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Fig. 1 by Univ. of California - Psychology

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Nature, nurture, or hot wired? Journey into the brain with University of California researchers as they search for answers to age-old questions about personality, morality, behavior, and, of course, love.
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The Psychology Teacher's Resource Guide

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The activities in a comprehensive teacher's resource guide provides budding psychologists with opportunities to design experiments to study behavior, apply their knowledge of research variables, critique online behavior surveys, and much...
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How Does the Rorschach Inkblot Test Work?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Rorschach inkblot test is arguably the most well-know of personality tests—and the most controversial. A short videodetails the development of and the original purpose of Rorschach's famous blobs that were designed to examine patterns of...
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2007 AP® Psychology Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
It's hard to make friends, and psychology helps explain why. Learners examine a case study where a new member to a club is looking to form friendships. What helps and what can get in the way? A second question asks scholars to examine...
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2002 AP® Psychology Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
A child tells a story of her visit to a fire house. How does her cognitive development impact how she remembers what she saw? Scholars explore a case study and a second prompt about psychological reactions using authentic College Board...
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2003 AP® Psychology Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Intelligence testing can be a useful tool—but what are its limits? Scholars explore the question, considering issues such as the role of bias, using authentic College Board materials. Learners also examine the psychological factors...
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2005 AP® Psychology Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
How can diagnostic labels help children? Is hypnosis a useful tool or a fraudulent practice? An examination prompt explores controversies in psychology. A second, structured inquiry unpacks perception—and its various influences.
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2008 AP® Psychology Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Parenting can befuddle new moms and dads, but psychology helps! Learners explain various theories of parenting and child development using a case-study model and materials from College Board. A second practice question asks scholars to...
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2012 AP® Psychology Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Deciding where to go to college is a tough choice, but psychology helps shed some light on how people make up their minds. Learners consider factors such as ethnocentrism and crystallized intelligence using an exam from College Board. A...
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2013 AP® Psychology Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
A school district is trying to get its learners to read more, but what is the best way to motivate them? A scenario investigates whether the district should use pizza coupons to encourage literacy. Other practice questions from College...
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2014 AP® Psychology Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
A college undergrad has a lackluster first year. Why? A structured prompt from the College Board asks learners to explore various psychological dynamics and how they can affect a young man's freshman experience. A second question asks...
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2015 AP® Psychology Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
To what extent is hyperactivity related to sugary treats at a birthday party, and to what extent is it caused by other factors? What goes into a person's adjustment to a new home? Case studies explore questions like these and offer...
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2016 AP® Psychology Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
What conditions influence a student's performance on a high-stakes test? What is the mental health aftermath of a car accident? Case studies examine these and similar questions. Pupils also sharpen their test-taking skills as they work...
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2017 AP® Psychology Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
How does psychology affect other parts of people's lives? Scholars consider scenarios such as how stress affects a musician's audition or to what extent is a person's eating behavior connected to neurology. Analyzing such questions from...
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2018 AP® Psychology Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
What mental health conditions could affect a student's performance while auditioning for a play? How do stress levels correlate with student absences? Scholars examine case studies to learn more about the mind and mental health or to...
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The Psychology of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Fear. Anxiety. Depression. Scholars examine the impacts of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. They analyze the causes of PTSD through a short video clip and class discussion, understanding why it exists and what treatment options are...
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AP® Psychology Cognition and Language

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
I can remember what happened five years ago, but I can't recall what I did last week! High school psychology students analyze how memory, cognition, and language impact one another. Hands-on activities, memory exercises, and research...
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Education and Career Options in Psychology

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Psychology class is the perfect time to talk about career options in the field! The resource helps class members research what degree they need to begin different career paths in the field of psychology. Resources include a few websites...
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AP® Psychology: Special Focus - The Brain, the Nervous System, and Behavior

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How does the brain send signals to the rest of the body? Scholars research and analyze the functions of the brain and the central nervous system in the human body. Using hands-on activities, reflections, and research, they begin to...
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A Career in Psychology

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Could you have a future therapist in your high school Psychology classroom? Find out by assigning the class to complete an activity where they discover more information about what a career in psychology looks like. Resources they view...
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Top 20 Principles from Psychology for PreK–12 Creative, Talented, and Gifted Students’ Teaching and Learning

For Teachers Pre-K - 12th Standards
Who knew getting a better grasp on learning and psychology requires understanding only 20 principles? The resource, especially ideal for high school Psychology, discusses 20 important principles that debunk common myths and provide...
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Using Psychological Perspectives to Answer Questions on Behavior

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Perspective is everything when it comes to assessing human behavior. Class members examine a series of statements and identify the perspective represented by each to demonstrate their understanding of different psychological perspectives.
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Counting Fidgets: Teaching the Complexity of Naturalistic Observation

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Why do psychologists conduct experiments in controlled laboratory settings? High schoolers gain an understanding of the importance of controls with an activity that involves naturalistic observations with no imposed controls.
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Research Ethics

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Psychologists designing experiments to research human behavior must consider weighty ethical concerns. Class members act as members of an institutional review board and examine proposals to determine whether included provisions...
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Childhood Obesity

