The following sessions are available to review for the AP Psychology Exam.
Place: Room 02-206, Romaine's class
Time: 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
4/5/18, Thursday "A" Day
4/11/18, Wednesday "A" Day
4/18/18, Wednesday "B" Day
4/25/18, Wednesday "A" Day
4/26/18, Thursday "B" Day
5/2/18, Wednesday "B" Day
5/3/18, Thursday "A" Day
Chapter 8 – Cognition and Intelligence
· Collect Homework – Learning Goals 8.4 on page 278.
Assignment due today:
· 8.6 New Directions In The Study of Intelligence Pages 291-294
Respond to Key Learning Goals on page 291
· 8.8 Measuring and Understanding Creativity Pages 296-297
Respond to Key Learning Goals on page 296
· 8.9 Understanding Pitfalls in Reasoning Pages 298-299
Respond to Key Learning Goal page 298
· Complete AP Review Questions for Chapter 8, Questions 1-15 on pages 301A/301B.
Homework (due Wednesday, 3/14):
Read Testing and Individual Differences (pages 235-250) in Fast Track To A 5.
Quiz on Wednesday - Pay attention to Nuts and Bolts and FRQ’s.
Design and build a model / representation of a neuron. Include details of the neuron and the synaptic transmission. Label the main parts of your model. Present your model neuron to the class. This is a small group (2-3 students per group) project. Project is due at the end of your class period on December 18th or 19th. Work on creating your model and papers is to be completed in class.
Two papers will accompany your project. Type papers in standard APA format – 1 inch margins, size 12 Times New Roman font, double spaced.
A. Respond to the following questions. Use complete sentences in paragraph format.
B. Report on your neurotransmitter. Provide details that include functions and malfunctions, influence on behavior, influence of drugs and other chemicals, and research.
Neurotransmitters: Acetylcholine, dopamine, serotonin, norepinephrine, epinephrine, GABA, glutamate and endorphins.
Project will be worth 50 points. Points will be awarded based on content, creativity and appearance.
IB/ BHS/ SA
Project – 2nd Quarter
The project for this quarter will be a 'hands-on" project that will challenge your creativity. It will involve an application of key terms from this course in a venue of your choice (exception - no PowerPoint presentations please).
The terms that you include with your project can be terms from Weiten text:
Chapter 5 – States of Consciousness
Chapter 6 - Learning
Each project should include a minimum of seven psychology key terms.
You may work independently or with one other student in your same class period for this project.
If you decide to work with a partner, you will need to apply a minimum of twelve terms.
Depending on the nature of your project, you may need to include a written handout that lists the key terms used.
Some examples of venues that you could choose for this project are:
The due date for this is project is November 6 (B Day) and November 7 (A Day).
Grading (possible 50 total points)
Educational Value / Content – 30 points
Effort / Resourcefulness – 10 points
Creativity / Originality – 10 points
All students should be using our new text, Psychology Themes and Variations by Wayne Weiten, for the Sensation and Perception chapter. Please return Myers' text to Ms. Romaine so that you can check out a new text.
AP Psychology Ms. Romaine