What’s Up With That? A psychological investigation into curious social phenomena

What’s Up With That? A psychological investigation into curious social phenomena

Use the learning helper linked below to guide you through an investigation into a curious social phenomena! The LH has steps to take as well as the evaluation rubric! Whats up with that? An investigation into social phenomena

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 

Are we prisoners of our genes? A research based debate in Psychology

Are we prisoners of our genes? A research based debate in Psychology

Nature vs. Nurture — the eternal debate in the human sciences and psychology. Of course you know it is a “dance” and not a dichotomy, however there are degrees and it is precisely these degrees that this experience is designed to facilitate your appreciation of! 

Critical Thinking in an IB Context: Hormones

Critical Thinking in an IB Context: Hormones

Critical thinking on a Long Answer Question is a key skill that often separates the 7s from the 6s and the 6s from the 5s! Use this focused learning helper to refine and practice your skills: Hormones Focused Learning Helper

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 Some Resources to help you in finding your lyrical flow: *Dopamine, Motivation & Drug 

The Curious Hole In My Head: the need for nuance in understanding localization of function

The Curious Hole In My Head: the need for nuance in understanding localization of function

Read the article in the Times linked here and think about the implications this case study has for traditional understanding of localization of brain function as well as the profound plasticity of our brain!

Investigating Addiction: Understanding the role of dopamine, motivation and what we can do to help

Investigating Addiction: Understanding the role of dopamine, motivation and what we can do to help

Use the linked learning helper, Investigating addiction. When completed, you will understand the following:  Environmental factors in Addiction  Biological factors in Addiction  Treatment approaches

Focused Assessment for learning: Critical Thinking in IB psychology

Focused Assessment for learning: Critical Thinking in IB psychology

Critical Thinking in IB psychology is commonly the most difficult markband in which to achieve high scores. Thus we are going to do a focused formative assessment for the purpose of refining your critical thinking skills ! Learning Helper linked below: Critical Thinking Practice: Treatment

Crockett (2010) and Caspi: Cultivating a holistic understanding of neurobiology and behaviour!

Crockett (2010) and Caspi: Cultivating a holistic understanding of neurobiology and behaviour!

In order to make connections across concept and curricular areas, engage in the learning helper LINKED HERE that will require you to do some conceptual triangulation between Molly Crockett’s work and our current investigation into the etiology of Depression

Depression Debate! Understanding Etiology

Depression Debate! Understanding Etiology

Understanding the etiology of mental disorders is of crucial importance. For if Doctors, psychiatrists and psychologists can understand etiology, they can develop and refine treatments. You have been investigating a variety of perspectives regarding depressive etiology, and like most psychological disorders, you understand that the