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On Positive Psychology
What is positive psychology? Martin Seligman briefly reviews the history of psychology as a discipline, from its initial achievements measuring, discovering causes of, and inventing treatment for psychological disease, to a more modern approach focusing on positive emotion and practices.
24 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 18 Views 6 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Anger Management: Self Mentors Vs. Psychological Warfare
Students explore student psychology by reading an anger management story. In this conflict resolution lesson, students discuss the different causes for angry outbursts and define a list of psychological vocabulary terms. Students read a story about a boy who is overwhelmed with emotion and deals with it as best he can.
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 28 Views 76 Downloads
Introduction to Psychology and Sigmund Freud
Students learn about psychology. In this unconscious mind instructional activity, students examine the life and theories of Sigmund Freud. Students define psychoanalysis, the conscious mind, the unconscious mind, Freudian slips, the ego, the id, the superego and the Oedipus Complex.
9th - 10th Social Studies & History 62 Views 203 Downloads
Students investigate why some people choose an avatar different from their own personality. In this psychology lesson, students explore three different virtual worlds to collect information. They analyze results and formulate a conclusion.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 13 Views 61 Downloads
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An excellent resource for reviewing psychology vocabulary and concepts. Use this straightforward app in your psychology class to quiz learners on terms, theories, and prominent scholars in the field. Though the app is designed for an AP class, it would be helpful for learners of any skill level.
11th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 11 Views 0 Downloads
Abnormal Psychology Project
Working in groups of three, teams select a psychological disorder from the provided list, research the disorder, and then craft a brochure (the kind one would find in a doctor's office), a PowerPoint presentation, and create a fractured fairy tale that illustrates the disorder.
11th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 10 Views 11 Downloads
Planning a semester or year-long psychology course? Check out this series of videos that could be used as an overview for each unit of study. The second session of a 13-part course examines psychological research and research methods such as operationalizing, naturalistic observation, and sampling bias.
11 mins 9th - 12th Language Arts 9 Views 5 Downloads
Psychology Concept Maps
This 18-page document lists the primary topics and concepts related to a variety of psychology subjects, from personality and memory to neuroscience and cognition. For a quick synopsis of subtopics, or perhaps to determine a topic for a research project, consider using this detailed printable.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 29 Views 31 Downloads
Research Methods in Psychology
Sparknotes provides this 10-question quiz on research methods in psychology. It includes questions on validity, single-blind and double-blind experiments, bias, and more. Test-takers submit their answers electronically for immediate feedback.
11th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 10 Views 53 Downloads
Psychology 202 Word Search
This word search includes over 50 psychology-related terms to locate in the puzzle. While there is little research to support the educational value of word searches, you might want to give this out as a sponge or anticipatory activity.
10th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 21 Views 65 Downloads
Lesson: The Romance Genre
Who buys romance novels? Older scholars discuss this demographic in a behavioral psychology study which begins with a discussion and data analysis. The data sheet can be found online and offers statistics about who and where this huge industry caters to.
9th - 12th Language Arts 10 Views 17 Downloads
AP Psychology Final Projects
Debates, games, media portfolios, posters, videos, magazines, and yearbooks are all optional formats for final AP Psychology projects. The specific requirements for each format are detailed in the project packet. A link to suggested topics is provided.
10th - 12th Language Arts 11 Views 9 Downloads