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Further Reading on Genie

April 20, 2018

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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 […]

Chomsky Vs. Skinner Test Essay

April 19, 2018

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All right, guys – here’s the essay portion of your test. This assignment is due on April 26th at 8:20 AM, and will be worth 50 points in the test category. Please choose the viewpoint that you agree with more – B.F. Skinner’s theory of language acquisition or Noam Chomsky’s theory that we are all inborn […]

Unit 10 Word Wall

April 18, 2018

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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

April 13, 2018

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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 […]

Eleanor Longden TED Talk on Schizophrenia

April 12, 2018

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Here’s a TED Talk regarding schizophrenia that we didn’t have a chance to view in class the other day. It’s not often that you hear someone suffering with the disorder be able to speak so publicly about it. Also, here’s a study from Slate.com regarding the voices heard by some schizophrenics and the relation to […]

Antisocial Personality Disorder in Children

April 11, 2018

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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 […]

AP Review Calendar

April 9, 2018

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Here’s all of the AP review sessions for the subjects that have been submitted by your teachers. AP Psychology are Tuesday afternoons between now and the exam from 3:30-4:30. AP European History review sessions are Thursday afternoons between now and the exam from 3:30-4:30. Check with Mr. Needle regarding AP World History review sessions.