Psychology
2022-2023 IBSL psychology syllabus Unit 2 - Cognitive perspective - outline Unit 2 - Cognitive perspective - presentation Unit 2 - Cognitive perspective - Exam questions

 

Week of November 29

Date Agenda Homework
Monday
  • Lecture/discusion - Theories of emotion
Tuesday
Wednesday
  • Lecture/discussion - Flashbulb memory 2
Thursday
Friday

Week of November 15

Date Agenda Homework
Monday
  • Lecture/discussion - System 1 and system 2 thinking and heuristics
  • Reading and APCL Time (2.6)
Quiz 2.6 - Friday
Tuesday
  • Lecture/discussion - Heuristics continued
Quiz 2.6 - Friday
Wednesday Quiz 2.6 - Friday
Thursday
  • Lecture/discussion - Illusory correlation and cognitive dissonance
Quiz 2.6 - Friday
Friday
  • Quiz 2.6
  • IA conversation

Week of November 7

Date Agenda Homework
Monday
  • Finish Satan goes to Washington video
  • Discusion of video and created memories
Read and annotate (double annotation) Kahneman article - due Wedneday
Tuesday
  • Draft precis/review return and general comments for each study
  • Reading time - Kahneman

Read and annotate (double annotation) Kahneman article - due Wedneday;

Final draft of precis and review - due Tuesday, November 15

Wednesday
  • Kahneman SGD/lecture-discussion
Thursday
  • Kahneman SGD/lecture-discussion
Friday
  • Veteran's day - No School

Week of October 31

Date Agenda Homework
Monday
  • Loftus+ Picking Cotton small group discussion
Quiz 2.5 - Friday
Tuesday
  • Substitute
  • Read Popov pp. 160-167. Define all terms from section five of the unit outline and complete APVL for all studies listed
Quiz 2.5 - Friday
Wednesday

Quiz 2.5 - Friday;

Draft return - Monday, November 7

Final draft due - Monday November 14

Thursday
  • Lecture/discussion - Reconstructive memory
Quiz 2.5 - Friday
Friday
  • Quiz 2.5
  • Case study on the unreliability of memory and its real life impacts - Paul Ingram and the Satanic Panic of the 1980s (The video is unrated but refers to sensitive topics.)

Week of October 24

Date Agenda Homework
Monday
  • No School - Parent conferences

Read and complete APCL on section 2.4 - best practice date October 28;

Quiz 2.4 - Friday

Tuesday
  • Lecture/discussion - Models of decision making:the theory of reasoned action

Read and complete APCL on section 2.4 - best practice date October 28;

Quiz 2.4 - Friday

Wednesday
  • Lecture/discussion - The adaptive decision maker framework

Read and complete APCL on section 2.4 - best practice date October 28;

Quiz 2.4 - Friday

Thursday
  • Lecture/discussion - The adaptive decision maker framework
  • Loftus reading time

Read and complete APCL on section 2.4 - best practice date October 28;

Quiz 2.4 - Friday

Loftus annotation - due tomorrow

 

Friday
  • Quiz 2.4
  • Loftus SGD

Week of October 17

Date Agenda Homework
Monday

Read and complete APCL on section 2.3 - best practice date October 19;

Quiz 2.3 - Thursday, October 20;

Draft precis/evaluation - due October 21

Tuesday
  • Lecture/discussion - Implicit bias

Read and complete APCL on section 2.3 - best practice date October 19;

Quiz 2.3 - Thursday, October 20;

Draft precis/evaluation - due October 21

Wednesday
  • Precis work time

Quiz 2.3 - Thursday, October 20;

Draft precis/evaluation - due October 21

Thursday
  • Quiz 2.3
  • Last minute Precis/review questions
  • Lecture/discussion - decision making

 

Draft precis/evaluation - due October 21

Friday

Read and complete APCL on section 2.4 - best practice date October 25;

Quiz 2.4 - Friday, October 28

Week of October 10

Date Agenda Homework
Monday
  • Journal - Examine the chart on this link from Freedom House. What is the significance of the chart to you? How does this relate to the conversation we had on Friday about "crickets?"
  • Lecture discussion - The Working Memory model
  • Journal discussion (time allowing)

Quiz 2.3 - Tuesday, October 25;

 

Tuesday
  • Quiz 2.2
  • Descriptive and inferential statistics from our class study re-creation
  • Work time for precis/review draft

Read and complete APCL on section 2.3 - best practice date October 19;

Quiz 2.3 - Thursday, October 20;

Draft precis/evaluation - due October 21

Wednesday
  • Draft precis work and appointment time

Read and complete APCL on section 2.3 - best practice date October 19;

Quiz 2.3 - Thursday, October 20;

Draft precis/evaluation - due October 21

Thursday
  • I will call some of up to get a slip of paper. Please read what is on the paper to yourself, but do not show it or share it with anyone else.
  • Listen to the passage
  • Follow the instructions on the linked form.
  • Lecture/discussion - Schema theory

Read and complete APCL on section 2.3 - best practice date October 19;

Quiz 2.3 - Thursday, October 20;

