Agenda: Week of Oct. 17-21, 2016

Advanced Placement Psychology with Mr. Duez
Unit 3 - Weiten Ch. 4 - Sensation & Perception
Ch. 5 - Consciousness
WEEK AT A GLANCE:
MON - Reading Check Quiz - Chapter 4 -- Sensation & Perception
TUE - Review of senses: Sight, Hearing, Taste/Smell, Touch/Pain; Intro to Consciousness
WED/THU - Consciousness: Sleep, Cycles, Disorders, Dreams, & Hypnosis. 
FRI - Pick up CHART - DRUGS ~ Effect on ConsciousnessConsciousness: The Effects of Drugs on Consciousness

ASSIGNMENTS AT A GLANCE: QUIZ - NEXT MON. OVER CH. 5 - Consciousness
TEST NEXT WED/THU OVER CH 4 & 5 - Sensation & Perception & Consciousness
Color is an illusion, but a really cool one! 
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Monday, Oct. 17, 2016
Quote: "If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough." - Albert Einstein

Learning Targets:

Agenda:
1. DO NOW: Prep for Reading Check Quiz - Ch 4

2. Reading Check Quiz - Chapter 4 - Sensation & Perception

3. Review the Quiz.
Question for after the quiz:

Assignments:
Study Notes for next week's Quiz & Test
Quiz over CH 5: Consciousness is next Monday.
Test is next week -> Next Wed/Thu
Intensity in RED
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Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016
Quote: "Art works because it appeals to certain faculties of the mind. Music depends on details of the auditory system, painting and sculpture on the visual system. Poetry and literature depend on language." - Steven Pinker

Learning Targets
Agenda:
1. DO NOW: While listening to the orchestra as she dances the lead role in Swan Lake, a ballerina concludes her perofrmance with a pirouette, spinning around several times before leaping into the arms of her dance partner. 
Discuss how the ballerina relied upon the following and how each is important.
* Kinesthetic sense
* Vestibular sense
* Semicircular canals
* Hearing

2. Notes, Video, & Discussion: Review of Vision, Hearing, Taste/Smell, Touch/Pain sensations. What do you definitely need to know on the AP Test?

3. Notes, Video, Discussion: Duez Notes: Psycho-physics

Assignments:
Study Notes for next week's Quiz & Test
Quiz over CH 5: Consciousness is next Monday.
Test is next week -> Next Wed/Thu
Not a very big part of the AP Test, but it can be tricky.
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Wednesday, Oct. 19 & Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016
Quote: “Our comforting conviction that the world makes sense rests on a secure foundation: our almost unlimited ability to ignore our ignorance.” - Daniel Kahneman

Learning Targets:
Agenda:
1. DO NOW: How does hypnosis work?

2. Notes, Video, Discussion: Consciousness, Sleep, Cycles, Sleep Disorders, Dreams, & Hypnosis
This man was REALLY "Trippin"
Assignments:
Study Notes for next week's Quiz & Test
Quiz over CH 5: Consciousness is next Monday.
Test is next week -> Next Wed/Thu
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Friday, Oct. 21, 2016
Quote: "I am learning all the time.  The tombstone will be my diploma."  - Eartha Kitt

Learning Targets:
Agenda:
1. DO NOW: Pick up CHART - DRUGS ~ Effect on Consciousness
Compare these drugs and their effects: Alcohol, Caffeine, Marijuana, LSD

2. Notes, Video, & Discussion: Drugs impact on consciousness

3. Crash Course: Consciousness
Video: Crash Course Psychology - Consciousness What exactly is Consciousness? Well... that's kind of a gray area. In this episode of Crash Course Psychology, Hank gives you the basic ideas of what Consciousness is, how our attention works, and why we shouldn't text and drive... ever... no, really, NEVER!

Assignments:
Study Notes for next week's Quiz & Test
Quiz over CH 5: Consciousness is next Monday.
Test is next week -> Next Wed/Thu