Lyrics by Geddy Lee; Alex Lifeson, & Neil Elwood Peart

TARGETS - Unit 6 - Social Psychology
1. How being part of a group influences the way individuals behave?
2. Why people cooperate with and help others?
3. What factors contribute to aggressive behavior and violence?

1. Social psychology refers to how groups influence the behavior of an individual.
2. Attribution theory refers to how we make judgments about others.
3. Obedience and conformity both refer to the influence of others on our behavior.
4. Milgram did studies in social psychology that seem to be on the ethical edge.
5. Behavior can be influenced by the presence of a group.

AGENDA:
1. DO NOW: Prep for the TEST: Unit 6
2. TEST UNIT 6: Psych Disorders/Treatment & Social Psychology

CONTINUE REVIEWING FOR AP TEST

Agenda: Week of April 13-17, 2015

Advanced Placement Psychology with Mr. Duez
Unit 6 - Psychological Disorders & Treatment; Social Psychology
WEEK AT A GLANCE:
MON: Psych Disorders - DID, Schizophrenia
TUE: Psych Disorders - Finish with Personality Disorders; Intro to Social Psychology
WED/THU: Social Psychology - Social Thinking
FRI: Quiz over Psychological Disorders & Treatment; After - continue with Social Psychology

PSYCHOLOGICAL DISORDERS & TREATMENT:
Learning Targets:
* The (DSM) Diagnosis and Statistical Manual of Psychiatric Disorders is the handbook used by mental health professionals to diagnose psychiatric disorders.
* There are many types of disorders, but they all involve debilitation that makes routine life situations difficult.
* Schizophrenia is not dissociative identity disorder. It is a disorder that involves a break with reality and auditory hallucinations.
* Personality disorders are the most difficult disorders to diagnose and treat. The most common treatment is medication (most have side effects).
* Medication is effective as a treatment, but it is often combined with a form of “talk therapy” to provide a more complete therapeutic technique.
* Behavioral and cognitive therapists are very popular forms of “talk therapy.”
* Freudian therapy, though well known, is not utilized much anymore.

SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY:
Learning Targets:
1. Social psychology refers to how groups influence the behavior of an individual.
2. Attribution theory refers to how we make judgements about others.
3. Obedience and conformity both refer to the influence of others on our behavior.
4. Milgram did studies in social psychology that seem to be on the ethical edge.
5. Behavior can be influenced by the presence of a group.

Essential Questions:
* What are the six commonly referred to types of psychological disorder?
* What treatment options exist for each type of disorder?
* How does client-centered therapy compare to psychoanalytic?
* How being part of a group influences the way individuals behave
* Why people cooperate with and help others?
* What factors contribute to aggressive behavior and violence?
Christian Bale's Batman - The Dark Knight has demons.
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Monday, April 13, 2015
Quote: "In 5-billion years the Sun will expand & engulf our orbit as the charred ember that was once Earth vaporizes. Have a nice day." - Neil deGrasse Tyson @NeilTyson

Agenda:
1.  DO NOW: What is the difference between Paranoid, Catatonic, & Disorganized Schizophrenia
2. Notes, Video, & Discussion: Psych Disorders & Treatment
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Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Quote: "Apollo in 1969. Shuttle in 1981. Nothing in 2011. Our space program would look awesome to anyone living backwards thru time." - Neil deGrasse Tyson @NeilTyson

Agenda:
1. DO NOW: What is the difference between Borderline Personality Disorder and Antisocial Personality Disorder?
2. Notes, Video, Discuss: Finish Psych Disorders & Treatment - Personality Disorders
3. Introduction to Social Psychology: Second 1/2 of period.
Fundamental Attribution Error: We often believe that someone acts because of who he is, not because of the situation.
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Wednesday, April 15, 2014 & Thursday, April 16, 2014

I can't believe I read the whole thing!
Quote"A 'No' uttered from the deepest conviction is better than a 'Yes' merely uttered to please, or worse, to avoid trouble." - Mahatma Gandhi

Agenda:
1. DO NOW: Can one recover from Schizophrenia?
2. Documentary Video: A Beautiful Madness
3. Notes, Video, Discussion: Social Psychology, intro
* Why people cooperate with and help others?
* What factors contribute to aggressive behavior and violence?
1. Social psychology refers to how groups influence the behavior of an individual.
2. Attribution theory refers to how we make judgements about others.
3. Obedience and conformity both refer to the influence of others on our behavior.
Social Psychology & "The White Out" - why do crowds impact our behavior, especially when in 'uniform'?
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Friday, April 18, 2014
Quote: "History is nothing but a problem of mechanics applied to psychology." - Hippolyte Taine

