Tag: ibpsych

Application of Knowledge: Designing a Health Promotion PSA !

Application of Knowledge: Designing a Health Promotion PSA !

You’re lucky; you got to take IB psychology and learn all about BioPsychoSocial factors of healthy living and the risk factors associated with unhealthy living! But now you have to DO something with that knowledge! your task (assigned linked below) is to create a research […]

Understanding Models of Healthy Behaviour; and practicing critical thinking in an IB context

Understanding Models of Healthy Behaviour; and practicing critical thinking in an IB context

The goal of psychology is to use the discipline’s body of knowledge to increase human happiness and wellness thus it is important to understand how we can leverage that knowledge to do so. Health Behaviour Models are one way of understanding the elements of human […]

Debunking Depression: Myth #1 — Depression looks like this

Debunking Depression: Myth #1 — Depression looks like this

Contrary to what your System 1 tells you, depression does not LOOK like any one thing. There is no phenotype of depression. To help you appreciate this fact, read the incredibly sad story of Madison Holleran HERE As you read the article on Madison’s Story, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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