Agenda: Feb 29 - March 4, 2015

Advanced Placement PSYCHOLOGY with Mr. Duez
Chapter 13 - Social Behavior & Chapter 14 - Stress, Health, & Coping
WEEK AT A GLANCE:
MON - Quiz CH 13 Social Psychology; Review Quiz
TUE -  Attribution Theory; Altruism, Conformity, Compliance, Obedience, & Aggression
WED/THU - The Brain with David Eagleman: "Why do I need you? Video with questions
Dr David Eagleman explores how the brain relies on other brains to thrive and survive. This neural interdependence underpins our need to group together, and our ability to do the very best and the very worst of things to each other.
2nd half of the period: Introduction to chapter 14 - Stress, Health, & Coping. Special look at Evolutionary Theory in Psychology
FRI - Effects of stress on physiological & psychological functioning
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Quiz Over CH 14 - Stress, Health, and Coping is next Monday
Test over Ch 13 & 14 is next Wed/Thu
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Monday, Feb. 29, 2016
Quote: "Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time. Never make your most important decisions when you are in your worst moods. Wait. Be patient. The storm will pass. The spring will come." - Robert H. Schuller

Agenda:
1. Quiz CH 13 - Social Behavior
2. Review the Quiz Information

Assignments:
Quiz over Ch 14 "Stress, Health, & Coping" on Monday
Test over Ch 13 & 14 is next Wed/Thu
Milgram: Shocking indeed.
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Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Quote: “Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life – think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success.” - Swami Vivekananda

Agenda:
1. DO NOW: List the 3 main causes of social loafing. 
Define groupthink and group polarization. Then give an example of each.
2. Notes, Video, DiscussionAttribution Theory
3. Notes, Video, Discussion: Altruism, Conformity, Compliance, Obedience, & Aggression

Assignments:

Quiz over Ch 14 "Stress, Health, & Coping" on Monday
Test over Ch 13 & 14 is next Wed/Thu
The Brain with David Eagleman
Eagleman: Why Do I Need You?
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Wednesday, March 2nd & Thursday, March 3rd, 2016
Quote:  ”A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.” - David Brinkley

Agenda:
1. DO NOW: Pick up the questions from the front over Eagleman's "Why Do I Need You?" Video
2. Video & Discussion: Eagleman's "Why Do I Need You?" 
The Brain with David Eagleman: "Why do I need you? Video with questions
Dr David Eagleman explores how the brain relies on other brains to thrive and survive. This neural interdependence underpins our need to group together, and our ability to do the very best and the very worst of things to each other.
3. Introduction to Chapter 14: Stress, Health, & Coping

Assignments:
Quiz over Ch 14 "Stress, Health, & Coping" on Monday
Test over Ch 13 & 14 is next Wed/Thu
An overview of the Stress Process
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Friday, March 4th, 2016
Quote: "Spring is nature's way of saying, 'Let's party!'"  -Robin Williams

Agenda:
1. DO NOW QUESTION: Xavier has a huge math test coming up next Tuesday. Explain two ways appraisal can determine how stress will influence his test performance.
2. Notes, Video, & Discussion: Effects of stress on physiological & psychological functioning

Assignments:
Quiz over Ch 14 "Stress, Health, & Coping" on Monday
Test over Ch 13 & 14 is next Wed/Thu

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Agenda: Week of Feb 20-24, 2017

Advanced Placement PSYCHOLOGY with Mr. Duez
Ch 14 - Social Behavior (Social Psychology)
& Ch 15 - Stress, Coping, & Health
Week at a Glance:
MON - NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS
TUE - Social Psychology: Attribution, Attitudes, & Actions
WED/TH - 1st half: FRQ TIMED WRITING Flip in class; Social Psychology: Conformity & Obedience 
FRI - Social Psychology: Group Behavior

ASSIGNMENTS:
FRQ Timed Writing on Wednesday/Thursday Feb 22nd & 23rd  - Flip 1st 30 min
Quiz on CH 14 Social Psychology - Monday, Feb. 27
Read Chapter 14 - Social Psychology
Focus on the notes over CH 14

Kinda true. :)
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Monday, February 20, 2017
NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS
Social Psychology - one of the most interesting topics we'll study. 
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Tuesday, Feb. 21st, 2017
Quote: "The big secret is that there is no big secret. Whatever your goal, you can get there if you are willing to work." - Oprah

Agenda:
1. DO NOW QUESTION: What is a stereotype? Can stereotypes help you? Or are they just a  negative part of human nature that we must overcome?

