Students discuss the nature of mental disorders. They research what abnormal behavior is and the perspectives of psychological disorders. Students practice diagnosing cases from the DSM-IV casebook.
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Movie Presentation Parent Letter and Slip
This is a detailed movie presentation permission slip that begins by explaining to parents the choice of the movie(s) and what questions will be addressed after viewing the film. While designed for a psychology course assignment, you can...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History
Abnormal Psychology Project
Working in groups of three, teams select a psychological disorder from the provided list, research the disorder, and then craft a brochure (the kind one would find in a doctor's office), a PowerPoint presentation, and create a fractured...
11th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
The Stanford Prison Experiment
Do people readily conform to the social roles they are expected to play? Do these roles shape behavior and attitudes? After reading a brief summary of Philip Zimbardo's simulation that has come to be known as the Stanford Prison...
11th - Higher Ed English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Benefits of a Good Night's Sleep
It's well known that people should get eight hours of sleep each night, but exactly why is that? Follow along with this short video as it investigates the crucial role sleep plays not only in peoples' physical health, but their memory...
6 mins 7th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable