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A Research Crisis in Psychology?!

A Research Crisis in Psychology?!

There has been A LOT of press recently (as well as nerdy argumentation) regarding the extent to which psychological science is suffering from terrible research. Why is this a problem? Because Psychology claims to be a science and bases it’s claims, theories and postulates on […]

Self Assessing the Internal Assessment

Self Assessing the Internal Assessment

Self Assessment may seem redundant, but it is different than a second draft or rewriting an element. It is focused, metacognitive, and often yields information useful to the writer!  We’ll leverage the power of self assessment throughout the internal assessment process! Introduction Self Assessment: IA intro […]

Working on Your Internal Assessment: The Introduction

Working on Your Internal Assessment: The Introduction

Well.  Here we are!  Internal Assessment time!  Don’t worry! This will be fun! Especially since we’re going to do it together! View post on imgur.com   Seriously though.  You’re gonna be fine.  The KEY however is staying on top of the progression.  Today you’re earning […]

Thinking Critically in IB Psych!!!

Thinking Critically in IB Psych!!!

Excellent, if i do say so myself, learning helper designed to increase your proficiency at critical thinking in an IB psychology context!!! Critical Thinking in IB Psychology  

Marketing Compliance

Marketing Compliance

Compliance refers to the act of responding favorably to a request by others. The request may be explicit, such as a direct request for a charity donation, or implicit, such as an advertisement promoting some product without directly asking for a purchase. In all cases, […]

A Psychological Legitimization of Link Crew

A Psychological Legitimization of Link Crew

The Boomerang Project (linkable) and it’s Link Crew initiative provide a lot of information on the fact that Link Crew WORKS! But they don’t provide much information explaining WHY it works! Thus, Task: Your task is to provide a research based psychological legitimization and rationalization for […]

Why are we Evil Online?

Why are we Evil Online?

Read the following piece from WIRED magazine on why we are more likely to bully, abuse and confront others online. While reading, make sure to reflect on what you know about social psychology: http://www.wired.co.uk/news/archive/2013-05/30/online-aggression

Stereotypes: Why are We so Quick to Judge?

Stereotypes: Why are We so Quick to Judge?

There are a variety of theories regarding stereotype formation. Your job is to understand them all and decide which one, based on research and your own analysis of course, is the most valid. Stereotypes are defined as a social perception of an individual in terms […]

Cognitive Psych Jeopardy!

Cognitive Psych Jeopardy!

Jeopardy Game for Cognitive Psych Review linked below: Cognitive Jeopardy

How Does Emotion Affect Cognition?

How Does Emotion Affect Cognition?

Flash Bulb Memories: One of the effects of emotion on cognition that we’ll study is the phenomena of “Flash Bulb Memories” The idea was first put forth by Brown and Kulik in 1977.   Download the PDF below to better understand Flash Bulb Memories and […]