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AP Psych Test Re-Take/Make-Up

May 9, 2017


REMEMBER: You can re-take one test. The re-take is MULTIPLE CHOICE ONLY. No essay portion will count. Test re-take day is Tuesday, May 16th. Your Zim/Vocab journals are due on Monday, May 15th. All of these will be graded and into Synergy before final exams. You WILL know you pre-final grade.  Please fill out this […]

Mean Girls Essay

May 2, 2017


I’ve mentioned quite a few times in class that Mean Girls perfectly illustrates multiple principles that we’ve covered this semester. Your job is to identify 10 terms from the textbook and give me ten examples of them from the movie. Each example is worth ahalf point for a 5 point extra credit assignment in the test category. This […]

AP Psychology Alternative Final

April 28, 2017


You should have an 80% in the course to take an alternate the final exam, and you must’ve taken the AP Psychology exam. The highest grade that you can get on the alternative final is the grade that you have in the class going into it. Your grade on the final can still be lower than what […]

A Lesson in Racism

April 27, 2017


Jane Elliot conducted the most famous experiment on racism and social conformity in history - on third graders. After the death of Martin Luther Jr. she wanted to show her students - who didn't understand the concept - exactly why people are intolerant of each other.

Jim Jones, Jonestown, and Alternative Viewpoints

April 25, 2017


When discussing the People’s Temple and the Jonestown tragedy, it’s very easy to focus too much on Jim Jones. We shouldn’t. The focus should be on those who lost their lives and the families that they left behind, and their very real, human motivations for joining the Temple. Obviously, to fully understand the situation, it’s […]

Do What You’re Told!

April 24, 2017


For those who were not in class today and missed Milgram’s experiment, attached is the video we watched in class, the worksheet, and the 40 Studies assignment. And if you think that the experiment was just a product of its time, watch this.

Zimbardo on Evil

April 21, 2017


If you were not in class today, please make sure that you see me regarding Quiet Rage, the film that we viewed. For your last Zimbardo reflection on the Stanford Prison Experiment, I would like a list of nine questions that you had while viewing as well as a brief list of possible confounding variables. […]