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Neuro Rap / Songwriting Contest

Neuro Rap / Songwriting Contest

In order to augment and develop your content knowledge you are required to enter a super special amazing rap/songwriting contest! For details regarding this contest click the entry link here: Neuro Rap

Dopamine and Behaviour: Neuro Rap Resources

Dopamine and Behaviour: Neuro Rap Resources

Research on Dopamine to be used for your neuro raps below!!! Dopamine and motivation and drug use Dopamine and Happiness Dopamine and Impulsive behaviour

Understanding the French Revolution via Allegory

Understanding the French Revolution via Allegory

An allegory is an extended analogy designed to articulate information. There have been many famous allegories throughout history such as George Orwell’s Animal Farm, a cautionary allegory about the rise of soviet style communism. The Greek philosopher Plato used an allegory to explain his meta-physics via his […]

The Natural Sciences: Evaluating knowledge construction and validity

The Natural Sciences: Evaluating knowledge construction and validity

In order to better understand the strengths and limitations of the Natural Sciences: Engage in the following two activities below! Scientists have always been, and will always be, limited by their own knowledge and their available tools of measurement. This is a major limitation of […]

PBL: A research based application: Increasing belonging at school

PBL: A research based application: Increasing belonging at school

This activity will require you to create a proposal for our prinipal and director in which you provide a a research based rationalization and action plan in regard to increasing a sense of belonging among students at our school! Link to activity here!   

Understanding the Knowledge Framework

Understanding the Knowledge Framework

The “Knowledge Framework” is a methodology for analyzing AOKs by breaking them up into smaller understandable chunks. Once one understands how this framework operates within one AOK, they can perform a similar analysis on another and then conduct comparative analysis between the two. Conducting this […]

Understanding the Importance of Belonging

Understanding the Importance of Belonging

The KEY takeaway in Social Psychology is the innate need to belong. This desire to be a part of groups has a profound impact on our behaviour in both positive and negative ways. Use the linked investigative learning activity below in order to acquire research […]

Analysis: Understanding how to extract knowledge from research

Analysis: Understanding how to extract knowledge from research

It is important that you are able to read peer reviewed research and understand knowledge contained within. Research can be intimidating because of all the big words, data; tables and other obfuscating details. However this activity is designed to make you a psychology detective, get […]

Understanding Bias: Applying knowledge

Understanding Bias: Applying knowledge

You and a partner will choose 1 of the established biases below. Detailed descriptions of each can be found on the amazing website of the DECISION LAB think tank; an organization with the aim of using behavioural science to make things better Step 1: Chose […]