Analysis: Understanding how to extract knowledge from research

It is important that you are able to read peer reviewed research and understand knowledge contained within. Research can be intimidating because of all the big words, data; tables and other obfuscating details.

However this activity is designed to make you a psychology detective, get your Sherlock Holmes on and demystify research!

This particular piece is relevant to our understanding of the effect of technology on cognition and is a recent study getting a lot of attention: It can be found on the google doc activity linked HERE

Hey there you Epigeneticist!

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Your job is to become an EXPERT on one element of EPIGENETICS and teach that element to a classmate.

Use the University of Utah Genetics Science Learning Center as your RESOURCE

You will be assigned to either:

  1. Epigenome at a glance & Gene Control
  2. Epigenetics and Inheritance
  3. Insights from identical twins
  4. Lick your rats

As a group, you’ll need to give a short presentation answering the big question, “Discuss epigenetics and the link to behaviour”

You’re the teacher!

Congrats! You’re a teacher! As luck would have it, your first unit of instruction is Hormones and Neurotransmitters! You’ve taught the units, but now you need to develop an assessment so you know what your students know! (and what they don’t). So, make a copy of the following resource: YOU’RE THE TEACHER and get to work!