Agenda: Dec. 10 - Dec. 20, 2018

Advanced Placement World History with Mr. Duez
Ch 7 - Memory & Ch 8 - Language & Thought
"Cognition"
Week of Dec. 10-14 -- WEEK AT A GLANCE:
MON: Decision Making
TUE: TEST CH 7 & 8 - COGNITION: Memory, Language & Thought
WED/THU: MOCK AP TEST - 100 M/Ch Questions from Fall Semester Only - 70 Min. 
FRI: Review for Final Exam; MOCK AP TEST CORRECTIONS
EXTRA CREDIT DUE BY FRIDAY
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Week of Dec. 17-20 -- WEEK AT A GLANCE:
MON: Review for Final Exam; MOCK AP TEST CORRECTIONS - due at end of period
TUE, WED, THU: FINAL EXAMS


ASSIGNMENTS: 
TEST Tuesday - CH 7 & 8 
MOCK Exam Wed/Thu
EXTRA CREDIT DUE BY FRIDAY
MOCK Corrections due Tuesday
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Monday, December 10, 2018
Quote: "A Freudian slip is when you say one thing but mean your mother." - Author Unknown

Agenda:
1. DO NOW: Thinking and decision making - cognitive psych m/choice questions for review.

2. Notes, Video, Discussion: Cognition - Decision making at work

ASSIGNMENTS: 
TEST Tuesday - CH 7 & 8 
MOCK Exam Wed/Thu
EXTRA CREDIT DUE BY FRIDAY
MOCK Corrections due Tuesday
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Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Quote: "A Freudian slip is when you say one thing but mean your mother." - Author Unknown

Agenda:
1. TEST - CH 7 & 8 - Cognition

ASSIGNMENTS: 
MOCK Exam Wed/Thu
EXTRA CREDIT DUE BY FRIDAY
MOCK Corrections due Tuesday
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Wednesday, December 12, 2018
-and-
Thursday, December 13, 2018
Quote: "A Freudian slip is when you say one thing but mean your mother." - Author Unknown

Agenda:
1. MOCK AP Test  - 100 M/Ch Questions from Fall Semester Only - 70 Min. 

ASSIGNMENTS: 
EXTRA CREDIT DUE BY FRIDAY
MOCK Corrections due Tuesday
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Friday, December 14, 2018
Quote: "A Freudian slip is when you say one thing but mean your mother." - Author Unknown

Agenda:
1. MOCK AP Test Corrections: You may not take these questions outside of the classroom. 

2. EXTRA CREDIT DUE - Hand in to Mr. Duez

ASSIGNMENTS: 
MOCK Corrections due Tuesday
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Monday, December 17, 2018
Quote: "To achieve great things, two things are needed: a plan, and not quite enough time." - Leonard Bernstein

Agenda:
1. MOCK AP Test Corrections: You may not take these questions outside of the classroom. 

2. Collect Mock Corrections by the end of the class period. 

ASSIGNMENTS: 
FINAL EXAMS!

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FINAL EXAMS: 
December 18 - December 20, 2018
Quote: "DFTBA" - John Green
FULL FINAL EXAM SCHEDULE
Best of Luck on Your Finals!

Have a fantastic holiday

AGENDA: Week of December 3-7, 2018

Advanced Placement PSYCHOLOGY with Mr. Duez
CH 7 - Memory & CH 8 - Language & Thought
COGNITION
Week of Dec. 3-7 -- WEEK AT A GLANCE:
MON: Quiz CH 7 - Memory; Ebbinghaus Curve Explained
TUE Introduction to Cognition: Language & Thought - Chapter 8; Video - Steven Pinker - Linguistics as a window to understanding the brain
WED/THU: Article: Article: Is Texting Ruining Language? Notes, Video, & Discussion - Cognition Language & Thought; 
FRI: Quiz CH 8 - Language & Thought; 


NEXT WEEK

MON: Cognition - Creativity & Problem solving
TUE: TEST CH 7 Memory & CH 8 Language & Thought
WED/THU: MOCK TEST - 100 Multiple Choice Questions
EXTRA CREDIT IS DUE next Friday, Dec. 14!
FRI, MON - Corrections (Corrections due on the following Monday Dec 17)

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Monday, December 3, 2018
Quote: “The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack in will.” ― Vince Lombardi Jr.

