• School Closing March 16 - April 6. During this time, please use the resources in the Google Drive folder to keep up with AP Psych class. This link and more information are found on the main page of Ms. Wendt's AP Psych website.

    Wednesady 3/11 - no class, day 6

    Tuesday 3/10

    • Defense mechanisms
    • Psychoanalytic personality analysis (Freud)

    Homework: work through packet - do Freud reflection and humanistic theory pages, quiz Friday

    Monday 3/9 - no class due to early release

    Friday 3/6

    • Quiz
    • Freud: notes

    Homework: FRQ on Genie due Monday, defense mechanism practice wrkst due Monday

    Thursday 35

    • Developmental Psych Unit Test

    Wednesday 3/4

    • Finish watching Genie documentary
      • discuss documentary and its implications for Development Unit
      • Genie FRQ - homework
    • Study for tomorrow's group test

    Homework; test Thursday, quiz Friday, FRQ due Monday

    Tuesday 3/3 - no school

    Monday 3/2 (D block only)

    • Begin watching Genie documentary: a case study on what can go wrong with development

    Homework: test Thursday, quiz Friday

    Friday 2/28

    • Quiz
    • D block: parenting needs and styles
    • F block: begin watching Genie documentary: a case study on what can go wrong with developmen

     

     

     

    Thursday 1/16

    Wednesday 1/15

    • A.I. project 

    Tuesday 1/14 - no class, Day 6

    Monday 1/13

    • Problem-solving methods - notes, activities

    Homework: quiz corrections, quiz on Friday, read Metacognition reading

    Friday 1/10

    • Quiz
    • Types of thinking - notes
    • Creativity tests

    Thursday 1/9

    • Memory failures - notes, demonstration

    Wednesday 1/8

    • Recall vs recognition
    • Failures of memory

    Tuesday 1/7

    • Encoding tricks - notes and demos

    Homework: quiz Friday, Loftus reading and questions

    Monday 1/6

    • Memory: notes and examples

    Monday 12/16

    • Learned helplessness and locus of control
    • Discussion: smartphones, social media, and operant conditioning

    Homework: group test and quiz on Thursday

    Friday 12/13

    • Quiz
    • Review schedules of reinforcement
    • Consequences and applications of operant conditioning

    Homework: reading for Monday

    Thursday 12/12

    • Operant conditioning 
      • notes
      • practice
    • Homework: complete worksheet, quiz and test corrections

    Wednesday 12/11 - no class, Day 6

    Tuesday 12/10

    • Classical conditioning
      • notes
      • examples

    Homework: quiz and test corrections

    • Operant conditioning 
      • notes
      • practice
    • Homework: complete worksheet, quiz and test corrections

     

    Monday 12/9

    • Classical conditioning
      • notes
      • demo
      • worksheet

    Thursday 12/5

    Homework: quiz tomorrow, consciousness packet due tomorrow

    Wednesday 12/4

    • Sleep cycles: notes

    Thursday 11/28 - Tuesday 12/3 - Thanksgiving break and snow days

    Wednesday 11/27 - no class due to pep rally

    Tuesday 11/26

    • Sleep survey
    • sleep practice!

    Monday 11/25

    • Sensation and Perception unit test

    Monday 11/18 - Friday 11/22

    • Sensation and perception unit

    Tuesday 11/19 - no class, Day 6

    Monday 11/18

    • Visual perception principles - ppt, examples
    • Visual art assignment due Friday

    Friday 11/15

    • Visual system notes, ppt
    • work time on packet

    Thursday 11/14

    • Finish Sensation principles ppt, examples

     

    Wednesday 11/13

    • Finish video from yesterday
    • Begin Sensation and Perception unit
    • powerpoint, videos, and notes

    Tuesday 11/12

    • Video and worksheet: The Brain - What is Reality?

    Monday 11/11 - no school

    Friday 11/8

    • escape room test on Biopsychology unit

    Thursday 11/7 - no class, Day 6

    Wednesday 11/6

    • discuss teenage brain readings
    • brief overview of twin studies
    • review for test

    Tuesday 11/5 - no school

    Monday 11/4

    • brain plasticity
      • notes
      • stations

    Friday 11/1

    • Quiz
    • Work on brain project

    Homework: brain project due Wednesday 11/6, biopsych test Friday 11/8

    Thursday 10/31

    • Brain lobes
    • Hemispheres and split brain

    homework: project, study for quiz and test

    Wednesday 10/30

    Homework: test correctinos due Friday, project due next Monday 11/4, quiz Friday 

    Tuesday 10/29

    • Old brain structures (Begin coloring book)

