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The Psychology Behind Irrational Decisions
5 mins 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.
Using Sample Data to Estimate a Population Characteristic
10th - 12th CCSS: Designed
How many of the pupils at your school think selling soda would be a good idea? Show learners how to develop a study to answer questions like these! The instructional activity explores the meaning of a population versus a sample and how...
The Concept of Identity Lesson 5: Motivation - Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs
9th - 10th CCSS: Designed
Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs provides the lens class members use to analyze and evaluate the motivations of the characters in Sylvia Plath's "Initiation" and scenes from Mean Girls. Readers then select a character from A Separate...
The Difference Between Classical and Operant Conditioning
4 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Learn about the difference between two central concepts in behavioral psychology: classical and operant conditioning. Viewers are presented with images and clear narration explaining the two processes that result in learning, and...
Building a Paper Bridge: an Introduction To Problem Solving
Eighth graders explore problem solving strategies to build a paper bridge with a partner. As a class they discuss a variety of techniques to solve a simple problem, then in pairs construct the longest non-supported single span bridge...
Inside the Minds of Animals
5 mins 7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Is it instinct and intelligence that divide animals from humans? What are they really thinking, and how do we define that? Check out this great video that discusses everything from Descartes' thoughts on the topic and Darwinian evolution...