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

Kudos to these great students!

Such an incredible nine week period and these students were the best of the best. Great job! 

Agenda: Week of Oct. 22 - 26, 2018

Advanced Placement PSYCHOLOGY with Mr. Duez
Chapter 4 - Sensation & Perception
and - Chapter 5 - Consciousness
ASSESSMENTS AT A GLANCE:
Tue: Quiz on CH 4 - Sensation & Perception
Next Mon: Quiz on CH 5 - Consciousness
Next Wed/Thu: TEST - CH 4 & CH 5 Sensation & Perception and Consciousness
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Monday, October 22, 2018
Quote:  “The test we must set for ourselves is not to march alone but to march in such a way that others wish to join us.” - Hubert Humphrey

Agenda:
1. DO NOW: Draw & Label the parts of the ear


ASSESSMENTS AT A GLANCE:
Tue: Quiz on CH 4 - Sensation & Perception
Next Mon: Quiz on CH 5 - Consciousness
Next Wed/Thu: TEST - CH 4 & CH 5 Sensation & Perception and Consciousness
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Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Quote:  “An excuse is worse and more terrible than a lie, for an excuse is a lie guarded.” - Pope John Paul I

Agenda:
1. QUIZ CH 4 - Sensation & Perception

2. Crash Course - Perceiving is Believing
So what does perception even mean? What's the difference between seeing something and making sense of it? In today's episode of Crash Course Psychology, Hank gives us some insight into the differences between sensing and perceiving.


QUESTIONS FOR CRASH COURSE #7 PERCEIVING IS BELIEVING

ASSESSMENTS AT A GLANCE:
Tue: Quiz on CH 4 - Sensation & Perception
Next Mon: Quiz on CH 5 - Consciousness
Next Wed/Thu: TEST - CH 4 & CH 5 Sensation & Perception and Consciousness
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Wednesday, October 24, 2018
and Thursday, October 25, 2018
Quote: “Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” - Waldo Emerson

Agenda:
1. DO NOW QUESTION: What properties of sound would be the most similar to the color or hue of light? Explain how this functions in both hearing and vision.

2. Review Quiz for CH 4 - Sensation & Perception

4. Notes, Video, Discussion: 
Visual systemHearing systemTaste, Touch, & PainIntroduction to Consciousness - Sleep & Dreams

ASSESSMENTS AT A GLANCE:
Next Mon: Quiz on CH 5 - Consciousness
Next Wed/Thu: TEST - CH 4 & CH 5 Sensation & Perception and Consciousness
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Friday, October 26, 2018
Quote: “Don’t wish it were easier, wish you were better. Don’t wish for fewer problems, wish for more 
skills. Don’t wish for less challenges, wish for more wisdom.” - Earl Shoaf

*PEP RALLY SCHEDULE*

Agenda:
1. DO NOW: What is consciousness?


2. Notes, Video, Discussion: Sleep Deprivation: The story of Peter TrippSleep Disorders

ASSESSMENTS AT A GLANCE:
Next Mon: Quiz on CH 5 - Consciousness
Next Wed/Thu: TEST - CH 4 & CH 5 Sensation & Perception and Consciousness

Agenda: Week of October 15 - 19, 2018

Advanced Placement PSYCHOLOGY with Mr. Duez
Chapter 3 - Biological Bases of Behavior 
WEEK AT A GLANCE:
MON: Confusing Pairs Biological Bases of Behavior; Duez Notes: Heredity & Evolutionary Psych; Review of Neuroanatomy
TUE: TEST CH 3. - BIOLOGICAL BASES OF BEHAVIOR
WED/THU: Introduction to Sensation/Perception, 
FRI: Parts of the eye; Crash Course #5 - Sensation & Perception

ASSIGNMENTS AT A GLANCE:
TEST TUESDAY - CH 3. - BIOLOGICAL BASES OF BEHAVIOR
EXTRA CREDIT DUE ON FRIDAY
Next Tuesday - Quiz CH 4 - Sensation & Perception
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Monday, Oct. 15, 2018
Quote: "He Who Knows Others Is Wise. He Who Knows Himself Is Enlightened." - Tao Te Ching

Agenda:
1. DO NOW: Confusing Pairs Biological Bases of Behavior

2. Notes, Video, Discussion: 
Duez Notes: Heredity & Evolutionary Psych


ASSIGNMENTS:
TEST TUESDAY - CH 3. - BIOLOGICAL BASES OF BEHAVIOR
EXTRA CREDIT DUE ON FRIDAY
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Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018
Quote: "I haven’t failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” - Thomas Edison

Agenda:
1. TEST - CH 3. Biological Bases of Behavior
50 M/CH questions

ASSIGNMENTS:
TEST TUESDAY - CH 3. - BIOLOGICAL BASES OF BEHAVIOR
EXTRA CREDIT DUE ON FRIDAY
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Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018
and Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018
Quote: ”It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.” - Aristotle

Agenda:
1. DO NOW: How much are you swayed by advertisements, commercials, or internet ads? 


ASSIGNMENTS:
EXTRA CREDIT DUE ON FRIDAY
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Friday, Nov. 19, 2018
Quote: “If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door.” - Milton Berle

Agenda:
Friday-We will be on Pep Rally Schedule
1. DO NOW: Prepare Extra Credit to turn in... 
Draw and label the parts of the eye

2. Notes, Discussion, Video: Crash Course #5 - Sensation & Perception 

ASSIGNMENTS:
Tuesday - Quiz CH 4 - Sensation & Perception