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TOK Essay: Ideas on how to structure each Prescribed Title

TOK Essay: Ideas on how to structure each Prescribed Title

Check out this guide regarding ideas on how to structure your essay! Please keep in mind this is simply ONE way to approach the essay. There are certainly other ways that are equally good or better! Don’t let this guide stifle your own creativity!!!! GUIDE […]

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  

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”

Sleepwalking towards Armageddon: An examination of tolerance, religious knowledge systems and a way forward

Sleepwalking towards Armageddon: An examination of tolerance, religious knowledge systems and a way forward

Read the short essay penned by Author Sam Harris titled, “Sleep Walking Toward Armageddon.”    When finished, reflect on the following questions: Harris writes, “Which will come first, flying cars and vacations to Mars, or a simple acknowledgment that beliefs guide behavior and that certain […]

Understanding Depression: Appearances are simply that.

Understanding Depression: Appearances are simply that.

Read the tragic story of Madison Holleran in order to better understand What depression is Etiology of depression Stroy linked here: http://www.espn.com/espn/feature/story/_/id/12833146/instagram-account-university-pennsylvania-runner-showed-only-part-story  

Myth Making in a Post Modern World

Myth Making in a Post Modern World

As you read in Sapiens, Harari contends that myths are necessary in order for humans to live in large groups cohesively. He contends that until we had myth making, we remained living in small clans of extended families. So myths certainly serve a purpose, and […]

Linking Responses to Questions: Elevating your analytical skills

Linking Responses to Questions: Elevating your analytical skills

Take out a pencil and a piece of paper. This will be step 1 to elevating your analytical skills! Write clear directions regarding how to make a paper airplane Read your directions to your partner while they follow them. Repeat the process for the other […]

Learning Outcomes for Bio Exam

Learning Outcomes for Bio Exam

Test Time! Study these learning outcomes below and don’t be like Alicia Discuss two effects of the environment on physiological processes Examine one interaction between cognition and physiology on behaviour Discuss the use of brain imaging technologies in investigating the relationship between biological factors and […]

Buddhist Brains: Understanding  cognition’s affect on physiology

Buddhist Brains: Understanding cognition’s affect on physiology

Read the article below summarizing the work of Dr. Richard Davidson of the University of Wisconsin (GO BADGERS!!!!!) http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2015/07/dalai-lama-neuroscience-compassion/397706/ You can see a published summary of Davidson’s studies here: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2944261/ After reading the above, consider the following:  How does Davidson’s statement, “The best way to […]