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Challenging Stack’s Study Of Facial Expressions and Emotional Impact

September 20, 2017

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This is what I mentioned today during class today regarding replication of psychological studies and the questioning of the validity of past work. Classic studies from across the field have come under fire for issues with replication; the one we discussed today regarding facial muscles and influencing emotion is one of them. From Slate.com: In […]

Motivation and Emotion Advertising Campaign Resources.

September 18, 2017

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Presentations Due FRIDAY. EDIT: I forgot to include this on the instruction sheet – any citations that you need for this paper should be done in APA 6th Edition style. Head to www.citationmachine.net for help. This episode of Frontline on psychology and marketing might give you guys some ideas. It’s not mandated that you watch […]

A Note regarding the last AP Psych test

September 15, 2017

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It’s been tossed. Some quality individual put the test (and others) on Course Hero. Those were my easy tests. Prepare yourself for the not-easy ones. Your project that you will get on Monday will be entered into the gradebook as this unit’s exam. It will be graded TOUGH. For those of you who didn’t cheat, […]

Dying to be Thin Video & Questions

September 14, 2017

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If you were out today, we viewed the episode of Nova “Dying to be Thin,” which covers multiple eating disorders, especially anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa. Please view the episode and complete the accompanying video questions.

AP Psych Word Wall Unit Six

September 13, 2017

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Here is a Google Doc listing your vocabulary terms for the next unit (Motivation and Emotion). Please only ONE STUDENT PER TERM, first come, first serve. Your job, should you choose to accept it, is to choose ONE VOCAB TERM from chapter 12 or 13. After you select it, you must write the word with […]

What’s up with the dress?

September 13, 2017

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The internet is amazing at spreading useless stuff, but this actually ties in with this unit in AP Psychology. What’s up with the dress that people see as white and gold or black and blue? It even has color perception scientists stumped: That said, neuroscientist Bevil Conway of Wellesley College, speaking to Wired, did seem able to […]

The Hazards of Growing Up Painlessly

September 6, 2017

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Today in class we saw the story of Gabby, a little girl who could feel no pain, and we also saw an update a few years on when she was getting ready to enter middle school. This excellent article from the NYT (it’s about 4 years old, so she’s your age now) looks at Ashlyn […]