Topics & Content

  • Consciousness Topic:

     

    Focus Questions:

    ?Are we always consciously aware of our behaviors?

    ?How important is sleep to our behaviors?

    ?Why do we dream?  Do our dreams have meaning?

    ?Can our behaviors be manipulated?  If so, how?

    ?How do drugs affect our consciousness and behavior?

     

    Personality and Disorders (Abnormal Psychology) Topic: 

    Focus Question: How do people's behavior and mental processes vary from those of other individuals?

    • Personality (Module 28: pg. 495-506 Focus on The Psychodynamic Perspective on Personality, AND Module 29-pg. 514-521 Focus on the Trait Perspective on Personality)
    1. Rorschach Test (Projective Tests)
    2. PersonalityTestFAQs About Personality Testing
    3. Intro to Personality: What is personality?  How is it shaped?  How is it explained?
    4. Focus on thePsychodynamicand Trait Perspectives 

    (Module 28: pg. 495-506 Focus on The Psychodynamic Perspective on Personality, AND   Module 29-pg. 514-521 Focus on the Trait Perspective on Personality)

    • Eating Disorders (Module 26, pg. 471-476)
    1. Introduction and Check-In
    2. Crash Course Eating and Body Dysmorphic Disorder
    3. ABC Nightline Segment onEDNOS
    4. National Eating Disorders Association Website Introduction
    5. Eating DisordersInformation
    6. Warning Signs and Symptoms
    7. How to Help a Loved One
    8. Eating DisordersScreening Tool
    • Anxiety, Stress, PTSD, & Suicide (Module 31-pg. 549-567, Module 35-pg. 569)
    1. 4 Corners Statement: Millennials experience more stress than any other generation.
    2. APA Statistic & discussion
    3. Module 31: Anxiety and Mood Disorders
    4. Crash Course: OCD & Anxiety Disorders
    5. Risk Assessment  

    (Taylor Manifest Anxiety Scale & Social Anxiety Thoughts Questionnaire)

    1. Anxiety, PTSD discussion

     

    (If time)

    1. TIME Magazine Video on Depression

     

     

    Psychology in Film Topic

    • A Beautiful Mind