Agenda: Week of Sept 25-29, 2017

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
TUE: CorrelationsEthics in Research
WED/THU: TEST UNIT 1: CH 1: History/Evolution of Psychology & CH 2: Research Methods; Also, FRQ over 50 Great Myths of Popular Psychology
FRI: Intro to Biological Bases of Behavior

ASSIGNMENTS:
Thu: Unit 1 TEST Ch 1 & 2 History/Approaches & Research Methods
Thu: (after the 50 M/Ch questions) - FRQ 50 Great Myths of Popular Psych
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. 25, 2017
Quote: "The only thing that overcomes hard luck is hard work." - Harry Golden


Agenda:
1. DO NOW: Prep for Reading Check Quiz - Chapter 2 --- You can use hand written notes.

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:
Thu: Unit 1 TEST Ch 1 & 2 History/Approaches & Research Methods
Thu: (after the 50 M/Ch questions) - FRQ 50 Great Myths of Popular Psych
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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Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017
Quote: "You never know what worse luck your bad luck has saved you from." - Cormac Mccarthy

Agenda:
1. DO NOW: Working with correlations. 

3. Notes, Video, Discussion: Ethics in Research

Duez Notes: Research Methods
Duez Lecture: Research Methods

3. Notes, Video, DiscussionCorrelations
Duez Notes: Correlations

Duez Lecture: Correlations

ASSIGNMENTS:
Thu: Unit 1 TEST Ch 1 & 2 History/Approaches & Research Methods
Thu: (after the 50 M/Ch questions) - FRQ 50 Great Myths of Popular Psych
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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Thursday, Sept 28, 2017
Quote: "It's hard to detect good luck - it looks so much like something you've earned." - Frank A. Clark


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. Summer Reading FRQ: over 50 Great Myths of Popular Psychology

4. 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 29, 2017
Quote: "Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men believe in cause and effect." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

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. Discuss the TEST from last time & Extra Credit.
The tab at the top is very detailed and explains all you need to know about the extra credit. 

SHORTENED PERIODS TODAY DUE TO PEP RALLY
If time remains we will show and discuss Crash Course:

3. Crash Course Psychology #3 - The Chemical Mind 
BAHHHHHH! Did I scare you? What exactly happens when we get scared? How does our brain make our body react? Just what are Neurotransmitters? In this episode of Crash Course Psychology, Hank takes us to the simplest part of the complex system of our brains and nervous systems; The Neuron.
Students will take notes; Duez will pause throughout to explain important points.

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