PSYCHOLOGY

Picture     Psychology Activities & Assignments

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Friday, August 2, 2014

*Make up Neuron Test by 9/5/14.

*Turn in Chapter 2 Review for a grade.

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HOMEWORK:

*Rehearse for your research/data collection.

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Thursday, August 28, 2014

*Make up Descriptive Stats Test by 9/4/14.

*Make up quiz on the parts of the neuron by 9/4/14.

KNOW:

  • cell body

  • nucleus

  • dendrites

  • axon

  • myelin sheath

  • axon terminals

  • synapse

HOMEWORK:

*Test over Parts of the Neuron tomorrow.

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Wednesday, August 27, 2014

*See me for use of a textbook so that you may complete the following assignment:

  • Read section 2.4 (begins on page 51)

  • Complete the Chapter 2 Review (p. 60-61)

    • On question #5, simply answer the question (no research)

    • On question #17, give your opinion (50 words minimum response)

    • On question #20, define the terms only

HOMEWORK:

*Test over research statistics tomorrow.

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Tuesday, August 26, 2014

*We collected paper ball data today and performed descriptive statistics using our raw data. The make-up assignment for this activity is in the make-up book.

HOMEWORK:

*Test over research statistics on Thursday.

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Monday, August 25, 2014

*I returned research proposals today.

*We discussed additional research concerns today. Get notes from a reliable classmate.

*We also began “Paper Ball Data” today in class. See a classmate for explanation.

HOMEWORK:

*No additional assignment.

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Friday, August 22, 2014

*Turn in research proposal today.

*Make up test over the seven research methods and the two concerns/limitations of each. The last day to make up this test is 8/29/14.

HOMEWORK:

*No additional assignment.

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Thursday, August 21, 2014

*We finished our discussion on the methods of research and the concerns/limitations of each method.  It is VERY IMPORTANT that you get good notes from a classmate.

*For each of the seven research methods, write a brief skit that shows one of the limitation/concerns.

HOMEWORK:

*Completed proposal form due tomorrow(just the PROPOSAL not the research itself)

*TEST over the seven methods and limitation/concerns of each tomorrow.

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Wednesday, August 20, 2014

*We continued our discussion the methods of research and the concerns/limitations of each method.  It is VERY IMPORTANT that you get good notes from a classmate.

*See me for returned papers and an itemized progress report for this class.

*Make up Secret Surprise Quiz by 8/27/14.

HOMEWORK:

*Completed proposal form due Friday (just the PROPOSAL not the research itself)

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Tuesday, August 19, 2014

*We continued our discussion the methods of research and the concerns/limitations of each method.  It is VERY IMPORTANT that you get good notes from a classmate.

*I gave out the research proposal forms in class today. If you are working with a group, they already have the form.  If you are working alone, get a form from the make-up book.

 

HOMEWORK:

*Completed proposal form due Friday (just the PROPOSAL not the research itself)

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Monday, August 18, 2014

*We began discussion the methods of research and the concerns/limitations of each method.  It is VERY IMPORTANT that you get good notes from a classmate.

*Exit slip assignment(due on the day after you return to school): Answer the following questions?

·        What is a research population?

·        What is a sample?

·        What is the difference between a random sample and a stratified sample?

·        When would each of those two samples be used appropriately?

 

HOMEWORK:

*Plan for research project

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Friday, August 15, 2014

*Make up Chapter 1 test by 8/22/14. (You will NOT be able to use your notes on the make-up test.)

*When you make-up the above test, turn in your notes for an assignment grade.

*We began discussing PY research in class today. Get notes from a reliable classmate.

HOMEWORK:

*Plan for research project

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Thursday, August 14, 2014

*We reviewed for tomorrow’s Chapter 1 test in class today. Get notes on review from a reliable classmate.

*We also brainstormed possible topics for research project.

HOMEWORK:

*Plan for research project

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Wednesday, August 13, 2014

*Turn in your data/graph on “politicians’ ties”

*Get the Section 1.3 reading from the make-up book.

*Complete the Chapter Assessment at the end (omit the following questions: 13,15,17,18,19, and 22.

HOMEWORK:

*Research topic (no more than 3 persons in a group) due Friday.

*Chapter 1 Test Friday.

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Tuesday, August 12, 2014

 *Define each of the following approaches AND tell the psychologist considered to be the founder or creator of each (may be more than one main psychologist)

Historical Approaches

·        Structuralism

·        Functionalism

·        Inheritable traits

·        Gestalt

Contemporary Approaches

·        Psychoanalysis

·        Behaviorism

·        Humanism

·        Cognitivism

·        Psychobiology

·        Sociocultural

*Make up quiz 1.2 by 8/19/14.

HOMEWORK:

*Research pictures of politicians’ ties and note the color. Find 25 images of national politicians and record tie color. Make a graph of your findings. This assignment is due tomorrow.

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Monday, August 11, 2014

 *We discussed the goals of PY, basic vs applied science, the scientific method, and the difference between basic and applied science. In addition, we worked with a mini case study of Steve. Get notes on all of the above from a reliable classmate.

*Make up Quiz over section 1.1 by 8/18/14.

 

HOMEWORK:

*Research pictures of politicians’ ties and note the color. Find 25 images of national politicians and record tie color. Make a graph of your findings. This assignment is due on Wednesday.

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FridayAugust 8, 2014

 *We worked in class to analyze and discuss our chart/graph results. Label this assignment Color Data and complete the following:

     -Looking at your visual representation of our class data, make three MEANINGFUL observations about the results.

     -Assume that we take the color experiment that we did in class and conduct the experiment on a larger scale. We go to different countries in different parts of the world and use the same colors and the same emotions in our research.  Construct THREE hypotheses for this experiment.

     -Write a summary statement that includes our research in class, you responses on the above two parts of this assignment, and the discussion we had in class about other research on color. (Please see a reliable classmate for for notes on this discussion.)

HOMEWORK:

*N/A

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ThursdayAugust 7, 2014

 *Make up TEST over History of PY by 8/14/14.

*We worked in class today to finish visual representations of color data.

HOMEWORK:

*We will go to the computer lab at the beginning of class tomorrow.

*We will work in groups of four tomorrow to complete our color task.

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Wednesday, August 6, 2014

 *We discussed the origin and history of the field of psychology in class today.  Get notes from a reliable classmate.

 

HOMEWORK:

*Test over Origin of PY tomorrow.

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Tuesday, August 5, 2014

 

 *We reviewed classroom rules and procedures:

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HOMEWORK:

*Test over Origin of PY  Thursday.

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