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The Moral Roots of Liberals and Conservatives
Does the psychology of teams shut down open-minded thinking? According to psychologist Jonathan Haidt, the key to civility and open-minded discussion in our highly polarized society may be understanding our inherent moral roots. Haidt...
19 mins 9th - Higher Ed
The Effect of Math Anxiety on Cardiovascular Homeostasis
Using a pulse monitor, learners will measure a resting pulse, take a math test, and then measure the pulse again. They analyze the change in pulse and compare it to performance on the test. This multi-purpose lesson can be used in a...
9th - 12th
Humor Theories: Features vs. Functions vs. Subjects
Great for a psychology, sociology, or language arts lecture, this presentation focuses on the features, functions, and subjects of humor. Complete with definitions and examples of each category, as well as links to humorous videos and...
10th - 12th
Diverse Psychological Effects of the Civil Rights Movement
Here is an outstanding cross-curricular lesson plan to combine psychology and US history. Teens read articles online by Alice Walker about the movement for civil rights. They focus on how it affected different groups of people and then...
9th - 12th
Animation Basics: The Option Illusion of Motion
From creating simple flip books to watching Saturday morning cartoons, we have all experienced the magic of animation. But how is it that a series of still images can be brought to life? It all has to do with the speed at which our brain...
5 mins 7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Forever Young: America’s Obsession with Never Growing Old
Why is it so important to appear young? Invite your learners to read an article that tackles this question, respond to text-based questions about the article, and decide if they agree or disagree with the author by jotting down notes to...
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The Mind of a Terrorist: A Psychosocial Perspective
What a great way to make a psychology lesson on personality development socio-politically relevant! Class members investigate causes of radicalism--specifically, becoming a terrorist. This resource includes background information, key...
10th - 12th