Agenda: Week of April 25-29, 2016

Advanced Placement Psychology with Mr. Duez
AP Test Review & Preparation Focus:
FRQs & Confusing Psych Terminology
WEEK AT A GLANCE:
MON: FRQ Quiz #2 - Review FRQs from the years 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006
TUE: Review Top 10 Missed Questions on Mock Test #1; Confusing Pairs; Flow Charts by Topic
WED/THU: MOCK #2: 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 26, 2016
Quote: "To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all."  - Oscar Wilde

Agenda:

1. DO NOW: Pick up Confusing Pairs Handout
2. FRQ Quiz - Practice #2: FRQ Quiz #2 - Review FRQs from the years 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006
3. Review one of the questions on that FRQ.

ASSIGNMENTS:
AP-TEST-REVIEW Tab
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Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Quote: "Never love anyone who treats you like you're ordinary."  - Oscar Wilde

Agenda:
1. DO NOW: Pick up Topic Flowcharts Packet
2. Review: Top 10 Questions that were missed on the first MOCK AP Test. 
3. REVIEW:
AP EXAM REVIEW - CONFUSING PAIRS

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Wednesday, April 27, 2016 & Thursday, April 28, 2016
Quote: "Be yourself. Everyone else is taken."  - Oscar Wilde

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.


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Friday, April 29, 2016
Quote: "True friends stab you in the front."  - Oscar Wilde

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.


Agenda: Week of April 18 - 22, 2016

Advanced Placement Psychology with Mr. Duez
REVIEW FOR AP TEST!!!
WEEK AT A GLANCE -
MON: FRQ QUIZ -  Mr. Duez will pull one of the FRQs from 2015-2011. You will write each answer during the period. Use FRQ tab to prep
TUE: Work on Corrections over the MOCK test we took in class last week.
WED/THU: 2nd period will be heading to the PAC to fill out pre-registration information for the AP Test on Thursday. 
Review & Work on Corrections over MOCK Test. Corrections are due during this period. 
FRI: Eagleman's "The Brain" - Episode 6 - with questions & discussion to review the year.
Review work over People to Know, Confusing Pairs, Stats, & Bio.

ASSIGNMENTS:
Wed/Thu - Corrections are due this period.
Monday - FRQ Quiz #2 - Review FRQs from the years 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006
Review work over People to Know, Confusing Pairs, Stats, & Bio.
Monday, May 2nd, 2016
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Monday, April 18, 2016
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." - @NeilTyson

Agenda:
1. FRQ QUIZ  Mr. Duez will pull one of the FRQs from 2015-2011You will write each answer during the period. 
2. We will go over the 2 questions in class. 
Bio - you need to really review the brain and biological bases of behavior. EnGage Your Brain!
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Tuesday, April 19, 2016
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

1. MOCK AP TEST CORRECTIONS - All Period. 
These are due on Wednesday/Thursday by the end of class. 
Research Methods: Massively important to know for the AP Test. Review it.
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Wednesday, April 20, 2016 & Thursday, April 21, 2016 
Quote: "A 'No' uttered from the deepest conviction is better than a 'Yes' merely uttered to please, or worse, to avoid trouble." - Mahatma Gandhi

2nd period will go to the PAC for the first 20-30 minutes to do 
1. MOCK AP TEST CORRECTIONS These are due on Wednesday/Thursday by the end of class. 
We learn about how the brain works from disease and dysfunction.
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Friday, April 22, 2015 
Quote: "History is nothing but a problem of mechanics applied to psychology." - Hippolyte Taine
French critic and historian. He was the chief theoretical influence of French naturalism, a major proponent of sociological positivism and one of the first practitioners of historicist criticism.

1. Agenda: Pick up questions in the front.
2. Documentary: "The Brain with David Eagleman: Part 6 -- Who will we be?"
We will review all we've learned in Psychology by watching Eagleman's finale and discuss the future of humanity.
Review work over People to Know, Confusing Pairs, Stats, & Bio.

ASSIGNMENTS:
Monday - FRQ Quiz #2 - Review FRQs from the years 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006
Review work over People to Know, Confusing Pairs, Stats, & Bio.

Agenda: Week of April 11 - 15, 2016

Advanced Placement Psychology with Mr. Duez
Chapter 15: Psychological Disorders
&
Chapter 16: Treatment for Psychological Disorders
WEEK AT A GLANCE:
MON- Treatment for Psych Disorders & Abnormal Behavior; State of Care in the United States todayEating/Feeding Disorders; Approaches to Psych Disorders & Important people to know from this chapter.
TUE- TEST CH 15 & 16: Psychological Disorders & Treatment
WED/THU- MOCK AP TEST - Multiple Choice Only
FRI- Corrections for MOCK AP TEST - Multiple Choice 

