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310 reviewed resources for personality psychology

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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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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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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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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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Personal Narrative Paragraphs: Class Quilt

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Begin this activity by asking third graders to bring from home pieces of cloth that represent something important to them. (Have extras for students who need them.) They reflect on important events in their lives, compose narrative...
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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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Social Psychology

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
Sparknotes provides Psychology Study Guides and this 5-question review of the material addresses individualist and collectivist culture, obedience, and more.
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Humor and Psychology

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
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...
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2006 AP® Psychology Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
A person wants to buy a car but is having a hard time making a decision. What is getting in the way? Learners turn to psychology to explain what is driving the ambivalence using materials from College Board. A second query asks scholars...
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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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Elements of Personality

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students discover Sigmund Freud's theories about personality. In this psychology lesson, students examine the "Freud Conflict and Culture" virtual exhibit from the Library of Congress as they are introduced to the psychologist's thoughts...
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What Happens When You Remove the Hippocampus?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
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...
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The Psychology of Accents

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Everyone has an accent to someone from a different region! Middle and high schoolers learn more about the ways those with seemingly foreign accents are perceived by those who speak differently, and how individuals tend to have a bias for...
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Social Psychology

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
This Sparknotes quiz on social psychology includes 10 multiple choice questions that address attraction, persuasion, group polarization, and conformity. Test-takers submit their answers online for immediate feedback.
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Psychological Disorders

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
Sparknotes provides this 10-question interactive quiz on psychological disorders. It includes questions on drug addiction, OCD, post-traumatic stress, antisocial behavior, schizophrenia, and more.
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Psychological Treatment

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
This Sparknotes 10-question quiz tests understanding of various psychological treatment approaches. It is interactive and provides instant feedback.
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Psychology Concept Maps

For Teachers 9th - 12th
This 18-page document lists the primary topics and concepts related to a variety of psychology subjects, from personality and memory to neuroscience and cognition. For a quick synopsis of subtopics, or perhaps to determine a topic for a...
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Facebook Activity

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Imagine if Sigmund Freud or Charles Darwin had a Facebook page. As part of a study of major historical figures in the field of psychology, class members are assigned a psychologist and design a mock Facebook page that includes such items...
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Altered States

For Students 9th - 12th
Episode 10 of a 13-part psychology Crash Course builds on learning from previous videos to explain the workings of altered states of consciousness. Hypnosis, psychoactive drugs, and non-drug induced hallucinations are all explored in a...
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Anger Management: Self Mentors Vs. Psychological Warfare

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers explore student psychology by reading an anger management story. In this conflict resolution lesson, students discuss the different causes for angry outbursts and define a list of psychological vocabulary terms. Middle...
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Psychology: Blotting It from My Mind

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students research Rorschach and other personality assessment tests in order to determine if they feel these tests are used appropriately in our society today.
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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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Personality Theories - Graphic Organizer

For Students 9th - 12th
How do the psychoanalytic theories of Sigmund Freud compare to those of Alfred Adler and Carl Jung? And what about the learning theories of B.F. Skinner and Albert Bandura? Or the humanistic theories of Abraham Maslow and Carl Rogers?...
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All About Me Lesson

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore psychology by writing about themselves. In this personality lesson, students answer a list of questions that help analyze their own traits and history. Students create a personal "All About Me" book which they share with...

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