2. NOTES, VIDEO, & DISCUSSION: Social Psychology: Person Perception

Crash Course Psychology: Social Thinking
Why do people do bad things? Is it because of the situation or who they are at their core? In this week's episode of Crash Course Psychology, Hank works to shed a little light on the ideas of Situation vs. Personality. Oh, and we'll have a look at the Stanford Prison Experiment... It's alarming. 
Table of Contents:
Social Psychology 01:29
Fundamental Attribution Error 02:04
Dual-Process Theory of Persuasion 03:18
Foot-In-The-Door Phenomenon 04:35
Stanford Prison Experiment 05:12
Cognitive Dissonance 8:08


ASSIGNMENTS:
FRQ Timed Writing on Wednesday/Thursday Feb 22nd & 23rd  - Flip 1st 30 min
Quiz on CH 14 Social Psychology - Monday, Feb. 27
Read Chapter 14 - Social Psychology
Focus on the notes over CH 14
Crowds & Behavior: The power of the anonymous ones. 
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Wednesday, Feb. 22nd, 2017 -and- Thursday, Feb. 23rd, 2017
Quote: "It always seems impossible until it's done." - Nelson Mandela


Agenda: 
1. FRQ Timed Writing.


HEADS:


2. NOTES, VIDEO, & DISCUSSION: Social Psychology: Group Behavior
Behavior in Groups: Joining With Others
Bystander Effect, Group Productivity & Social Loafing; Decision Making in Groups

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?

Assignment:
Quiz on CH 14 Social Psychology - Monday, Feb. 27
Read Chapter 14 - Social Psychology
Focus on the notes over CH 14


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Friday, Feb. 24th, 2017
Quote: "The harder you work, the luckier you get." - Gary Player

Agenda:
1. DO NOW QUESTION: 

2.

3.

Assignment:
Quiz on CH 14 Social Psychology - Monday, Feb. 27
Read Chapter 14 - Social Psychology
Focus on the notes over CH 14

Agenda: Week of Feb 15 - 19, 2016

Advanced Placement Psychology with Mr. Duez
Chapter 11: Development & Chapter 12: Personality

WEEK AT A GLANCE:
MON: NO SCHOOL - PRESIDENT'S DAY (for students)
TUE: Look back at key concepts in Development & Personality
WED/THU: TEST Ch 11 Development & Ch 12 Personality
FRI: Look at the FRQ Questions for the following Friday. FRQ Tips & Tricks; Also introduce Chapter 13: "Social Behavior"
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Assignments:
TEST on WED/THU - Chapters 11 & 12 - Development & Personality
FRQ on Friday, Feb. 26th

FRQ Questions for Friday, Feb. 26th:
Question #1: FRQ from 2012
Question #2: FRQ from 2010
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Monday, Feb 16, 2016
Quote: “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” -- John Quincy Adams, U.S. president from 1825 to 1829

PRESIDENT'S DAY. NO SCHOOL.

Mine came back as:
Not really very surprised based on my personality.
Targets: Chapter 12 -- Personality - TARGETS
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Tuesday, Feb 16, 2016
Quote: "Realize that if you have the time to whine and complain about something, then you have the time to do something about it." - Anthony J. D'Angelo

Agenda:
1. DO NOW: Explain one weakness and one strength of the MMPI or Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory.
2. Notes, Video, Discussion: Review key components of Development & Personality Theory.
3. Psyktrek 3: Use Pskytrek 3.0 to quiz in class over Development & Personality Theory. Test is Wed/Thu.

Assignments:
TEST on WED/THU - Chapters 11 & 12 - Development & Personality
FRQ on Friday, Feb. 26th
Louis C.K. is a good example of positive reinforcement with regard to personality shaping.
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Wednesday, Feb 17, 2016 & Thursday, Feb 18, 2016
Quote: "Time is like a river. You cannot touch the same water twice, because the flow that has passed will never pass again." - annon

Agenda:
1. DO NOW: Prep for the test over CH. 11 & 12
2. TEST Chapter 11 - Human Development & Chapter 12 - Personality
3. Part II of the Test - FRQ. 

