IB Psych

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: […]

Analyzing AA: Evaluating treatment programs

Analyzing AA: Evaluating treatment programs

Read the incredibly interesting Atlantic article titled, “The Irrationality of Alcoholics Anonymous” linked here: https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2015/04/the-irrationality-of-alcoholics-anonymous/386255/ While reading, fill out the following chart: AA Analyzed with the the goal of addressing the learning outcome, “Examine prevention strategies and treatments for substance abuse and addictive behavior”

The new science of addiction

The new science of addiction

Check out the study below by Nora Volkow et al. (2011):  http://www.pnas.org/content/108/37/15037.full This research aligns with much of the work Volkow has been doing for much of the past 15 years. Her goal is to treat addicts. Like everything in treatment, treatment is most effective […]

Exercise mitigates stress…but why?

Exercise mitigates stress…but why?

Utilize the resources below with the goal of answering the question posed by this post! Read this post from the American Psychological Association (APA) discussing the ways in which exercise can decrease the physiological effects of stress http://www.apa.org/helpcenter/exercise-stress.aspx Watch this quick discussion by Dr. Thompson at UCLA […]

Creating Jeopardy Questions like a boss

Creating Jeopardy Questions like a boss

  Because creating test questions is great review, and because playing jeopardy is fun, we’re going to combine the two (Pen+pineapple = pineapple-pen style) into one amazing review activity! Creating Jeopardy Questions like A BOSS