1. Quiz Ch 7 - Memory

2. Review Quiz

ASSIGNMENTS:
Wed/Thu: Article: Article: Is Texting Ruining Language? 
FRI: Quiz CH 8 - Language & Thought

NEXT WEEK
MON: Cognition - Creativity & Problem solving
TUE: TEST CH 7 Memory & CH 8 Language & Thought
WED/THU: MOCK TEST - 100 Multiple Choice Questions
EXTRA CREDIT IS DUE next Friday, Dec. 14!
FRI, MON - Corrections (Corrections due on the following Monday Dec 17)
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Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Quote: "If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail." - Abraham Maslow

Agenda:
1. Copy Questions for Video:
Video - Steven Pinker - Linguistics as a window to understanding the brain

2. Introduction to Cognition: Language & Thought - Chapter 8

ASSIGNMENTS:
Wed/Thu: Article: Article: Is Texting Ruining Language? 
FRI: Quiz CH 8 - Language & Thought

NEXT WEEK
MON: Cognition - Creativity & Problem solving
TUE: TEST CH 7 Memory & CH 8 Language & Thought
WED/THU: MOCK TEST - 100 Multiple Choice Questions
EXTRA CREDIT IS DUE next Friday, Dec. 14!
FRI, MON - Corrections (Corrections due on the following Monday Dec 17)
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Wednesday, December 5, 2018 
-and- 
Thursday, December 6, 2018
Quote: "You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something — your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life." - Steve Jobs

Agenda:
1. DO NOW: 


ASSIGNMENTS:
FRI: Quiz CH 8 - Language & Thought

NEXT WEEK
MON: Cognition - Creativity & Problem solving
TUE: TEST CH 7 Memory & CH 8 Language & Thought
WED/THU: MOCK TEST - 100 Multiple Choice Questions
EXTRA CREDIT IS DUE next Friday, Dec. 14th!
FRI, MON - Corrections (Corrections due on the following Monday Dec 17)
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Friday, December 7, 2018
Quote: "A Freudian slip is when you say one thing but mean your mother." - Author Unknown

Agenda:
1. Quiz Ch 8 - Language & Thought

2. Review Quiz

ASSIGNMENTS
MON: Cognition - Creativity & Problem solving
TUE: TEST CH 7 & 8 - Cognition - Memory, Language & ThoughtWED/THU: MOCK TEST - 100 Multiple Choice Questions
EXTRA CREDIT IS DUE next Friday Dec. 14!
FRI, MON - Corrections (Corrections due on the following Monday Dec 17)

Agenda: Week of November 26-30, 2018

Advanced Placement Psychology with Mr. Duez
Ch 6 - Learning;
Ch 7 - Memory; Ch 8 - Language & Thought
WEEK AT A GLANCE:
MON: Review Quiz Answers that we did not get to before the breakObservational/Biological-Evolutionary/Latent/Cognitive Learning

TUE: TEST - CHAPTER 6 - Learning
WED/THU: Introduction to Memory; SAM - Superior Autobiographical Memory Wizards; How memory works and functions - sensory, short-term, long-term stores
FRI: Atkinson-Shifrin Model of Memory Stores
Retrieval: Getting info out of memory; Cues; Context; Reconstruction & Misinformation; Monitoring

ASSIGNMENTS:
Tuesday this week - TEST - CHAPTER 6 - Learning
Next Monday - Quiz CH 7 Memory
Next Friday - Quiz CH 8 Language & Thought
Targets: Cognition: Memory - TARGETS
Monday, November 26, 2018
Quote of the Day: "Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage." Lao Tzu

1. DO NOW: The steady, rapid responding of a person playing a slot machine is an example of the pattern of responding typically generated on a _______ schedule. Why is this schedule so resistant to extinction. 

2. Review Quiz Answers that we did not get to before the break

3. Notes, Video, Discussion: Observational/Biological-Evolutionary/Latent/Cognitive Learning

ASSIGNMENTS: 
Tuesday this week - TEST - CHAPTER 6 - Learning
Next Monday - Quiz CH 7 Memory
Next Friday - Quiz CH 8 Language & Thought
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
Quote of the Day: "The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection." Thomas Paine

1. TEST - CHAPTER 6 - Learning

ASSIGNMENTS: 
Next Monday - Quiz CH 7 Memory
Next Friday - Quiz CH 8 Language & Thought
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
& Thursday, November 29, 2018
Quote of the Day: "Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved." - Helen Keller

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?

2. Notes, Video, & Discussion: 
Memory Wizards - Highly Superior Autobiographical Memory (video 13 minutes) & Discussion. What can be learned from HSAM persons?