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The United States leads the world in the percentage of obese adults and children. Why? What can be done about the problem? High school psychology classes adopt a problem-focused approach to investigating childhood obesity and then...
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Sampling or Assignment?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Each discipline has its own vocabulary, terms it uses to identify key concepts and processes. Sample, to psychologists, refers to those people (participants) a researcher is studying, while assignment refers to the treatment conditions...
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Why Incompetent People Think They're Amazing

For Students 9th - 12th
Why do people tend to overestimate their abilities? Even viewers who think they already know the answer to this question will learn something from watching a short video about the Dunning Kruger Effect. Do you know enough to recognize...
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The Science of Thinking

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How does your brain manipulate and store information? The installment of the Veritasium playlist explains the role of long-term and working memory. The lesson shows psychological problems and tests to illustrate these roles.
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What Makes Things Cool?

For Students 6th - 12th
Who decides what's cool and what's not? A short video examines Raymond Loewy's universal theory of cool, the MAYA theory that suggests that ideas that are the Most Advanced Yet Acceptable (MAYA) are perceived as cool. Viewers learn how...
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An Introduction to Abraham H. Maslow’s A Theory Of Human Motivation

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Abraham Maslow's A Theory of Human Motivation describes the hierarchy of human needs that individuals must meet before they can become self-actualized. A short video analyzes the process with the example of a woman who begins a comedy...
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Pluses and Minuses

For Students 6th - 12th
Making decisions can be difficult. Here's a form that provides a starting point. After listing two options, individuals are asked to list the pluses and minuses of each.
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The Asch Experiment

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Why do people conform to the opinions of others? Class members have a chance to ponder this essential question based on a reading of a summary of Solomon Asch's experiment in which he investigated how individual opinions can be...
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Writing Emotion Journals

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Learners of all ages—including adults—could use a little help recognizing and regulating their emotions. Over the course of a few days, class members journal their emotional reactions to various events and note whether they recognize any...
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Developing Adolescents

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Why to young people act the way they do? Scholars investigate the stages of adolescent development incorporating high school psychology techniques. Using research from the American Psychological Association, they uncover the five areas...
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How Psychology Benefits Society

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How do people form their opinions about certain social issues? Scholars research current global issues to find out how psychology plays a role in swaying thoughts. Using blogs, writings, and presentations, they uncover why people think...
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Activities from the Society for the History of Psychology Website

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The Society for the History of Psychology provides a list of teaching activities designed to acquaint learners with the various fields of psychology and introduce them to prominent psychologists. Details for several of the activities are...
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Larger-Than-Life Lara

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students explore child psychology by reading a children's book in class. For this bullying lesson, students read the book Larger Than Life Lara and discuss the characters and how they treat each other. Students answer study questions...
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Why Are We So Attached to Our Things?

For Students 7th - 12th
Jean Piaget discovered that ownership has a huge impact on our psychology at a very young age. Watch a video that explains how our things carry a huge impact on human nature, and the idea that ownership greatly contributes to the...
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We Are Built to Be Kind

For Students 7th - 12th
"Are we meant to take more than we give, or are we meant to be kind?" UC professor Dacher Keltner believes he has figured out what it's all about and shares the results of scientific studies of the brain in this short video.
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The Psychology Behind Irrational Decisions

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
Heuristics? Prospect Theory? Behavioral Economics? Who would have thought so much research has gone into studying approaches to problem solving and decision making. This short video takes a look at the psychology behind decision making.
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The Psychology of Narcissism

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
Is the self-esteem movement of the 70s responsible for the rise in narcissism? Perhaps. Is narcissism genetic? Perhaps. Check out this video that explores narcissism and narcissistic personality disorder.
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Tips for working with participants with Autism

For Teachers K - 12th
Everyday life can be overwhelming for a student with autism spectrum disorder. An informative presentation guides teachers through definitions of common attributes associated with autism, as well as ways to meet sensory needs to...
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Referral to Behavior Specialist

For Teachers K - 5th
Enhance the communication between professionals with a behavior specialist referral form. With fields that address parental concerns, previous interventions, and services requested, the form is a great resource for helping kids be...
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January: Conflict is Inevitable, Bullying is Not

For Teachers 1st
Learners explore child psychology by identifying bullying behavior in class. Pupils discuss the differences between normal conflicts and bullying behavior. The also define psychology vocabulary terms and read role-playing situations...
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Identifying Bullies

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Learners investigate human behavior by defining bullies.  In this psychology lesson, students read the book Just One Flick of a Finger, and discuss why bullies act out in front of other children.  Learners investigate actions that can be...
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Martin and the Tooth Fairy

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Pupils explore children's stories by reading a book in class. In this child psychology lesson, students read the book Martin and the Tooth Fairy and identify the main character, setting and plot. Pupils define a list of vocabulary terms...
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Invention at Play Family Activities Guide

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students explore child psychology by participating in an interactive children's game. In this child relationship lesson, students identify playtime as the key ingredient to have a child become intellectually and creatively motivated in...