Draft precis/evaluation - due October 21

Friday
  • End of first quarter
  • Reconstruction data analysis

Read and complete APCL on section 2.3 - best practice date October 19;

Quiz 2.3 - Thursday, October 20,

Draft precis/evaluation - due October 21

 

Week of September October 3

Date Agenda Homework
Monday
  • Student models of memory
  • Lecture/discussion - The multistore model of memory
  • Reading time for precis review studies

Read and complete APCL on Sperling 1960 - best practice date tomorrow;

Read and complete APCL on section 2.2 - best practice date October 5;

Quiz 2.2 - Tuesday, October 11;

Draft precis/evaluation - due October 14

Tuesday
  • Lecture/Discussion - Studies supporting the multi - store model
  • Class replication and analysis of Sperling 1960
  • Reading time for precis review studies

Read and complete APCL on section 2.2 best practice date - October 5;

Quiz 2.2 - Tuesday, October 11;

Draft precis/evaluation - due October 14

Wednesday
  • Journal - On presentation
  • Lecture/Discussion - Data data Data! and Research supporting the multistore model: Sperling (1960), Glanzer and Cunitz (1966)

Read and complete APCL on section 2.2 best practice date - October 5;

Quiz 2.2 - Tuesday, October 11;

Draft precis/evaluation - due October 14

Thursday
  • Lecture discussion - Problems with MSM
  • Reading time - precis studies
Quiz 2.2 - Tuesday, October 11;
Friday
  • Current events discussion

Quiz 2.2 - Tuesday, October 11;

Draft precis/evaluation - due October 14

Week of September 26

Date Agenda Homework
Monday

Quiz 2.1 - Thursday;

Draft precis/evaluation - due October 14

Tuesday
  • Lecture/discussion - Introduction to the cognitive perspective in psychology - history of the cognitive approach part 1
  • Study log assignment
  • New unit outline

Quiz 2.1 - Thursday;

Draft precis/evaluation - due October 14

Wednesday
  • Test return and discussion

Quiz 2.1 - Thursday;

Draft precis/evaluation - due October 14

Thursday
  • Lecture/discussion - Introduction to the cognitive perspective in psychology - history of the cognitive approach part 2
Draft precis/evaluation - due October 14
Friday
  • Quiz 2.2
  • Journal: What is a model? What makes a good model?
  • Discussion of models
  • Journal #2: How does memory work? Propose (by drawing and labeling) a basic model for this essential mental function.
  • Discussion of your models

Read and complete APCL on section 2.2 best practice date - October 5;

Draft precis/evaluation - due October 14

Week of September 19

Date Agenda Homework
Monday
  • Finish Milgram SGD and ethics discussion
Midterm 1 - Thursday
Tuesday
  • Review for midterm - Drill and kill
Midterm 1 - Thursday
Wednesday
  • Review for midterm - Kahoot
Midterm 1 - Thursday
Thursday
  • Midterm #1
Friday
  • Skim/look at polling graphics from this article from Pew Research. Note down three things that strike you as important or interesting
  • FFF - Abortion in America
    • What should American law on abortion be?
    • Should abortion law be determined by majority opinion?
    • What are the competing interests at stake with regard to abortion? How should those interests be balanced?
    • What is the relationship, if any, of abortion to psychology?

Week of September 12

Date Agenda Homework
Monday
Tuesday
  • Journal: Use the data from the 2021 estimated nuclear warhead inventories from armscontrol.org Build an Excel spreadsheet that answers the following questions:
    • How many nations currently have nuclear weapons?
    • What is the average (mean) number of nuclear weapons nuclear states possess?
    • What is the median number of nuclear weapons nuclear states possess?
    • What is the Standard Deviation for this data set?
    • What is the interquartile range for this data set?
    • Which measures - average and standard deviation or median and interquartile range - would you use to analyze this data set? Explain your answer.
    • Take a screenshot of your spreadsheet and paste it into the nuclear statistics assignment on Teams.
  • Lecture/discussion - Overview of ethical theories
Read sections titled "General Principles" and "Research and Publication" from the APA's Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct
Wednesday Milgram ethics review - due Friday
Thursday Review Milgram - Friday
Friday
  • FFF - The Ethics of Milgram 1963

Week of September 5

Date Agenda Homework
Monday
  • No School
Tuesday
  • Substitute
  • ReadPopov, et.al 1: 25-36.
  • Define the following terms in your notes: Qualitative studies, Trustworthiness, Triangulation, Rapport, Iterative questioning, Personal and epistemological reflexivity, Credibility checks,Thick descriptions, Participant bias (Acquiescence, social desirability, dominant respondent, sensitivity),  Researcher bias (Confirmation, leading questions, question order, sampling, biased reporting), Non probabilistic Sampling methods in qualitative research (Quota, purposive, theoretical, snowball, convenience) Types of Generalizability (Sample to population, Theoretical, case-to case/transferability), Observation methods (laboratory, naturalistic, overt, covert, participant, structured, non-structured) Interviews and interview methods (structured, semi-structured, unstructured), Focus groups, Inductive content analysis (memos, grounded theories), Case studies
  • These notes are not due today, but students will be able to use them on an up coming quiz
Quiz 1.3 - Tuesday, September 13
Wednesday
  • Quiz 1.2
  • Lecture/discussion - Non experimental studies (correlative studies and quasi experiments)
Quiz 1.3 - Tuesday, September 13
Thursday Quiz 1.3 - Tuesday, September 13
Friday Quiz 1.3 - Tuesday, September 13

