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Fatal Familial Insomnia

March 13, 2019

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I believe that I’ve mentioned this disorder during class. Fatal Familial Insomnia, or FFI, is a prion disorder of the brain much like mad cow disease. The prions eat away at brain tissue and form small holes in the areas controlling sleep — specifically REM sleep (for more on which area controls what, please reference the […]

HTGSC Resources

January 30, 2019

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Just in case you need the resources at home for the personality analysis, here they are. I’m anxiously awaiting your diagnoses of The Grinch! APPSY-How_the_Grinch_Stole_Christmas Abraham Maslow Alfred Adler Carl Jung Carl Rogers Erich Fromm Erik Erikson Karen Horney Sigmund Freud

TBI Isn’t Just Phineas: Meet Civil War Veteran Jacob Miller

January 23, 2019

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So much attention has been given to Phineas Gage (and rightfully so) that it’s easy to lose sight of others who have been impacted by traumatic brain injury. This is Jacob Miller. Miller was wounded by a bullet on September 19th, 1863 at the Battle of Chicamagua. By a tremendous stroke of luck, whoever shot […]

A Careful Examination Of Gage And Plasticity

January 23, 2019

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Here’s the article that I was talking about in regards to if Gage’s personality ever adjusted itself to his injuries. From the site: The documentary evidence Kotowicz begs to differ: However, after examining closely the accounts of Phineas Gage as given by the doctors who knew him, Harlow and Bigelow, one must conclude that the […]

Protected: Unit 2 Lecture Guides & Class Notes

January 14, 2019

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OpenStax Additional Resources for AP Psychology

January 8, 2019

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This is NOT our current textbook, but it is college level. The OpenStax book is a free resource supplied by Rice University, and it is good. Make sure that, if you need to read it, that you are reading the correct chapter – make sure that they correlate by TOPIC, not by chapter number. Please […]

Protected: Readings/Notes for AP Psych Unit 1

January 7, 2019

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