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Chomsky Vs. Skinner Test Essay

November 15, 2017

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All right, guys – here’s the essay portion of your test. This assignment is due on December 1st at 8:20 AM, and will be worth 35 points out of 100 on your test. 1st block, please use the class ID 15788969; 2nd block, use 15788975. The password for each is wheeler. You may begin submitting them […]

Further Reading on Genie

November 15, 2017

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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 […]

Breakfast Club Extra Credit

November 14, 2017

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I’d love to show this during class, but  it’s rated R.  The amount added into your test category will be 10 points.  This’ll be accepted any time up until November 27th. Paragraph 1: Briefly describe the personality of the character you selected and diagnose with a disorder you think they might have. Explain the disorder and […]

Unit 10 Word Wall

November 10, 2017

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All righty guys, you know the drill. One person per word, two points on the unit 10 test. This unit is on Cognition, Language, and Intelligence Sign up here!

Further Readings On Lobotomy

November 6, 2017

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Today in class, we viewed the PBS American Experience special on Dr. Walter Freeman. The PBS website has a ton of resources on it, including a 1946 article from Life Magazine that is absolutely heartbreaking and shocking to read. For some stories of those who were lobotomized at Pilgrim State mental hospital in New York, check […]

AP Psychology Fractured Fairy Tale Rubric

October 31, 2017

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Here you guys go. Remember – you need three characters with psychological disorders and one who is a psychological professional operating from one of the schools of therapy found in Chapter 17. You also need a two page paper for your group, with at least three sources (one of which should be your textbook) and APA […]

Antisocial Personality Disorder in Children

October 30, 2017

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Here is the article from the New York Times that I had mentioned in class. It’s long, but it’s the kind of thing that once you start reading you won’t be able to stop. It raises an interesting question: is there too young of an age for this kind of personality disorder to develop? Over […]