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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 20 Views 7 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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 11 Views 17 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 1 Download
The Difference Between Classical and Operant Conditioning
Learn about the difference between two central concepts in behavioral psychology: classical and operant conditioning. Viewers are presented with images and clear narration explaining the two processes that result in learning, and demonstrate the degree to which many of our actions were at some point influenced by operant conditioning.
4 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 16 Views 13 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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 12 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 12 Views 8 Downloads
What is Deja Vu? What is Deja Vu?
Deja vu, that feeling that you've experienced something before, is a fleeting moment that many may have experienced, but for which there is no definitive explanation. While more than forty theories attempt to explain this phenomenon, explore three of the more prevalent theories that exist today as a result of neuroimaging and cognitive psychology.
4 mins 9th - 12th Science 3 Views 1 Download CCSS: Adaptable
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
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 13 Views 10 Downloads
The Wellness Triangle
Health is not simply the absence of disease or a one-dimensional notion, but is really a combination of physical, emotional, and social components. Discover the wellness triangle, which not only includes signs of health and ways to maintain it, but also emphasizes the need to have balance.
6th - 9th Physical Education 234 Views 181 Downloads
How Sugar Affects the Brain
Attention, sugar addicts! Here's why you can't quit the habit. Sweet taste receptors send a signal to the brain, which activates a reward system that responds by telling you to eat again. Over activating this reward system results in a lowered tolerance, and therefore increased amounts to get the same effect.
5 mins 7th - 12th Science 43 Views 26 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 plan, 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 31 Views 78 Downloads
Humor and Psychology
Get a chuckle from this presentation, which studies the types of humor in psychology and philosophy. The information provided would fuel a good conversation in your lecture, and the multitude of examples will get your class laughing. The slideshow seems long at 97 slides, but the last 60 slides consist of a very thorough bibliography.
12th - Higher Ed Language Arts 17 Views 68 Downloads
Should You Trust Your First Impression?
As humans, we perceive immoral behaviors as more revealing of a person's true character than good behaviors...but why? Peter Mende-Siedlecki conveys recent research in social psychology that suggests we are quick to form lasting impressions of others, but that we can also change our impressions in light of new information.
5 mins 9th - 12th Science 32 Views 26 Downloads