Agenda: Week of August 27 - August 31, 2018

Advanced Placement Psychology with Mr. Duez
Summer Read: 50 Great Myths of Popular Psychology, by Scott O. Lillienfeld
&
Unit 1: CH 1 - Evolution of Psychology, Weiten
Week at a Glance:
MON: Quiz: Summer Reading "50 Great Myths"; Review Quiz
TUE: Notes & Discussion: Cognitive Errors that perpetuate the Myths of Popular Psychology; 50 Great Myths with Associated Cognitive ErrorList of Cognitive Reasoning Errors - that Result in Myths How to write the FRQ
WED/THU: - FRQ Timed-Writing - 50 Great Myths of Popular PsychArticle: Seattle Seahawks Psychologist - due on Friday
FRI: - Socratic Seminar & Turn in Article: Seattle Seahawks Psychologist; Video: Crash Course #1 - Introduction to Psychology

Assignments: 
FINISH SURVEY
This Monday - Survey Due, Advanced Academics signed letter due, & Quiz over 50 Great Myths
MONDAY: Quiz over Summer Reading: 50 Great Myths of Popular Psychology 
FRQ Timed-Writing - 50 Great Myths of Popular Psych
Read Weiten Chapter 1: Evolution to Psychology
The 10 reasons that the 50 Myths are perpetuated, repeated, and continually believed despite the evidence.
Learning Targets:
Evolution of Psychology: Psych Approaches
Research: The Scientific Method, Design, Processing, and Ethical Issues.
1. Wilhelm Wundt is credited with being the founder of modern experimental psychology when he founded a lab at the University of Leipzig Germany in 1879.
2. Tichener, Watson, James, and Skinner are all important early psychologists.
3. Understanding the differences between the various approaches or perspectives - behavioral, biological, cognitive, humanistic, psychoanalytic, & sociocultural - is the key to understanding psychology.
4. The modern definition of psychology combines the scientific study of behavior and mental processes in humans and other animals.
5. Observation is the most important aspect of psychological research.
6. Operationalism means to define our variables in the manner in which we are going to measure them.
7. Correlation measures degree of relationship between variables and ranges from -1 to +1. Correlation does NOT imply causation.
8. Experimental, correlational, & descriptive methods all have strengths & weaknesses in describing human behavior.
9. Descriptive statistics describe the data gathered in research, while inferential statistics allow us to draw conclusions about how this data can be generalized to a larger population.
10. Following ethical principles is vitally important in any kind of psychological research.

Essential Questions:

1. What is psychology?
2. How does psychology impact my every day life?
3. How did psychology evolve as a science?
4. Compare and contrast the various types of approaches of psychology?
5. Explain the nature of psychology as an empirical science. How do psychologists determine results
6. Imagine the implications of a poor psychological experiment that fails to follow ethical principles. What are the ramifications?

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Monday, August 27, 2018
Quote: "I am a great believer in luck. I find that the harder I work, the more I have of it." - Thomas Jefferson


Agenda:
1. Quiz over Summer Reading: "50 Great Myths of Popular Psychology" by Lilienfeld, et al


2. Review Quiz

Assignments: 
FRQ Timed-Writing - 50 Great Myths of Popular Psych
Read Weiten Chapter 1: Evolution to Psychology
Mr. Duez's Alma Mater - Juniata College. "Truth Sets Free"
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Tuesday, August 28, 2018
Quote: "Luck is the IDOL of the IDLE." - Proverb

Agenda:
1. DO NOW: Which of the 50 Myths will you write about for the FRQ? What at the Cognitive Errors that led to the myth? Give examples of from the book. 

2. Notes & Discussion: Cognitive Errors that perpetuate the Myths of Popular Psychology; 50 Great Myths with Associated Cognitive ErrorList of Cognitive Reasoning Errors - that Result in Myths How to write the FRQ

Assignments: 
FRQ Timed-Writing - 50 Great Myths of Popular Psych
Read Weiten Chapter 1: Evolution to Psychology
Psychology has become a big part of sports at all levels.
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Wednesday & Thursday, August 29th & 30th, 2018
Quote: "Unless you pay the price for success, you will not know it's worth." - Apoorve Dubey

Agenda:

1. DO NOW: Prep for the 50 Myths FRQ Timed-Writing. Need paper & black pen. 

2. FRQ Timed-Writing - 50 Great Myths of Popular Psychology

Pick up the Article: Seattle Seahawks Psychologist, read & annotate. 
Due Friday after our Socratic seminar.

Assignments: 
Article: Seattle Seahawks Psychologist due on Friday
Read Weiten Chapter 1: Evolution to Psychology
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Friday, August 31st, 2018
Quote: “Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there." - Will Rogers

--PEP RALLY SCHEDULE-- Agenda: 
1. DO NOW: Prep article to discuss & then turn in to Mr. Duez Article: Seattle Seahawks Psychologist

2. Socratic Seminar: Discuss Article: Seattle Seahawks Psychologist in groups. Remember to refer to the text. Use your question from the article, your summary, and any notes you wrote to assist. 

3. Crash Course Psychology #1 - Introduction to Psychology w/Hank Green (if time, doubtful with the pep rally)
Students will take notes & we will discuss.
What does Psychology mean? Where does it come from? 
Hank gives you a 10 minute intro to one of the more tricky sciences & talks about some of the big names in the development of the field. 
Welcome to Crash Course Psychology!!!

Assignments: 
Read Weiten Chapter 1: Evolution to Psychology