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87 reviewed resources for adult psychology

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What Adults Can Learn From Kids

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
"For better or worse, we kids aren't hampered as much when it comes to thinking about reasons why not to do things." Watch and be inspired by Adira Svitak, an amazing young girl who challenges her adult audience to learn from kids....
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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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Why Do We Hate Love?

For Students Higher Ed Standards
How does adolescence shape adult identity? After reading Car Pickhardt's article "Adolescence and the Teenage Crush" individuals respond to a series of text-based questions and then join a discussion of how experiences shape our attitudes.
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Could Your Brain Repair Itself?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Is your brain running a little slow? Just reboot it and you'll be good to go. This advice may sound ridiculous, but by watching this video you will learn how through a process called neurogenesis, adult brains are able repair and replace...
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The Physiological and Psychological Development of the Adolescent

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine the life of a teenager from their own perspective and an adult's. In groups, they focus on the biological changes and how they are different in a girl and a boy. Individually, they write a paper about these changes and...
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Telling an Adult about Bullying is Not Tattling—2nd Grade

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders participate in a bullying role-playing activity. In this anti-bullying lesson, 2nd graders identify the key reasons people are bullied and what can be done to prevent future bullies. Students discuss telling an adult about...
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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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The Mature Adult in the Lifecycle

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students define lifespan, longevity, and life expectancy. They identify factors that contribute to a longer lifespan. They recognize social, psychological, and physical ways to reach maximum lifespan.
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Final Project: Top 10 List

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Whether you're looking for an end-of-the-year project or a simple method of review, this resource may be the choice for you. Pupils work with a partner to create a "Top 10" list of the most essential terms or concepts they have learned...
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Skills and Attitudes

For Teachers 7th
You can use this lesson whether your class needs to practice self-discipline or just understand it better. They identify the relationship between discipline and maturity while discussing their own maturity levels. Then they define a...
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It's Important to Communicate Well—Kindergarten

For Teachers All
Students explore student psychology by participating in a class communication lesson plan. In this conflict management lesson plan, students identify the three types of behavior as assertive, aggressive and passive. Students read a...
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The Happy Secret to Better Work

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
This is a video that every individual, whether adolescent or adult, should have the chance to see! Using an incredibly humorous presentation style and fascinating statistics, psychologist Shawn Achor makes a compelling case for positive...
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Does Your Diet Stack Up?

For Teachers 5th - 10th
An interesting way to learn about dietary requirements, this resource prompts learners to look at what someone in the U.S. eats and compare it to what someone in South America eats. They discuss the social, religious, psychological,...
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Z-Scores related to Psychology

For Students 12th - Higher Ed
In this z-score worksheet, students identify the z-scores and percentiles corresponding to thirteen values.  Students are also asked to find two probabilities.  Worked solutions are provided after each question.
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Coping With Stress Research Project

For Teachers 7th Standards
To learn more about the current medical and psychological studies on stress, seventh graders conduct individual or group research and discuss what they found in a series of evaluation questions. They then decide whether they would use...
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Introduction to Media Literacy: Crash Course Media Literacy

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
How well does your class understand the types of media they use every day? Introduce them to the concept of media literacy with the first video in a Crash Course series on media literacy. Viewers discover the definition and types of...
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Rorschach Spots

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Analyze high schoolers' personalities with this activity. You are supposed to begin by teaching who Rorschach was and how his inkblot tests were designed to interpret personality. Unfortunately, this information is not furnished....
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Hyena's Dilemma at a Fork in the Path

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore human psychology by reading a story in class. In this conflict management lesson, students read the story Hyena's Dilemma at a Fork in the Path and identify the character and plot of the story. Students identify ways to...
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Conflict Management: Building Friendships

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders identify bullying tactics. For this conflict management lesson, 6th graders discuss the feelings associated with being included or excluded from a group. Students answer psychological questions about their own life and...
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Bullying Can Be Stopped—3rd Grade

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders consider characteristics of class bullies. In this human psychology instructional activity, 3rd graders discuss the importance of telling an adult about a bully and using the "3 R's" when approaching a bully. Students read...
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Bullying Can Be Stopped—1st Grade

For Teachers 1st
Learners explore human psychology by completing a bullying role-play activity. For this conflict management lesson plan, 1st graders discuss the impact of bullying on behavior and answer study questions based on "The 3 R's." Learners...
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Bullying is Not Acceptable—6th Grade

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore student psychology by participating in an anti bullying activity. In this conflict management instructional activity, 6th graders define "bullying" and discuss what the methods of bullying are and how they can be...
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We All Want to Feel Included

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students investigate human psychology by participating in a student role-play. In this friendship lesson, students complete a worksheet based on human relationships and the role of a friend. Students participate in a role-play in which...
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Supporting Opinions: Handling the End of a Friendship

For Students 7th - 11th
Four thought-provoking questions encourage readers to develop and support their opinions about strategies to end a friendship after exploring excerpts from a New York Times article. The reading is brief so this could be a lead-in to...

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