3. Notes & Discussion: 

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


ASSIGNMENTS: 
Next Monday - Quiz CH 7 Memory
Next Friday - Quiz CH 8 Language & Thought
Friday, November 30, 2018
Quote of the Day: "A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles." - Christopher Reeve

1. DO NOW: Explain the Theory - Model of Information Processing (Atkinson-Shiffrin) 

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

ASSIGNMENTS: 
Next Monday - Quiz CH 7 Memory
Next Friday - Quiz CH 8 Language & Thought

Congrats to our AHS National Merit Scholars! Way to Go!

Currently I have Jordan, Aden, and Erika in AP Psychology. I have had Asad and Erin in class last year in AP Psychology. Plus, Jordan, Aden, and Morgan were all AP World History students with me. It is so exciting to see them doing great things on a national stage. The hard work pays off!
Erin, Jordan, and Asad are all National Merit Scholar Finalists. Top 1% of seniors in America. 
National Merit Commended Scholars included Morgan Marinelli and Aden Smith from AHS. 
National Hispanic Scholars are: Jordan and Erika

Agenda: Week of November 12-16, 2018

Advanced Placement Psychology with Mr. Duez
Chapter 6 - Learning
WEEK AT A GLANCE:
*No late arrival this week - 5 regular schedule days*
MONArticle due: Article: What Dreams Are Made Of
 Learning - Classical Conditioning Part IPavlov’s Demonstration: “Psychic Reflexes”
Terminology and Procedures, Classical Conditioning in Everyday Life, Basic Processes in Classical Conditioning
TUE: Learning - Comparing Classical & Operant ConditioningClassical Conditioning Part II - Acquisition, Extinction; Spontaneous Recovery, Generalization; Discrimination. 

WED - Learning - Operant Conditioning, Part I - Thorndike, Watson, Skinner. Reinforcement vs. Punishment - PRACTICE 2 Worksheet; Complete as many as possible. We will discuss and go over the answers. (if time) 
THUCompare Classical & Operant Conditioning; Operant Conditioning, Part IIVideo: Crash Course Psychology - The Bobo BeatdownReinforcement Practice: Reinforcement Schedules Worksheet
FRIReading Check Quiz - Chapter 6 - Learning; Review Quiz

ASSIGNMENTS:
Monday: Article due: Article: What Dreams Are Made Of
This FRI: Quiz - CH 6 LEARNING
After Fall Break - Tuesday - Test over CH 6 - Learning
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Monday, November 12, 2018
Quote: "Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower." - Albert Camus

Agenda:
1. Monday: Article due: Article: What Dreams Are Made Of

2. DO NOW: Label the Lightning and Thunder example that we discussed on Friday as:
Lightning - Thunder = Fear

Unconditioned Stimulus (UCS) and Unconditioned Response (UCR)
Neutral Stimulus (NS) and Conditioned Stimulus (CS)
Conditioned Response

3. Notes, Discussion, & Video: Learning - Classical Conditioning
Learning - Classical Conditioning Part IPavlov’s Demonstration: “Psychic Reflexes”
Terminology and Procedures, Classical Conditioning in Everyday Life, Basic Processes in Classical Conditioning

ASSIGNMENTS:
This FRI: Quiz - CH 6 LEARNING
After Fall Break - Tuesday - Test over CH 6 - Learning
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Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Quote: "Great spirits have often overcome violent opposition from mediocre minds." - Albert Einstein, (1879-1955)


Agenda:
1. DO NOW: Compare Classical & Operant Conditioning

2. Notes, Discussion, & VideoLearning - Comparing Classical & Operant ConditioningClassical Conditioning Part II - Acquisition, Extinction; Spontaneous Recovery, Generalization; Discrimination. 

3. Video: Crash Course Psychology - How To Train a Brain 
I'm sure you've heard of Pavlov's Bell (and I'm not talking about the Aimee Mann song), but what was Ivan Pavlov up to, exactly? And how are our brains trained? And what is a "Skinner Box"? All those questions and more are answered in today's Crash Course Psychology, in which Hank talks about some of the aspects of learning. 

ASSIGNMENTS:
This FRI: Quiz - CH 6 LEARNING
After Fall Break - Tuesday - Test over CH 6 - Learning
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Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Quote: "There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so." - Shakespeare (Hamlet)


Agenda:
1. DO NOW: 

2. Notes, Video, Discussion: Learning - Operant Conditioning, Part I - Thorndike, Watson, Skinner. 

3. Reinforcement vs. Punishment - PRACTICE 2 Worksheet
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Thursday, November 15, 2018
Quote:  "Education survives when what has been learnt has been forgotten." - B.F. Skinner (1904-1990)


Agenda:
1. DO NOW: 

2. Reinforcement Practice: Reinforcement Schedules Worksheet

3. Notes, Discussion, & VideoOperant Conditioning, Part II

Reinforcement Practice: Reinforcement Schedules Worksheet; Complete as many as possible. We will discuss and go over the answers.

