Psychology
Welcome to Mr. Waple's Psychology class.

Week of 1/18
Monday
NO SCHOOL

Tuesday
1st day prayer
Getting to know you
Go over syllabus and course expectations
Go over previous class evals and letters
Term paper
Key activity
Previous class evals and letters
HW: type a half-page to full page (double-spaced, regular margins, 12 font, Times New Roman) answering the questions "What do you know about psychology and why are you taking this class?" due TOMORROW

Wednesday
Intro video to learning

Thursday
Learning notes (classical conditioning)
HW: Classical conditioning worksheet DUE TOMORROW

Friday (assembly sched. - 35 min.)
Learning notes (operant conditioning)

Week of 1/25
Monday
Finish operant conditioning notes
Learning notes (schedules of reinforcement)
HW: Operant conditioning worksheet DUE TOMORROW
BRING BOOK TOMORROW

Tuesday
Operantly condition someone in class
Finish schedules of reinforcement
Watch part of "It's Me or The Dog" episode to demonstrate conditioning

Wednesday
Learning notes (things that affect operant & classical conditioning)
Bandura Bobo doll video
Hand out review sheet
HW: p.219 #1-22 DUE TOMORROW

Thursday
Learning notes (social learning & punishment)
Work on review sheet in class

Friday
Test on learning

Week of 2/1
Monday
Notes on 7 approaches of psychology

Tuesday
Finish approach notes
HW: p.6-8 in textbook - take notes on Wundt, James, Watson, Freud due TOMORROW

Wednesday (mass sched. - 30 min.)
Notes on criticisms of approaches
Practice approaches in class

Thursday
Group practice of approaches
Explain experiment assignment

Friday
Go over founders of psych
Go over test

Week of 2/8
Monday
Notes on research & applied psych.
Hand out review sheet

Tuesday
Finish notes on applied psych.
Work on review sheet

Wednesday
Review jeopardy

Thursday
Test on ch. 1

Friday
NO SCHOOL - INSTITUTE DAY

Week of 2/15
Monday
NO SCHOOL

Tuesday
Video on research methods
Time to talk to people about experiment ideas?

Wednesday (mass sched. - 30 min.)
Ch. 2 notes (things for any experiment, ethics in research)
Time to talk to people about experiment ideas?

Thursday
Go over test
Discussion on ethics in animal experimentation
Time to talk to people about experiment ideas?

Friday
Notes on research methods (ethics in research)
Time to talk to people about experiment ideas?

Week of 2/22
Monday
Harlow's monkey experiment videos
Bias demonstration
Notes on research methods (lab experiment)
Time to talk to people about experiment ideas?

Tuesday
Notes on research methods (field experiment, other research methods)
Time to talk to people about experiment ideas?

Wednesday
Notes on research methods (finish other research methods, correlational studies)
Time to talk to people about experiment ideas?

Thursday (activ. sched. - 40 min.)
Notes on research methods (correlational studies, statistical reasoning)
Time to talk to people about experiment ideas?
HW: Measures of central tendency, correlation worksheet

Friday
Begin Milgram video
Time to talk to people about experiment ideas?

Week of 3/1
Monday
Finish Milgram video
Research notes (Milgram)
HW: Milgram reflection

Tuesday
Project presentations

Wednesday
Project presentations

Thursday (activ. sched. - 40 min.)
Project presentations

Friday
Project presentations

Week of 3/8
Monday
Project presentations

Tuesday (assembly sched. - 35 min.)
Project presentations
Begin ch. 3 brain notes (nervous systems & neurons)

Wednesday
Finish neuron notes
HW: p.81 #1-3

Thursday
Intro video on the brain
Brain scan method notes

Friday - End Q3
60 Minutes video "Brain Power"
Notes on brain (hind, mid, fore)

Week of 3/15
Monday
Go over experiments
Brain notes (higher thinking processes)

Tuesday
Finish higher thinking notes
Split brain video
Split brain demonstration
L/R hemisphere analysis
Hand out ch. 3 test review sheet

Wednesday (early dismissal - 35 min.)
Videos on pituitary overactivity
HW: ch. 3 vocab review sheet

Thursday
Time to work in class on ch. 3 vocab review sheet and test review sheet due TOMORROW

