Week of Sept 19 - 23, 2016

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: Reading Check Quiz - CH 2. Research Methods
TUEResearch StatisticsHogwarts stat exerciseEthics in Research
WED/THU: TEST UNIT 1: CH 1: History/Evolution of Psychology; CH 2: Research Methods
FRI: Intro to Biological Bases of Behavior

ASSIGNMENTS:
Bring Hogwarts stat exercise to class on Tuesday completed. 
Wed/Thu: Unit 1 TEST Ch 1 & 2 History/Approaches & Research Methods
Take notes, use the target sheets, prepare for the test
Article - "Nature vs. Nurture" - Due on Monday
Begin Reading the next Chapter #3 - Biological Bases of Behavior
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Monday, Sept. 19, 2016
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


Agenda:
1. DO NOW: Students will pick up - Hogwarts stats on table and prepare for the Quiz over Research Methods. We'll discuss the Hogwarts stats on Tuesday.

2. READING CHECK QUIZ - Chapter 2 Research Methods

3. REVIEW Quiz - and the question:
Be prepared to answer this one on the test this week. :) 
ASSIGNMENTS:
Bring Hogwarts stat exercise to class on Tuesday completed. 
Wed/Thu: Unit 1 TEST Ch 1 & 2 History/Approaches & Research Methods
Take notes, use the target sheets, prepare for the test
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Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016
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: Prepare Hogwarts stat exercise we'll discuss after attendance.

2. Notes, Video, DiscussionResearch Statistics
Duez Notes: Research Statistics
Duez Lecture: Research Statistics

3. Notes, Video, Discussion: Ethics in Research

Duez Notes: Research Methods
Duez Lecture: Research Methods

4. Quick Review of Concepts from CH 1 & 2

ASSIGNMENTS:
Wed/Thu: Unit 1 TEST Ch 1 & 2 History/Approaches & Research Methods
Take notes, use the target sheets, prepare for the test
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Wednesday, Sept 21 & Thursday, Sept 22, 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: Prep for Unit 1 Test. You will need a pencil and black pen. 

2. TEST UNIT 1: CH 1: History and Evolution of Psychology & CH 2: Research Methods

3. After test: Article - "Nature vs. Nurture" - Due on Monday

ASSIGNMENTS:
Article - "Nature vs. Nurture" - Due on Monday
Begin Reading the next Chapter #3 - Biological Bases of Behavior
What Makes You Who You Are? Nature? or Nurture?
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Friday, Sep 23, 2016
Quote: "Science is nothing but perception." - Plato


Essential Understanding:
1. The different methods for peering into the human brain
2. What the areas does the brain control
3. The structure of the neuron
4. The action potential
5. The role of neurotransmitters in neural transmission

Agenda:
1. DO NOW Question: How much does your biology impact your behavior? 

2. Notes, Video, Discussion: Intro to Biological Bases of Behavior - The Neuron
May put a "Crick" in your neck thinking on this one... may not? 
Duez Lecture Video: Bio - Neuron, Brain, & Dualism
Duez Notes: Bio - Neuron, Brain, & Dualism Debate

3. The whacky story of Phineas P. Gage: The man who took an iron rod through the head, and lived to tell about it!
He was never quite "Phineas" again though.
Duez Notes: Dualism Debate - Neurons & the Brain
Duez Lecture Video: Bio Intro

ASSIGNMENTS:
Article - "Nature vs. Nurture" - Due on Monday
Begin Reading the next Chapter #3 - Biological Bases of Behavior