(if time) Video: Crash Course Psychology - The Bobo Beatdown In this episode of Crash Course Psychology, Hank talks about how we learn by observation... and how that can mean beating the tar out of an inanimate clown named Bobo. 
Limitations of Classical and Operant Conditioning; Basics of Learning; Mirror Neurons; Bobo Doll & Bandura


4. Notes, Video, Discussion: Observational & Latent Learning; The Cognitive Perspective challenges Behaviorism; Review of key learning/behavior terms and ideas.

ASSIGNMENTS:
This FRI: Quiz - CH 6 LEARNING
After Fall Break - Tuesday - Test over CH 6 - Learning
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Friday, November 16, 2018
Quote: "The disappearance of a sense of responsibility is the most far-reaching consequence of submission to authority." - Stanley Milgram (1933-1984)

Agenda: 
1. Reading Check Quiz - Chapter 6 - Learning (You may use your handwritten notes).

2. Review the quiz. & Question: 

ASSIGNMENTS:
After Fall Break - Tuesday - Test over CH 6 - Learning

Agenda: Week of November 5-9, 2018

Advanced Placement PSYCHOLOGY with Mr. Duez
CH: 4 - Sensation/Perception & CH 5: Consciousness
WEEK AT A GLANCE:
MON: Quiz CH 5 - Consciousness; Review Quiz
TUE: States of Consciousness - Impact of Drugs & How the Brain is Impacted by Drug Use
WED/THUTEST CH 4 & 5 - Sensation/Perception & Consciousness
FRIFRQ Flip - FRQ Timed Writing - Research Methods 2014 & 2015
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ASSIGNMENTS:
This WED/THUTEST CH 4 & 5 - Sensation/Perception & Consciousness
This FRIFRQ Flip - FRQ Timed Writing - Research Methods 2014 & 2015
Next Friday: Quiz CH 6 - Learning

Actual 2014 Research Methods Question FRQ
Actual 2014 Scoring Guidelines for Research Methods FRQ

Actual 2015 Research Methods Question #2 - FRQ
Actual 2015 Scoring Guidelines for Research Methods #2 - FRQ

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Monday, November 5, 2018
Quote: “To be successful you don’t need to do extraordinary things, you just need to do ordinary things extraordinarily well.” – Jim Rohn

Agenda:
1. Quiz - 

2. Review Quiz

ASSIGNMENTS:
This WED/THUTEST CH 4 & 5 - Sensation/Perception & Consciousness
This FRIFRQ Flip - FRQ Timed Writing - Research Methods 2014 & 2015
Next Friday: Quiz CH 6 - Learning
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Tuesday, November 6, 2018
Quote: “We are what we repeatedly do; excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.” —Aristotle

Agenda:
1. DO NOW: How do drugs alter brain chemistry?

2. Reminder - FRQ Timed-Writing for Friday - FRQ Timed Writing - Research Methods 2014 & 2015

3. Notes, Discussion, Video: States of Consciousness - Impact of Drugs & How the Brain is Impacted by Drug Use

ASSIGNMENTS:
This WED/THUTEST CH 4 & 5 - Sensation/Perception & Consciousness
This FRIFRQ Flip - FRQ Timed Writing - Research Methods 2014 & 2015
Next Friday: Quiz CH 6 - Learning
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Wednesday, November 7, 2018
Thursday, November 8, 2018
Quote: “We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.” - J.K. Rowling

Agenda:
1. TEST CH 4 & 5 - Sensation/Perception & Consciousness

2. Time to discuss/review FRQ for Friday - FRQ Timed Writing - Research Methods 2014 & 2015

3. Introduction to CH 6 - "Learning"

ASSIGNMENTS:
This FRIFRQ Flip - FRQ Timed Writing - Research Methods 2014 & 2015
Next Friday: Quiz CH 6 - Learning
If Sydney can "learn" -- well then, so can you!
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Friday, November 9, 2018
Quote: “The person who says something is impossible should not interrupt the person who is doing it.” – Chinese proverb