Week of August 29

Date Agenda Homework
Monday
  • Go over IV/DV activity
  • Lecture discussion - Sampling and research designs
 
Tuesday  
Wednesday
  • In your journal - define each of the following as they relate to psychological experiements based on opur class discussions - the definitions should be in your own words: IV, DV, construct, operationalization, hypothesis, null hypothesis
  • Lecture/discussion - Experimental research designs and sampling methods
Quiz 1.1 - Tomorrow!
Thursday
  • Quiz 1.1
  • Lecture/discussion -Characteristics that impact the quality of research studies
Quiz 1.2 - Tuesday, September 6
Friday Quiz 1.2 - Tuesday, September 6

Week of August 22

Date Agenda Homework
Monday

Skim Fazio and Sherry. (2020) “The Effect of Repetition on Truth Judgments Across Development”;

Quiz 1.1 - Thursday

Tuesday Quiz 1.1 - Thursday
Wednesday
  • Substitute
  • Review your notes from Jordan and Zanna (last Friday) . List the five major sections common to psychological research studies, then, identify the page range of each section from Fazio and Sherry. (2020) “The Effect of Repetition on Truth Judgments Across Development”
  • Using the outline you just completed, use Jordan and Zanna's method to answer the essential questions for each of the five sections of the Fazio and Sherry study- we will discuss this in class tomorrow
Quiz 1.1 - Thursday
Thursday Quiz 1.2 - Thursday, September 1
Friday Quiz 1.2 - Thursday, September 1

 

 

Week of August 15

Date Agenda Homework
Monday  
Tuesday
  • Journal: What strategies did you list on the survey yesterday?
  • Lecture/Discussion - Introduction to SIFT, lateral reading and "just add Wikipedia"
Spend twenty minutes skimming and loooking over the structure of Weinberg and McGrew, 2017
Wednesday
  • Journal instructions (reminder)
  • Read the abstract to Weinberg and McGrew (2017). In your journal describe in your own words what the study was about and what it concluded. try to do this in no more than 30 words.
  • Get into your small groups from last week
Thursday
  • Finish yesterday's small group activity
  • Small groups report out
  • Whole class discussion - What struck you about the findings of this study? Why is this research important? To what extent are we taking the changes brought be the internet seriously?
Friday
  • Substitute
  • Read the first six pages ofHow to Read a Journal Article in Social Psychology
  • Take 1-2 pages of notes (physical or digital) structured in the following way:
    • Identify the 5 major divisions of any psychology research paper. Under each major division, list, in bullet points, what you should focus on in this section.
    • Then list anything the article says you should skim or skip in each section
None!

Week of August 8, 2022

 

Date Agenda Homework
Monday

Read and annotate (2) This Article Won't Change Your Mind- due Friday, August 12

1. What arguments does Beck make about dis/mis information?

2. Define and explain the terms from section three of the unit outline in terms of their importance to Beck's argument.

3. How does the argument in this piece relate to psychology?

4. From your perspective, what is the cause of the the current info-demic taking place in the United States (and the World)

Me in a bag - due in Teams by class on Tuesday, August 16

Tuesday

Read and annotate (2) This Article Won't Change Your Mind- due Friday, August 12

1. What arguments does Beck make about dis/mis information?

2. Define and explain the terms from section three of the unit outline in terms of their importance to Beck's argument.

3. How does the argument in this piece relate to psychology?

4. From your perspective, what is the cause of the the current info-demic taking place in the United States (and the World)

Wednesday
  • Journals in this class.
  • Journal: Skim/Read the "Introduction to Psychology" article.In your journals, identify the four historical and three modern approaches to psychology. Describe each in pone sentence.
  • Lecture/Discussion - "The historical development of thescience of psychology"
  • Reading time for Friday's assignment (time allowing)

Read and annotate (2) This Article Won't Change Your Mind- due Friday, August 12

1. What arguments does Beck make about dis/mis information?

2. Define and explain the terms from section three of the unit outline in terms of their importance to Beck's argument.

3. How does the argument in this piece relate to psychology?

4. From your perspective, what is the cause of the the current info-demic taking place in the United States (and the World)

Thursday
  • Lecture/discussion - Lecture/Discussion - "The historical development of the science of psychology" (finish)
  • How small group activities work in this class (preparation for tomorrow)
  • Reading time - Beck annotation

Read and annotate (2) This Article Won't Change Your Mind- due Friday, August 12

1. What arguments does Beck make about dis/mis information?

2. Define and explain the terms from section three of the unit outline in terms of their importance to Beck's argument.

3. How does the argument in this piece relate to psychology?

4. From your perspective, what is the cause of the the current info-demic taking place in the United States (and the World)

 

Friday Quiz 0.1 - Wednesday, August, 17