Psychology

Psychology

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This course presents a general survey of the field of psychology, emphasizing natural and social science principles. Students will discover various influences on integrated behavior, including culture, environment, social setting, heredity, and physiology. This introduction to psychology will also include topics such as history of psych, biology, sleep, emotion, disorders, sensation, perception, memory, social psychology, basic processes in learning, problem solving and thinking. Students will learn psychological concepts, processes and theories as well as skills in using basic psychological terminology. More importantly, students will develop a better understanding of the self and others, and be able to apply their new knowledge to real life issues.
 
All test corrections are to be completed during a lunch, study hall, or before/after school.  Do not plan on being given class time to do this.  
 
**If you are absent on a test day, you do not get to make test corrections.  The test must be made up during a lunch or study hall, or before/after school.  If a pattern of absences on test days becomes established, you may start receiving all essay make up tests, to protect test integrity. ** 
 
No credit will be given for late work that is more than 1 DAY LATELate work will be assessed at 50% credit.
 
ABNORMAL PSYCH TEST CORRECTIONS - MUST BE DONE BY WEDNESDAY 12/20

Weekly Schedule

Week of 12/11 - 12/15
Monday 12/11: Notes: Personality and Dissociative Disorders
Tuesday 12/12: Serial Killers
Wednesday 12/13: Review: Abnormal Psychology
Thursday 12/14: TEST: Abormal Psychology
Friday 12/15: Midterm Review
 
Week of 12/4 - 12/8
Monday 12/4: Notes: Abnormal Behavior
Tuesday 12/5: Video: True Life: I Have OCD
Wednesday 12/6: Notes: Anxiety Disorders
Thursday 12/7: Notes: Mood Disorders, Schizophrenia
Friday 12/8: Notes: Schizophrenia
Article Analysis: Inside the Schizophrenic Mind, Moms Who Kill, Anatomy of Violence 

Assignments

ARTICLES (Phobias, Why We Worry, Fear and Anxiety)
DUE TUESDAY 12/5
 
ARTICLES (Inside the Schizophrenic Mind, Moms Who Kill, Anatomy of Violence) 
DUE TUESDAY 12/12 
 
ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY STUDY GUIDE
DUE WEDNESDAY 12/13 

ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY TEST 
THURSDAY 12/14

Class Files

Unit Files

Memory Links

Extrordinary People - The Human Camera
Autistic savant Stephen Wiltshire has been dubbed the Human Camera due to his abilities to accurately recreate panoramic views with amazing accuracy.
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