Unit 6: Learning & Cognition

  • Unit 6: Learning & Cognition

    Unit Essential Questions:


    Learning:

    How do we learn and how does learning affect our behaviors?

     

    Cognition:

    How do memory, thinking, and intelligence affect the details of everyday life?

    How do we remember, but also forget?

    How do we solve problems, and are we intelligent?

     

     

    Corresponding Modules/Chapters in Text:  (Thinking About Psychology Text)

    Learning: Modules 14, 15, 16

    Cognition: Modules 22, 23, 24, 25

     

    Grades for the 3rd & 4th Quarter

     

    Assessments:

    1. Test on the Learning part of the unit (~40 points, 4th Quarter)
    2. Cognition Stations Activity (15 points, 4th Quarter)
    3. How do we remember? Activity (5 points; 4th Quarter)
    4. Test on the Cognition part of the unit (~20 points, 4th Quarter)
    5. Teaching Activity: How Do We Teach to Learn? (26 points, 4th Quarter)

    Practice: 

    1. (Optional Grade) Classical Conditioning Practice (10 points, 3rd Quarter)
    2. HW # 1: Are you Intelligent? Response (10 points)