1. DO NOW: Prep For Quiz - Abnormal Psych/Psych Disorder & Treatment
2. QUIZ: Unit 6.1 - Psych Disorders & Treatment
3. Review Quiz & Continue Social Psychology w/Crash Course Social Thinking

Agenda: Week of April 6-10, 2015

Advanced Placement Psychology with Mr. Duez
Unit 6 - Psychological Disorders - Treatment & Social Psychology
WEEK AT A GLANCE:
MON: Return FRQs, Discuss new FRQ Question - due Friday (timed writing)
Intro to Psych Disorders - Anxiety (GAD, Phobic, PTSD, Panic, OCD)
TUE: Psych Disorders; Types - Anxiety (GAD, Phobic, PTSD, Panic, OCD)
WED/THU: Psych Disorders; Types - Dissociative Disorders, Somatoform, Mood, Schizophrenia. 
Personality Disorders; Treatments for Psych Disorders
FRIFRQ Question Timed Writing - in class.

FRQ: This Friday - FRQ Question Timed Writing - in class.
Quiz: Friday, April 17, 2015
Test: Friday, April 24, 2015
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Learning Targets:
1. The (DSM) Diagnosis and Statistical Manual of Psychiatric Disorders is the handbook used by mental health professionals to diagnose psychiatric disorders.
2. There are many types of disorders, but they all involve debilitation that makes routine life situations difficult.
3. Schizophrenia is not dissociate identity disorder. It is a disorder that involves a break with reality and auditory hallucinations.
4. Personality disorders are the most difficult disorders to diagnose and treat. The most common treatment is medication (most have side  effects).
5. Medication is effective as a treatment, but it is often combined with a form of “talk therapy” to provide a more complete therapeutic technique.
6. Behavioral and cognitive therapists are very popular forms of “talk therapy.”
7. Freudian therapy, though well known, is not utilized much anymore.

Essential Questions:
- What are the various approaches to dealing with abnormal behavior, psychological disorders?
- Is all psych disorder caused by biological issues? Can they be solved medically?
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Monday, April 6, 2015
Quote: “I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.” - Carl Jung

Agenda:
1. DO NOW: What is a Psychological Disorder? What earns a classification of Mental Illness?
2. Pass Back FRQ; Discuss Next FRQ (due Friday - timed writing)
2. Notes, Video, Discussion: Introduction to Unit 6 - Psych Disorders & Abnormal Behavior. Discuss the "Case of Royce White"
The 6 Categories of Psych Disorder, Videos portraying each, discussion of types of therapies that would be appropriate.
3. Discuss:  FRQ Timed Writing on Friday - best practices, how to. FRQ TIPS AND TRICKS

Assignments:
FRQ Timed Writing on Friday.
FRQ TIPS AND TRICKS
Prepare for quiz and test by reading the notes, target sheets, your textbook, and preparing to understand Psych Disorders & Social Psych.
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Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Quote: "What a distressing contrast there is between the radiant intelligence of the child and the feeble mentality of the average adult." - Sigmund Freud

Agenda:
1. DO NOW: What are the main types of Psychological Disorders?
2. Notes, Video, & Discussion: Psych Disorders & Treatment, continued. 
The 6 Categories of Psych Disorder, Videos portraying each, discussion of types of therapies that would be appropriate.
Psych Disorders; Types - Anxiety (GAD, Phobic, PTSD, Panic, OCD)

Assignments:
FRQ Timed Writing on Friday.
FRQ TIPS AND TRICKS
Prepare for quiz and test by reading the notes, target sheets, your textbook, and preparing to understand Psych Disorders & Social Psych.
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Wednesday, April 8, 2015 & Thursday, April 9, 2015
Quote: "An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind." - Mahatma Gandhi

Agenda:
1. DO NOW: Is the ultimate cause of psych disorders/abnormal behavior biological in nature? If so is the ultimate cure then a medical one?
2. Notes, Video, & Discussion: Psych Disorders & Treatment
Psych Disorders; Types - Dissociative Disorders, Somatoform, Mood, Schizophrenia. 
Personality Disorders; Treatments for Psych Disorders

Assignments:
FRQ Timed Writing on Friday.
FRQ TIPS AND TRICKS
Prepare for quiz and test by reading the notes, target sheets, your textbook, and preparing to understand Psych Disorders & Social Psych.
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Friday, April 10, 2015
Quote: "I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear." - Nelson Mandela

Agenda:
1. FRQ Timed Writing - Mr. Duez will flip a coin between two questions.
Student will have the entire period to write out the answer to one FRQ.

Assignments:
Prepare for quiz and test by reading the notes, target sheets, your textbook, and preparing to understand Psych Disorders & Social Psych.