Friday
Test on ch. 3

Week of 3/22
Monday
SPRING BREAK

Tuesday
SPRING BREAK

Wednesday
SPRING BREAK

Thursday
SPRING BREAK

Friday
SPRING BREAK

Week of 3/29
Monday
SPRING BREAK

Tuesday
SPRING BREAK

Wednesday
SPRING BREAK

Thursday
SPRING BREAK

Friday
SPRING BREAK

Week of 4/5
Monday
Begin motivation & emotion (Maslow's hierarchy, hunger)

Tuesday
Motivation & emotion notes (Belongingness/attraction)
Attaction demonstration

Wednesday
Motivation & emotion notes (attraction - finish evol. theory)

Thursday
Motivation & emotion notes (what makes your face attractive?)

Friday (mass sched. - 30 min.)
Finish attraction notes

Week of 4/12
Monday
Motivation & emotion notes (achievement)
Ordinal position demonstration

Tuesday
Motivation notes (human behavior at work)

Wednesday (activ. sched. - 40 min.)
Motivation & emotion notes (three emotion theories)
HW: Three emotion theories example worksheet

Thursday
Motivation & Emotion (other emotion research)
Hand out review sheet, due MONDAY

Friday
Motivation & Emotion (finish emotion research)
Time to work on review sheet

Week of 4/19
Monday
Review jeopardy

Tuesday (activity sched. - 40 min.)
Motivation & Emotion test

Wednesday
States of consciousness video

Thursday
Begin notes on consciousness (Stages of sleep, body relationships)

Friday (assembly sched. - 35 min.)
Continue sleep notes (REM sleep, disorders)

Week of 4/26
Monday
Watch "Secrets of the Psychics" video

Tuesday
Consciousness notes (finish sleep disorders, dreams, Freud's view of consciousness)
HW: Ch. 6 vocab review sheet
Hand out review sheet

Wednesday (early dism. - 35 min.)
Consciousness notes (Hypnosis)

Thursday
Consciousness notes (meditation, drug use)
Meditate in class

Friday
Test on consciousness

Week of 5/3
Monday
Abnormal notes (Basics, diagnosis, anxiety disorders)
HW: OCD guided reading

Tuesday
Abnormal notes (mood disorders, schizophrenic disorders)
HW: Depression guided reading

Wednesday
Abnormal notes (personality disorders & other interesting disorders)
HW: Body Dysmorphic disorder guided reading
Hand out abnormal psychology review sheet

Thursday
Back from Madness DVD

Friday
Finish Back from Madness DVD
Go over old review sheets for final
Hand out ch. 2 review sheet

Week of 5/10
Monday
Work on ch. 2 & abnormal psychology review sheets

Tuesday (Senior finals)
Periods 6, 7, 8
Watch abnormal psychology intro video

Wednesday (Senior finals)
Periods 3, 4, 5
Take final

Thursday (Senior finals)
Periods 1, 2
Therapy notes

Friday
Therapy notes

Week of 5/17
Monday
Work on benzodiazepine reading in class
HW: finish reading DUE TOMORROW

Tuesday
Watch "Asylum" documentary

Wednesday (activ. sched. - 40 min.)
Finish "Asylum documentary

Thursday
Watch memory intro video

Friday
Basic memory questions
Memory notes (Basics)
15 random words activity
HW: Write a full page, single-spaced, or type a half page (12 lines), double-spaced, answering one of the following:
1) What do you remember about 9/11 and why do you remember it so well?
2) What does an adult remember about a major historical event and why do they remember it so well?  Try asking about the Kennedy assassination, the 1969 moon landing, or the 1986 Challenger space shuttle explosion.
DUE TOMORROW

Week of 5/24
Monday
Memory notes (encoding)

Tuesday
Memory notes (storage)

Wednesday
Work on homework in class
HW: Memory reading

Thursday
Memory notes (retrieval, forgetting)
Hand out review sheet

Friday
Memory notes (memory reconstruction)
Video examining effectiveness of eyewitnesses

Week of 5/31
Monday
NO SCHOOL

Tuesday
Memory jeopardy

Wednesday
Finals (8, 4, 6)

Thursday
Finals (7, 3, 5)

Friday
Finals (1, 2)
Useful links
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