Agenda: Week of Jan 2 - Jan 6, 2017

Advanced Placement Psychology with Mr. Duez
Chapter 9 - Intelligence
Chapter 10 - Motivation & Emotion
WEEK AT A GLANCE:
MON - NO SCHOOL
TUENO SCHOOL
WED - 40 Inspirational Speeches in 2 min
Intro to Intelligence & Psychological Testing:
What is Intelligence? How is it measured? Is it reliable? 
Video: Crash Course Psychology: Controversy of Intelligence
THU Notes, Discussion, Video: Forms of Intelligence
FRI - Notes, Discussion, Video: Does Intelligence Change over time?
Video: Crash Course Psych: Brains vs. Bias

Assignments:
Read through the notes for Chapter 9 Weiten
Monday, Jan. 9th: Ch 9 Intelligence Quiz
Monday, Jan. 23rd: Ch 10 Motivation & Emotion Quiz
Wed/Thu Jan 25th/26th -- TEST Intelligence & Motivation/Emotion (9 & 10)
Targets: Part I - Intelligence & Psych Testing - TARGETS
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Wednesday, January 4, 2017
Quote of the Day: "Cheers to a new year and another chance for us to get it right." - Oprah Winfrey

Agenda:
1. Do Now - Name the 3 "smartest" people you know. How are they intelligent?
2. Inspiration: 40 Inspirational Speeches in 2 Minutes
"We've come to far!"
3. Notes, Discussion, & Video
Intro to Intelligence & Psychological Testing:
What is Intelligence? How is it measured? Is it reliable? 
Crash Course Psychology: Controversy of Intelligence

Assignments:
Read through the notes for Chapter 9 Weiten
Monday, Jan. 9th: Ch 9 Intelligence Quiz
Monday, Jan. 23rd: Ch 10 Motivation & Emotion Quiz

Wed/Thu Jan 25th/26th -- TEST Intelligence & Motivation/Emotion (9 & 10)
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Thursday, January 5th, 2017
Quote of the Day: "New Year's Resolution: To tolerate fools more gladly, provided this does not encourage them to take up more of my time."  - James Agate

Agenda:
1. Do Now Question: On the Wechsler Intelligence Score, what would the mean score be? What would the median and mode be? If you scored 1 SD above the mean, what percentage of people scored higher than you?

2. Notes, Discussion, Video: Forms of Intelligence
Compare Sternberg's PAC & Gardner's Multiple Intelligences
Compare Cognitive Disability with Savant Syndrome

Also, Video: Eagleman's The Brain 2: Decision Making - Story of Tammy Myers & her accident which compromised her ability to make decisions. 

3. Video: Gardner & Pinker Discuss Intelligence

Assignments:
Read through the notes for Chapter 9 Weiten
Monday, Jan. 9th: Ch 9 Intelligence Quiz
Monday, Jan. 23rd: Ch 10 Motivation & Emotion Quiz
Wed/Thu Jan 25th/26th -- TEST Intelligence & Motivation/Emotion (9 & 10)
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Friday, January 6, 2017
Quote of the Day: "Always forgive your enemies - nothing annoys them so much." - Oscar Wilde

Agenda:
1. DO NOW: IQ tests have proven to be good predictors of what?

2. Notes, Discussion, Video: Forms of Intelligence
& Does Intelligence Change Over Time?

3. Crash Course Psych: Brains vs. Bias 
So, how many different kinds of intelligence are there? And what is the G-Factor? Eugenics? Have you ever taken an IQ Test? All of these things play into the fascinating and sometimes icky history of Intelligence Testing. In this episode of Crash Course Psychology, Hank talks us through some of the important aspects of that history... as well as Nazis. Hey, I said some of it was icky.

Assignments:
Read through the notes for Chapter 9 Weiten
Monday, Jan. 9th: Ch 9 Intelligence Quiz
Monday, Jan. 23rd: Ch 10 Motivation & Emotion Quiz
Wed/Thu Jan 25th/26th -- TEST Intelligence & Motivation/Emotion (9 & 10)