• 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.

    Wednesday 3/11

    • Go over Rorschach test results, discuss
    • Humanistic theories - worksheets and discussion

    Homework: quiz Friday, continue working through personality unit packet

    Tuesday 3/10

    • Defense mechanisms
    • Psychoanalytic and psychodynamic personality assessments

    Homework: quiz Friday, work through personality unit packet, defense mechanisms practice

    Monday - no class, Day 4

    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

    • Thinking and probem solving - notes, demonstrations

    Monday 1/13

    • Types of thinking - notes
    • Creativity tests

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

    Friday 1/10 - no class, Day 4

    Thursday 1/9

    • Quiz
    • 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

    • Classical conditioning review
    • Advertising examples

    Tuesday 12/10

    • Classical conditioning
      • notes
      • examples

    Homework: quiz and test corrections

    Monday 12/9 - no class, Day 4

    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

    • sleep survey
    • sleep practice!

    Tuesday 11/26 - no class, day 4

    Monday 11/25

    • Sensation and Perception unit test

    Monday 11/18 - Friday 11/22

    • Sensation and perception unit

    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