Assignments:
TEST on WED/THU - Chapters 11 & 12 - Development & Personality
FRQ on Friday, Feb. 26th
The Lone Wolf (& Mr. Duez) are great examples of Negative Reinforcement shaping personality.
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Friday, Feb 19, 2016
Quote: "Don't let the fear of the time it will take to accomplish something stand in the way of your doing it. The time will pass anyway: we might just as well put that passing time to the best possible use." - Earl Nightengale

Agenda:
1. DO NOW: What forces shape social interactions between and among humans?
2. Notes, Video, Discussion: FRQ for next Friday. (see questions at the top of this post)
3. Notes, Video, Discussion: Introduction to Social Psychology

Assignments:
TEST on WED/THU - Chapters 11 & 12 - Development & Personality
FRQ on Friday, Feb. 26th

Agenda: Week of Feb. 8 - Feb. 12, 2016

Advanced Placement PSYCHOLOGY with Mr. Duez
Chapter 11 - Human Development & Chapter 12 - Personality 
WEEK AT A GLANCE:
MON: Quiz CH 12. Personality; Review Quiz
TUE: Psychodynamic Principles - Freud - Theory of Personality; Defense Mechanisms
WED/THU: Psychodynamic Principles - Neo-Freudians -Jung; Adler; Evaluating Psychodynamic Perspectives
FRI: Humanistic & Biological Perspectives of Personality: Roger's Person-Centered Theory, Maslow, & Eysenck's Theory, Neuroscience of Personality, Evolutionary Perspective
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Test next Wed/Thu, Feb. 17th & 18th over CH 11 & CH 12
Targets:  Chapter 12 Personality - TARGETS
Learning Targets:
1. Personality refers to patterns of behavior that remain constant across situations.
2. There are different approaches to personality, including psychoanalytic, trait, humanistic, and learning theories.
3. Sigmund Freud is responsible for the psychoanalytic approach, which states that we are controlled by unconscious conflicts.
4. Trait theorists argue that our personality is simply a collection of traits.
5. Humanistic theorists argue that humans are basically good and strive for perfection.
6. Learning theorists argue that personality is nothing more than a shorthand description for clusters of behavior.

Essential Questions:
1. What is personality?
2. What are the psychological theories behind personality?
3. Given all of his popularity, what is Sigmund Freud's legacy?
4. Compare the different traits in the Trait Theory of Personality.

On the right is Freud's conception of the mind.And on the left is Freud's concept of the self.
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Monday, Feb. 8, 2016
Quote: "Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future." - John F. Kennedy

Agenda:
1. Quiz CH 12. Personality
2. Review Quiz

Assignments:
Test next Wed/Thu, Feb. 17th & 18th over CH 11 & CH 12
Development & Personality
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Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016
Quote"Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle. And so we must straighten our backs and work for our freedom. A man can't ride you unless your back is bent." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

Agenda:
1. DO NOW
2. Notes, Video, Discussion: Psychodynamic Principles
Freud's Theory

Assignments:
Test next Wed/Thu, Feb. 17th & 18th over CH 11 & CH 12

Development & Personality
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Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016 & Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016
Quote"To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often." - Winston Churchill

Agenda:
1. DO NOW
2. Notes, Video, Discussion: Psychodynamic Principles
Neo-Freudians...
Jung's Analytical Psychology
Adler's Individual Psychology
Evaluating Psychodynamic Perspectives

Assignments:
Test next Wed/Thu, Feb. 17th & 18th over CH 11 & CH 12

Development & Personality
L-R: Rogers, Jung, Rorschach, Freud, & Maslow
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Friday, Feb. 12, 2016
Quote"I have noticed even people who claim everything is predestined, and that we can do nothing to change it, look before they cross the road." - Stephen Hawking

Agenda:
1. DO NOW:
2. Notes, Video, Discussion: Humanistic & Biological Perspectives of Personality
Roger's Person-Centered Theory, Maslow, & Eysenck's Theory, Neuroscience of Personality, Evolutionary Perspective

Assignments:
Test next Wed/Thu, Feb. 17th & 18th over CH 11 & CH 12

Development & Personality

- No School Monday - 

AP Test Financial Aid Application

AHS has a limited number of 'scholarships' available to assist students with registration fees for AP exams. 


Deadline to apply: Friday, February 12


Students must explain why they should be considered; taking multiple exams, or being a Senior with other final semester expenses, may not be enough. 

We are typically only able to grant funds to less than half of the students who apply, so students should provide as much information as possible about their need.

Applications must be turned into Mrs. Stafford, the Gold House 1 secretary.

*Note: The 'Eligibility Requirements' for College Board fee reduction that is mentioned in the 2nd paragraph of the form is Free or Reduced Lunch.  We will release that code as soon as we can.  Please check with Ms. Willows on March 1 for that code.