• Monday 11/18

    • Visual system - notes

    Friday 11/17 - no class, Day 4

    Thursday 11/14

    • Finish Sensation and perception basics powerpoint

    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 

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

    Wednesday 11/6

    • brain plasticity
      • notes
      • stations

    Tuesday 11/5 - no school

    Monday 11/4 - no class, Day 4

    Friday 11/1

    • Quiz
    • Work on brain project

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

    Thursday 10/31

    • Hemispheres, split brain
    • Work on project

    Wednesday 10/30

    • Lobes of the brain
    • Work on project

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

    Tuesday 10/29

    Homework: project due Monday 11/4, quiz Friday

    Monday 10/28

    • Types of brain scans and tools for studying the brain
    • Old brain structures (Begin coloring book)

    Friday 10/25

    • Quiz
    • Nervous and endocrine systems notes
    • finish neurotransmitter projects

    Thursday 10/24 - no class, Day 4

    Wednesday 10/23

    • Quiz 7
    • work on neurotransmitter project

    Tuesday 10/22 - no class due to half day

    Monday 10/21

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

    Friday 10/18

    • Social Psych unit test

    Thursday 10/17

    • Social Psych review

    Wednesday 10/16

    • PSAT test, work time for anyone present

    tuesday 10/15 - Day 4

    Friday 10/11

    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

    • Contract negotiation activity

    Friday 10/4

    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

    • Finish conformity - Asch study
    • Attributions - notes, demonstration
    • Quiz

    Homework: please watch the Milgram study documentary and fill out the worksheet (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rdrKCilEhC0&t=1058s). Finish the attributions practice worksheet.

    Thursday 9/26 - Ms Wendt out sick

    Wednesday 9/25

    • Begin Social Psychology
    • Social norms
    • Conformity

    Homework: ask your family about chores, quiz Friday p. 754-770

    Tuesday 9/24 - no class, Day 4

    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

    • Practice with standard deviation
    • Statistics lab with cookies

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

    Wednesday 9/19

    • Grading criteria for an FRQ
    • Statistics: the normal curve, inferential statistics

    Tuesday 9/17

    • Statistics: central tendency, distributions
    • Practice packet

    Homework: finish packet, quiz on Friday p. 55-70

    Monday 9/16

    • The Placebo effect (notes, videos)
    • How to write an FRQ

    Homework: finish writing practice FRQ, quiz Friday

    Friday 9/13 - no class, Day 4

    Thursday 9/12

    • Quiz
    • Experiments - vocab, practice, demo

    Homework: finish exp vocab wkst

    Wednesday 9/11

    • Correlations and scatterplots
      • notes
      • practice
    • Illusory correlations

    Homework: finish practice packet, quiz tomorrow

    Tuesday 9/10

    • Research methods - notes in chart and practice
    • Survey data and scatterplots (Beginning steps in notes)

    Homework: quiz Thursday

    Monday 9/9

    • Vocab terms: reliable vs valid
    • Sample vs population
    • Achieveing a good sample - notes and demo

    Homework: quiz corrections due Weds, quiz Friday

    Friday 9/6

    • Quiz
    • Operational definitions - notes and activity
    • Confounding variables - notes and practice

    Homework: practice worksheets

    Thursday 9/5

    • Need for scientific research: hindsight bias, perception of order in random events

    Homework: quiz tomorrow

    Wednesday 9/4 - no class, Day 4

    Tuesday 9/3

    • Practice quiz
    • Perspective dice activity
    • Fire drill!

    Homework: signed contract due Friday, quiz Friday onp. 30-45

    Friday 8/30

    • Psychological perspectives: brief lecture, perspective dice activity

    Homework: signed contract due Friday, practice quiz Tuesday

    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