IF YOU MISSED CLASS ON TUESDAY OR WEDNESDAY OF THIS WEEK. There is a grade penalty if the essay is not completed.
1) Watch the TED video THE ART OF CHOOSING by SHEENA IYENGAR (test question from the video).
2) You will need to do a non-graded practice essay over the weekend.
You can pick it up in class Wed or Thursday. ESSAY IS HERE:
Describe a specific example that clearly demonstrates and understanding of how each of the following concepts can lead to an inaccurate perception, cognition, or conclusion. Each example must include an explanation of the relationship between the concept and the inaccuracy. (Choose any 5, on the AP you must do them all).
This must be typed!!!
Lack of object permanence
Nonrandom assignment of research participants
Optimistic explanatory style
READINGS FOR THE NEXT EXAM APRIL 25TH
Pages 9, 33, 47, 84-86, 165-169, 427, 470, 476 and
bottom of 347-351, mid 354-mid 357,363-371all in the KING book.
BRAIN PARTS TO KNOW FOR FRIDAY'S EXAM
parts of the limbic system
all 4 lobes
a few more will be added
and all the perspectives
EXTRA credit assignment, Read a Scientific American Mind long article from the Sept/Oct magazine (copies are in the library--ask the front desk after Wednesday).
One page, doubled-spaced review of the article, half-page relating it to class discussion and/or text. DEadline id mid October but may be turned in early.
The LAST Reading Assignment
ALL YOU NEED TO READ TO BE REALLY SAFE FOR THE AP!!!
Pick one evening and read it all!
read 815---817, 835--849, 869--891 (some of this has and will be done in class)
One more test on the new material AND 1789----1877.