We found 247 reviewed resources for history of psychology
Why Human Evolution Matters: Crash Course Big History #204
11 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewIs the progression of human complexity due to eating meat? The 14th video in a 16-part series attempts to answer this and other thought-provoking questions. It relates the process of human evolution and innovation to our ability to learn...
An Introduction to William James’s The Principles Of Psychology
4 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Is psychology a natural science? A brief video explains William James's theory of psychology as it connects to physiology, known as the James-Lange Theory of Emotion, and his belief that the mind and body work together to create one's...
What Happens When You Remove the Hippocampus?
5 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Imagine not being able to remember what day it is or what food you had for breakfast this morning. This nightmare was a reality for Henry Molaison, whose life story is the focus of this video explaining how different parts of the...
Animation Basics: The Option Illusion of Motion
5 mins 7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
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...
The History of Sexuality: An Introduction, Volume 1 by Michel Foucault: Short Answer and Essay
10th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive psychology worksheet, students respond to 10 short answer and essay questions about Foucault's The History of Sexuality: An Introduction. Students may check some of their answers on the interactive worksheet.
What is Deja Vu? What is Deja Vu?
4 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
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,...
An Introduction to Abraham H. Maslow’s A Theory Of Human Motivation
3 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
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...
The Challenges and New Inventions of the Great Plains Farmer
8th - 12th
Explore life in the Great Plains with this thorough US history lesson. After brainstorming some important inventions in farming, pupils answer several questions about pioneers in a group research project. Several links to sites and...
History Close to Home: Creating Your Own Special Museum
3rd - 6th
Students create their own museum exhibit. In this museum creation lesson plan, students research their local history so they can decide on a theme for their exhibit and what objects they will use in order to design a museum exhibit. A...
"ART ZOO 'Blacks in the Westward Movement', 'What Can You Do with a Portrait', and 'Of Beetles, Worms, and Leaves of Grass'"
7th - 8th
Students study black history, examine portraits and portrait making and create their own portraits, and investigate their natural environment. This humanities lesson provides a text that can be used to teach lessons in black history,...
Diverse Psychological Effects of the Civil Rights Movement
9th - 12th
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...