ASSIGNMENTS:
This Tuesday: TEST CH 15 & 16: Psychological Disorders & Treatment
Wed/Thu -- MOCK AP TEST - Multiple Choice Only
Next Monday - FRQ Quiz 
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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 11, 2016
Quote: “I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.” - Carl Jung

Agenda:
1. DO NOW: Identify the category of drugs used to treat schizophrenia and the category of drugs used to treat obsessive-compulsive disorder. Then explain what each of these 2 categories of drugs does inside the brain.
2. Cooperative/Discussion: 
Students will be in pairs and will attempt to build an answer to the following question:
Therapy & Treatment:
For each of the following pairs, first define the particular type of treatment referenced, then explain the rationale for using this therapy to treat an individual with the particular disorder with which it is paired.
* Bipolar disorder and the biomedical approach
* Phobias and systematic desensitization
* Dissociative identity disorder and psychoanalysis
* Depression and rational-emotive behavior therapy
3. Notes, Discussion, Video: State of treatment for psych disorders in the United States today.

ASSIGNMENTS:
WED/THU - MOCK AP TEST - Multiple Choice Only
Next Monday - FRQ Quiz 
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Tuesday, April 12, 2016
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. TEST - CH 15 & 16 - PSYCH DISORDERS & TREATMENT

ASSIGNMENTS:
WED/THU - MOCK AP TEST - Multiple Choice Only
Next Monday - FRQ Quiz 
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Wednesday, April 13, 2016 -and- Thursday, April 14, 2016
Quote"An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind." - Mahatma Gandhi


Agenda:
1. MOCK AP TEST - Multiple Choice Only

ASSIGNMENTS:
Next Monday - FRQ Quiz 
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Friday, April 15, 2016
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. Corrections on Mock AP Test
2. Also discuss how the FRQ quiz will work on Monday.

ASSIGNMENTS:
Next Monday - FRQ Quiz 

Agenda: Week of April 4-8, 2016

Advanced Placement Psychology with Mr. Duez
CH. 15 - "Psychological Disorders"
CH 16. - "Treatment for Psych Disorders"
Week at a Glance:
MON: Quiz - CH 15 - "Treatment for Psych Disorders"; Review Quiz
TUE: Placebo Effect Video: Derren Brown "Fear & Faith" & Placebo Video Questions.
WED/THU: Finish Placebo Effect; Discuss. 
Compare Client-Centered & Group Therapy with Drug & Pharmaceutical Therapy
FRI: Are all Psych Disorders just biological in nature? If so, wouldn't a drug therapy cure issues?
Handout - Psych Treatments
Video w/DiscussionCrash Course: Biomedical Treatments

TEST: Tuesday - Ch 15 & 16 - "Psych Disorders" & "Treatment" 

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Hank Green - Like you've never seen him.
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Monday, April 4, 2016
Quote"I like coffee because it gives me the illusion that I might be awake." - Lewis Black

Agenda:
1. DO NOW: Prep for Quiz - CH 16
2. QUIZ CH 16 - "Treatment for Psych Disorders"
3. Quiz Review

Assignments:
TEST IS NEXT TUESDAY - CH 15 & 17 - "Psych Disorders & Treatment"
Derren Brown - He's always working.
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Tuesday, April 5, 2016 
Quote"April hath put a spirit of youth in everything." -William Shakespeare

Agenda:
1. DO NOW: Pick up Placebo Video Questions
2. Video w/Questions & DiscussionPlacebo Effect Video: Derren Brown "Fear & Faith" & Placebo Video Questions.

Assignments:
TEST IS NEXT TUESDAY - CH 15 & 17 - "Psych Disorders & Treatment"
The 1960s saw an era of De-institutionalization because of the idea that anti-psychotic meds would enable it.
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Wednesday, April 6, 2016 & Thursday, April 7th, 2016
Quote"Psychology keeps trying to vindicate human nature. History keeps undermining the effort." - Mason Cooley

Agenda:
1. DO NOW: Pick up Questions to finish the video (if needed) Derren Brown "Fear & Faith: The Placebo Effect"
Placebo Effect Video: Derren Brown "Fear & Faith" & Placebo Video Questions.
2. Finish the Video, if needed.
3. Discuss why the Placebo Effect works.
4. Biomedical and Therapeutic Treatments compared. What is the best option per type of Psych Disorder?

Assignments:
TEST IS NEXT TUESDAY - CH 15 & 17 - "Psych Disorders & Treatment"
Bio-medical - Straight out of "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest"


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Friday, April 8th, 2016
Quote"Without music life would be a mistake." - Friedrich Nietzsche

Agenda:
1. DO NOW: Identify the category of drugs used to treat schizophrenia and the category of drugs used to treat obsessive-compulsive disorder. Then explain what each of these 2 categories of drugs does inside the brain.
2. Video w/DiscussionCrash Course: Biomedical Treatments.
Handout - Psych Treatments

Assignments
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TEST IS NEXT TUESDAY - CH 15 & 17 - "Psych Disorders & Treatment"