    Monday 10/28 - no class, Day 6

    Friday 10/25

    • Quiz
    • types of brain scans

    Thursday 10/24

    • Nervous and endocrine systems ntoes
    • Work on neurotransmitter project

    Wednesday 10/23 - no class due to half day

    Tuesday 10/22 

    • Quiz 7
    • Work on neurotransmitter project

    Monday 10/21

    • Begin biopsych unit
      • neurons
      • synapses
      • begin neurotransmitter project

    Friday 10/18

    • Social Psych unit test

    Thursday 10/17

    • no class day 6

    Wednesday 10/16

    • Social psych review

    Tuesday 10/15

    Friday 10/11 - no class due to pep rally

    Thursday 10/10

    • Bystanders
      • David Cash video
      • Discussion
      • Notes

    Wednesday 10/9

    • Altruism and aggression
      • notes, discussion

    Tuesday 10/8

    • Conflict and cooperation
      • notes, demonstration
      • worksheet on inner conflicts

    Homework: worksheet

    monday 10/7 - no class, Day 6

    Friday 10/4

    • Contract negotiation activity

    Thursday 10/3

    Homework: quiz tomorrow, FRQ due Monday

    Wednesday 10/2

    • Group behaviors
    • Review of Cognitive Dissonance
      • PSA assignment (extra credit)

    Homework: extra credit due Friday, quiz Friday

    Tuesday 10/1

    • Cognitive dissonance
      • demonstration
      • notes
      • video examples
    • Just World Phenomenon

    Homework: practice wkst, quiz Fri p. 771-788

    Monday 9/30

    • Go over Milgram study and obedience
    • Attitudes and Actions
      • foot-in-the-door, role-playing
      • notes, examples

    Homework: quiz Friday

    Friday 9/27

    Thursday 9/26 - no class, Day 6

    Wednesday 9/25

    • Finish conformity, Asch study
    • Thinking about others: fundamental attribution error - notes, examples

    Homework: ask your family about chores, practice wkst, quiz Friday

    Tuesday 9/24

    • Begin Social Psychology unit
    • Social norms, conformity - notes, videos, examples (See class notes section)

    Homework; quiz Friday p. 754-770

    Monday 9/23

    • Research Methods and Stats test

    Friday 9/20

    • Quiz
    • Go over cookie lab
    • Ethics

    Homework: FRQ due monday, test Monday

    Thursday 9/18

    • Inferential stats
    • Practice with standard deviation
    • Statistics lab with cookies

    Homework: finish worksheet side 2, finish lab, quiz tomorrow, FRQ and test on Monday

    Wednesday 9/19

    • Grading criteria for an FRQ
    • Statistics: depicting stats, the normal curve

    Homework: normal curve worksheet

    Tuesday 9/17 - no class, Day 6

    Monday 9/16

    • The placebo effect - notes, videos
    • Descriptive Statistics: central tendency, graphing, histograms

    Homework: quiz Friday p. 55-70

    Friday 9/13

    • Quiz
    • Go over experiment vocab worksheet
    • FRQ skills introduction and practice

    Homework: reading for quiz next week, p. 56-70

    Thursday 9/12

    • Illusory correlations - notes, examples
    • Experiments - vocab, demo for practice

    Homework: quiz tomorrow, finish worksheet

    Wednesday 9/11

    • Correlations and scatterplots
      • notes
      • practice

    Homework: finish practice packet, quiz Friday

    Tuesday 9/10

    • Research vocab: reliable vs valid, sample vs population, obtaining a random sample
      • notes, practice terms, M&M activity

    Homework: quiz corrections due tomorrow, quiz Friday

    Monday 9/9

    • Work time
      • research methods - definitions and pros and cons
      • operational definitions and confounding variables
      • quiz corrections

    Homework: quiz corrections Weds, worksheets tomorrow, quiz Friday

    Friday 9/6 - no class, Day 6

    Thursday 9/5

    • Quiz
    • operational definitions- notes, demo
    • confounding variables - notes, practice

    Wednesday 9/4

    • Need for scientific approach: hindsight bias, perception of order - notes and demos

    Homework; quiz tomorrow

    Tuesday 9/3

    • Practice quiz
    • Psychological perspectives: brief lecture, review summer hw, group activity

    Homework: finish group activity if necessary, signed contract due Friday, study for quiz Thursday p. 30-45

    Friday 8/30 - no class

    Thursday, 8/29

    • Introductions
    • Syllabus
    • How to succeed in AP Psychology - see Class Notes for a copy of the powerpoint

    Homework: quiz Tuesday on summer homework p. 1-29