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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, […]

Abnormal Formative Assessment

Abnormal Formative Assessment

Time to start writing! Break out all those articulation skills you kept locked up all summer !! Complete this assessment to increase your skills and knowledge in regard to concepts of abnormality.

Sexism, Sport and Objective Truth

Sexism, Sport and Objective Truth

We’re talking about “Truth” in general as well as truth in history. Is it possible? While we were discussing “Truths” some of you said that a truthful statement is, “I am a girl.” We unpacked this via a great and spirited discussion. This article on […]

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  

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 […]