IB Psych

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 […]

Hey there you Epigeneticist!

Hey there you Epigeneticist!

Your job is to become an EXPERT on one element of EPIGENETICS and teach that element to a classmate. Use the University of Utah Genetics Science Learning Center as your RESOURCE You will be assigned to either: Epigenome at a glance & Gene Control Epigenetics […]

Application: Designing an Experiment

Application: Designing an Experiment

You’re the researcher!  Time to design an experiment to investigate a research question! For explanatory details regarding this activity, click: HERE

You’re the teacher!

You’re the teacher!

Congrats! You’re a teacher! As luck would have it, your first unit of instruction is Hormones and Neurotransmitters! You’ve taught the units, but now you need to develop an assessment so you know what your students know! (and what they don’t). So, make a copy […]

Understanding Hormones: An investigation into testosterone

Understanding Hormones: An investigation into testosterone

  IN order to investigate and understand the hormone Testosterone and research surrounding its role in behaviour, engage in the following learning activity: Understanding Testosterone  

Decoding the IB Rubric: Aka, “Look Mom! I can write an introduction!”

Decoding the IB Rubric: Aka, “Look Mom! I can write an introduction!”

After this activity, you’ll feel like JIM^^^!! Engage in the following learning activity to get a better understanding of the IB rubric while simultaneously increasing your analysis skills: LINK HERE  (Make a Copy)

Command Terms Understood

Command Terms Understood

Help Sofia understand the command terms used on psych exams!!! She needs a 7 to get into her top choice!!! HELP SOFIA GET A 7  

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

Mock Exam Date Change!

Mock Exam Date Change!

IB Psychology that meets in S-18:  Day 1–assessing paper 2– of Final Exam/Mock is Wednesday, April 18 (a day 5) Day 2–assessing Paper 3 for HL and ONLY a Paper 1: Long Essay (22pt) question for SL– of Final Exam/Mock is Monday, April 23 (a day 8) at 8:30am. […]

How do we help people become healthier? Evaluating health promotion models

How do we help people become healthier? Evaluating health promotion models

Download the learning helper linked here: Understanding Effective Models of Health Promotion  Utilize our class google doc (found on the health psych page) as well as this resource extracted from an Albert Bandura article: Bandura on Health belief model chart  to understand the following two learning outcomes: […]