Agenda:
1. FRQ Flip - FRQ Timed Writing - Research Methods 2014 & 2015 

ASSIGNMENTS:
Next Friday: Quiz CH 6 - Learning

Week of Oct. 29 - Nov. 2, 2018

Advanced Placement PSYCHOLOGY with Mr. Duez
Chapter 4 - Sensation/Perception & Chapter 5 - Consciousness
WEEK AT A GLANCE:
MON - Stages of Sleep: Consciousness, Sleep Cycles, Sleep DisordersIncluding Crash Course: Sleep & Dreaming (first half); Pass out the FRQ Questions for Next Friday: FRQ Timed Writing - Research Methods 2014 & 2015
TUEDreams, & HypnosisIncluding Crash Course: Sleep & DreamingIncluding Crash Course: Sleep & Dreaming (second half)
WED/THUArticle Go To Sleep - read & discuss in class; Video: Crash Course Psychology - Altered States; Video: What is Consciousness?
FRIPick up CHART - DRUGS ~ Effect on Consciousness & The Second handout - Drugs to KnowNotes: Drugs & Altered Consciousness

ASSIGNMENTS:
Wed/Thu Article due Go To Sleep
Next Monday: Quiz CH 4 - Consciousness
Next Wed/Thu: TEST CH 3 Sensation/Perception & Consciousness
Next Friday: FRQ Timed Writing - Research Methods 2014 & 2015
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Monday, October 29, 2018
Quote: "History is philosophy teaching by examples."  - Thucydides, The History of the Peloponnesian War

Agenda:
1. DO NOWExplain the states of sleep.

2. Notes & Discussion: Stages of Sleep and Sleep Disorders
Including Crash Course: Sleep & Dreaming



ASSIGNMENTS:
Wed/Thu Article due Go To Sleep
Next Monday: Quiz CH 4 - Consciousness
Next Wed/Thu: TEST CH 3 Sensation/Perception & Consciousness
Next Friday: FRQ Timed Writing - Research Methods 2014 & 2015
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Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Quote: "People are trapped in history and history is trapped in them."  - James Baldwin

Agenda:
1. DO NOW: Why do we dream?

2. Notes, Video, Discussion: Consciousness, Sleep, Cycles, Sleep Disorders, Dreams, & Hypnosis
Including Crash Course: Sleep & Dreaming

3. Which theory of dreaming do you subscribe to?
Notes & Discussion: Dreaming

Freud: Dreams as wish fulfillment - The day residue shapes dreams that satisfy unconscious needs in a disguised fashion.
Cartwright: The problem-solving view - We mull over major problems in our lives with reduced logical constraints.
Hobson: Activation-synthesis model - The cortex constructs a story to make sense of internal signals from lower brain centers.

ASSIGNMENTS:
Wed/Thu Article due Go To Sleep
Next Monday: Quiz CH 4 - Consciousness
Next Wed/Thu: TEST CH 3 Sensation/Perception & Consciousness
Next Friday: FRQ Timed Writing - Research Methods 2014 & 2015
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Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Thursday, November 1, 2018
Quote: "History with its flickering lamp stumbles along the trail of the past, trying to reconstruct its scenes, to revive its echoes, and kindle with pale gleams the passion of former days."  - Winston Churchill

Agenda:
1. DO NOW: Pick up article: Go To Sleep

2. Socratic Discussion: Article Go To Sleep

3. Video & Discussion: Crash Course Psychology - Altered States 

4. Video & Discussion: What is Consciousness?
Understanding what consciousness is, and why and how it evolved, is perhaps the greatest mystery known to science.

ASSIGNMENTS:
Wed/Thu Article due Go To Sleep
Next Monday: Quiz CH 4 - Consciousness
Next Wed/Thu: TEST CH 3 Sensation/Perception & Consciousness
Next Friday: FRQ Timed Writing - Research Methods 2014 & 2015
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Friday, November 2, 2018
Quote: "History is filled with the sound of silken slippers going downstairs and wooden shoes coming up."  - Voltaire

Agenda: 
1. DO NOW: Pick up CHART - DRUGS ~ Effect on Consciousness
The Second handout - Drugs to Know
Compare these drugs and their effects: Alcohol, Caffeine, Marijuana, LSD
How do drugs work?

2. Notes, Video, Discussion: Consciousness: 
Notes: Drugs & Altered Consciousness


ASSIGNMENTS:
Next Monday: Quiz CH 4 - Consciousness
Next Wed/Thu: TEST CH 3 Sensation/Perception & Consciousness
Next Friday: FRQ Timed Writing - Research Methods 2014 & 2015