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Illustrated Erik Erikson Project

October 14, 2019


Here’re the instructions for the Illustrated Erikson Project. If you need examples, there are a few around the classroom (if you need more, see me). This is due on Monday, 10/21. Hopefully you will get some quality inspiration from viewing Everybody Rides the Carousel in class on Monday and Tuesday. This will be worth 40 points towards the […]

Extra Credit Opportunity: Piaget vs. Vygotsky

October 11, 2019


Another cognitive psychologist who was interested with how children learn was Lev Vygotsky, who focused on socio-cultural cognitive development. Please watch this video – it’s brief: Next, please read this comparison between Piaget and Vygotsky’s theories. Most of it focuses on Piaget, so if you need more information on Vygotsky, please see here. Finally, read […]

Protected: AP Psych Unit Six Word Wall and Notes: Developmental Psych

October 9, 2019

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Chomsky Vs. Skinner Test Essay

September 30, 2019


This assignment is due on October 4th at 11:59, and will be worth 40 points in the test category. Submit it via TurnItIn.com (the PW for both is wheeler): 1st Block AP Psych: 21636236 4th Block AP Psych: 21636238 Please choose the viewpoint that you agree with more – B.F. Skinner’s theory of language acquisition […]

Further Reading on Genie

September 30, 2019


If you’re interested in a more recent (2008) look at Genie, ABC news has an excellent – if long – article looking at her progression and regression in language skills and acquisition. The Guardian also has a recent article (2016) where they attempted to track her down to learn of her current condition. They were […]

How to Implant False Memories

September 19, 2019


This isn’t really a how-to guide, but this is Dr. Elizabeth Loftus explaining how people can be manipulated so easily.   Slate.com has a great longform read on Loftus and false memories that I suggest that you read if you’re interested in this topic.