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AP Psych Unit Nine Word Wall and Notes: Social Psychology

November 20, 2019

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You guys know the drill – make sure you sign up for our final unit’s word wall! It’s social psych – have fun. Sign up here! The following are your notes for Social Psych: myers12e_lectureslides_ch13

Antisocial Personality Disorder in Children

November 11, 2019

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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 […]

HTGSC Resources

October 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

Extra Credit Opportunity: Piaget vs. Vygotsky

October 11, 2019

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Another cognitive psychologist who was interested with how children learn was Lev Vygotsky, who focused on socio-cultural cognitive development. Please watch this video – it’s brief: Next, please read this comparison between Piaget and Vygotsky’s theories. Most of it focuses on Piaget, so if you need more information on Vygotsky, please see here. Finally, read […]

Further Reading on Genie

September 30, 2019

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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 […]

How to Implant False Memories

September 19, 2019

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This isn’t really a how-to guide, but this is Dr. Elizabeth Loftus explaining how people can be manipulated so easily.   Slate.com has a great longform read on Loftus and false memories that I suggest that you read if you’re interested in this topic.

The Fate Of Baby Albert Discovered!

September 9, 2019

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I always wondered what happened to him, and apparently so did some people with some serious time on their hands. The identity of Baby Albert was determined to be Douglas Merritte, who sadly died at age six from “water on the brain.” After getting hold of his medical records, they learned that Douglas suffered from a […]