AGENDA: Week of Nov. 27 - Dec. 1, 2017

Advanced Placement PSYCHOLOGY with Mr. Duez
COGNITION: CH. 7 "Memory"
Week at a Glance:
MON: Memory Models: Encoding, Storage, & Retrieval. Focus on Encoding & Storage: Attention; Levels of Processing; Enriching Encoding. Sensory/Short-Term/Long-Term Memory.
TUE: Retrieval: Getting info out of memory; Cues; Context; Reconstruction & Misinformation; Monitoring; Forgetting: Ebbinghaus Curve; Recovered memory controversyIn Search of Memory - the physiology of memorySystems & Types of Memory: Declarative/Procedural; Semantic/Episodic; Prospective/Retrospective Memory.
Crash Course: Remembering & Forgetting
THU: QUIZ on Chapter 7 - MemoryReview Quiz; Introduction to Cognition: Language & Thought - Chapter 8; Video - Steven Pinker - Linguistics as a window to understanding the brain
FRI: Notes, Video, & Discussion - Cognition Language & Thought; Article due Monday: Article: Is Texting Ruining Language?

THIS WEEK: 
THU: QUIZ on Chapter 7 - Memory

NEXT WEEK
MON: Quiz on CH 8 - Language & Thought
Article due Monday: Article: Is Texting Ruining Language?
TUE: TEST CH 7 Memory & CH 8 Language & Thought
WED: MOCK TEST - First 50 Questions
THU: MOCK TEST - Second 50 Questions
FRI, MON, TUE - Corrections (Corrections due on Tuesday)
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Dr. Eric Kandel, Nobel Prize Laureate 2000, "discoveries concerning signal transduction in the nervous system"
His research has been concerned with the molecular mechanisms of memory storage in Aplysia (sea slugs) & mice.


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Monday, November 15, 2017
Quote: "Memory is not like a container that gradually fills up; it is more like a tree growing hooks onto which memories are hung." - Peter Russell, "The Brain Book", 1979

Agenda:
1. DO NOW: Studies show that musicians tend to have a better memory than non-musicians, not just for music, but for words & pictures too. What might explain the reason why musicians have an edge?


Notes - Cognition: Memory

3. Notes & Discussion: Memory Models: Encoding, Storage, & Retrieval.
Focus on Encoding & Storage: Attention; Levels of Processing; Enriching Encoding. Sensory/Short-Term/Long-Term Memory.

4. Crash Course Psych: How We Make Memories
Remember that guy from 300? What was his name? ARG!!! It turns out our brains make and recall memories in different ways. In this episode of Crash Course Psychology, Hank talks about the way we do it, what damaging that process can do to us, and that guy... with the face and six pack... (Encoding & Storing Memory, Implicit & Explicit Processing, Shallow & Deep Processing, Long-Term Storage)

Assignments:
This week: 
THU: QUIZ on Chapter 7 - Memory
Next Week
MON: Quiz on CH 8 - Language & Thought
TUE: TEST CH 7 Memory & CH 8 Language & Thought
WED: MOCK TEST - First 50 Questions
THU: MOCK TEST - Second 50 Questions
FRI, MON, TUE - Corrections (Corrections due on Tuesday)
My son experienced buying the parts, assembling them, and building his own computer. Will he remember it?
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Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Quote "Gratitude is born in hearts that take time to count up past mercies." - Charles E. Jefferson

Agenda:
1. DO NOW: How does memory work? Why do we forget?
Explain the Theory - Model of Information Processing (Atkinson-Shiffrin).  

2. Notes & Discussion: Retrieval: Getting info out of memory; Cues; Context; Reconstruction & Misinformation; Monitoring

3. Notes & Discussion: 
Forgetting: Ebbinghaus Curve; Recovered memory controversy; In Search of Memory - the physiology of memorySystems & Types of Memory: Declarative/Procedural; Semantic/Episodic; Prospective/Retrospective 


4. Crash Course: Remembering & Forgetting
In this REALLY IMPORTANT EPISODE of Crash Course Psychology, Hank talks about how we remember and forget things, why our memories are fallible, and the dangers that can pose. (How Memories are Stored, Retrieval Cues & Priming, Context & Mood Influences, How Information is Forgotten, Interference & Misinformation, Issues with Eyewitness Accounts)

Assignments:
This week: 
THU: QUIZ on Chapter 7 - Memory
Next Week
MON: Quiz on CH 8 - Language & Thought
TUE: TEST CH 7 Memory & CH 8 Language & Thought
WED: MOCK TEST - First 50 Questions
THU: MOCK TEST - Second 50 Questions
FRI, MON, TUE - Corrections (Corrections due on Tuesday)
Atkinson & Shiffrin's Model of Memory Storage.
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Thursday, November 30, 2017
Quote: "It isn't so astonishing, the number of things I can remember, as the number of things I can remember that aren't so." - Mark Twan (1835-1910)

Agenda:
1. DO NOW: Prep for the Ch 7 "Memory" Reading Check Quiz

2. Reading Check Quiz Chapter 7 "Memory" - You can use handwritten notes

3. Review Quiz

4. Notes, Video, & DiscussionIntro to Language & Thought

Assignments:
Next Week
MON: Quiz on CH 8 - Language & Thought
TUE: TEST CH 7 Memory & CH 8 Language & Thought
WED: MOCK TEST - First 50 Questions
THU: MOCK TEST - Second 50 Questions
FRI, MON, TUE - Corrections (Corrections due on Tuesday)
Article: Is Texting Killing Language? You might be surprised.
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Friday, December 1, 2017
Quote“Thanksgiving Day comes, by statute, once a year; to the honest man it comes as frequently as the heart of gratitude will allow.”  - Edward Sandford Martin

Agenda:
1. DO NOW: Pick up the Article, due Monday: Article: Is Texting Ruining Language?

2. Notes, Video, & Discussion - Cognition Language & Thought
Cognition: Language & Thought: Cognition at Work - Decision Making; Pittsburghese

Assignments:
Article, due Monday: Article: Is Texting Ruining Language?

Next Week
MON: Quiz on CH 8 - Language & Thought
TUE: TEST CH 7 Memory & CH 8 Language & Thought
WED: MOCK TEST - First 50 Questions
THU: MOCK TEST - Second 50 Questions
FRI, MON, TUE - Corrections (Corrections due on Tuesday)